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Professor Henson Discusses McDonnell Douglas v. Green

Professor Chuck Henson was invited by the William C. Wefel Center for Employment Law and the Black Law Students Association at Saint Louis University School of Law to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 McDonnell Douglas v. Green decision with the plaintiff, St. Louis civil rights activist Percy Green, as a part of their Black History Month programming. In its…

Jefferson Medal to be Presented to Professor Crouch

Professor Dennis Crouch will receive the Jefferson Medal for outstanding contributions to the field of intellectual property law. Following its 67-year tradition, the New Jersey Intellectual Property Law Association will award the medal at a ceremony on June 9. Prior award winners include Judge Learned Hand, Senator Orin Hatch and Professor Thomas…

Professor Abrams: Youth Sports Would Benefit From More Women Coaches

For the past seven years, Professor Doug Abrams has written a regular column on www.askcoachwolff.com, a leading national youth sports website. In his latest column, he notes that women comprise only 13 percent of youth soccer coaches nationwide and only six percent of youth baseball coaches. Many youth leaguers finish their playing days without ever having a female coach. Professor…

Professor Strong Speaks at the New York International Arbitration Center

Professor S.I. Strong recently gave a presentation on her book, Arbitration of Trust Disputes: Issues in National and International Law (Oxford University Press 2016), at the New York International Arbitration Center. The book offers an international and comparative look at the arbitration of internal trust disputes, meaning disputes arising between the trustee and beneficiary, and is the leading text is…

Mizzou Law Student, Professor Attend United Nations Meeting as NGOs

Third-year law student Brian Thompson recently joined Professor S.I. Strong at a session of Working Group II (Arbitration and Conciliation) of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) in New York. Thompson and Strong attended the meeting as non-governmental observers (NGOs) affiliated with the American Society of International Law (ASIL). The primary topic under discussion at the Working…

Professor Conklin Presents at Arbitration Seminar

Professor Carli N. Conklin was invited to present her research at a works-in-progress seminar, “Development of Arbitration and Mediation in the 17th and 18th Centuries”, held on January 23, 2017, at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS) at London University. Professor Conklin presented on research methodology in arbitration history and the History of Arbitration Database Project, a joint collaboration…

Veterans Clinic Faculty, Students File Brief with U.S. Supreme Court Challenging the Presumption of Competency

The School of Law Veterans Clinic recently participated in the submission of an amicus brief to the Supreme Court of the United States. Clinic director Angela Drake was the counsel of record, while 3L Matt Mueller and 2L Tony Meyer contributed to the brief. The Veterans Clinic worked with four other law school veterans clinics in the submission of the…

Professor Lietzan Discusses Executive Order’s Possible Impact on Food and Drug Administration

Professor Erika Lietzan was quoted at length today in an article published by the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society (RAPS) about the impact of President Trump’s January 30 “two-for-one” executive order on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The executive order provides that whenever an agency promulgates a new regulation, it must identify at least two existing regulations to be…

Professor Halabi Discusses Hospice Care on “This Week in Health Law”

Professor Sam Halabi was featured on episode 82 of “This Week in Health Law.” This 30-minute episode covered hospice care and further explored one of Professor Halabi’s articles, “Selling Hospice.” He discussed not only the origin of his piece, but also how people view hospice care and the trend toward corporate consolidation in the healthcare sector generally, as well as…

Professor Publishes Empirical Study on International Commercial Mediation

In late 2014, Professor S.I. Strong conducted the first large-scale empirical study focusing on international commercial mediation. The research was generated to assist delegates to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) as they considered whether to undertake a new project concerning the enforcement of settlement agreements arising out of international commercial mediation. That project is now well…