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Cambridge University Press Publishes New Book by Professor Strong

Professor S.I. Strong’s most recent book, “Transforming Religious Liberties: A New Theory of Religious Rights for National and International Legal Systems,” was recently published by Cambridge University Press. The book considers the interaction between law and religion from a broad international, comparative and jurisprudential perspective and proposes a new theoretical approach to religious liberty. Not only does the text draw…

Professor Reuben Quoted on Use of Campaign Funds

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch recently quoted Professor Richard Reuben in an article regarding Missouri Governor Eric Greitens’ use of campaign funds. The article, “Greitens Campaign Paid to Bring in Candidate for Top Missouri Schools Job, Report Shows,” discusses the criticism surrounding Governor Greitens’ alleged attempts to nominate members of the state school board who will remove the current commissioner and…

Professor Schmitz’s Article Noted for Scholarship in Contract Law

Professor Amy Schmitz’s article, “Remedy Realities in Business-to-Consumer Contracting,” was identified by one of the leading contracts scholars, Professor Robert Hillman, as one of the best works of recent scholarship relating to contract law, in a review recently published in Jotwell: The Journal of Things We Like (Lots). Professor Schmitz’s article was published in the Arizona Law Review in…

Two Members of Law Faculty Recognized with Faculty-Alumni Awards

Two members of the law school faculty, Dean Emeritus Kenneth D. Dean, ’76, and Professor R. Wilson Freyermuth, were recently recognized by the Mizzou Alumni Association with Faculty-Alumni Awards. These awards recognize the achievements of faculty and alumni. Professors are considered for their work as teachers, researchers and administrators. Alumni are considered for both their accomplishments in professional life and…

Professor Lambert Advises State and Federal Policymakers on Regulation

Professor Thom Lambert recently addressed policymakers at both the state and federal levels on principles for sound regulation. On October 26, Professor Lambert spoke to the general counsels and various staff members of Missouri regulatory agencies.  He discussed his recent book, How to Regulate: A Guide for Policymakers and offered advice on streamlining state regulations as part of regulatory reform efforts…

Professor Lietzan Speaks on Panel at Supreme Court IP Review

Professor Erika Lietzan recently served as a panelist at the Supreme Court IP Review held at the Chicago-Kent College of Law. She discussed Sandoz, Inc. v. Amgen. Inc., a case decided by the Supreme Court last June. In October 2014, Amgen, a biopharmaceutical company which manufactures Neupogen, an innovative bone marrow stimulant, sued Sandoz, a biopharmaceutical company which manufactures Zarxio,…

Professor Presents on Online Dispute Resolution and the Future of Consumer Protection

Professor Amy J. Schmitz recently presented with Colin Rule of Tyler Technologies via Zoom at the Association for Conflict Resolution Annual Conference in Dallas, Texas. In their presentation, “Online Dispute Resolution and the Future of Consumer Protection,” Professor Schmitz and Mr. Rule explained how technology can empower consumers and businesses to resolve conflicts in a cost effective manner. Empowered by…

MU Faculty Publish Study that Shows Criminal Offenders with Genetic Mental Disorders are Judged More Negatively

New research by Associate Dean Paul Litton and MU Associate Professor of Philosophy Philip Robbins shows that offenders with genetic mental disorders are judged more negatively than mentally disordered offenders whose criminal behavior is rooted in environmental factors, such as childhood abuse. Additionally, offenders with genetic mental disorders are judged just as negatively as offenders whose mental disorder has no…

Professor Strong Cited By Federal Court

Professor S.I. Strong’s article, “Discovery Under 28 U.S.C. §1782: Distinguishing International Commercial Arbitration and International Investment Arbitration,” in 1 Stanford Journal of Complex Litigation 295 (2013), was recently cited by the federal district court for the Northern District of Illinois in Kleimar, N.V. v. Benxi Iron and Steel America, Inc. The case considered whether an international commercial arbitration administered by the London…

Professor Lambert Presents to Northwestern Law Faculty

Professor Thom Lambert recently served as the featured speaker for the faculty colloquium at Northwestern University’s Pritzker School of Law. The subject of the colloquium was his recently published book, How to Regulate: A Guide for Policymakers. The book, which examines the tradeoffs policymakers must confront in addressing market failures, sets forth a practical approach to regulating so as to…