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The Best Legal Websites

A listing of credible legal websites covering national to local issues and organizations.  More...
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Legal Research

What you need to know to begin.  More...
Community Matters History & Biography Law 

The History of Labor Day

Labor Day signals the end of summer and offers a long weekend to spend with family and friends; but how many of us know the origins of this day, or even pause to consider what it signifies?  More...
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DIY Divorce

These resources will aid you in representing yourself in Missouri family courts.  More...
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Looking for Legal Forms?

These resources will help you get the forms you need.  More...
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg

First Jewish female member of the United States Supreme Court.  More...
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Free Online Law Books

Nolo is providing free online access to several of their legal books.  More...
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Attorney General's Website

There are many resources available from Missouri's Attorney General's website that could be helpful to you.  More...
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Do you know your Supremes?

With the retirement of Justice John Paul Stevens, it is a good time to become acquainted with the current Justices and their role in our government.   More...
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Judge Denny Chin

First Asian Pacific American Federal Appellate Court Judge   More...
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Frances Perkins

As the U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1933 to 1945, she helped pull the labor movement into the New Deal coalition.   More...
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John Paul Stevens

 Justice John Paul Stevens announces his retirement from the Supreme Court. What impact will this have?  More...
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The Social Security Act

The act was an attempt to limit what were seen as dangers in the modern American life, including old age and unemployment.   More...
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The 19th Amendment

On August 26, 1920, the long road to women's suffrage ended with the ratification of the nineteenth amendment.  More...
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Sandra Day O'Connor

First female member of the United States Supreme Court.  More...
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Brown v. Board of Education

Landmark case that found racial segregation in public schools was unconstitutional, paving the way for desegregation of other types of public places.  More...
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African American Firsts: Law

William Henry Hastie - First Black Federal Judge  More...
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African American Firsts: Law

Constance Baker Motley - First Black Woman Federal Judge  More...
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African American Firsts: Law

Thurgood Marshall - First Black United States Supreme Court Justice  More...
Genealogy Law 

Who Legally Owns Davy Crockett Document?

Jefferson County, TN, claims that Davy Crockett's unexecuted marriage license, inherited by a 90-year-old Tampa, FL, grandmother, remains a Jefferson County document.  More...
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Sales tax impact

How will the increase in the Springfield sales tax affect the individual consumer? See how the tax compares to that of other communities in the area.  More...
Community Matters Law 

3/4 Cent Sales Tax on the November 3 Ballot

On November 3, Springfield voters will be asked to approve  a 3/4 cent sales tax to fund the Police-Fire Pension System.  More...
Community Matters Health & Wellness Law 

Health Care Reform

Making sense of the complexities of health care reform can be frustrating.  Here, we've tried to break it down to the basics for you.
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Law in Your Life Podcasts from the Missouri Bar

Wouldn't it be nice to get legal information from experts instantly?  The Missouri Bar Association is making this a reality.
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Community Matters Government Law 

The United States Supreme Court

An overview of the United States Supreme Court, including history, authority, and the nomination process.  More...
Community Matters Law 

Puppy Mills

Missouri is currently the puppy mill capital of the the U.S.  What does that mean for the people and pets of Missouri?  More...
Community Matters Government Law 

Tracking Missouri's Share of the Economic Stimulus Funds

$3.82 billion is a lot of money.  Find out why we received it and where it's all going, down to the last cent.  More...
Community Matters Health & Wellness Law 

Teen Dating Violence

A new report released in March gives Missouri, along with ten other states, a failing grade in providing legal resources to protect teens from dating violence.  More...
Community Matters Health & Wellness Law Science 

Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act

Designed to protect children from exposure to lead and phthalates, the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) has met with some debate.  More...
Community Matters Education Law 

Local students prepare for MAP testing

Area students will be taking the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) test between March 30th and April 27th.  Every year, it seems the test leaves many students and parents scratching their heads and pondering the value of the time spent both preparing and taking the lengthy tests. 
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Community Matters Law 

April 7, 2009 Election

The upcoming election will include races for city council, school board, and fire protection board in many Greene County communities.

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Community Matters Law 

The Nonpartisan Court Plan for Greene County

The Nonpartisan Court Plan, a proposal to change the way Greene County Judges are selected, is likely to appear on the November Ballot.
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