Open Meetings Law Mo. Code §610.010 et seq.
Closed: Legal actions; leasing, purchase or sale of real estate; personnel matters; the state militia; health examinations; testing materials; negotiations with employees; and sealed bids.
Open Records Law Mo. Code §610.023 et seq.
Exempt: Same as meetings law.
MISSOURI SUNSHINE LAW — (PDF format/416KB)
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Missouri Press Association
Contact: Jean Maneke, The Maneke Law Group, L.C.
Phone: (816) 753-9000
Office of the Attorney General
Supreme Court Building
207 W. High St.
P.O. Box 899
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone (573) 751-3321
Fax (573) 751-0774
David Herzog, Developer
Reynolds Journalism Institute
Missouri School of Journalism
Columbia, MO 65211
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Investigative Reporters & Editors/National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting
138 Neff Annex
University of Missouri
Columbia MO 65205
Contact: Mark Horvit, Executive Director
Phone (573) 882-2042
Media law attorney
910 One Main Plaza
4435 Main St.
Kansas City, MO 64111
Phone: (816) 753-9000; Fax: (816) 753-9009
News Reporter's Handbook on Law and Courts
This Revised Online Edition of the News Reporters Handbook on Law and the Courts is published by The Missouri Press-Bar Commission. It updates the previously revised edition published in 1981.
Most of the work of revising the information in this edition was completed by Dan Curry, a former journalist who is now a lawyer.