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HCA, Health Care Foundation settle suit

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A long-running lawsuit between a Kansas City nonprofit and a national hospital chain has concluded with a $188 million settlement. HCA, a Nashville, Tennessee-based company, and its affiliate HM Acquisition LLC, reached the agreement Monday with the Health Care Foundation ...

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UMKC Law dean steps down

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A hospitalization earlier this month is prompting the dean of the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s School of Law to step down earlier than she’d planned. Dean Ellen Suni announced to alumni and students in September she would end her tenure ...

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Breaking the school-to-prison pipeline

Luz Henriquez, staff attorney with Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, met Jan. 23 at the ACLU’s St. Louis office with Mustafa Abdullah, lead organizer of the ACLU of Missouri. The pair discussed a new program being rolled

out by LSEM to address the school-to-prison pipeline. Photo by Allyssa D. Dudley

Thanks to a three-year grant from the Missouri Foundation for Health, totaling $563,000, Legal Services of Eastern Missouri attorneys will be able to focus on school-to-prison work full time, and establish a new program focused on discipline disparity issues.

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