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Professor Oliveri presents at US HUD leadership meeting

This week, Professor Rigel Oliveri gave a presentation for U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s 2024 Office of General Counsel Leadership Meeting, which was held in St. Louis. Her presentation was entitled “A Brief History of Housing Discrimination, Redlining, and Affordable Housing in St.…

Professor Rigel Oliveri Quoted in USA Today

Professor Rigel Oliveri, the Isabelle Wade and Paul C. Lyda Professor of Law, was quoted in a USA Today story about the U.S. Department of Justice pursuing legal action against landlords who sexually harass tenants. Oliveri, an expert in housing discrimination, discussed the hows and whys of the DOJ’s pursuit of landlords with criminal charges. To read the full story,…

Professor Emeritus Carl Esbeck publishes blog for Federalist Society on Louisiana’s Ten Commandments Statute

This summer, the governor of Louisiana signed into law House Bill No. 71, requiring all Louisiana K-12 public schools, charter schools, and state post-secondary institutions place in their classrooms a poster-size copy of the Ten Commandments (“10Cs”). Carl Esbeck, the R.B. Price Professor Emeritus and the Isabelle Wade & Paul C. Lyda Professor Emeritus, wrote a blog post about the…

Professor Boyack to publish article on abuse of boilerplates in contracts

Andrea Boyack, the Floyd R. Gibson Endowed Professor of Law at Mizzou Law, recently had an article, “Abuse of Contract: Boilerplate Erasure of Consumer Counterparty Rights,” accepted in the Iowa Law Review. In her article, Professor Boyack examines the potential abuse of contracts through boilerplate design as well as suggests how data from a recent study of companies’ online terms…

Professor David Gamage Cited in Supreme Court Concurrence

Professor David Gamage was cited by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson in her concurrence to the decision in the Moore case that was issued on June 20, 2024. In her opinion, Justice Brown Jackson cited the amicus brief co-authored by Professor Gamage and John R. Brooks, which pointed out that an artificial limit on Congress’s taxing power appears…

Professor Andrea Boyack develops a new framework for consumer contracts in Denver Law Review article

Andrea Boyack, the Floyd R. Gibson Professor of Law at Mizzou Law, recently published a new piece, “The Shape of Consumer Contracts,” in the Denver Law Review. In her article, Professor Boyack presents a new approach to consumer contract law that she argues would “treat a consumer’s choice to do business with a company as legally distinct from assent to…

Dean Litton featured on Missouri Lawyers Media

Dean Paul Litton was featured on Missouri Lawyers Media in their Legal Limelight series. In the piece, Dean Litton answers a number of questions about his time at Mizzou Law and his plans as dean. To read the full piece, visit:…

Professor Thom Lambert Quoted in Law.com

Thom Lambert, the Wall Chair in Corporate Law and Governance and Professor of Law at Mizzou Law, was quoted last week in a piece on Law.com about U.S. antitrust enforcement agencies filing complaints against companies using AI. “They want to maintain their reputations for being very aggressive,” law professor Thom Lambert said of the Federal Trade Commission and Department of…