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A Calm Space Amidst the Storm

A soft hum fades into the background as a slightly sweet, calming scent fills the air. One student distracts herself with a puzzle, another enjoys the rocking and squeezing of an oversized massage chair, while a third sinks deep into a plush couch, headphones exuding relaxing music. Despite final exams rushing on in earnest just outside the door, this scene…

MU researchers say it’s time to clean up the Clean Water Act

By Kenny Gerling, MU News Bureau In 1969, the Cuyahoga River near Cleveland was so polluted that it caught fire, helping to launch the modern environmental movement and prompting Congress to pass the Clean Water Act three years later. It was one of the first laws to safeguard waterways and set national water quality standards. While the Clean Water Act…

Mizzou Law professor weighs in on implications of challenge to Roe v. Wade

Rigel Oliveri, the Isabelle Wade and Paul C. Lyda Professor of Law at Mizzou Law, spoke with KOMU 8 News in Columbia about the ongoing Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health Organization case currently before the US Supreme Court. To read the full question and answer session with Prof. Oliveri, visit: https://www.komu.com/news/mu-law-professor-weighs-in-on-implications-of-challenge-to-roe-v-wade/article_fa7b0482-52e0-11ec-a2a0-079576e7a7ba.html?utm_source=SocialNewsDesk&utm_medium=facebook&utm_campaign=SND_facebook…

$1 million gift will support scholarship at MU School of Law and fellowship at Missouri School of Journalism

Nov. 29, 2021 Contact: Kenny Gerling, 573-882-6217, gerlingk@missouri.edu The University of Missouri today announced a $1 million gift from Stueve Siegel Hanson. The Kansas City-based firm will establish the Stueve Siegel Hanson Law Scholarship to support Black students at the MU School of Law, and the Stueve Siegel Hanson Fund for Press Freedom to support Alfred Friendly Press Partners at the…

Mizzou Law Veterans Clinic Student Worker Gets Mizzou Employee Shout-Out

Ethan Attebery, 1L and student assistant in the Mizzou Law Veterans Clinic, received a student employee shout-out from the Mizzou Career Center. Nominated by Eugene O’Loughlin: “Ethan is a first year law school student that has modified Clinic class PowerPoints and CLEs to all be uniform, developed a system to capture all contacts to ensure accurate reporting to donors, runs…

Mizzou Law student highlighted by American Constitution Society

Hirsh M. Joshi, a 2L at Mizzou Law, was highlighted today by the American Constitution Society (ACS). In the online spotlight, Joshi spoke of his time at Mizzou Law and his passion for protecting the American democratic process: “During my 1L year, my Torts and Criminal Law professor said something that continues to inspire me; while reflecting on a case,…

Thank You to Mizzou Law Veterans!

Veterans Day is a special day in our country as we honor our veterans who have sacrificed so much of themselves for us and this nation. It is a good time to remember that our freedom isn’t guaranteed. It is and has been protected by the men and women in our Armed Services since before this nation came into being.…

Undergraduate Courses in Law

Offerings for Spring 2022 LAW 2010 — Law of the Internet Society has moved online – so have our legal disputes. Most of us have tapped “I agree” without reading the fine print; streamed copyrighted works without paying a license fee; and crept someone via google and social media. Most of us have also been digitally hacked, phished, and spied…

Prof. Frank Bowman Speak at England Conference on Impeachment

Frank Bowman, F.L. Gibson Endowed Professor of Law and Curator’s Distinguished Professor at the MU School of Law, is appearing virtually at the International Conference: Questions of Accountability in England to discuss impeachment. He will take part in the keynote panel discussion from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 4. To learn more, visit: https://www.worcester.ac.uk/about/academic-schools/school-of-humanities/humanities-research/international-conference/…

Prof. Christina Wells Quoted in Springfield First Amendment Story

Christina Wells, the Enoch H. Crowder Professor of Law at Mizzou Law, was quoted last week by KY3 television news in Springfield, Missouri regarding the government’s ability to regulate profane and offensive political signs, especially with children present. “Use it as an opportunity to engage with our children. And it can be a talking point, to explain your values and…