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Professor Strong Writes on International Business Courts

Professor S.I. Strong recently wrote a book chapter discussing whether the United States would join the growing international trend towards the creation of specialized international commercial courts in national legal systems.  The analysis, “International Commercial Courts and the United States:  An Outlier by Choice and by Constitutional Design?”, appears in International Business Courts – A European and Global Perspective 255 (Eleven…

New Course this spring Mizzou Law: Innovation and Technology in the Practice of Law

Beginning in the Spring 2020 semester, Mizzou Law will be offering a new seminar on Innovation and Technology in the Practice of Law. Professor Randy J. Diamond says the course will have two primary focuses: to develop tech skills and competencies in the delivery of legal services and to address legal issues in a tech-saturated world, where the law is rapidly…

2L Brionna Pratt Selected for JCBA Judge Kit Carson Roque, Jr. Scholarship

Brionna Pratt, a J.D. candidate in the Mizzou Law class of 2021, has recently been selected as a recipient for the Jackson County Bar Association (JCBA) Judge Kit Carson Roque, Jr. Scholarship. The JCBA Judge Kit Carson Roque, Jr. The scholarship is given in honor of the late Judge Kit Carson Roque, Jr. Judge Roque was an African-American graduate of…

Mizzou Law Wins Gold MarCom Award

Mizzou Law is the proud recipient of the 2019 MarCom Awards, an international competition administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals. The awards represent work across public relations, website design, mobile development and video. Mizzou Law won a Gold Award in website redesign for the summer 2019 redesign of law.missouri.edu. Thank you to the Mizzou Law team that…

Mizzou Law ranked a Top 25 Best Value Law School

We are proud to announce that once again, The University of Missouri School of Law has been ranked in the Top 25 Best Value Law Schools by the National Jurist. The average debt of our students at 2019 graduation was $45,300. According to the most recent data from the National Center for Education Statistics, the average law student graduates with…

A Student’s Perspective on the 2019 American Society of Comparative Law Symposium

Last week, the University of Missouri School of Law welcomed approximately 120 scholars from 20 countries for the American Society of Comparative Law’s 2019 annual program. Mizzou Law student Zaina Afrassiab shared her observations on the meeting. Thursday night’s reception, like the rest of the program’s events, was bustling with experts in the field of comparative law. The reception began…

Aurora Meyer Speaks at PRSA ICON 2019

The Public Relations Society of America recently hosted the 2019 International Conference in San Diego to spotlight the intersection of technology and media. Director of Communication and Marketing, Aurora Meyer, APR, conducted a Professional Development session titled “Make Your Content Work Harder for…

Mizzou Law leads the way nationally to create a more sustainable planet by signing the pledge to reduce academic marketing waste 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 24, 2019 Aurora Meyer 573-884-7833 meyerad@missouri.edu  THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI SCHOOL OF LAW LEADS EFFORT TO REDUCE ACADEMIC MARKETING WASTE Mizzou Law leads the way nationally to create a more sustainable planet by signing the pledge to reduce academic marketing waste  COLUMBIA, MO. – In honor of the International Day of Climate Action today, the University…

Mizzou SBA Raises More Than $1,500 for American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

This weekend, the Mizzou Law Student Bar Association (SBA) hosted a sand volleyball tournament in memory of Steven Bailot, a Mizzou Law student who passed away last April. Students, faculty, friends and family gathered together to remember and celebrate Steven’s life in a way that reflected his bright and witty personality. The celebration and remembrance continued to the next day,…

Student Observations from What Hillbilly Elegy Teaches about Race in 21st Century America

At the keynote address for Mizzou Law’s One Read series on October 14, Professor Lisa Pruitt, through a discussion of J.D. Vance’s work Hillbilly Elegy, invited students to contemplate an issue frequently ignored in the modern media landscape: the widespread poverty of rural, white America. Specifically, Professor Pruitt discussed how she is grateful for the critical success of Vance’s book…