News & Events

Missouri Juvenile Justice Association Renames Prof. Abrams to Board

May 22nd, 2014

Prof. Doug Abrams has been renamed to a third three-year term on the board of directors of the Missouri Juvenile Justice Association (MJJA). He also serves on the board’s executive committee. Through educational outreach, legislative advocacy, professional

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Mizzou Law Staff Member Honored with Campus Award

May 21st, 2014

A member of the Mizzou Law staff, Cheryl Poelling, was recently honored with the Mick Deaver Memorial Award during Staff Recognition Week at MU. The Mick Deaver Memorial Award was established in 1980 by the MU Staff

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What Makes a Great Lawyer: Hooding Ceremony Presentation by Judge Gerald Bard Tjoflat Now Available Online

May 21st, 2014

On May 18, the School of Law welcomed Judge Gerald Bard Tjoflat of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals as the guest speaker at the school’s annual hooding ceremony. Judge Tjoflat is the longest-serving active federal court

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From the Courtroom to Cocoa Beans: Presentation Now Available Online

May 20th, 2014

During the spring semester, the law school was pleased to host a presentation by Shawn Askinosie, ’89, who had a successful career as a criminal defense attorney for nearly 20 years before founding Askinosie Chocolate in Springfield,

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Individual and Community Responsibility for Successful Ex-Offender Reentry: Prof. Mitchell Delivers Opening Address

May 15th, 2014

Prof. S. David Mitchell recently delivered the opening address at the Central Missouri Reentry Summit in Columbia. The conference was sponsored by the Boone County Offender Transition Network, the Pettis County (Mo.) Community Partnership and Right Turn

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