Faculty News

When Fans Resort to Slurs and Vulgarity: Professor Abrams Suggests Immediate Response

March 21st, 2016

On Friday night, March 11, Catholic Memorial School downed Newton North High School, 77-73, in a Massachusetts basketball division title matchup. Catholic Memorial is an all-boys private college preparatory school in West Roxbury, and Newton South is a

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Tennessee Supreme Court Cites Professor Strong

March 15th, 2016

Professor S.I. Strong’s article, “Jurisdictional Discovery in United States Federal Courts,” 67 Washington and Lee Law Review 489 (2010), was recently cited by the Tennessee Supreme Court in First Community Bank, N.A. v. First Tennessee Bank, N.A., __ S.W.3d __ (Tenn.

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Mizzou Law Student Writes Piece for International Society’s Newsletter Regarding Visit to UN

March 11th, 2016

The American Society of International Law (ASIL) published a short article by third-year Mizzou Law student Blair Bopp regarding her impressions of her recent trip to New York to attend the Working Group II meeting of the United Nations Commission

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Mizzou Law Student Comment Selected for Federal Sentencing Guidelines

March 2nd, 2016

The United States Sentencing Commission (USSC) has chosen a comment written by 2L Hannah Thomas as a representative comment for amending its Federal Sentencing Guidelines. Thomas argued that burglary should be removed as a crime of violence

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Bloomberg BNA Quotes Professor Abrams on Sports Concussion Litigation

February 24th, 2016

A Bloomberg BNA article quotes Professor Doug Abrams about whether alleged concussions victims’ well-publicized lawsuits against the National Football League, the National Hockey League and National Collegiate Athletic Association will encourage similar suits against youth leagues and

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