Faculty News

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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Individual and Community Responsibility for Successful Ex-Offender Reentry: Prof. Mitchell Delivers Opening Address

May 15th, 2014

Prof. S. David Mitchell recently delivered the opening address at the Central Missouri Reentry Summit in Columbia. The conference was sponsored by the Boone County Offender Transition Network, the Pettis County (Mo.) Community Partnership and Right Turn

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Kansas City Star Publishes Prof. Lambert’s Op-ed on Tesla

May 14th, 2014

In an op-ed in The Kansas City Star, Prof. Thom Lambert, along with Prof. Michael Sykuta of the MU Department of Applied Social Sciences, argue that a bill pending in the Missouri legislature amounts to crony capitalism that would

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Prof. Abrams Publishes Fifth Edition of Children and the Law Casebook

May 13th, 2014

West Academic has published the fifth edition of Children and the Law: Doctrine, Policy and Practice, the lead author for which is Prof. Doug Abrams. One prominent reviewer has called it “an excellent casebook that really does

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Prayer Decision by Supreme Court Does More Harm Than Good, Says Mizzou Law Professor

May 9th, 2014

Writing in Christianity Today, Prof. Carl Esbeck says why last Monday’s prayer decision by the U.S. Supreme Court will do more harm than good—but not for the reasons stated by the four dissenters.