Prof. Ben Trachtenberg

Professor Trachtenberg Discusses Missouri’s Proposed Amendment 2

October 31st, 2014

Professor Ben Trachtenberg was recently quoted in a story from the Joplin Globe about an amendment to Missouri’s Constitution regarding evidence that may be presented during court proceedings on sex crimes involving children. The amendment will be

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“Witches Be Crazy” Focuses on Salem Witch Trial Accusations

October 10th, 2014

Mizzou Law’s Historical and Theatrical Trial Society recently presented “Witches be Crazy,” an unscripted, unrehearsed trial, at the Missouri Theatre. The trial, covered by the Columbia Missourian and the Columbia Daily Tribune, focused on Thomas Putnam, who had

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Mizzou Law Professors Interviewed About the Shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson

August 25th, 2014

Several Mizzou Law professors were interviewed by various media outlets about the August 9 shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. Prof. Frank Bowman was interviewed on KBIA’s Intersection about the legal developments ahead in the Ferguson

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Columbia Daily Tribune Quotes Prof. Trachtenberg about Sex Crimes Case

August 22nd, 2014

Prof. Ben Trachtenberg was recently quoted in a Columbia Daily Tribune article about a relatively unpublicized Missouri Supreme Court ruling in July that struck down the option for judges to “set aside” sex crime convictions if they

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Debate about Confrontation Clause Subject of Article Featuring Prof. Trachtenberg

June 2nd, 2014

In its recently-released January 2014 issue, the Florida Law Review published a debate between Prof. Ben Trachtenberg and Prof. Richard D. Friedman of the University of Michigan School of Law. In the debate, Prof. Friedman responded to

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