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Professor Beck to Serve as President of Mid-Missouri Legal Services Board

January 13th, 2015

Professor Mary Beck recently accepted the position of president of the board of directors of Mid-Missouri Legal Services, an organization that operates in Columbia, Jefferson City, Moberly, Fulton, and Eldon, among other locations. Its mission is to

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Professor Strong Speaks on International Commercial Arbitration in Washington, D.C.

January 12th, 2015

Professor S.I. Strong recently traveled to Washington, D.C., to help kick off International Arbitration Month at Georgetown University Law Center. Professor Strong’s presentation to the Georgetown International Arbitration Society focused on cross-cultural elements in international commercial arbitration.  

Mizzou Law Student’s Article Accepted by Emory International Law Review

January 9th, 2015

Third-year Mizzou Law student Liz LaFoe recently received an acceptance from the Emory International Law Review for her article “Save the Children: The Eighth Circuit Correctly Applies the Grave Risk Defense in Acosta v. Acosta.” The law

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Housing Discrimination Article by Professor Oliveri Cited in Amicus Brief

January 8th, 2015

Professor Rigel Oliveri’s article, “Between a Rock and A Hard Place: Landlords, Latinos, Anti-Illegal Immigrant Laws, and Housing Discimination” (published in the Vanderbilt Law Review), was recently cited in an amicus brief filed by the State Attorneys

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Professor Conducts Empirical Research, Report Cited by United Nations

January 7th, 2015

Professor S.I. Strong recently conducted a large-scale empirical study on the use and perception of international commercial mediation and conciliation that appears to be the first of its kind. The information was gathered to assist the United Nations Commission on International

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