Faculty News

ESPN Article on Paralyzed Player’s Lawsuit Quotes Professor Abrams

January 11th, 2016

Professor Doug Abrams was recently quoted in an ESPN article that discussed a paralyzed student football player and his lawsuit against the Pop Warner organization. The judge of the case allowed the claim to proceed against Pop

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Professor Esbeck Comments on a Post-Obergefell Lawsuit

January 8th, 2016

Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision, the State of North Carolina enacted legislation permitting magistrates, for reasons of religious conscience, to decline to perform marriages. A federal lawsuit filed in December challenges the new legislation.

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Professor Hawley Provides Guest Commentary for SCOTUScast

January 4th, 2016

Professor Erin Morrow Hawley recently recorded a post-argument guest podcast for The Federalist Society on SCOTUScast about Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins. According to SCOTUScast, Robins sued Spokeo, Inc., under the Fair Credit Reporting Act and said that

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Associate Dean Mitchell Named to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force

December 24th, 2015

University of Missouri System Interim President Michael Middleton, ’71, has named School of Law Associate Dean S. David Mitchell as chair of the UM System’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force. The task force, established as one

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State Bar Associations Re-Publish Professor Abrams’ Civility Article

December 23rd, 2015

Since 2007, Professor Doug Abrams has written an article about legal writing in each issue of Precedent, The Missouri Bar’s quarterly magazine. His most recent article, “Civility in Lawyers’ Writing,” featured two parts – part one appeared

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