Faculty News

Provost Stokes Names Faculty Member to MU Task Force

August 9th, 2017

Professor Ben Trachtenberg was recently named to the MU Task Force on Academic Program Analysis, Enhancement, and Opportunities created by Provost Garnett Stokes. According to the provost’s office, the task force is charged with “conducting a top-to-bottom

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Professor Bowman Publishes Op-Ed on the Effectiveness of State Officials Investigating the President

August 8th, 2017

In an op-ed for Slate, Professor Frank Bowman argues that state officials cannot function effectively as “stand-in special prosecutors” of a president or his administration. Other articles published in the news have suggested that, if special counsel

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Assistant Dean Bailey Serves on Drafting Committee for Model Veterans Treatment Court Act

August 2nd, 2017

Act Passed by Uniform Law Commission Assistant Dean Emeritus Bob Bailey has served on the Model Veterans Treatment Court drafting committee for two years. At the 2017 annual meeting of the Uniform Law Commissioners, the Conference passed

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Professor Bowman Discusses Obstacles to Mueller Investigation

August 1st, 2017

An article published by the Wall Street Journal quoted Professor Frank Bowman at length about the limits and potential obstacles to special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of alleged Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election. The article,

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Professor Strong Publishes New Article on International Lawmaking

July 31st, 2017

Professor S.I. Strong recently had a new article on international lawmaking published. The article, “Clash of Cultures: Epistemic Communities, Negotiation Theory, and International Lawmaking,” 50 Akron Law Review 495 (2017), discusses the role that expert groups play

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