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Mizzou Law Class of 2020 Virtual Celebration May 15-16

Class of 2020 Virtual Celebration May 15-16 Show your support for our graduates during our 24-hour social media blitz of congratulations, messages, video greetings and well-wishes. Commencement has been postponed, but nothing will stop us from celebrating our very special Class of 2020! The celebration kicks off at 2 p.m. Friday, May 15, on @Mizzou social media accounts and commencement.missouri.edu. Mizzou…

Mizzou Law Disperses Grant to Students for COVID-19 Relief

The AccessLex Institute generously provided the University of Missouri School of Law with a grant to assist our students with COVID-19 related emergency relief. We made these funds available to all Mizzou Law students regardless of status or financial aid eligibility to provide relief with COVID-19 related expenses. The Law School awarded 35 students a total of $25,000 in emergency…

Featured Student Leader: Natasha Martinez

Natasha Martinez is a 2L at Mizzou Law who serves as the American Constitution Society President, a representative on the Graduate Professional Council, Journal of Dispute Resolution member, and is the newly elected Vice-President of Mizzou Law SBA. Martinez grew up in Excelsior Springs, Missouri and studied political science, poverty studies and leadership at Washburn University before joining us at…

Student Perspectives: Practice Trial by Zoom

With the abrupt transition to online learning, our professors and students have had to be inventive with their engagements. Associate Dean Paul Litton teaches criminal law, and to keep things interesting, he hosted a practice trial by Zoom for his students last week. He even changed into a Rockbridge green robe, which reflected the graduates of the jurisdiction. Below is…

Mizzou Law ACS selected as chapter of the week

Mizzou Law’s American Constitution Society has been selected as Chapter of the Week by the ACS national organization. The Mizzou Law chapter was featured on ACS’ newsletter and social media, highlighting the group’s leadership on campus. Read the full story from ACS…

Phi Alpha Delta announces 2020-2021 Executive Board

PAD would like to introduce you to our new executive board for the 2020-2021 academic year! Justice: Gabby Deimeke (pictured center) Vice Justice: Haley Benson (second from right) Treasurer: Brennan Canuteson (left) Clerk: Emma Denman (second from left) Marshal: Scott Lunte (right)     The new exec board will transition throughout the Spring 2020 semester and will take the reins completely…

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…