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KC Attorney Justus returns to mayoral race

Kansas City Councilwoman Jolie Justus is back in the city’s mayoral race. Justus, a former Missouri state senator, announced Wednesday that she’s returning to a race she left earlier this year when former Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander declared ...

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KC Attorney Justus returns to mayoral race

Kansas City Councilwoman Jolie Justus is back in the city’s mayoral race. Justus, a former Missouri state senator, announced Wednesday that she’s returning to a race she left earlier this year when former Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander declared ...

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Several factors motivate lawyers to do pro bono work

Pro bono (from pro bono publico, “for the public good”) may be spoken in a dead language, but it is very much a living concern for a large number of attorneys. Which begs the question: Why, in a profession that still bills largely by the hour, do lawyers agree to work for free?

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Advocates, lawmakers focus on SIF insolvency

Dozens of people with work-related injuries converged on the Capitol last week to plead with lawmakers to find a way to salvage the Second Injury Fund, and there’s some interest from legislative leaders in trying to find a solution.

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Compilation of legal issues nears legislative consent

The House passed a wide-ranging judiciary bill on Wednesday that includes a controversial plan to convert drug court commissioners into associate circuit judges. But the bill’s sponsor says that provision will likely be taken out of the bill, as several ...

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Committee choice could decide fate of bill

The seemingly routine procedure of referring a bill to committee could have a sizable impact on the fate of legislation altering the state’s public defender system. Most notably, Sen. Jack Goodman’s bill codifies an administrative rule allowing the Public Defender ...

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