BAMSL and MOBAR YLS presented, "Milly Sawyers' Freedom Suit: Reflections on our Past, Lessons for our Future" - Recent News

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Posted by: Daniel Barnett on Feb 13, 2020

The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, through its Minorities in the Legal Profession Section, and The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers' Section (YLS) presented the CLE "Milly Sawyers; Freedom Suit: Reflections on our Past, Lessons for our Future" on Feb. 12. The program began with a private showing of the The Milly Project followed by a panel discussion. We were honored to host the Honorable Mary R. Russell from the Supreme Court of Missouri, who joined the discussion as a panelist.

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