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JR Swanegan named new Assistant Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid

Mizzou Law Dean Lyrissa Lidsky announces JR Swanegan as the new Assistant Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid. Swanegan comes to Mizzou Law after six years as Associate Dean of International and Graduate Programs at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Fla. During that time, he built partnerships with international law schools, recruited students from around the world, taught…

Mizzou Law Students Have Help Dressing for Success

By, Michelle Cecil Law school is expensive. Tuition, fees, books, bar review courses and exam fees quickly add up. Additionally, students are expected to dress professionally in a variety of settings, including legal interviews, client meetings, summer internships and oral advocacy competitions. The financial burden on students can be overwhelming. Mizzou Law is working to find ways to alleviate as much…

Hurley-Sloan Symposium: Free Speech, Free Press or Free for All? Social Media and the First Amendment

The Missouri-Hurley and Price Sloan Symposium will be held April 25 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. The event, “Free Speech, Free Press or Free for All? Social Media and the First Amendment” begins at 8:30 am and will feature Brian Stelter as the keynote luncheon speaker. Journalists, social media experts and legal scholars will explore the following…

Mizzou Law Hosts 2019 Missouri Symposium on Felon Disenfranchisement

The Missouri Law Review and the Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy will co-host the 2019 Symposium on Felon Disenfranchisement on April 12. The event also is supported by the Harry S. Truman School of Public Affairs, the University of Missouri departments of History, Human and Environmental Science, and Political Science, and the University of Missouri Office for Civil Rights and Title…

School of Law to Host Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District

The Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, will convene court at the School of Law on Tuesday, April 2. Presiding Judge Edward Ardini, Jr., Judge Mark Pfeiffer, ’92, and Judge Gary Witt, ’90 will hear oral arguments at Hulston Hall in four cases beginning at 1:30 p.m. The judges will also take time to discuss the court system, explain the proceedings, and take…

Pro Bono Estate Planning Program for Boone County Residents

The University of Missouri School of Law will partner with the MU Family Impact Center to provide free estate planning services to residents from Boone County and surrounding areas this winter through the Mizzou Law Pro Bono Estate Planning Program. Ten current Mizzou Law students, under the supervision of Adjunct Associate Professor Cynthia Barchet, a local practitioner, will meet with…

Veterans Clinic Seeks Clinical Director

The University of Missouri School of Law invites applications for a Clinical Director to perform teaching duties and legal services as well as fundraising, fiscal, and student-focused duties within our Veterans Clinic. This individual in this position will work with Angela Drake, director of the Veterans Clinic, and will have overall responsibility for classroom curriculum and teaching, as well as the…

Mizzou Law Seeks Visiting Assistant Professor

The University of Missouri School of Law invites applications for a two-year visiting assistant professor position to begin in Fall 2019. The position is designed for promising scholars planning to pursue a career in the legal academy. For full details see…

Mizzou Law Veterans Clinic Seeks Office Support Assistant

The University of Missouri School of Law invites applications for an office support assistant position in the Veterans Clinic. The position has overall responsibility for the efficient administrative functions of the clinic. For full details see MU Human…

Mizzou Law to Host Blockchain Coffee

Working on blockchain projects or just trying to figure out what blockchain is all about?  Join campus colleagues at Blockchain Coffee,  an informal networking event for faculty, students and staff interested in blockchain. Law Professor Amy J. Schmitz and Business Professor J. Scott Christianson will provide a classroom exercise to use in classes and workshops to explain blockchain. The coffee is from…