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Mizzou Law Student Comment Selected for Federal Sentencing Guidelines

March 2nd, 2016

The United States Sentencing Commission (USSC) has chosen a comment written by 2L Hannah Thomas as a representative comment for amending its Federal Sentencing Guidelines. Thomas argued that burglary should be removed as a crime of violence

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Bloomberg BNA Quotes Professor Abrams on Sports Concussion Litigation

February 24th, 2016

A Bloomberg BNA article quotes Professor Doug Abrams about whether alleged concussions victims’ well-publicized lawsuits against the National Football League, the National Hockey League and National Collegiate Athletic Association will encourage similar suits against youth leagues and

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The Washington Post Quotes Professor Bowman as Part of Popular Fact Checker Series

February 23rd, 2016

The Washington Post recently quoted Professor Frank Bowman as part of its popular “Fact Checker” Series. The Post checked the facts of Senator Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), who castigated a bipartisan sentencing reform measure making its way through

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Arbitration Resource Website Reflects Partnership Between Law School, National Academy

February 22nd, 2016

The School of Law’s nationally-recognized Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution has partnered with the National Academy of Arbitrators (NAA) to launch a new website to serve in part as a resource for journalists writing about

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Professor Abrams Urges Youth Leagues to Respect Players’ Cultural, Ethnic and Religious Identities

February 19th, 2016

When the Flagstaff (Ariz.) High School Eagles girls’ basketball team faced Greenway High School earlier this month, the Eagles players wore their hair in traditional Navajo buns during pregame warmup. Flagstaff is near the Navajo reservation, a

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