Faculty News

Grand Jury Decisions Focus of Professor Trachtenberg’s Comments to Media Outlets Worldwide

December 18th, 2014

Professor Ben Trachtenberg recently discussed both the grand jury decision in the case of the shooting of Michael Brown and in the case of the death of Eric Garner in New York in July. He discussed the

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Professor Uphoff Presents at National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Conference

December 16th, 2014

Professor Rod Uphoff recently spoke at the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers’ 5th Annual Defending Sex Crimes Conference, “Zealous Advocacy in Sexual Assault & Child Victim Cases.” His presentation focused on the ethical issues involved in

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Professor Mitchell Presents to Kinder Forum on Constitutional Democracy

December 15th, 2014

Professor S. David Mitchell recently gave a talk at the University of Missouri’s Kinder Forum on Constitutional Democracy Society of Fellows dinner. In his presentation, Enduring Hypocrisy: How Felon Disenfranchisement Laws and Collateral Consequences Deny Full Citizenship,”

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Professor Trachtenberg Discusses Monetary Compensation for Vacated Sentences with The Kansas City Star

December 5th, 2014

Professor Ben Trachtenberg was recently quoted in an article from The Kansas City Star about the civil lawsuit being filed by Ryan Ferguson’s attorney, Kathleen Zellner. Ferguson was convicted in the 2001 killing of Columbia Daily Tribune

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Prof. Abrams Writes, Speaks About Local Government’s “Power of the Permit”

December 4th, 2014

In a new law review article, Professor Doug Abrams urges local government agencies to exercise their “power of the permit” to authorize use of public fields, gymnasiums and other sports facilities only by youth sports organizations that

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