Prof. S. David Mitchell

Missouri Amendment 5 Faces Legal Challenge: Professor Mitchell on KOMU-TV

December 18th, 2014

Professor Mitchell was recently interviewed by KOMU-TV News on whether a non-violent felon should be permitted to possess a firearm. In the case before the Missouri Supreme Court, Marcus Merritt is challenging a statutory restriction that bars

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Professor Mitchell Presents to Kinder Forum on Constitutional Democracy

December 15th, 2014

Professor S. David Mitchell recently gave a talk at the University of Missouri’s Kinder Forum on Constitutional Democracy Society of Fellows dinner. In his presentation, Enduring Hypocrisy: How Felon Disenfranchisement Laws and Collateral Consequences Deny Full Citizenship,”

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Felon Disenfranchisement Laws Topic of Interview with Prof. Mitchell

November 12th, 2014

Professor S. David Mitchell was recently interviewed about felon disenfranchisement laws for a story, “The Last Gasp Of Jim Crow: The High-Stakes Battle To Restore Voting Rights To 350,000 Virginians,”on He discussed the hypocrisy of a

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Collateral Consequences of Conviction Symposium Includes Professor Mitchell

October 16th, 2014

Professor S. David Mitchell recently served as a panelist at the 2014 Wisconsin Law Review Symposium, “Beyond the Sentence: Collateral Consequences of Conviction.” He presented on the community and societal impact of the collateral consequences that attach

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State Committee for Civil Rights Names Prof. Mitchell as Chair

October 10th, 2014

 Professor S. David Mitchell was appointed as the chair of the Missouri State Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights. There are 51 State Advisory Committees, one for each state and the District of

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