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Students recognized for citizenship, legal knowledge

The Missouri Bar’s tradition of celebrating citizenship and legal education continued Monday as students from across the state gathered in Jefferson City for the 2018 Outstanding Citizenship and Law Day Awards. During the luncheon portion of the event, Missouri Bar Executive Director Sebrina Barrett and 2017-18 Missouri Bar President Morry Cole congratulated the recipients, as

St. Louis students celebrate Law Day, event coordinators recognized for civic virtue

What happens when two judges, who care deeply about young people, decide to find a way to encourage students to study hard and stay out of trouble? More than 20 years ago, that was the question Judge Iris Ferguson and Juvenile Commissioner Anne-Marie Clarke, both of St. Louis, asked themselves. They reached out to judges,

Missouri Bar teams with education groups to honor students for citizenship, Law Day entries

Each year, The Missouri Bar partners with the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), the Missouri National Education Association (MNEA) and the Young Lawyers’ Section (YLS) of The Missouri Bar to award students for outstanding citizenship, as well as essays and artwork that celebrate Law Day. The 2017 awards ceremony took place Monday, April

Elementary students invited to participate in Law Day art contest

2016 Law Day Art Contest

In recognition of Law Day, May 1, 2016, The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section is sponsoring an art contest for Missouri elementary school students. This year’s theme celebrates the 240th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. The contest has two divisions: Kindergarten-Grade 2 and Grades 3-5. All mediums of art will be accepted, including pencil

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