Courthouse Connection Newsletter
 Volume 3, Issue 4
January 2012 

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Technology and the Court

Evidence Presentation in Jefferson City

With a new courthouse in Jefferson City comes new technology. Most of the equipment from the old courthouse was outdated and incompatible with the wiring systems at the new location. So the Court is pleased to share information about the exciting systems that have been installed to benefit attorneys, jurors and staff at the Bond Courthouse.

Entering the lobby of the courthouse, visitors are greeted by two 42-inch monitors in the lobby displaying the daily docket from CM/ECF along with weather and current news. An announcements page also directs visitors to other activities scheduled in the building such as CLE programs or other meetings and events. Hopefully, the monitors will assist attorneys and members of the public to readily confirm the location and time of hearings and events when they arrive.

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Inside This Edition...

Technology and the Court

Federal Practice Committee Hosts CLE for Criminal Practitioners
Historical Society Concludes Successful Fall Luncheon Series

E-Filing Risks for Litigators

Podcast Series Features Landmark Supreme Court Cases

District Court Highlights      

Bankruptcy Court Highlights

At the Circuit Level—8th Circuit Panel Hears Arguments

Court News and Notes

Save the Date

Jan. 19—FCAS Gutter Ball Bowling with the Bench & Bar, Lucky Strike Downtown
Feb.1—Inn of Court CLE Luncheon

Feb. 8—FCAS Bench & Bar Dialogue
Mar. 7—Inn of Court CLE Luncheon
Mar. 15—Pretrial Orientation
Apr. 4—Inn of Court CLE Luncheon

Apr. 19—FCAS Bench & Bar Dialogue

Jun. 1—Koger Bankruptcy Symposium

Jun. 28—Federal Practitioners’ Summer Social, KCMBA
Jun. 29—D. Brook Bartlett Lectures

Aug. 8-10, 2012—8th Circuit Judicial Conference in Kansas City


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