Category: Prof. Royce de R. Barondes ⋅ Page 1

Prof. Barondes Publishes Source Materials for Statutes on Federal and Missouri Firearms Law

Prof. Royce Barondes has published with Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing books collecting primary source materials (mostly statutes) on Federal and Missouri firearms law. In the fall, he authored a casebook for use in Contracts 1, sold to Mizzou Law students through Amazon.com for substantially less than the prices charged for casebooks customarily used in Contracts 1. Federal: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0BLRCXJ92 Missouri:…

Prof. Barondes Quoted by Reuters on Supreme Court Ruling

Twice in the last month, Reuters stories have quoted Prof. Royce Barondes on the implications of the recently decided Supreme Court case, NYSR&PA v. Bruen. Last September, Prof. Barondes summarized the issues for MU Law students in the following way “By restrictions challenged in the lawsuit, New York generally does not allow private citizens to carry concealed firearms during their…

Prof. Royce Barondes Cited in Iowa Supreme Court Case

In a recent dissent in State v. Price-Williams, Iowa Supreme Court Justice Appel cited Prof. Royce Barondes’ article examining the relationship between suspicion of firearms possession and the procedures in Terry stops. To view the opinion, visit: https://www.iowacourts.gov/courtcases/11381/embed/SupremeCourtOpinion To view Prof. Barondes’ cited article, visit:…

Prof. Barondes publishes article on definiteness requirements

Prof. Royce Barondes published an article in the Capital Markets Law Journal examining recent developments in definiteness requirements for contractual obligations under New York law. In the article, he identifies a number of recent cases construing ordinary standards as requiring an unexpected level of definiteness. A pre-press version of the article, New York’s Requirements for Contractual Definiteness with Application to…

Professor Barondes publishes in the Texas Review of Law & Politics

Professor Royce Barondes recently had an article accepted for publication in the Texas Review of Law & Politics. In the article, he examines contemporary jurisprudence holding a person who has a prior felony conviction is not “virtuous” and, thus, has forfeited his or her rights under the Second Amendment. The article surveys the circumstances in which contemporary courts have relied…

Professor Barondes Quoted in Articles about Legal Services for Medical-Marijuana Businesses

Professor Royce Barondes was quoted in a Sept. 2 Missouri Lawyers Weekly article about two recent Missouri informal ethics opinions addressing representation of medical-marijuana businesses. One of the new ethics opinions provides some clarifying guidance to Missouri lawyers engaged in multi-state practice in the field. As was noted in a May 20 story in the same publication, also citing Prof.…

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Cites Professor Barondes’ Research

Last year, Professor Royce Barondes presented an article at a symposium on the 50th Anniversary of Terry v. Ohio. The article examines whether reasonable suspicion a person is armed is, by itself, sufficient to justify a Terry stop.Prof. Barondes concluded not, writing, “[I]t would allow a manifestly unacceptable range of ordinary activity to, by itself, justify Terry stops.” Prof. Barondes…

Missouri Agency Adjusts Medical-Marijuana Regulations after Professor Barondes Submits Comments

In late May, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services finalized emergency regulations governing medical-marijuana use. As previously proposed, the regulations would have limited qualifying patients to persons who “primarily reside[]” in Missouri. As Professor Royce de R. Barondes noted in comments he submitted in April, the initial proposal “impose[d] an exclusion on the scope of qualifying patients beyond…

Professor Barondes Quoted in Story on the Ethics of Representing Clients in Medical Marijuana Industry

Professor Royce Barondes was quoted in an article addressing the legal ethics of representing medical marijuana businesses. The article by Nicholas Phillips, “Cannabis Counsel,”  appeared in the May 20, 2019 issue of Missouri Lawyers Weekly. With the passage of Amendment 2 in Missouri, eliminating state criminal restrictions on medical marijuana, law firms could be seeing an increase in related work.…