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Journal of Dispute Resolution Symposium Issue Reviewed in National Journal for Judges

March 4th, 2016

The 2015 symposium issue of the School of Law’s Journal of Dispute Resolution was recently reviewed in Judicature: The Scholarly Journal for Judges. The journal issue contained papers from the law school’s Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution’s 2014

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Mizzou Law Team Places at Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition

March 3rd, 2016

The Mizzou Law Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Team placed fourth in the regional competition held in Chicago recently. The team of 3Ls Joel Ritchie and Travis Braun and 2Ls Chris Chandler and Kristen Elmore advanced out of

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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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