Faculty News

Professor Mitchell Discusses Ferguson Committee Report on HuffPost Live

September 25th, 2015

Professor S. David Mitchell appeared on Huffpost Live’s segment discussing the Ferguson Committee’s report highlighting racial inequality. The Ferguson Committee’s report, “Forward Through Ferguson,” highlighted several areas of racial inequality as well as recommendations on how to

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Changing the Criminal Code: Professor Uphoff on KRCG

September 24th, 2015

Professor Rodney Uphoff was recently quoted in a KRCG-TV story regarding recent changes to the Missouri criminal code that will be enacted in 2017. Legislators made changes to the “prior and persistent offender” law, which is also

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Excellence in Teaching with Technology Award Presented to Professor Alexander

September 23rd, 2015

Professor Anne Alexander was recently selected for the Excellence in Teaching with Technology Award by MU Educational Technologies. The award is given to “recognize excellence in the efforts of faculty, staff, teaching assistants and graduate instructors involved

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Professor Trachtenberg to Publish Article on Grand Juries

September 22nd, 2015

Associate Professor of Law Ben Trachtenberg recently posted his essay “No, You ‘Stand Up’: Why Prosecutors Should Stop Hiding Behind Grand Juries” to the Social Science Research Network. The essay will also be published in a forthcoming

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Execution Pace in Missouri: Dean Litton Interviewed by the BBC

September 21st, 2015

A recent BBC magazine article chronicled the difficulties faced by a small handful of capital defense attorneys caused by Missouri’s rapid pace of executions over the past 18 months. Associate Dean Paul Litton, with colleagues from an

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