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Briesacher joins Missouri Bar as new MCLE director

Shannon Briesacher has joined The Missouri Bar as its new Minimum Continuing Legal Education director. The MCLE director administers CLE requirements established by Supreme Court of Missouri rules, maintains the list of dispute resolution neutrals and assists the Client Security ...

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CLE experts: Cyber-stalking victims need help

There’s a certain kind of victim who can suffer deep psychological harm without much recourse in the criminal justice system, according to St. Louis-area attorney Ruth E. Schneider: victims of cyber-stalking and harassment.

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To delete or not delete? Attorney offers advice on social media discovery

Is it ethical to advise a client to delete her Facebook posts if they’re damaging to her lawsuit? Can you, the attorney, attempt to “friend” (or join the private network of) the party she’s suing in order to dig up information? If not, could you ask your secretary to do it?

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Interest in warm-weather CLEs thaws

It’s been a long, cold, lonely economic winter, and it’s not over yet.

But legal groups in Missouri appear willing to defrost some funds and investigate continuing legal education trips to more exotic locales than Branson.

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‘Put up or shut up’

If a criminal attorney stares down a forensic expert testifying from the witness stand about a scientific conclusion, the attorney should pin down the expert and say, "Put up or shut up."

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Evidence expert to offer CLE in Mo. next month

A national expert on what constitutes solid forensic evidence will be in St. Louis next week to teach lawyers about the standards and future of expert testimony. Edward Imwinkelried, a law professor at University of California-Davis, wrote the book “Scientific ...

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