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Prof. Oliveri Quoted in USA Today

Rigel Oliveri, the Isabelle Wade and Paul C. Lyda Professor of Law at Mizzou Law, was quoted in USA Today last week. Prof. Oliveri’s quote was in regards to the state of Missouri’s trigger law regarding a potential overturning of Roe v. Wade by the U.S. Supreme Court. “Some more action would have to be taken in order for people…

Professor Oliveri Named Women’s and Gender Studies Alumnae Anniversary Award

Rigel Oliver, the Isabelle Wade and Paul C. Lyda Professor of Law at Mizzou Law, was honored March 15 with a 2022 MU Women’s and Gender Studies Alumnae Anniversary Award. The award was given by the MU Department of Women’s and Gender Studies for Prof. Oliveri’s impressive networking and advocacy work across campus. Congratulations to Prof.…

Professor Oliveri Wins Outstanding Volunteer Service Award

Rigel Oliveri, the Isabelle Wade and Paul C. Lyda Professor of Law at the University of Missouri School of Law, has received the 11th Howard B. Lang, Jr. Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service to the City of Columbia. Professor Oliveri earned the award due to her involvement with fair and affordable housing programs and services, which includes her work with…

Prof. Oliveri co-edits affordable housing legal guide

Prof. Rigel Oliveri, the Isabelle Wade and Paul C. Lyda Professor of Law, recently published a book on which she served as co-editor. This important book, The Legal Guide to Affordable Housing Development, Third Edition is a practitioners guide to the legal field of affordable housing development. To learn more about the book, visit: https://www.americanbar.org/products/inv/book/420065732/.…

Prof. Oliveri’s publication cited by Connecticut Supreme Court

Prof. Rigel Oliveri, the Isabelle Wade and Paul C. Lyda Professor of Law, recently had her publication, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination Claims Under the Fair Housing Act After Bostock v. Clayton County (Kansas Law Review, 2021) cited favorably by the Connecticut Supreme Court in Comm’n on Hum. Rts. & Opportunities v. Edge Fitness, LLC, — A.3d —, 2022…

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…

Professor Oliveri writes about new Title IX rules in Ms. Magazine

Professor Rigel Oliveri recently co-authored with Professor Carrie N. Baker a piece in Ms. Magazine, “How Some Universities are Bypassing Trump’s New Title IX Rules.” The article examines the Trump administration’s new Title IX regulations rolling back protections for survivors of sexual harassment and assault at schools and universities that went into effect Friday, August 14. The article looks at changes…

Professor Oliveri Receives UM System President’s Award for Community Engagement

Professor Rigel Oliveri is among the faculty members across the universities of the University of Missouri System to receive the UM System President’s Award for 2020. President Mun Choi presents these highly competitive annual awards to recognize faculty who have made exceptional contributions in advancing the mission of the University. President’s Award recipients will be recognized at a Board of…

Professor Oliveri’s Casebook About Sexual Harassment Law Now in Print

Professor Rigel Oliveri has co-authored a casebook, Sexual Harassment Law: History, Cases, and Practice (Carolina Academic Press) is a “comprehensive textbook covering the origins and development of U.S. sexual harassment law in employment, education, housing, prisons, and the military.” The co-authors are professors Jennifer Ann Drobac, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, and Carrie N. Baker, Smith College.…