Our Editorial Policy
The JOURNAL OF THE MISSOURI BAR assists members of The Missouri Bar in keeping abreast of changes in legal developments and in meeting their professional obligations. The JOURNAL welcomes submission of articles relating to any legal topic of interest to Missouri lawyers. Criteria for publication include the quality of the article, its substantive value, its general interest to Missouri lawyers, and the originality of its subject matter. Articles of a historical nature, articles which relate to cases pending before any court or agency, and articles previously published in whole or substantial part will not be accepted for publication. Consistent with the JOURNAL'S format, the language of submissions should be gender-neutral.
The JOURNAL OF THE MISSOURI BAR encourages all its members, including women and minorities, to contribute substantive law articles for publication. Reservation of a topic is strongly encouraged (see contact information below).
The JOURNAL is not copyrighted as a publication, but authors may copyright their individual articles. Opinions and positions stated in signed material are those of the authors and not necessarily those of The Missouri Bar or the JOURNAL. The material within this publication is presented as information to be used by attorneys, in conjunction with other research deemed necessary, in the exercise of their independent judgment. Original and fully current sources of authority should be researched.
Publication of advertising material is not an endorsement by The Missouri Bar or the JOURNAL of the advertised product or service.
Articles must conform to the "Instructions for Authors" and "Conventions for Citations" adopted by the JOURNAL, which should be obtained before submission. Address all correspondence to:
Gary P. Toohey, Editor
Journal of The Missouri Bar
326 Monroe Street
P.O. Box 119
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0119