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Prof. Abrams Publishes “An Open Letter to Boys About Sexual Abuse”

October 31st, 2013

Prof. Doug Abrams’ latest sports blog column, “An Open Letter to Boys About Sexual Abuse,” discusses teenage boys’ legal obligations in light of nationally reported stories of sexual abuse by high school athletes in Steubenville, Ohio, last

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Center Co-Sponsors Event for Mediation Week

October 30th, 2013

The School of Law’s Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution recently co-sponsored an American Bar Association Mediation Week event, together with the Association of Missouri Mediators (AMM) and the Law Office of Sarah J. Read. This

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Prof. Richard Reuben Speaks on Potential “Fresh Start” for Maryville, Mo., Case

October 29th, 2013

The Associated Press (AP) recently interviewed Prof. Richard Reuben about the action taken Thursday, Oct. 17, by Nodaway County, Mo., prosecutor Robert Rice. Rice’s March 2012 decision to drop charges against two teenage boys accused of sexually

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Prof. Hawley and the Becket Fund Ask Supreme Court to Review Hobby Lobby case

October 28th, 2013

Prof. Joshua Hawley and the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty have asked the Supreme Court of the United States to decide whether Hobby Lobby and other for-profit businesses may exercise the right to religious freedom by declining

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Missouri Bar Public Service Announcement Includes Prof. Abrams and Mizzou Law Alumni

October 24th, 2013

The Missouri Bar produced a 10-minute public service announcement, “The Missouri Plan: A Model for the Nation.” Initially approved by the voters in 1940, the Missouri Plan provides for merit selection of judges to the Supreme Court,

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