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Cambridge University Press Publishes Professor Lambert’s Book, How to Regulate: A Guide for Policymakers

Cambridge University Press recently published Professor Thom Lambert’s book, How to Regulate: A Guide for Policymakers. The book sets forth a plan for addressing two unfortunate facts: that markets sometimes fail, and so do government efforts to correct market failures. In light of that unhappy situation, Professor Lambert encourages policymakers to think like physicians. In addressing adverse symptoms, they should…

Mizzou Law Student Contributes to Consumer Tips Blog

Second-year Mizzou Law student Bob Bennett recently contributed to MyConsumertips.info, the nonprofit website created and run by Professor Amy Schmitz that is dedicated to helping consumers with common issues. In his post, he provides useful information regarding student purchases and sales of…

Professor Supervises Successful Doctoral Dissertation

Professor S.I. Strong recently supervised Dimaro Agudelo of the Universidad de Medellin in the Republic of Colombia as he completed his doctoral dissertation, “Los cambios estructurales de la ley como fuente de derecho en las tradiciones jurídicas civil law y common law. Referencia especial a los sistemas jurídicos de Colombia y Estados Unidos” (The structural changes of the law as…

Board of Advocates Recognizes Excellence in Polsinelli Moot Court Competition

The Board of Advocates recently named its 2017 Polsinelli Moot Court Finalists and the 2018-2019 Moot Court Team: Cindy Bassett, 1L Heather Booth, 2L Ashlyn Calhoun, 2L Valerie Kimball, 2L Brittain McClurg, 2L                                Taylor Shortal, 2L They also named the 2017 Polsinelli Moot Court Winners: Best Oral Advocate – Brittain McClurg, 2L Best 2L Brief – Cindy Bassett, 1L Best…

Corporate Counsel Article Includes Professor’s Online Dispute Resolution Book

Corporate Counsel posted an article about Professor Amy J. Schmitz’s new book with Colin Rule, The New Handshake: Online Dispute Resolution and the Future of Consumer Protection, in a publication widely read by in-house counsel. This article and various other commentary on the book similarly discuss the book’s proposal for creating a win-win for companies and consumers to quickly and…

Professor Myers Speaks at SEALS Conference, Missouri Bar Seminar

Professor Gary Myers recently spoke on a panel, “Trademark Morality: The Cultural and Expressive Implications of Regulating Immoral and Offensive Trademarks,” at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) annual meeting. He also spoke at a Missouri Bar seminar, “2017 United States Supreme Court Highlights.” Professor Myers was named as a new member of the SEALS Moderators Committee, and continues…

Professor Schmitz to Present at Access to Justice Public Interest and Public Policy Speaker Series

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will present on her book, “The New Handshake: Online Dispute Resolution and the Future of Consumer Protection” (with Colin Rule), as part of the Washington University Access to Justice Public Interest and Public Policy Speakers Series. She will explain how online dispute resolution processes can provide a “win-win” for companies and consumers in…

Professor English Elected Chair-Elect of the ABA Section of Real Property Trust and Estate Law

Professor David English was elected chair-elect of the 23,000-member American Bar Association Section of Real Property Trust and Estate Law, with his appointment to take effect on September 1. Professor English, who will serve as chair-elect for a year, will automatically become chair of the section on September 1, 2018. He will be the first law professor to chair the…

Professor Lietzan Named Best Lawyer in FDA Law and Biotechnology Law

Professor Lietzan has again been named a “Best Lawyer in America” in both FDA Law and Biotechnology Law. This marks the fifth year in a row for FDA Law and the eleventh 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 States, and it…

Professor Abrams: Youth Football is Not Child Abuse

Forensic pathologist Bennet Omalu’s diagnosis of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) has triggered closer study of head injuries in football. Dr. Omalu, the subject of the movie Concussion, now says that no youth under 18 should play the sport. “Letting kids play football,” he says, “Is the definition of child abuse…. Someday there will be a district attorney who will prosecute…