Jefferson City lawyer Marc Ellinger was named Republican Lawyer of the year by the Republican National Lawyers Association (RNLA).
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Empower Missouri held a press conference earlier this week in order to bring attention to the Clean Slate Campaign, which they are leading throughout the state.
Attorney General Eric Schmitt, now the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate, has said he is committed to clearing the backlog.
"Overly long statutes of limitation can actually frustrate the desires of both parties to see justice done."
"Missouri has one of the longest statute of limitations of any state, sitting at a five-year time in which to file a personal injury claim."
"One of the contributing factors to Missouri’s troubling legal environment is the absurd amount of time plaintiffs have to file a personal injury claim."
Chief Justice Paul Wilson delivered his State of the Judiciary address with a tone that was aspirational and bipartisan.
"We do not want safety fears ever to interfere with a judge’s ability to carry out their constitutional obligations."
"It is time to update our laws that are over 80 years old to match our current situation."