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Justice in the house

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito says hello to Missouri Supreme Court Judge Richard B. Teitelman. Alito was the featured speaker at the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis Law Day event Monday at a downtown hotel. Alito says he’s “somewhat displeased” about the flurry of articles this year about fellow Justice Clarence Thomas’ years-long silence on the bench. None of the articles mentioned that Thomas’ practice of not asking questions during oral arguments is “exactly the same as the practice of the person almost universally regarded as the greatest Supreme Court justice ever — John Marshall,” the justice says. Photo by Karen Elshout

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Koster urges lawyers to take up unpopular causes

Just as John Adams defended eight British soldiers accused of shooting colonists in the Boston Massacre, Missouri attorneys should step up and defend unpopular people and causes. That was the message of Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster at today’s Law Day event in Springfield.

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Law Day Mass scheduled for Clayton church

To help commemorate Law Day a special Mass will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Clayton on Friday. Although it is a Catholic Mass, individuals of all faiths are welcome. The service will begin at noon and Reverend ...

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