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PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools Showing at Mizzou Law

Mizzou Law’s Director of Academic Success, Chalana M. Scales-Ferguson, shared her thoughts on the February 15 documentary screening and panel presentation of PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools. Mizzou Law, in collaboration with the Columbia (MO) Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the Black Law Students Association, and the Black Studies Department, hosted a screening of…

Professor Henson presenting at Kansas City CLE

Professor Chuck Henson is among a group of eight presenters for a day-long CLE program hosted by the Jackson County Bar Association on February 26. “Justice and the Law” is a Black History Month Program that features themes from the movie “Just Mercy.” Those attending for the full day can earn 7.0 CLE credits. Professor Henson will discuss implicit bias…

Student works selected for publication in the Spring and Summer issues of the Missouri Law Review

The 2019-2020 Editorial Board is proud to announce that the following student works were selected for publication in the Spring and Summer issues of the Missouri Law Review. Please join us in congratulating these wonderful authors!   Spring (Vol. 85, Issue 2) Jackson Gilkey, Multi-Party Joinder and Venue: How Missouri Is Acting Against Historic Procedural Law Principles in an Effort to…

Professor Gotberg explains Chapter 11 filing consequences for Pinnacle Healthcare Systems

Professor Brook E. Gotberg explained the next steps for Pinnacle Health Care Systems in a recent story on KMIZ-TV, MU Health Care plans to open Boonville clinic, Pinnacle also plans to reopen Boonville hospital. Pinnacle had closed its hospital in Boonville on January 15. It filed for Chapter 11 protection on February 12 in a Kansas federal bankruptcy…

Professor Schmitz presents at Stanford Law School

Professor Amy J. Schmitz recently presented on technology in dispute system design at Stanford Law School. For her part, Professor Schmitz built on her recent article, Online Dispute Resolution for Smart Contracts, 2019 J. OF DISPUTE RESOLUTION 203 – 125 (2019), and discussed how online dispute resolution (ODR) may effectively provide a form of governance within the blockchain structure. The…

Student Perspective: Pancakes for Roger

On Friday, February 7, Mizzou Law Veterans Clinic hosted Pancakes for Roger in Hulston Hall. 3L Juvan Bonni shared a student perspective thoughts with us: The 2nd annual Pancakes for Roger event on Friday, February 7 was overall very successful. Students, professors, veterans, and other friends of the Veterans Clinic enjoyed a delicious pancake breakfast, complete with coffee and juice…

The Journal of Dispute Resolution announces student comments for Spring 2020 issue

The Journal of Dispute Resolution is proud to announce that the following student comments have been selected for publication in the Spring 2020 issue:   “A Break in the Cycle: Applying ADR Principles to Inner-Prison Conflicts” by Eli Dodge “The Negotiation of Patent Prosecution: Reason to Avoid the Anchor” by Kevin Johnston “The Grass is Always Greener: Applying ADR to…

Featured Alumnus: David Radunsky

David Radunsky began his legal studies at Mizzou in the fall of 1968. He loved law school and studying law, which developed into a desire to teach. In a discussion about his potential teaching career, Dean Willard Eckhart explained that the “modern” career track was to practice for a couple of years before seeking a teaching position. A discussion with Professor Hal…

Professor Lambert Presents at Penn Law

On February 8, Professor Thom Lambert presented his paper “Mere Common Ownership and the Antitrust Laws” at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. The presentation was part of a symposium organized by Professor Herbert Hovenkamp and hosted by the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law. Professor Lambert’s paper follows up on his co-authored article with University of Missouri economist…

Professor Schmitz writes chapter in Professor Lande’s new book

Professor Amy J. Schmitz wrote a chapter for Prof. John Lande’s new book, Theories of Change for the Dispute Resolution Movement: Actionable Ideas to Revitalize Our Movement (John Lande, ed., 2020. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3533324). For her part, Prof. Schmitz’s chapter, Resolving a New Kind of Trade War Through ODR, describes the development of “smart contracts” and the challenges in…