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Professor Trachtenberg Discusses Potential Outcomes of Indictment for Bomb Plot

December 23rd, 2014

Professor Ben Trachtenberg was recently quoted in an article from the Daily Beast about the indictment of two men “implicated in a plot to bomb the Gateway Arch” as well as a second plot to “assassinate St.

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The Washington Post Quotes Professor Uphoff about Events in Ferguson

December 22nd, 2014

Professor Rodney Uphoff was recently quoted in an article from The Washington Post that provided a comprehensive account of the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., the grand jury decision to not indict Ferguson Police Officer

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The Kansas City Star Quotes Professor Trachtenberg about Civil Suit

December 19th, 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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Missouri Amendment 5 Faces Legal Challenge: Professor Mitchell on KOMU-TV

December 18th, 2014

Professor Mitchell was recently interviewed by KOMU-TV News on whether a non-violent felon should be permitted to possess a firearm. In the case before the Missouri Supreme Court, Marcus Merritt is challenging a statutory restriction that bars

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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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