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Library Q&A: How do I access online journals?

Q: Patrons frequently ask us how to access online journals, such as Consumer Reports. A: While there is no one single method that works every time to find online access to a journal, one of the first questions we need to answer is a simple one: who is the patron? A University of Missouri student, faculty, or staff member will have…

Professor Lietzan Named a “Best Lawyer in America”

Professor Erika Lietzan has again been named a “Best Lawyer in America”  in both FDA Law and Biotechnology & Life Sciences. This marks the sixth year in a row for FDA Law and the twelfth year in a row for Biotechnology Law. The Best Lawyers honor is meant to identify the top 5 percent of practicing attorneys in the United…

Featured Alumnae: Paulette Mueller

Paulette Mueller graduated from MU Law in 1980 and has practiced family, probate and guardianship law in Texas since 1981. Mueller was born in Jackson, Mo. in 1953 to MU Law Class of 1950 graduates Paul and Marybelle Mueller. She has had a fruitful career as an attorney and now practices at Underwood Perkins, PC in Dallas, Texas, serving as…

Professor Schmitz Continues Service to National and International ODR Groups

Professor Amy J. Schmitz was renamed as a fellow of the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution for 2019-2020. Fellows are chosen from among an international group of educators and innovators who have contributed to the growing field of online dispute resolution (ODR). Schmitz was first named as a fellow in 2018. She will be a panelist at the…

Bailey Presents at SEALS Conference

Assistant Dean Emeritus Bob Bailey recently attended the annual conference for SEALS, the Southeastern Association of Law Schools. For the Teaching to Enhance panel he talked about his Life Skills Seminar…

Professor Peters Added as an Adviser on ALI’s New Project

Professor Emeritus Philip G. Peters, Jr. has been added as an adviser on The American Law Institute’s (ALI) new project “Restatement of the Law Third, Torts: Concluding Provisions.” Advisers are recommended to ALI’s Council by the reporter(s), director, and deputy director. This diverse group of subject matter experts makes a commitment to review the drafts and provide input to reporters.…

Professor Strong Travels to Singapore for Treaty Signing Ceremony

Professor S.I. Strong recently traveled to Singapore to attend the signing ceremony of the new United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Arising From Mediation, more commonly known as the Singapore Convention on Mediation. The convention was triggered by proposals made in Professor Strong’s early article, “Beyond International Commercial Arbitration? The Promise of International Commercial Mediation,” 45 Washington University Journal…

Law Staff Honored for Excellence

Alisha Rychnovsky was recently named the recipient of the 2019 Patty H. Epps Award, which is presented to a staff member who honors the memory of Patty H. Epps with exceptional public service, cheerfulness and indomitable spirit and dedication to the School of Law. Rychnovsky is the Manager of Business Administration. Darrell Jaeger was recently named the recipient of the…

New partnership will improve mental health services for veterans and their families

The Mizzou Veterans Wellness Center, a collaboration between the MU School of Law Veterans Clinic and Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital, will be located in the heart of campus   COLUMBIA, Mo. – Kevin Owens knows the pain of being a student veteran struggling with mental health issues. After Owens completed six years with the U.S. Air Force, he…

1Ls Give Back

The incoming class of 1L students has spent the past few days getting acclimated with one another and with life in Hulston Hall. On Thursday morning, the new students and some faculty and staff headed over to the Food Bank to volunteer together. 1L Haley Benson shared her experience with us: “I genuinely enjoyed volunteering at The Food Bank! I…