Courthouse Connection Newsletter
 Volume 4, Issue 1
March 2012 

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Featured Article


New CM/ECF Password Reset Feature

CM/ECF Password Reset

On March 6, 2012, the District and Bankruptcy Courts went live with a new CM/ECF password reset feature. This new feature allows users to reset their password without having to contact the court for assistance.

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New District Judge Beth Phillips

New District Judge Beth Phillips

After receiving her commission from the President, former U.S. Attorney Beth Phillips was sworn in as a U.S. district judge for the Western District of Missouri on March 23, 2012. This was a small, informal ceremony to allow the judge to begin her official duties — a formal Investiture ceremony and enrobing will be held this summer.

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Inside This Edition...

New CM/ECF Password Reset Feature

New District Judge Beth Phillips
Federman Appointed as Chief Bankruptcy Judge

2012 Annual Dues Deadline

Bond U.S. Court House Tours

Internet Safety—Suggestions from the U.S. Attorney’s Office

FCAS Bench & Bar Dialogues Recap
District Court Highlights     

Bankruptcy Court Highlights

At the Circuit Level—8th Circuit Panel Hears Arguments

Court News and Notes

Save the Date

Apr. 4—Inn of Court CLE Luncheon

Apr. 25—Open Doors of Justice, Jefferson City
May 1— FCAS Luncheon, KCMBA Headquarters
May 31— Bankruptcy Spring Social
Jun. 1—Koger Bankruptcy Symposium

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

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

Aug. 9—8th Circuit Judicial Conf. Reception, Kauffman Center

Oct. 3—FCAS Bench & Bar Dialouge


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