Faculty News

Prof. Abrams Named Vice-Chair of Division of Youth Services Advisory Board

June 3rd, 2014

Prof. Doug Abrams has been named vice-chair of the bipartisan 15-member advisory board of the Missouri Division of Youth Services (DYS), which is part of the state Department of Social Services.  He has served on the board since

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Debate about Confrontation Clause Subject of Article Featuring Prof. Trachtenberg

June 2nd, 2014

In its recently-released January 2014 issue, the Florida Law Review published a debate between Prof. Ben Trachtenberg and Prof. Richard D. Friedman of the University of Michigan School of Law. In the debate, Prof. Friedman responded to

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Constitutionality of New School Transfer Bill Subject of Interview with Prof. Desnoyer

May 28th, 2014

Currently awaiting action by Gov. Jay Nixon, ’81, a new school transfer bill would modify the current law by allowing students in unaccredited school districts to not only transfer to adjoining accredited districts but also to private,

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Missouri Juvenile Justice Association Renames Prof. Abrams to Board

May 22nd, 2014

Prof. Doug Abrams has been renamed to a third three-year term on the board of directors of the Missouri Juvenile Justice Association (MJJA). He also serves on the board’s executive committee. Through educational outreach, legislative advocacy, professional

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Mizzou Law Staff Member Honored with Campus Award

May 21st, 2014

A member of the Mizzou Law staff, Cheryl Poelling, was recently honored with the Mick Deaver Memorial Award during Staff Recognition Week at MU. The Mick Deaver Memorial Award was established in 1980 by the MU Staff

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