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Prof. Mitchell Discusses Ex-Offender Reentry with Community Task Force

February 6th, 2014

Prof. S. David Mitchell presented on ex-offender reentry and reintegration to the Mayor’s Task Force on Community Violence in Columbia. The presentation discussed the profiles of ex-offenders returning to the area from Missouri Department of Corrections data

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Law School Renews Status as CIArb Recognised Course Provider

February 3rd, 2014

The School of Law has recently renewed its status as a Recognised Course Provider for the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb). Students who complete a CIArb-approved course at the University of Missouri receive an exemption from certain

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University Closed on Tuesday, February 4

February 3rd, 2014

The University of Missouri is in full closure on Tuesday, February 4, due to inclement weather. All law school offices are closed and classes are cancelled. For up-to-date information, please visit MU Alert.

Prof. Litton Discusses Death Penalty on Radio Talk Show

January 31st, 2014

Prof. Paul Litton was a guest on Central Standard, a daily radio talk show on Kansas City’s NPR affiliate, KCUR. Prof. Litton joined Cathleen Burnett from the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at the University of

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The New York Times Recognizes Prof. Bowman’s Forthcoming Work

January 30th, 2014

Prof. Frank Bowman’s forthcoming Missouri Law Review article was recently quoted in a New York Times article addressing recent Supreme Court rulings banning mandatory life sentences for juveniles convicted of serious crimes, such as murder. The court applied

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