Tag:Black Law Students Association (BLSA)

From Dred Scott to The Missouri Human Rights Act: Lecture to be Held April 5

March 23rd, 2018

The Dred Scott case is one of the most famous U.S. Supreme Court cases.  Little attention is paid, however, to Dred Scott’s trials in the St. Louis Circuit Court and…

Black Law Students Association Teams Advance to Nationals

February 7th, 2018

Congratulations to the Mizzou Law BLSA mock trial teams that competed in the Midwest Regional Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition. Both teams made it to the semifinals, which were tried…

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…

Supreme Court Judge Speaks at Lloyd L. Gaines Scholarship Banquet

February 13th, 2015

Missouri Supreme Court Judge George Draper III recently spoke at the Lloyd L. Gaines Scholarship Banquet, an event organized by the law school’s Black Law Students Association. Judge Draper spoke…

Mizzou Law Mock Trial Prevails at Regional Competition

February 11th, 2014

Mizzou Law’s Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Team prevailed for the second year at the Midwest Regional Black Law Students Association Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial competition in Minneapolis. Under the leadership…