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Professors English and Freyermuth explain how the Uniform Law Commission helps to craft policy

Professors David M. English and Wilson Freyermuth provided information for a recent Columbia Missourian article about lawmaking, “Writing the Law: Missouri farm bill rooted in history.” The article is one of a series of articles to examine who writes the bills, who influences that process and how laws spread from state to state. This article explains the role of the…

Professor Schmitz participates in roundtable about augmented intelligence in the courts

Professor Amy J. Schmitz was one of a small group at an invite-only roundtable on “Augmented Intelligence (AI) in the Courts” with the National Center for State Courts. The meeting included judges, court leaders, academics, and business leaders with expertise in law and technology. Specifically, the discussions focused on how AI is transforming and will continue to transform law, including…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Professor Myers Presents at SEALS Conference

Professor Gary Myers served as a speaker on three programs at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) Annual Meeting in Boca Raton, Florida. He spoke on a panel regarding a “Supreme Court and Legislative Update (Business and Regulatory Issues),” on a discussion group where the topic was “Faculty Development Deans—Leadership, Promotion, and Mentorship,” and on a Free Speech Workshop…

Professor Bowman: White House Letter Distorts Both Law and History on Impeachment

In an October 9 article on Just Security, Professor Frank O. Bowman, III writes that the White House letter refusing all executive branch cooperation with the ongoing House impeachment inquiry includes three legal arguments that are without foundation. The letter claims the House impeachment inquiry is not valid because a full House vote has not been taken. There is no…

Professor Myers Speaks at Free Speech Discussion Forum in Hungary

Professor Gary Myers served as a speaker on “Local Media Coverage in the Modern Age: Modifying Antitrust and Competition Policy” at the Free Speech Discussion Forum held in Budapest, Hungary in June 2019. The forum was sponsored by Pázmány Péter Catholic University Faculty of Law (Hungary), the University of Luxembourg’s Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance, the University of Paris…

Professor Peters Speaks at Tort Law Education Day

The American Museum of Tort Law in Winsted, Conn., hosted a Tort Law Education Day on October 5. Professor Philip G. Peters Jr. was on the program, speaking about medical malpractice. This first annual event was intended to serve as a model for future programs around the country to foster public education about the law of torts. The American Museum…