Prof. Ben Trachtenberg

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 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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Mizzou Law Professors Called Upon to Shed Light on Darren Wilson Grand Jury Proceedings

December 2nd, 2014

Professor Ben Trachtenberg and Professor Frank Bowman were quoted in various news sources over the past week after the announcement that the grand jury hearing evidence in the case of Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson and the

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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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