Professor Abrams Discusses Youth Sports Concussion Prevention and Litigation

December 8th, 2015

In a new blog post, Professor Doug Abrams explains that prevention efforts, and not tort litigation, should remain the primary strategy to meet the youth sports concussion crisis because prevention is proactive; lawsuits are essentially only reactive.

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Professor Abrams Critiques High Schools’ Teaching of American History

December 1st, 2015

In his new article published in the Texas Journal on Civil Liberties and Civil Rights, Professor Doug Abrams critiques the way many high schools teach sensitive topics in American history. The article, “Reforming High School American History

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The Dangers of “Sexting:” Professor Abrams Speaks on WFAN Sports Radio

November 20th, 2015

Recent surveys indicate that between 30 and 50 percent of high school students engage in “sexting,” using their smartphones to take nude or semi-nude photographs of themselves, which they then circulate to one or more classmates. The

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Professor Dessem Addresses News Release by Missouri Prosecutor

November 19th, 2015

Professor Larry Dessem was recently quoted by the Associated Press regarding a Missouri prosecutor who scolded members of a Kansas City-area community in a news release after residents showed support for a convicted child molester. Platte County

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Prof. Abrams Publishes Family Law Casebook’s Fourth Edition

October 8th, 2015

West Academic has published the fourth edition of Contemporary Family Law, the popular casebook co-written by Professor Doug Abrams. The casebook is used in more than 50 law schools. The fully updated fourth edition presents the latest doctrine,

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