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Revised handbook serves as journalist guide to the law and courts

In today’s fast-paced world, reporters are responsible for covering crimes, changing laws, Supreme Court hand downs and other legal decisions faster than ever. To assist journalists and help them even better cover the court system and law-related matters, The Missouri Press-Bar Commission has updated its popular resource – The News Reporter’s Handbook on Law and

The Missouri Bar is Accepting Nominations for the 2017 Excellence in Legal Journalism Awards

In recognition of the vital role played by the state’s news media in improving public understanding of legal issues, The Missouri Bar is now accepting nominations for its annual Excellence in Legal Journalism Awards. We encourage members of the media to take this opportunity to shine a light on their efforts to improve public understanding

Missouri journalists recognized for legal content

Two Missouri journalists received Excellence in Legal Journalism Awards from The Missouri Bar during the 150th Annual Missouri Press Association Convention, Oct. 1, 2016, at the Chateau on the Lake in Branson. Jackie Rehwald, causes reporter for the Springfield News-Leader, was recognized for the article “Behind Bars For Just Thinking? As the Missouri Supreme Court

The Missouri Bar is accepting nominations for the 2016 Excellence in Legal Journalism Awards

In recognition of the vital role played by the state’s news media in improving public understanding of legal issues, The Missouri Bar is now accepting nominations for its annual Excellence in Legal Journalism Awards. We encourage members of the media to take this opportunity to shine a light on their efforts to improve public understanding

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