Faculty News

Professor Dessem to Serve as President of the Elwood Thomas Inn of Court

January 27th, 2016

Professor Larry Dessem will serve as the president of the Mid-Missouri Elwood Thomas Inn of Court this year. According to its website, the mission of The American Inns of Court is to “inspire the legal community to advance

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Professor Reuben Elected to Board of the AALS Section on Balance in Legal Education

January 27th, 2016

Professor Richard Reuben was recently elected to the board of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Section on Balance in Legal Education at the association’s annual meeting. According to the AALS website, “The Section encourages research

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Vital Speeches of the Day publishes a Professor Esbeck Speech

January 26th, 2016

Vital Speeches of the Day‘s January issue included Professor Carl Esbeck’s speech, “A Post-Obergefell America: Is a Season of Legal and Civic Strife Inevitable?” After discussing the scope and limits of the Obergefell ruling on same-sex marriage, Esbeck

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Professor Strong Speaks on Arbitral Reasoning

January 26th, 2016

Prof. S.I. Strong recently spoke at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco on the topic of arbitral reasoning. The discussion, which focused on principles reflected in her upcoming article, “Reasoned Awards in International

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Professor Oliveri Discusses Sexual Harassment of Female Public Housing Tenants

January 21st, 2016

Professor Rigel Oliveri recently provided insight for an article in The Charlotte Observer on female public housing tenants being asked for sex in return for rent from housing officials.  Professor Oliveri confirmed that this is not an uncommon

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