Tag:St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Stand Your Ground Law Subject of Quote by Professor Peters

December 14th, 2015

Professor Philip Peters Jr. was recently quoted in a St. Louis Post-Dispatch article on the Missouri Stand Your Ground Law as it related to a recent act of gun violence in St. Louis. Three boys were breaking

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Disparate Impact Claims an Important Legal Option: Professor Oliveri

February 18th, 2015

Professor Rigel Oliveri recently had an opinion piece published in The St. Louis Post-Dispatch about the Supreme Court’s review of “disparate impact claims,” or actions that are superficially non-discriminatory but do “disproportionately (harm) members of one racial

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Situation in Ferguson Subject of Op-Ed by Prof. Henson

September 19th, 2014

Professor Chuck Henson recently had an opinion piece published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. In the piece, he draws parallels between the events in Ferguson, Mo., and those in Newark and Detroit in 1967. “President Johnson responded

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Mizzou Law Professors Interviewed About the Shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson

August 25th, 2014

Several Mizzou Law professors were interviewed by various media outlets about the August 9 shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. Prof. Frank Bowman was interviewed on KBIA’s Intersection about the legal developments ahead in the Ferguson

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Prof. Abrams Named Vice-Chair of Division of Youth Services Advisory Board

June 3rd, 2014

Prof. Doug Abrams has been named vice-chair of the bipartisan 15-member advisory board of the Missouri Division of Youth Services (DYS), which is part of the state Department of Social Services.  He has served on the board since

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