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Tenth Annual University of Missouri Patent Law Moot Court Competition

On Tuesday, November 17, Mizzou Law held the Tenth Annual University of Missouri Patent Law Moot Court Competition, this year in an online format. Fifteen students wrote briefs and presented oral arguments in a mock-version of a pending infringement lawsuit involving patented printing and computer storage technology. (One of the patented products was on Martha Stewart. Overall winner of the…

Professor Bowman provided election commentary to international news outlets

Professor Frank O. Bowman has appeared on several international television networks to provide commentary on the 2020 election in the U.S. He appeared on Good Morning Europe with EuroNews TV before the election, France 24 (English) the day after the election. And then on November 6 with AlAraby (an Arabic language network out of London). Most recently he appeared on…

Professor Lambert interviewed by the Global Antitrust Institute

Professor Thom Lambert was recently interviewed about his paper, Rent-Seeking and Public Choice in Digital Markets. The paper will soon be published as a chapter in the Global Antitrust Institute’s forthcoming Report on the Digital Economy. The interview is on YouTube. Professor Lambert explains public choice theory and the concept of rent-seeking and then describes a number of recent instances of…

Featured LLM Student: April Sawhill

Fifteen years after graduating with a JD from the University of Tennessee College of Law and living abroad in South Korea and Singapore, April Sawhill returned to school as an LLM student at Mizzou Law. “While living in Southeast Asia, I observed a global trend toward greater participation in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and realized it would impact my return…

Professor Schmitz: A Conversation About Access to Justice and the Efficacy of ODR Processes

Professor Amy J. Schmitz recently talked about access to justice issues and ODR on the podcast: A Conversation About Access To Justice And The Efficacy Of ODR Processes. The conversation was centered on her recent article “Measuring ‘Access to Justice’ in the Rush to Digitize,” 88 Fordham L. Rev 2381 (2020). The podcast is part of a series produced by…

Cyberweek 2020 will Feature Professor Schmitz and Two LLM Students

Professor Amy J Schmitz and two Mizzou Law online LLM students will be among the presenters at Cyberweek 2020, Nov. 2-6. Chimdimma Onyedebelu and April Sawhill will be on the student panel presenting their scholarship in ODR (online dispute resolution). Professor Schmitz  will participate in two “Arbitration Conversations” with Delos Dispute Resolution, Hafez Virjee, and Chittu Nagarajan on ODR in India.…

Undergraduate Courses in Law

New Offering for Spring 2021: Climate Change and the Law The School of Law and the School of Natural Resources have teamed up to offer “Climate Change and the Law,” a new undergraduate course that will debut in the spring 2021 semester. This new course will examine domestic U.S. and international law related to climate change. In addition to lecture…

Professor Schmitz to Discuss ODR/A2J at Public Administration Conference

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will join Professor Leah Wing from University of Massachusetts in presenting, “Online Dispute Resolution: Innovations in Access to Justice,” at the 2020 Northeast Conference on Public Administration: At the Heart of Public Service in America, Nov. 6-7, 2020. The event is in Boston, MA, but presentations are online. The discussion will focus on the use of…

Six Mizzou Law Alumni Selected for Missouri Bar’s Leadership Academy

Six of the 12 outstanding young lawyers selected for The Missouri Bar Leadership Academy’s Class of 2020-2021 are graduates of Mizzou Law. Angela B. Kennedy, ’16, Armstrong Teasdale LLP, St. Louis Courtney Stout, ’17, Williams Dirks Dameron LLC, Kansas City Derek Spencer, ’16, St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office, St. Louis Jacob Haskins, ’19, Lowther Johnson, Springfield Khristopher Johnson-DeLoatch, ’19, Armstrong…

Professor Reuben Comments on Missouri Amendment 3

In a recent story on KRCG-TV, “Understanding the ballot: What to know about Missouri Amendment 3,” Professor Richard Reuben commented on the impact of passing Amendment…