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Undergraduate Courses in Law

Summer 2020, Fall 2020, and Spring 2021 The University of Missouri School of Law is thrilled to announce new undergraduate courses in law. We will begin teaching during Summer 2020, with additional courses available during the 2020-2021 academic year. Here are the offerings: Summer 2020 LAW 3800 — Logical Reasoning and Legal Analysis Instructor: Dean Lyrissa Lidsky This course provides…

PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools Showing at Mizzou Law

Mizzou Law’s Director of Academic Success, Chalana M. Scales-Ferguson, shared her thoughts on the February 15 documentary screening and panel presentation of PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools. Mizzou Law, in collaboration with the Columbia (MO) Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the Black Law Students Association, and the Black Studies Department, hosted a screening of…

Featured Alumnus: David Radunsky

David Radunsky began his legal studies at Mizzou in the fall of 1968. He loved law school and studying law, which developed into a desire to teach. In a discussion about his potential teaching career, Dean Willard Eckhart explained that the “modern” career track was to practice for a couple of years before seeking a teaching position. A discussion with Professor Hal…

Litigation Interest and Risk Assessment: Help Your Clients Make Good Litigation Decisions

by Michaela Keet, Heather Heavin, and John Lande This book is written to help everyone involved in litigation to make better decisions.  Even the most experienced litigators will gain valuable guidance from this book with its many practical illustrations and checklists for effective and ethical practice.  This book also is very relevant for corporate and government counsel and executives, settlement…

Mizzou Law Day 2020

  Please join us for Mizzou Law Day! Friday, February 28 All events are at the State Historical Society of Missouri 605 Elm Street, Columbia, MO 65201 All Law Day events are complimentary for Mizzou Law alumni and their guests. Law Day Events Distinguished Alumni Luncheon from 11:30 to 1:30 p.m. for Mizzou Law graduates 1989 and prior. Reception from…

Featured Alumni: Greene County Prosecutor’s Office, part 2

In a continuation of our interview with the Greene County Prosecutor’s Office, we spoke with their attorneys about their prosecuting careers. Of their 41 attorneys, 21 are Mizzou Law graduates. If you missed the first part, check it out here. What made you want to work at the Greene County Prosecutor’s Office? Dane A. Rennier (‘13) Persons Unit The idea…

Featured Alumni: Greene County Prosecutor’s Office

This month’s Featured Alumni piece is a special two-part interview with the Greene County Prosecutor’s Office in Springfield, Missouri. Of their 42 attorneys, 23 are Mizzou Law graduates including two recent additions Heather Booth and Cat Cojocaru. Here, they tell us about their time at MU Law and provide advice for prospective, current and graduated students. Why did you choose…

Professor Bowman’s Impeachment Expertise Sought by National & International Media

Frank O. Bowman, III is a Floyd R. Gibson Missouri Endowed Professor of Law and an expert on the impeachment of the president and other federal officers. In his recent book, High Crimes and Misdemeanors: A History of Impeachment for the Age of Trump (Cambridge University Press), Professor Bowman offers unprecedented clarity to the question of impeachment, tracing its roots…

Reviewers: Prof. Conklin’s new book “Outstanding Academic Title of 2019”

CHOICE, a publishing unit of the Association of College & Research Libraries, which is a division of the American Library Association awarded Professor Carli Conklin’s latest book, The Pursuit of Happiness in the Founding Era: An Intellectual History (University of Missouri Press, 2019) with an “Outstanding Academic Title of 2019” award. In the CHOICE review, Conklin’s conclusions and nuanced treatment…