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Professor Niemann to Speak at Reynolds Journalism Institute

Professor Jim Niemann will teach the seminar “Legal Pointers for Entrepreneurs: Ignorance of the Law is no Defense,” at the MU Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) to help students prepare for the 2017-2018 RJI Student Competition. Professor Niemann’s seminar will teach students how to navigate the legal considerations that startups face. The seminar will cover several issues, including co-founder agreements, types…

Professor Lietzan Presents Research Examining Impact of Pharmaceutical Regulation

In December, Professor Erika Lietzan spoke at a pharmaceutical law conference hosted by the CREDIMI, a center for research relating to markets and international investment, at the school of law at the Université de Bourgogne in Dijon, France. She presented her research examining the impact of pharmaceutical regulation on effective patent life and discussed its implications for restoration of patent…

Review of The New Handshake Calls It a “Refreshing Reminder”

Peter Phillips, Director of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Skills Program at New York Law School, recently published a review of Professor Amy J. Schmitz’s book with Colin Rule, The New Handshake: Online Dispute Resolution and the Future of Consumer Protection (2017 ABA), in International Law News, Volume 46, Number 1, 2017. Mr. Phillips describes the book as “a refreshing reminder…

Third-Year Student Named Liaison to the Missouri Lawyers’ Assistance Program

Third-year Mizzou Law student Jessica Chinnadurai was recently chosen to serve as a liaison between the Missouri Lawyers’ Assistance Program (MOLAP) and the law school. Mizzou Law is the first school in Missouri to form a student liaison program with MOLAP, and Chinnadurai is the program’s first law student liaison. The goal of the law student liaison position is to…

Columbia Missourian Progress Awards Recognizes Professor Drake

Professor Angela Drake was among the inaugural winners of the Columbia Missourian Progress Awards. Associate Dean Paul Litton explained that the awards “aim to recognize the people who help make Columbia a great place to live and move us forward every year.” Professor Drake received the Progress in Education award for her work with students in the Mizzou Law Veterans…

Professor Strong Speaks in New York on Large-Scale Arbitration

Professor S.I. Strong spoke in New York at the 34th Annual Joint Colloquium on International Arbitration convened by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and the American Arbitration Association (AAA).  The meeting focused on “International Arbitration:  Advances Made and Challenges Ahead,” and Professor Strong spoke about large-scale…

International Dispute Resolution News Publishes Professor’s Article

Professor Amy J. Schmitz published a short article, “Empowering Consumers Through Online Dispute Resolution,” in International Dispute Resolution News, a joint publication of the American Bar Association’s International Arbitration, Litigation and Mediation Committees. The article introduces concepts from her book with Colin Rule, The New Handshake: Online Dispute Resolution and the Future of Consumer…

Professor Drake to Receive Public Service Award from AALS

Professor Angela Drake was recently selected to receive the Deborah L. Rhode Award from the Association of American Law Schools’ Section on Pro Bono and Public Service Opportunities. In recognition of her determination and dedicated work with veterans, Professor Drake will receive the award at the AALS annual meeting in January in San Diego. The Rhode Award is presented to…

Law School Chosen to Host ASCL 2019 Annual Meeting

In October 2019, the University of Missouri and the Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution will act as hosts of the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Comparative Law (ASCL).  ASCL is the leading organization in the United States promoting the comparative study of law and is a member of the American Council of Learned Societies and International Association of Legal…

Professor Myers Presents at Loyola Constitutional Law Colloquium

Professor Gary Myers recently spoke at the Loyola University Chicago School of Law’s Eighth Annual Constitutional Law Colloquium. The colloquium brings together constitutional law scholars to discuss current projects, doctrinal developments in constitutional law and future goals. Professor Myers presented on “Trademarks & the First Amendment After Matal v. Tam.” In the case, Tam and his band, The Slants, sought…