Courts throughout the United States have the critical role of protecting our rights by interpreting and applying laws fairly and impartially. To do this politics and the influence of money must be kept out of our courts.
For nearly three-quarters of a century, Missouri’s Non-Partisan Court Plan has helped protect the integrity of our courts by attracting high-quality judges who render justice fairly, free from the influences of politics and money. The Missouri Bar is proud of its long history of support for this plan, which became a model for the nation.
We invite you to join The Missouri Bar as we advocate on behalf of Missouri’s court system. Here, you’ll find useful talking points and speech outlines to help you speak to legislators, colleagues and civic groups about keeping politics and money out of our courts. We welcome your participation in this vital effort.
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April 26, 2012 - The Missouri Bar President Comments on Senate's First Round Approval of Resolution that Puts Political Appointees at Helm of Court
May 10, 2012 - The Missouri Bar President Comments on Legislature’s Approval of Resolution that Would Politicize Missouri’s Non-Partisan Court Plan
March 22, 2012 - The Missouri Bar President Comments on Resolution Aimed at Letting Politicians Hand-Pick Judges
May 19, 2012 - The Missouri Bar President Comments on Resolution That Puts Political Appointees at Helm of Court Plan
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