This week felt different. In some ways, it felt like a return to normalcy. That may not necessarily be a good thing.
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four into the Coronavirus crisis, and I’m determined not to write about it this time. Writing about anything other than the spread of the worldwide virus has been my goal for a while now, as well as that of fellow ...Read More »
Twenty-one years ago, on June 8, 1989, a Frenchman named Albert Spaggiari died, and with him died the last hope of truly solving one of the crimes of the century.Read More »
Significant changes to Title IX — the federal civil rights law providing protections and due process for those involved in allegations of sexual harassment and sexual assault at institutions which receive federal financial assistance, including colleges and universities — will go into effect Aug. 14.Read More »
Brett Emison is a fantastic lawyer and advocate for MATA. Nevertheless, the tired, albeit persistent, effort to convince lawyers, judges and legislators that insurers seek “two bites at the apple” in cases involving 537.065 contracts cannot go unchallenged. The MATA ...
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For civil defendants, SB 591 brings welcome reform to the state’s punitive damages system.Read More »
SB 591 protects the very worst wrongdoers in Missouri. The bill protects wrongdoers that engage in conduct so reprehensible that punitive damages are needed to punish the wrongdoer and to deter similar conduct by others and the bill protects unscrupulous ...Read More »
We have reached a critical juncture in our battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. As of the time of this writing, nearly 5.5 million people have been infected globally, and roughly 350,000 have died from the infection. In my city alone, ...Read More »
A letter to the editor of Missouri Lawyers WeeklyRead More »
It is 2020, and a pandemic has enveloped the world. Face-to-face, in-person meetings and conventions are things of the past. Today it is an audio-visual, interactive world. Any doubt was put to rest during the past few weeks when two ...Read More »
Like many of you, I am sad and tired of this pandemic with no end in sight. By now, we all have lost friends or favorite businesses to the scourge. In addition to the local joints, one of my favorite ...Read More »