Faculty News

Prof. Abrams Writes about Racial and Ethnic Tolerance in Sports

November 6th, 2014

In the final minute of a high school football game on Sept. 26, the Plainfield (Conn.) Panthers scored a touchdown to upset the New London Whalers, 21-17. Some Plainfield fans had taunted New London’s black and Hispanic

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National Academy of Arbitrators Reelects Dean Bailey as Vice President

November 4th, 2014

Assistant Dean Bob Bailey was recently reelected as the vice president of the National Academy of Arbitrators at the Academy’s 2014 Fall Education Conference in Memphis. The academy is a non-profit organization for arbitrators in the United

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ABA Mediation Week Includes Interview by Adjunct Professor Read

November 3rd, 2014

Adjunct Professor Sarah Read recently interviewed Bill Johnson, the CEO of consultancy Strategic Community Intervention and a past mayor of Rochester, N.Y., to discuss supporting community ties and recovering and restoring those ties after events that damage

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Professor Trachtenberg Discusses Missouri’s Proposed Amendment 2

October 31st, 2014

Professor Ben Trachtenberg was recently quoted in a story from the Joplin Globe about an amendment to Missouri’s Constitution regarding evidence that may be presented during court proceedings on sex crimes involving children. The amendment will be

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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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