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Professor Schmitz to Present at Consumer Law Conference in Germany

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will present at a conference in Augsburg, Germany, May 23-24 on “Enforcing Consumer and Capital Market Law in Europe.” The conference will focus on international comparative analysis of the instrument and mechanisms to enforce consumer laws. Professor Schmitz will speak about enforcement in the United…

Professor Strong Writes on International Commercial Courts

Prof. S.I. Strong recently wrote a post for the University of Oxford Business Law Blog, discussing her recent research into international commercial courts.  Numerous countries around the world have begun to develop specialized courts to deal with cross-border business disputes, and Professor Strong’s work considers whether and to what extent the United States can be considered competitive in the international litigation market.…

Professor Henson Attends National Conference on Racial and Ethnic Justice

Professor Chuck Henson represented the Missouri Supreme Court’s Commission of Racial and Ethnic Fairness at the 2019 National Consortium on Racial and Ethnic Fairness in the Courts Annual Conference in Miami. The conference, “Pursuing the Dream: Continuing the Struggle for Racial and Ethnic Justice in America,” was an opportunity to share best practices among the states…

Professor Schmitz to Present at the University of Munich

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will discuss “Crafting Remedy Systems to Address Consumer Deception” as a special guest presenter at the University of Munich in Munich, Germany, May 20-21. She will discuss enforcement mechanisms currently used for addressing deception like we saw in the VW emissions scandal, otherwise known as “Dieselgate.” Her talk will include explanation of class actions and shareholder…

Exonerated: Justice, justice shall you pursue

On April 28, an audience of more than 150 people heard the compelling stories of two Midwest Innocence Project clients, Rodney Lincoln and Lamont McIntyre and their long fight for freedom. Combined Lincoln and McIntyre spent 59 years in prison for crimes they never committed. Lincoln and McIntyre told their stories as part of an event by the Jewish Federation…

Professor Schmitz Interviewed by Bottom Line Personal

Professor Amy J. Schmitz was interviewed by Bottom Line Personal to provide insights on consumer issues, and to weigh in on the biggest mistakes that people make in their financial lives. In the article, “5 Money Mavens Reveal Their Most Memorable Mistakes,” Professor Schmitz unveils her own mistake in buying a house for the wrong reasons, overly focusing on conventional…

Professor Schmitz Interviewed by Kleros about Online Dispute Resolution

Professor Amy J. Schmitz was interviewed by Kleros for an article shared among blockchain enthusiasts regarding her work in online dispute resolution, “Towards a Global Online Dispute Resolution Platform: Amy Schmitz and The New Handshake.” The interview showed the application of dispute resolution ideas in Professor Schmitz’s book, The New Handshake: Online Dispute Resolution and the Future of Consumer Protection. She…

Professor Schmitz Publishes in Buffalo Law Review

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has published her article, “Expanding Access to Remedies through E-Court Initiatives,” in the Buffalo Law Review.  The article is a comprehensive look at the use of technology for resolving disputes using Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) in the courts in the United States and throughout the world.  This has become an important issue, as claims processes move online. …

Professor Schmitz Presents on ODR at ABA Dispute Resolution Section Annual Meeting

Professor Amy J. Schmitz presented on “ODR in the Courts” at the American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, MN, on April 12. Professor Schmitz explained the new online mechanisms being used in the courts for a variety of less complex cases.  Her talk explored new “e-courts” that essentially move traditional judicial processes into the “virtual” world of…

Professor Henson Presents CLE on Professional Conduct

Professor Chuck Henson recently presented a CLE to the Mound City Bar Association’s Annual Ronda F. Williams CLE Retreat in New Haven, Mo. The presentation was on the ABA Model Rule 8.4(g) and the Missouri Rules of Professional…