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Family Violence Clinic students successfully represent juvenile in court

On June 16, Rule 13 certified law students Carley Johansson and ‘Katie’ Walker-Williams appeared in Miller County Court for a Family Violence Clinic client. They sought third-party custody of a child who had been raped repeatedly by her father and had no other parent. The attention of all 35 people in the courtroom was riveted on Katie shortly after she…

Professor Henson honored with Diversity and Inclusion Award

Professor Chuck Henson is among the winners of the Missouri Lawyers Media 2020 Diversity and Inclusion awards. The awards recognize attorneys, firms and organizations, who are nominated by peers, for significantly advancing diversity, inclusion and the dignity of all people in Missouri’s legal profession and in communities in which exceptional legal work impacts justice for all. Four Mizzou Law alumni…

Commentary and podcasts posted by Professor Schmitz on Arbitrate.com

Professor Amy J. Schmitz writes commentary on the hottest issues in arbitration law on Arbitrate.com. Recent online articles include: “New NAA Opinion on Requiring Video Hearings;” “‘Business Pays’ Rule in California Facing Challenges;” “Contract Exclusions Count; and Discovering Documents from Nonparties in Online Arbitration?” The site also includes a web series, “The Arbitration Conversation,” where she interviews top scholars and…

Professor Gotberg writes about small businesses, the pandemic and bankruptcy

Professor Brook Gotberg and Vanderbilt Law Professor Paige Marta Skiba recently wrote an article for The Conversation, “What do struggling small businesses need most? Time – and bankruptcy can provide it.” They address the challenges small businesses are facing during the pandemic and suggest one way that they can survive: “What these businesses need most right now is time –…

Professor Lietzan speaks at The Federalist Society’s COVID-19 & the Law Conference

Professor Erika Lietzan spoke at The Federalist Society’s COVID-19 & the Law Conference, contributing to the panel Regulation or “Don’t Let a Good Crisis Go to Waste.” She focused on decisions by regulators to de-regulate during the crisis — decisions to exercise enforcement discretion, to waive paperwork requirements, and to remove otherwise applicable restrictions — including decisions made by FDA…

Professor Schmitz presents at international cyberjustice meeting

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will be part of an invite-only meeting with the Cyberjustice Laboratory in Montreal, Canada. This Autonomy through Cyberjustice Tech (ACT) Partnership Annual Meeting includes a packed agenda June 22-23, 2020, via Zoom. The Online Annual Meeting Title is “2020, THE YEAR OF CYBERJUSTICE?” The meeting will focus on issues such as “Cyberjustice in Times of Pandemic”…

Professor Lietzan lectures at World Intellectual Property Organization summer program

On June 12, Professor Erika Lietzan delivered a lecture on intellectual property in the life sciences sector as part of the WIPO-CPIP Summer School. This exclusive two-week summer course provides a deep dive into IP law and policy for students, professionals, and government officials from around the world. Professor Lietzan explained what makes intellectual property law and policy different in…

Professor Oliveri’s Casebook About Sexual Harassment Law Now in Print

Professor Rigel Oliveri has co-authored a casebook, Sexual Harassment Law: History, Cases, and Practice (Carolina Academic Press) is a “comprehensive textbook covering the origins and development of U.S. sexual harassment law in employment, education, housing, prisons, and the military.” The co-authors are professors Jennifer Ann Drobac, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, and Carrie N. Baker, Smith College.…

Professor English to speak on COVID-19 in LTC facilities

On June 15, 2020, Professor David English will speak on “Responding to COVID-19 in LTC Facilities” at the Summer 2020 meeting of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). His co-presenter for this virtual presentation is Eric Carlson of Justice in Aging in Los…