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‘Empowering People’ community forum cancelled

The following event has been cancelled. Click on the following link for the complete press release from the Columbia Police Department. Mizzou Law, the Middleton Center for Race, Citizenship, and Justice and the Columbia Police Department will host a community forum “Empowering People” at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 22 at Jesse Hall Auditorium on the University Missouri campus. The…

Mizzou Law moves up seven spots in Best Law Schools rankings

Mizzou Law rose seven spots to #60 among the best law schools in the latest rankings published by U.S. News & World Report, 2022 Best Graduate Schools. “Mizzou Law has worked really hard to improve the metrics within the U.S. News rankings that make a difference for students, such as career placement, bar passage, and debt burden upon graduation,” says…

Professor Schmitz presenting at ABA Dispute Resolution annual conference

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will present on the “Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Task Force,” at the American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section Conference, on April 14, 2021 (online). She is co-chair of the ABA’s ODR Task Force and co-chair of the Technology Committee of the ABA’s Section on Dispute Resolution. She has been working for over two years on a…

17th Annual TH5K set for April 17

The 17th annual Tim Heinsz 5K, 10K & Jim Devine Dog Walk & Bob Bailey Bike Ride is set for Saturday, April 17 at Twin Lakes Recreation Area in Columbia. This event celebrates the extraordinary impact these three men have had on students at Mizzou Law and across campus. It will be held rain or shine. The event includes a…

Professor Mitchell honored with Diversity and Inclusion Award

Professor S. David Mitchell is among the winners of the Missouri Lawyers Media 2021 Diversity and Inclusion awards. Mitchell is the Ruth L. Hulston Professor of Law and recently became one of the two inaugural co-directors of the Michael A. Middleton Center for Race, Citizenship & Justice at Mizzou. Mitchell has been with the law school since 2006 and had…

Veterans Clinic announces new Military Lawyer Transition Program

With generous donations from Susan Combs of Combs and Co. and Diana Pendleton, through her friend Dorothy Connell Berry, the Mizzou Law Veterans Clinic recently announced the creation of the Military Lawyer Transition Program (MLTP). This new program is designed for Mizzou Law students who will be entering a Judge Advocate General Corps (JAG) program in one of America’s armed…

Professor Schmitz provides keynote on arbitration and access to justice

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will provide the keynote presentation for the book launch for “Access to Justice in Arbitration: Concept, Context and Practice,” on March 18,  2021 (via Zoom). Professor Schmitz also wrote a preface for the book. In this talk, she will discuss how arbitration can be a tool for expanding access to justice – if designed properly. Professor…

Undergraduate Courses in Law

Offerings for Summer 2021 LAW 3800 — Logical Reasoning and Legal Analysis This course provides students with the basic concepts necessary to improve their scores on the Law School Admission Test (LSAT), thereby improving their proficiency in key skills such as reading comprehension, analytical reasoning, and logical reasoning. LAW 4940 — Internships in Law This course is designed to help…

Professor Filbert to speak at Veterans Law Webinar/CLE on March 10

Professor Brent Filbert will be speaking on Wed., March 10 at the Veterans Law Webinar. The program qualifies attendees to 3.0 MCLE, 3.0 Kansas Credit. Sponsored by MoBarCLE and The Veterans Clinic at Mizzou Law, the program is designed to meet the accreditation requirements of the Department of Veterans Affairs. The following topics will be covered: Representation of veterans and qualifying family…

Three Mizzou Law students honored among the Mizzou 18

On March 2 the University of Missouri Alumni Association announced the student recipients of its Mizzou 18 award. These awards honor Mizzou graduate students in the last year of their degree eligibility and represent students from a variety of disciplines across campus. They are chosen for their world-class research, collaboration with faculty and staff, and their demonstrated leadership with undergraduate…