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Preston Jackson has proposed a monumental structure, approximately five feet by three feet by ten feet in height of quality cast bronze, presented in a detailed figural style. He intends to utilize two-and three-dimensional figurative rendering methods and heavy perspective principles to represent the freedom suits and the courageous individuals involved in them. Each angle of the sculpture is a pictorial lesson on the lawsuits and the times during which they were brought. The sketches accompanying this narrative are rough depictions of the concepts that he proposes. They are, of course, subject to discussion and agreement.

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Donations may be made online here, or by mailing a check payable to “St. Louis Bar Foundation” to 555 Washington Ave., Ste. 100, St. Louis, MO 63101. When mailing a check, please put “Freedom Suits Memorial” in the memo line.

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The 2019 Spirit of Justice Celebration will take place on Friday, October 4th at The St. Louis Club. At this event we will honor those who have demonstrated accomplishment, leadership and integrity in fostering and maintaining the rule of law, and in facilitating and promoting the improvement of the administration of justice.

Nominations for this year Spirit of Justice Awards are being accepted until Friday, June 28, 2019.

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If you would like to sponsor the Spirit of Justice Celebration

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Annual Report

The St. Louis Bar Foundation has released its 2018-2019 Annual Report.

Download the 2018-2019 Annual Report here.

For a hard copy version of the Annual Report, please contact Rebecca Hedrick at 314-421-4134 or