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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 Abrams receives 2020 President’s Award from The Missouri Bar

Professor Doug Abrams received a 2020 President’s Award from Tom Bender, 2019-2020 president of The Missouri Bar, at its virtual annual meeting on September 16. The recognition is for individuals who have provided meritorious service to the bar. Professor Abrams has assisted The Missouri Bar for 30 years, acting in an advisory role to The Missouri Bar Board of Governors, authoring…

Dean Lyrissa Lidsky Leads Honorees for 2020 Women’s Justice Awards

The 2020 Women’s Justice Awards selection committee has chosen Dean Lyrissa Lidsky as Missouri Lawyers Media’s Woman of the Year. Lidsky, who joined the university in July 2017, is the first woman to be named dean of the law school. She has been widely lauded for her legal scholarship, enthusiasm for the law, mentorship of students and talent for generating…

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…

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.…

Chalana Scales-Ferguson receives Carey Mae Carroll Award from MU Women’s Law Association

Chalana Scales-Ferguson, Director of Academic Success, has been selected by the MU Women’s Law Association as this year’s recipient of the Carey Mae Carroll Award. Each year, this honor is awarded to a faculty or staff member who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in the advancement of women. The MU WLA has selected Professor Ferguson for her commitment to students and…

Professor Lietzan’s FDA Expertise Sought by National & International Media

Professor Erika Lietzan researches, writes, and teaches primarily in the areas of food and drug regulation, intellectual property, and administrative law. Some of her recent scholarship has focused on the nature and purpose of the new drug approval system, federal regulation of fecal microbiota transplantation, federal regulation of products derived from cannabis, the political economy of the Hatch-Waxman (generic drug)…

Welcoming Thomas B. Bennett to the Mizzou Law Faculty

We at Mizzou Law are excited to welcome Thomas B. Bennett who will be joining our faculty in fall 2020 to teach civil procedure and constitutional law! Professor Bennett is currently a Furman Academic Fellow at NYU Law, where he graduated magna cum laude in 2012. He has also served as a law clerk in both the U.S. Court of…

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 Alumni Honored by Mizzou Alumni Association

Three of Mizzou Law’s very own have been selected for the 2019 Faculty-Alumni Awards, which will be presented on Friday, November 15 at a banquet in Reynolds Alumni Center. Faculty and Alumni are recognized for outstanding professional and personal achievements. Class of ’85 graduate William M. Corrigan is an accomplished trial attorney who has consistently been listed in The Best…