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Mizzou Law professor weighs in on implications of challenge to Roe v. Wade

Rigel Oliveri, the Isabelle Wade and Paul C. Lyda Professor of Law at Mizzou Law, spoke with KOMU 8 News in Columbia about the ongoing Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health Organization case currently before the US Supreme Court. To read the full question and answer session with Prof. Oliveri, visit: https://www.komu.com/news/mu-law-professor-weighs-in-on-implications-of-challenge-to-roe-v-wade/article_fa7b0482-52e0-11ec-a2a0-079576e7a7ba.html?utm_source=SocialNewsDesk&utm_medium=facebook&utm_campaign=SND_facebook…

Prof. Frank Bowman Speak at England Conference on Impeachment

Frank Bowman, F.L. Gibson Endowed Professor of Law and Curator’s Distinguished Professor at the MU School of Law, is appearing virtually at the International Conference: Questions of Accountability in England to discuss impeachment. He will take part in the keynote panel discussion from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 4. To learn more, visit: https://www.worcester.ac.uk/about/academic-schools/school-of-humanities/humanities-research/international-conference/…

Prof. Christina Wells Quoted in Springfield First Amendment Story

Christina Wells, the Enoch H. Crowder Professor of Law at Mizzou Law, was quoted last week by KY3 television news in Springfield, Missouri regarding the government’s ability to regulate profane and offensive political signs, especially with children present. “Use it as an opportunity to engage with our children. And it can be a talking point, to explain your values and…

Professor Frank Bowman Quoted in Washington Post and Slate Regarding Bannon Subpoenas

Frank Bowman, the Floyd Gibson Missouri Endowed Professor of Law and Curator’s Distinguished Professor at Mizzou Law, was quoted in the Washington Post and Slate about a recent subpoena for former President Trump aide Steve Bannon. “The objective in this case — for Bannon and for anybody similarly situated — is to run out the clock until the election in…

Mizzou Law Professor Participates in Panel on Presidential Pardons

Frank Bowman, the Floyd R. Gibson Missouri Endowed Professor of Law at Mizzou Law, participated in a panel on the future of the presidential pardon power at Ohio State University in September. The panel: “Set the stage for the two subsequent panels about the future of presidential pardoning, by asking basic questions about the role of a regular pardon process…

Prof. David Mitchell Honored with the Spurgeon Smithson Award by the Missouri Bar Foundation

S. David Mitchell, the Ruth L. Hulston Professor of Law and co-director of the Michael A. Middleton Center for Race, Citizenship and Justice, was one of three people honored with the 2021 Spurgeon Smithson Award by the Missouri Bar Foundation. Established in 1976, the Spurgeon Smithson Awards recognize judges, law teachers, and/or lawyers who have provided outstanding services toward the increase and…

Prof. Amy Schmitz to present throughout the fall

Prof. Amy Schmitz has many scheduled academic presentations this fall, showing the breadth of her expertise and respect the field of dispute resolution has for her work. Here is a list of her presentations this fall: Amy J. Schmitz, The Arbitration Conversation, Various topics and issues in an ongoing web series, Arbitrate.com, https://arbitrate.com/article.cfm?zfn=arbitrationconversation.cfm (starting in June 2020; free and open…

Director of the Mizzou Law Innocence Clinic Earns Missouri Bar Award for Appellate Advocacy

Emily Danker-Feldman, the director of the Innocence Clinic at Mizzou Law, was one of three lawyers recognized with the 2021 David J. Dixon Appellate Advocacy Award. This award was created by The Missouri Bar Foundation to recognize outstanding achievement in appellate practice by young lawyers practicing in the state. From the Missouri Bar: “Danker-Feldman’s dedication to her work is evident…