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School of Law to Co-Host Inaugural Southeastern Regional Tax Challenge

The School of Law will join with the MU School of Accountancy to host the Inaugural Southeastern Regional Tax Challenge at Hulston Hall on February 10 and 11. Fourteen teams of law and accounting students from throughout the Southeastern Conference (SEC) will travel to Columbia to present their solutions to a complicated tax transaction in front of a panel of…

Professor Conklin Presents at Arbitration Seminar

Professor Carli N. Conklin was invited to present her research at a works-in-progress seminar, “Development of Arbitration and Mediation in the 17th and 18th Centuries”, held on January 23, 2017, at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS) at London University. Professor Conklin presented on research methodology in arbitration history and the History of Arbitration Database Project, a joint collaboration…

School of Law Hosts International Works in Progress Conference

The law school recently hosted an international works in progress conference in association with the American Society of International Law (ASIL) and the MU International Center. The event saw 30 participants from 19 different countries come to the law school to discuss their scholarship. Presentations were also made by Lady Justice Joyce Aluoch of the International Criminal Court in the…

Professor Lietzan Discusses Executive Order’s Possible Impact on Food and Drug Administration

Professor Erika Lietzan was quoted at length today in an article published by the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society (RAPS) about the impact of President Trump’s January 30 “two-for-one” executive order on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The executive order provides that whenever an agency promulgates a new regulation, it must identify at least two existing regulations to be…

Professor Halabi Discusses Hospice Care on “This Week in Health Law”

Professor Sam Halabi was featured on episode 82 of “This Week in Health Law.” This 30-minute episode covered hospice care and further explored one of Professor Halabi’s articles, “Selling Hospice.” He discussed not only the origin of his piece, but also how people view hospice care and the trend toward corporate consolidation in the healthcare sector generally, as well as…

Professor Publishes Empirical Study on International Commercial Mediation

In late 2014, Professor S.I. Strong conducted the first large-scale empirical study focusing on international commercial mediation. The research was generated to assist delegates to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) as they considered whether to undertake a new project concerning the enforcement of settlement agreements arising out of international commercial mediation. That project is now well…

Professor Crouch’s Blog, Patently-O, Celebrates 6,000th Post

This week, Professor Dennis Crouch published his 6,000th post on Patently-O, his successful patent law blog. For the past 13 years, Patently-O has covered U.S. patent law issues on a daily basis. The site is read by most U.S. patent law professionals and has been cited in hundreds of law review articles. After being nominated as a top-100 legal blog…

Professor Publishes Intellectual Property Law Textbook

Professor Gary Myers’ intellectual property textbook, Principles of Intellectual Property Law, Third Edition, has been published by West Academic Publishing. According to the publisher: “Intellectual property has helped define our culture, our economy, and our lifestyle. This book provides a comprehensive survey of the entire field of intellectual property, including copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, unfair competition, and the right…