Missouri Clean Slate Coalition (MOCS) operates this website for the education and personal enjoyment of our visitors. Use of this website is conditioned on the User’s acceptance of MOCS’s Terms and Conditions, including the Privacy Policy and disclaimers set forth below. If you do not agree with or accept MOCS’s Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy, please exit this website.

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Users may print or reproduce discrete portions of MOCS’s materials published on this site, for purposes of commentary or the user’s personal non-commercial use and enjoyment, or educational use, so long as proper credit is given to MOCS. If more than two sentences from a MOCS article are reproduced, the credit line should include a copyright notice in the name of MOCS.  No user is authorized to change the material or the meaning of MOCS’s material. If these conditions are observed, MOCS will consider the reproduction to be “fair use.”  

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Copyright Violations: If you believe that any material on this website infringes your copyright, please notify us as follows, under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). To notify us, the DMCA requires that you:

  1. Send an email notice to MOCS at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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    1. Identify the copyrighted work(s) you claim is infringed;
    2. Identify the material you claim is infringing the copyright(s), including enough information for MOCS to locate that material;
    3. Include a physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf (the Claimant);
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    6. Include a statement, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification of copyright infringement is accurate and that the Claimant is the copyright owner or is authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.