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Professor Trachtenberg to Publish Article on Grand Juries

September 22nd, 2015

Associate Professor of Law Ben Trachtenberg recently posted his essay “No, You ‘Stand Up’: Why Prosecutors Should Stop Hiding Behind Grand Juries” to the Social Science Research Network. The essay will also be published in a forthcoming

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Execution Pace in Missouri: Dean Litton Interviewed by the BBC

September 21st, 2015

A recent BBC magazine article chronicled the difficulties faced by a small handful of capital defense attorneys caused by Missouri’s rapid pace of executions over the past 18 months. Associate Dean Paul Litton, with colleagues from an

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Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft Speaks at Mizzou Law

September 18th, 2015

Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft recently spoke on the topic of “Liberty and Democracy” to a standing-room-only crowd in the Courtroom of Hulston Hall. Ashcroft’s resume is the type that leaves one stumbling for the correct

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Mizzou Law Graduates Surpass Missouri Bar Exam Average Pass Rate

September 18th, 2015

Mizzou Law graduates who took the July 2015 Missouri Bar Exam passed at a higher rate than the state average. First-time Mizzou Law takers passed at a rate of 89.5 percent, while the state average for first-time

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Tax and Transactional Law Society Hosts Casino Night

September 15th, 2015

The School of Law’s Tax and Transactional Law Society (TTLS) invites alumni and friends to participate in its first ever Casino Night, with plans to make it an annual event. TTLS hopes to bring together current students,

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