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Professor Trachtenberg Presents at 2018 Annual Government Practice Institute

Professor Ben Trachtenberg recently presented at the 2018 Annual Government Practice Institute in Jefferson City, Mo. The institute is organized by The Missouri Bar and provides continuing legal education, mostly to attorneys working in Missouri state government. Professor Trachtenberg’s talk, “Lessons from the 2015 Protests at the University of Missouri,” concerned Missouri’s Campus Free Expression Act (RSMo 173.1550) and the…

Professor Abrams Urges High School Athletes to Unite Against Racism

Since 2011, Professor Doug Abrams has written more than 200 columns on www.askcoachwolff.com, one of the nation’s leading youth sports websites. In Professor Abrams’ latest column, “Teams United: When School Players Counter Fans’ Slurs,” he notes reports of a nationwide increase in fan racism and bigotry from the bleachers at high school sporting events. He urges teams, supported by their…

Professor Barondes Speaks at Missouri Supreme Court Review Hosted by K.C. Chapter of the Federalist Society

Professor Royce Barondes was a speaker at a Missouri Supreme Court Review hosted by the Kansas City Lawyers Chapter of the Federalist Society. In his presentation, he addressed the civil right to bear arms and the Missouri Supreme Court’s April 2018 opinion in Alpert v. State of Missouri. The case involves the constitutionality of a 2008 Missouri statutory change that…

Professor Crouch Named Among 20 Most Cited IP Scholars in U.S.

Professor Dennis Crouch was recently listed as one of the “20 Most-Cited Intellectual Property & Cyberlaw Scholars in the U.S.” for the period 2013-2017 on “Brian Leiter’s Law School Reports.” Professor Crouch is shown at number 17, with 425 citations during that period, and is the youngest person named to the…

“Dangerous Tweets:” Dean Lidsky Speaks at Missouri State University

Dean Lyrissa Lidsky recently gave a talk at Missouri State University as a featured speaker at the university’s fifth annual Bartee Dinner. Dean Lidsky’s talk was titled “Dangerous Tweets?: Social Media, Censorship, and the First Amendment.” Her scholarship focuses on the intersection of Torts and the First Amendment, with a particular emphasis on defamation and other free speech issues in…

Crouch to Deliver Keynote at Intellectual Property Law Institute

On September 28, Professor Dennis Crouch will deliver the keynote address at the 34th Annual Fall Institute on Intellectual Property Law sponsored by the University of Houston Law Center and the Houston Intellectual Property Law Association. The topic is “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up . . . Our Patent System, with apologies to Marie…

Inside Higher Ed Quotes Professor Trachtenberg

  Professor Ben Trachtenberg was recently quoted in an article in Inside Higher Ed about the protests on the University of Missouri campus in the fall of 2015. In the article, “Administrators, Students and Activists Take Stock Three Years After 2015 Missouri Protests,” Professor Trachtenberg says that the events on the MU campus affected conversations at universities nationwide and made…

Professor Schmitz to Serve as Chair of Campus Mediation Service Committee

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has been selected to serve as chair on the MU Campus Mediation Service Committee, starting September 1, 2018. The Campus Mediation Service Committee acts as an independent oversight body for the Campus Mediation Service (CMS), including setting policy for the service, as well as overseeing the director and CMS operations. Professor Paul Ladehoff serves as the…