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Tolling Possible For Repressed Memory

Dear Editor: I am writing to make certain corrections concerning the April 1 article entitled “Sex Abuse Cases Against Church Difficult in Mo.” I am afraid I may have misled you and ultimately the readers somewhat with regard to the ...

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Clarification

To the Editor: In the story “Teen Driver’s Family Wins Death Case Against County” (March 11), my statement was that I believed Mr. and Mrs. Hendricks were charged with stalking, not that they actually were charged with stalking. I did ...

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Short Letter, No Apology

To The Editor: Variants of the famous apology for a long letter (“I hadn’t time to write a short one”) have been used not only by Jefferson (“How to Be Successful on Appeal,” Feb. 25), but also Pascal, Goethe, Samuel ...

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State Treasurer Responds

To the Editor: Recently, Missouri Lawyers Weekly reported that circuit courts around the state would be watching the case between the state treasurer’s office and the Cole County Circuit Court regarding unclaimed property being held by the court (“Circuit Judges ...

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'Concerned' About Girard Opinion

To the Editor: I am writing to express my concern about a case decided recently by the Western District Court of Appeals, and the coverage the case received in Lawyers Weekly (“Driving By Ex-Wife’s Home To See Kids Not ‘Stalking,'” ...

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Don't Take That Chase Case

To the Editor: I enjoyed reading the article regarding the Helseth v. Burch case (“Bystander Had No Sect. 1983 Claim For Injuries In Police Chase,” Aug. 6). I also enjoyed the comments of attorneys Howard Shalowitz and Carl Katzen regarding ...

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ABA Should Butt Out

Dear Editor: This is in response to your article concerning the ABA’s recommendations for the way our state handles our lawyer-discipline process (“ABA: Missouri Should Open Lawyer Discipline System,” April 30). Since the ABA alienated most Catholics and conservatives with ...

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Safeguarding An Image

To The Editor: In reference to the article, “Josephine Baker Joins the Bar” (April 23), I am amazed at the poor taste of the article and the photograph. As a female attorney, I find it hard to imagine why other ...

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Value of Settlement Overstated

Dear Editor: Here is a message I sent to the editor of the Joplin Globe after reading the article referenced in the April 11 Daily E-Mail Alert from your paper (“Baby Born At Home To Get $22 Million”). I know ...

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Nursing Mom Prevails In Court

To the Editor: I’m writing regarding the article “Nursing Moms Could Be Next Employment Battleground” by Geri L. Dreiling (Feb. 12). The article states that Title VII and the Pregnancy Discrimination Act have both been unsucessful in protecting nursing moms. ...

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$300K Damage Cap – No Such Animal

To the Editor: Regarding your Jan. 29 article referring to the $300,000 sovereign immunity damage cap (“MHTC Had Joint, Several Liability With Co-Defendant”) there are no claims against the state limited to $300,000 under the new sovereign immunity cap. The ...

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