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Putting together a diverse staff

Practicing diversity in the legal workplace isn’t just an ethical choice. It also makes sense in an evolving social and business climate, members of prominent Missouri firms say. “On a big-picture level, law firms and other businesses are creating proactive ...

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A bit too eager to win

It's always nice to win a civil lawsuit. But the measures two women in Kansas City allegedly took to tip the balance in their favor are now the subject of a federal criminal investigation. In an affidavit released last week, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Kansas City said a reported attack and sexual assault on the women in November was concocted to force a larger settlement in a sexual harassment and gender discrimination lawsuit against their former employer. The women claimed they were assaulted in this garage in the Waldo neighborhood of Kansas City.

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Hotel sues over obscene sheetrock

A historic Kansas City hotel is blaming a local construction company for "graphic markings" that have appeared in a number of rooms over the past several years. Since the Hotel Phillips opened in 2001, according to a recent lawsuit, drawings of male genitalia and a nude female are among the various scribbles that have bled through vinyl wall coverings throughout the downtown hotel.

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