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Seventh edition printed of Professor Abrams’ casebook

Professor Douglas E. Abrams and his co-authors have published the 7th edition of their Children and the Law casebook (West 2020). The fully updated edition continues to cover children’s constitutional rights, representing children, abuse and neglect, foster care, crimes against children, adoption, medical decision making, financial responsibility and control, protective legislation, and…

Veterans Clinic remembers heroes this Memorial Day

Memorial Day weekend is a special time in which we honor the men and women who died serving our nation. The grave site pictured is of Joe Green, father of the Mizzou Law Veterans Clinic Founder and Director Angela Drake. He lost his life while bravely serving our nation during the Vietnam War and we will forever be grateful for…

Professor Schmitz talks to Uniform Law Commission about ODR

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will provide key information and background regarding Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) in a hearing for the Uniform Law Commissioners on May 27, 2020 (via Zoom). Her presentation will assist the Committee to Monitor Developments in Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution, and hopes to shed light on what ODR means, as well as her work with the…

Chalana Scales-Ferguson receives Carey Mae Carroll Award from MU Women’s Law Association

Chalana Scales-Ferguson, Director of Academic Success, has been selected by the MU Women’s Law Association as this year’s recipient of the Carey Mae Carroll Award. Each year, this honor is awarded to a faculty or staff member who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in the advancement of women. The MU WLA has selected Professor Ferguson for her commitment to students and…

Featured Alumnus: Alvin Rohrs

Alvin Rohrs is a Class of ’82 graduate of the University of Missouri School of Law and a leading expert on entrepreneurship, social impact, free enterprise and acceleration leadership. He spearheaded the national and global growth of the Springfield-based educational nonprofit, Enactus, where more than 800,000 student leaders at more than 1700 universities in 36 countries made a sustainable entrepreneurial…

Professor Schmitz publishes new article in the Fordham Law Review

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has published a new article, “Measuring ‘Access to Justice’ in the Rush to Digitize,” in the Fordham Law Review, which can be accessed on SSRN at  http://ssrn.com/abstract=3604717. Access to Justice (“A2J”) is the hot topic of the day, energizing Twitter and judges alike. Meanwhile, professors and policymakers join in song, singing the praises of online dispute…

Professor Schmitz to present at ABA Dispute Resolution Virtual Spring Conference

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has been involved in moving the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Spring Conference online, and will play a significant role in the conference. She will discuss “’Decoding’ Ethical Design and Practice in Resolving Smart Contract & Blockchain-Related Disputes,” on May 18. In this session, she will explain how to more effectively evaluate the reliability and enforceability…

Mizzou Law Class of 2020 Virtual Celebration May 15-16

Class of 2020 Virtual Celebration May 15-16 Show your support for our graduates during our 24-hour social media blitz of congratulations, messages, video greetings and well-wishes. Commencement has been postponed, but nothing will stop us from celebrating our very special Class of 2020! The celebration kicks off at 2 p.m. Friday, May 15, on @Mizzou social media accounts and commencement.missouri.edu. Mizzou…

Veterans Clinic’s Brent Filbert to be on Chicago radio show

The Veterans Clinic’s Brent Filbert will be a guest on Cliff Kelley’s radio show, Game Changer, on May 16 at 5 pm, central time. The show is sponsored by the America’s Heroes Group and airs on WVON in Chicago. Filbert will discuss the Mizzou Law Veterans Clinic in general and talk about rural outreach to veterans through Tigers for…