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Professor Trachtenberg to publish article on “Hiring and Training Competent Title IX Hearing Officers”

Professor Ben Trachtenberg will publish an article on “Hiring and Training Competent Title IX Hearing Officers” in the Missouri Law Review. The current version is available online at https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3663503 In the article, Professor Trachtenberg argues that “American colleges and universities are not ready to comply with new Title IX regulations concerning campus hearings” which go into effect in August 2020. He suggests…

Professor Schmitz Presents on ODR at International Procedural Law Conference

Professor Amy J. Schmitz, will present on online dispute resolution (ODR), with a focus on consumer complaints, as part of the XIII Congreso Internacional de Derecho Procesal Grupo de Investigaciones en Derecho Procesal with the Universidad de Medellín, Colombia. Due to the pandemic, the conference and presentation will be online. Professor Schmitz will publish a paper in conjunction with her…

Professor Lietzan publishes in Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics

Professor Erika Lietzan has published a new article, Early Access to Unapproved Medicines in the United States and France, 19 Yale J. Health Pol’y L. & Ethics (2020). She, along with co-author Isabelle Moine-Dupuis, wrote about the new U.S. law on early access to experimental medicine. Lietzan and Moine-Dupuis explore the historical, legal, and cultural differences in the early access systems…

Professor Schmitz to present for the Department of State’s Advisory Committee on Private International Law

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has been invited by the U.S. State Department Advisory Committee on Private International Law to present at the Annual Meeting for the Department of State’s Advisory Committee on Private International Law (ACPIL). During the virtual meeting on July 28, Professor Schmitz will provide information on developments concerning Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) and possible directions for future…

Professor Scales-Ferguson to be panelist for State of Inclusivity 2020 Conference

Professor Chalana Scales-Ferguson, director of Mizzou Law’s Academic Success Program, will serve as a panelist during the Inclusive Impact Institute’s “State of Inclusivity 2020” virtual conference on August 6. She will be in a session entitled, “It’s Time: Elevating the Voices of Black Women.” The keynote speaker for the conference will be Ijeoma Oluo, author of “So You Want to…

Professor Lande discusses LIRAs with a variety of groups

Earlier in 2020, Professor John Lande published Litigation Interest and Risk Assessment: Help Your Clients Make Good Litigation Decisions with co-authors Michaela Keet and Heather D. Heavin. He made several presentations on this topic this year, mostly by Zoom: “Teaching Mediation with LIRA,” Monday Clinical New Normal Think Tank “Mediating with LIRA,” Association of Missouri Mediators “Wednesday Lunch Series: Conversation…

Professor Schmitz publishes in the Journal of Dispute Resolution

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has published a new article, Addressing the Class Claim Conundrum with Online Dispute Resolution (ODR), 2020 J. OF DISPUTE RESOL. 361 (2020). In this article, Professor Schmitz discusses how consumers throughout the world addressed similar claims in the wake of the VW “Dieselgate” scandal. With this case as a lens, the article provides a brief comparison…

Professors Trachtenberg and Alexander Publish Free Criminal Procedure Casebook

Professors Ben Trachtenberg and Anne Alexander have published “Criminal Procedure: A Free Law School Casebook” with the CALI eLangdell series. The series includes casebooks made available at no charge for digital files, and at the cost of printing for paper books. Authors include faculty from law schools such as Yale, Texas A&M, and the University of Washington. The book is available now for…

Mizzou Law Welcomes Emily Danker-Feldman as Director of the Innocence Project Clinic

We are incredibly excited to welcome Emily Danker-Feldman to the Mizzou Law faculty this year as the new director of the Innocence Project Clinic. She has dedicated her career to assisting incarcerated people, working as an attorney at Rosenblum, Schwartz & Fry with a focus on state appeals and post-conviction cases and federal motions, sentencing and appellate practice before becoming…