Doug Abrams

Three Law Faculty Serve on Supreme Court Racial and Ethnic Fairness Commission

January 31st, 2018

Three University of Missouri Law professors serve on the Supreme Court of Missouri Commission on Racial and Ethnic Fairness – Professor Emeritus Michael A. Middleton, Professor Doug Abrams, and Professor Chuck Henson. Created in October 2015, the

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Professor Abrams: How an Historian’s Writing Influenced JFK in the Cuban Missile Crisis

October 23rd, 2017

Professor Doug Abrams writes an article about legal writing in each issue of the Journal of The Missouri Bar. His latest article recounts how President John F. Kennedy was profoundly influenced during the Cuban Missile Crisis by The

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Professor Abrams: Enabling Youths with Disabilities to Play Sports

September 28th, 2017

Professor Doug Abrams writes a regular column on, one of the nation’s leading sports blogs. The columns concern safety, legal, and ethical issues in youth sports. Professor Abrams’ latest column urges teams and leagues to increase

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Professor Abrams: Youth Football is Not Child Abuse

August 23rd, 2017

Forensic pathologist Bennet Omalu’s diagnosis of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) has triggered closer study of head injuries in football. Dr. Omalu, the subject of the movie Concussion, now says that no youth under 18 should play the

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Professor Abrams’ Endowment Buys Therapy Dog For MU Children’s Hospital

July 27th, 2017

With royalties from his Children and the Law and Family Law casebooks, Professor Doug Abrams created the Happiness For Health program at the MU Women’s and Children’s Hospital in 2001. Happiness For Health is a permanent endowment

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