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Policing and Criminal Justice Reform: A Conversation with Dean Mitchell and Rafael Mangual

The Kinder Institute for Constitutional Democracy presents a panel, “Policing and Criminal Justice Reform: A Conversation” via Zoom on Friday, Oct. 2. Moderated by Prof. Jen Selin of the Kinder Institute, Department of Political Science, and Truman School of Public Affairs, the Manhattan Institute’s Rafael Mangual and Associate Dean S. David Mitchell will discuss the history and the many aspects…

Professor Crouch comments on Supreme Court ruling

Professor Dennis Crouch commented in a recent article about the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office violated the American Rule, “End Of The Road For USPTO’s ‘Radical’ Fight for Atty Fees.” The article mentions Crouch as one of the first court-watchers to call attention to the USPTO’s requests for fees. He says that “The Supreme…

Professor Mitchell Becomes an American Bar Foundation Fellow

Professor S. David Mitchell, associate dean for academic affairs, was recently invited to become a fellow of the American Bar Foundation. According to the ABF, “The Fellows comprise a global honorary society of attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars whose public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the highest principles of the legal profession and to the welfare of…

Mizzou Law Faculty Presenting at AALS Annual Meeting

Three Mizzou Law faculty members will participate in a range of presentations at the 2019 Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting, Jan. 2-6 in New Orleans, La.   Professor S. David Mitchell, associate dean for academic affairs, will speak on a panel for associate deans for academic affairs and research, “Essential Skills: Leadership, Project Management, Communication, and Integrity.” This…

Professor Mitchell Interviewed About Felon Disenfranchisement

Associate Dean and Professor David Mitchell was interviewed for a story on KOMU-TV, “Jeffrey Mizanskey can vote again after completing parole on marijuana charges.” The news story was about a convicted felon from Sedalia who had served more than 21 years in prison and nearly three years on parole. At the end of August he was released from parole and,…

Professor Mitchell Presented Paper on the New Urban Agenda

Professor David Mitchell presented his paper entitled “The Criminalized Citizen – A Forgotten Population in the New Urban Agenda” at a Faculty Seminar Series at the University of Cape Town School of Law in South Africa. The paper discusses the failure of the New Urban Agenda to account for the unique challenges that citizens who have had negative interactions with…

Professor Mitchell Reappointed to Missouri State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

Professor David Mitchell was reappointed to the Missouri State Advisory Committee (MOSAC) to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. MOSAC is one of “51 State Advisory Committees (SACs) and is composed of citizen volunteers familiar with local and state civil rights issues. The members assist the commission with its fact-finding, investigative, and information dissemination functions. The commission seeks to ensure…

Professor Mitchell Speaks about Collateral Consequences of Criminal Convictions

Professor David Mitchell spoke at the Texas Journal on Civil Liberties & Civil Rights Conference at the University of Texas School of Law on February 9. The focus of the conference was on the collateral consequences of criminal convictions, and brought together law students, academics, and practitioners to discuss the intersection of criminal law and civil rights issues.  Professor Mitchell delivered…