News & Events

Prof. Henson Receives MU Teaching Award

April 16th, 2014

Prof. Chuck Henson recently received the Graduate professional Council’s (GPC) Gold Chalk Award, following nominations by multiple Mizzou Law students. Each year, the GPC awards eight Gold Chalk Awards to faculty members in the various graduate programs

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ESPN Interviews Prof. Uphoff about Pistorius Trial

April 16th, 2014

Prof. Rodney Uphoff was interviewed live on ESPN television by phone recently about the Oscar Pistorius murder trial in South Africa. He spoke about the implications of what the defense would be presenting in the trial. As

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Mizzou Law Alum Turned Social Entrepreneur to Speak in Hulston Hall

April 15th, 2014

On Wednesday, April 16, in Room 5 of Hulston Hall, Mizzou Law Alum Shawn Askinosie, ’89, will share his story of how chocolate shaped his career path and help him find his passion to give back to

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Zero Tolerance Policies Subject of Prof. Mitchell’s Presentation

April 15th, 2014

Prof. S. David Mitchell presented a work-in-progress, “Zero Tolerance Policies: Criminalizing Childhood and Disenfranchising the Next Generation of Citizens,” at the Midwestern People of Color Legal Scholarship held at the Indiana Tech Law School in Fort Wayne.

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Prof. Litton on Psychology and Criminal Law

April 15th, 2014

Prof. Paul Litton’s forthcoming article, “Is Psychological Research on Self-Control Relevant to Criminal Law?” has been “highly recommended” on the widely-read Legal Theory Blog, run by Georgetown Law’s Prof. Lawrence Solum.