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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…

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…