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PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools Showing at Mizzou Law

Mizzou Law’s Director of Academic Success, Chalana M. Scales-Ferguson, shared her thoughts on the February 15 documentary screening and panel presentation of PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools. Mizzou Law, in collaboration with the Columbia (MO) Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the Black Law Students Association, and the Black Studies Department, hosted a screening of…

Student works selected for publication in the Spring and Summer issues of the Missouri Law Review

The 2019-2020 Editorial Board is proud to announce that the following student works were selected for publication in the Spring and Summer issues of the Missouri Law Review. Please join us in congratulating these wonderful authors!   Spring (Vol. 85, Issue 2) Jackson Gilkey, Multi-Party Joinder and Venue: How Missouri Is Acting Against Historic Procedural Law Principles in an Effort to…

The Journal of Dispute Resolution announces student comments for Spring 2020 issue

The Journal of Dispute Resolution is proud to announce that the following student comments have been selected for publication in the Spring 2020 issue:   “A Break in the Cycle: Applying ADR Principles to Inner-Prison Conflicts” by Eli Dodge “The Negotiation of Patent Prosecution: Reason to Avoid the Anchor” by Kevin Johnston “The Grass is Always Greener: Applying ADR to…

Prime Minister Andrew Holness of Jamaica Visits With Mizzou Law Students and Faculty

On Thursday, February 6, Prime Minister Andrew Holness of Jamaica and Her Excellency Audrey Marks, the Jamaican Ambassador to Washington visited with students in Hulston Hall. 2L Carley Johansson shared her thoughts with us: What makes a place like Mizzou Law so special is the opportunity to be in incredible places with incredible people. On February 6, a small group…

BETR Articles and White Papers Publication Announcement

The Business, Entrepreneurship & Tax Law Review (“BETR”) is proud to announce the following student-written articles that were selected for publication in our Spring 2020 issue:   Clayton Alexander Game Over? How Video Game Console Makers are Speeding Toward an Antitrust Violation Christian Hodgson On the Effort to Discover and Eliminate Offshore Tax Abuse Douglas Mann Cleaning Up and Cashing Out: Using Financial…

Law student publishes in Veterans Law Journal

Justin P. Brickey, 2L, published the article “When Can TDIU Count as ‘a Disability Rated as Total’ for Purposes of Entitlement to SMC?” in Volume IV, 2019, of the Veterans Law Journal. The article references past cases to discuss the nuances of when a veteran can be designated as TDIU (Total Disability – Individual Unemployability) and qualify for Special Monthly…

Mizzou Law SBA hopes to write 100,000 thank you letters to veterans

The Mizzou Law Student Bar Association (SBA) co-sponsored and hosted a card signing event for veterans last week. The event allowed students to write cards thanking veterans for their service. The event lasted the entire week and many members of the Mizzou Law community took time to write to our veterans and thank them. SBA was fortunate to be able…

New Course this spring Mizzou Law: Innovation and Technology in the Practice of Law

Beginning in the Spring 2020 semester, Mizzou Law will be offering a new seminar on Innovation and Technology in the Practice of Law. Professor Randy J. Diamond says the course will have two primary focuses: to develop tech skills and competencies in the delivery of legal services and to address legal issues in a tech-saturated world, where the law is rapidly…

2L Brionna Pratt Selected for JCBA Judge Kit Carson Roque, Jr. Scholarship

Brionna Pratt, a J.D. candidate in the Mizzou Law class of 2021, has recently been selected as a recipient for the Jackson County Bar Association (JCBA) Judge Kit Carson Roque, Jr. Scholarship. The JCBA Judge Kit Carson Roque, Jr. The scholarship is given in honor of the late Judge Kit Carson Roque, Jr. Judge Roque was an African-American graduate of…

Donald Quinn Receives Tiger ’06 Scholarship

By Donald Quinn The University of Missouri School of Law has a long tradition of creating lawyers with a heart for service, incredible integrity, and a profound sense of respect for the history and culture of the legal profession. It is with that in mind that I uprooted my family from Maryland and moved to Missouri to attend the school…