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Nixon's Side Is Half The Story

To the Editor: State Attorney General Jay Nixon’s recent attack on Circuit Judge Calvin Holden is unwarranted. It is unethical. It is wrong. And, it is a cheap shot. Nixon complains about a recent court ruling where his office failed ...

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And Still No Associate Circuit Court

To the Editor: As an associate circuit judge of the circuit court of Jackson County I was pleased to read under the Hearsay section of your paper in the August 7th edition, the comments of Judge Crow. Another interesting fact ...

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Lawyer Discusses His Sentencing

To the Editor: On your website Monday, Aug. 7, you made a reference to and linked your users to an article that appeared in the Aug. 5 St. Louis Post-Dispatch about my on-going legal issues. The article epitomizes irresponsible journalism. ...

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Pamphleteering And Polemic

Dear Editor: I read with interest the special feature on Reeves v. Sanderson Plumbing (June 26). Plaintiffs’ attorney Michael Ketchmark did a superb job accurately capturing the holding and practical implications of Reeves. I write because I am dismayed at ...

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The Lazaroff Treatment – Not

Dear Editor: Shame on you. Missouri Lawyers Weekly usually knows better than to rely on something reported in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Hearsay, July 3). In fact, during the sentencing proceeding, I never referred to Michael Lazaroff. [Editor’s note: The ...

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Lawyers Without An Id

Dear Editor: Regarding the article on psychodrama, if the practice of law has caused certain lawyers to lose touch with their “id” to the point where they need a psychodramatist to enable them to conduct a cross examination, do they ...

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New Roof On Horse Arena Leaked

$391,400 Verdict;$700,000 Cross-Claim Verdict The parties’ dispute arose out of the construction of a horse arena in Johnson County, Kan., by Factory Distributors LLC for Horse Trends Equestrian Park, Inc. Factory was an authorized dealer for Lester Building Systems, which ...

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Setting The Recoed Straight

Dear Editor: In the May 15 issue of Lawyers Weekly, a synopsis of the circumstances surrounding a reprimand for Judge Frank Conard appeared in the Hearsay column. I believe that without further explanation, the briefness of the article paints an ...

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'Tenants' Of The Faith

Dear Editor: Amusing though it is to conceive of a creed’s adherents as its “tenants,” no doubt “the tenants of each faith” (May 1, “Interfaith Divorces Might Provoke Parenting Issues”) was meant in reference to rival dogmas and not their ...

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Pettis Co. Also Enforces Truancy Law

To the Editor: Several years ago, I heard about a prosecutor who filed charges under the compulsory school attendance law for the “first time” in Missouri. Now, in your April 10 Hearsay column, I read that yet another Missouri prosecutor ...

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Marketing Firms Can't Use Letterhead

To the Editor: When I was interviewed for the article “Use Of Arrest Records For Lawyer Marketing On Rise” in the March 27 issue, I was not aware that some of the attorneys were allowing the marketing firms to send ...

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