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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…

Mizzou Law Faculty and Alumna Honored by Mizzou Alumni Association in 2020

The Mizzou Alumni Association included two Mizzou Law faculty members and one alumna among the recipients of the 2020 Faculty-Alumni Awards. R. Wilson Freyermuth – 61st Annual Distinguished Faculty Award Justice Patricia Breckenridge, ’77 – 2020 Faculty-Alumni Award Recipient Frank O. Bowman, III – 2020 Faculty-Alumni Award Recipient “We are honored to recognize Mizzou’s best and brightest, both in and…

Professor Bowman: Presidential Pardons and the Problem of Impunity

Frank O. Bowman, III is a University of Missouri Curators’ Distinguished Professor and Floyd R. Gibson Missouri Endowed Professor of Law. Recently he has been writing about the issues that may arise if President Trump issues pardons to his family and associates, or perhaps even to himself. The results of his research are in the article, “Presidential Pardons and the…

Professor Bowman provided election commentary to international news outlets

Professor Frank O. Bowman has appeared on several international television networks to provide commentary on the 2020 election in the U.S. He appeared on Good Morning Europe with EuroNews TV before the election, France 24 (English) the day after the election. And then on November 6 with AlAraby (an Arabic language network out of London). Most recently he appeared on…

Professor Bowman Named a University of Missouri Curators’ Distinguished Professor

The University of Missouri Board of Curators voted unanimously at its September 24 meeting to name Professor Frank O. Bowman a University of Missouri Curators’ Distinguished Professor. Established in March 1968 by the University of Missouri Board of Curators, these prestigious positions are bestowed only upon outstanding scholars with established reputations. Professor Bowman was recognized for his exceptional performance, service…

Professor Bowman: Adding Bribery Charge Gives Prosecutors Another Advantage in Admissions Scandal

In a recent article in the Los Angeles Times, Facing prospect of added bribery charge, four parents plead guilty in admissions scandal, Professor Frank O. Bowman explains how adding the bribery charge could work to draw more plea deals. Bowman is a former federal prosecutor in the U.S. attorney’s office for the Southern District of Florida. The admissions scandal surrounds…

Professor Bowman: White House Letter Distorts Both Law and History on Impeachment

In an October 9 article on Just Security, Professor Frank O. Bowman, III writes that the White House letter refusing all executive branch cooperation with the ongoing House impeachment inquiry includes three legal arguments that are without foundation. The letter claims the House impeachment inquiry is not valid because a full House vote has not been taken. There is no…

Professor Bowman – Kelly v. United States: There is no political exception to fraud

In a symposium written for SCOTUSblog, Professor Frank Bowman writes about Kelly v. United States, a case that came from the scandal known at “Bridgegate.” William E. Baroni, Jr., deputy executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and Bridget Anne Kelley, an aide to then Governor Chris Christie, conspired to create a major traffic jam…

Professor Bowman Helps to Explain How Impeachment Works

In a recent Thomson Reuters/msn.com article, “6 things you need to know about how impeachment works,” Professor Frank O. Bowman explains the grounds for impeachment, the process, and burden of proof needed. He also explains that the Supreme Court cannot overturn articles of impeachment. Referring to America’s founders he says, “They quite plainly decided this is a political process and…