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Missouri Scholars Academy Panel Discussion Includes Dean Henson

June 19th, 2015

Associate Dean Chuck Henson recently participated in the Missouri Scholars Academy (MSA) panel discussion on Ferguson, Mo., police brutality and the significance behind the hashtag #blacklivesmatter. In his presentation, he summarized the U.S. Department of Justice’s response

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Professor Dessem Quoted in Kansas City Star Article on Legal Ethics

June 11th, 2015

Professor Larry Dessem was quoted in a recent article in the Kansas City Star regarding the ethical questions surrounding a Clay County judge after his affair with a sheriff’s deputy was revealed. The judge in question served as

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Professor Trachtenberg Speaks to Newsy about Law School Statistics

June 10th, 2015

Professor Ben Trachtenberg recently spoke to Newsy about average salary statistics for recent law school graduates and how they can be misleading. In his interview, he explains the bimodal distribution of salary data for lawyers, noting that while

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Recent Graduate’s Law School Journey Featured in Local Paper

June 9th, 2015

Recent Mizzou Law graduate LaTonya Marshall’s long journey through the pursuit of her undergraduate and law school degrees, which she started in 2010, was featured recently in her local newspaper, the Sedalia Democrat. When Marshall graduated from

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Professor Dessem Recognized in Tennessee Bar Journal Retrospective

June 4th, 2015

The Tennessee Bar Journal recently published a retrospective article about their columnists since the beginning of the magazine. The article described how important columnists are to the practice of law because of their insightful writing and discussion,

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