Winter 2012, Vol. 6, Issue 1

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Civic Education at the Crossroads
by Cynthia K. Heerboth
Public understanding of government and the justice system – essential to the consent of the governed – is withering amid budget cuts and fundamental disputes regarding the purposes and goals of civic education.

Judicial Performance Evaluations: Protecting Justice from a Roll of the Dice
by Gary Toohey
Judicial evaluation mechanisms, such as that used in Missouri, offer multiple benefits for citizens, judges, the justice system, and society.

The Judicial Evaluation Process in Missouri, 1948 - 2012


In Practice
Learning to Become a Great Lawyer: Tips for Young Associates

Sealed Documents to Prevent “Perfectly Legitimate” Review and Dissemination of Privileged or Confidential Information

Networking: Never Underestimate Its Value


Responsibilities of the Bar
Preserving the "Least Dangerous" Branch of Government

Missouri Legal Trivia

Writing It Right

How Written Advocacy Shapes Doctrine (Part I): Did Bad Briefing Decide Lochner v. New York?

10 Copyright Myths
Is Your Support Staff Supporting You?




Nominations Now Being Accepted for Lon O. Hocker Awards and Pro Bono Publico Awards

Important Notice regarding 2012 Judicial Performance Evaluation Survey

Missouri Bar Asks Lawyers to Voluntarily Report Annual Pro Bono Hours

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Mailbag: A lawyer on a jury increases likelihood of reversals on appeal


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