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Free Speech Panel with Dean Lidsky Carried on C-SPAN

Dean Lyrissa Lidsky recently participated in a panel discussion hosted by the Cato Institute, “John Roberts and Free Speech: A Report on the Roberts Court’s First Amendment Jurisprudence,” that was broadcast on C-SPAN 2. The focus of the discussion was a study by Ronald Collins and David Hudson examining the 56 free-speech cases handed down by the Roberts Court from…

Dean Lidsky speaks about social media self-sabotage

Dean Lyrissa Lidsky was among the plenary speakers at Missouri State University’s 17th annual Public Affairs Conference. The conference theme was “The Power of Voice” and topics explored the importance of listening to others and using your voice to express yourself and advocate for others. Dean Lidsky discussed how and why individuals and companies sabotage themselves on social media in…

Dean Lyrissa Lidsky Leads Honorees for 2020 Women’s Justice Awards

The 2020 Women’s Justice Awards selection committee has chosen Dean Lyrissa Lidsky as Missouri Lawyers Media’s Woman of the Year. Lidsky, who joined the university in July 2017, is the first woman to be named dean of the law school. She has been widely lauded for her legal scholarship, enthusiasm for the law, mentorship of students and talent for generating…

Dean Lidsky writes review of First Amendment article for JOTWELL

Dean Lyrissa Lidsky recently wrote a review, Within the Labyrinth of the Law, about the article by Robert C. Post and Jennifer E. Rothman, The First Amendment and the Right(s) of Publicity (April 7, 2020), 130 Yale L. J., 2020. The review appears in JOTWELL, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots), which creates “a space where legal academics can…

Dean Lidsky speaks at The Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting

Recently Dean Lyrissa Lidsky spoke at The Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting on a panel titled “Danger, Drama, and Self-Defeat? Diagnosing What Faces ‘The Press.'” Dean Lidsky focused on recent high-profile defamation cases involving the media, the media’s recent propensity for self-inflicted wounds, and how they undermine the media’s role in producing an informed citizenry. Dean Lidsky is…

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…

Mizzou Law celebrates record-breaking year in giving

On Wednesday morning, the University of Missouri officials announced that the $200 million gifted the University in the past fiscal year set an all-time high record in donations. One of the donors who has made this important milestone possible is Charles R. Wall, a Mizzou Law Alumnus from the Class of 1970 who announced that the Wall Family Foundation will…

Dean Lidsky Named Reporter of New Restatement of Torts

Dean Lyrissa Lidsky was recently named a Reporter of the new American Law Institute (ALI) Restatement of Torts:  Defamation and Privacy.  The project will focus on torts dealing with personal and business reputation and dignity, including defamation, business disparagement, and rights of privacy. Among other issues, the updates will cover the substantial body of new issues relating to the internet.…

Dean Lidsky Cited in Federal Appellate Court Decision on Public Official’s Facebook Page

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit unanimously ruled that Loudon County (Va.) Board of Supervisors Chair Phyllis Randall’s Facebook page operated as a public forum and that her decision to block Brian C. Davison from her page based on his criticism of her qualified as impermissible and unconstitutional viewpoint discrimination. The decision cited Dean Lyrissa Lidsky’s article,…