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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 to Host HUD/DOJ Roundtable on May 2

Professor Rigel Oliveri has been designated as one of the Humans of HUD during Fair Housing Month at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Professor Oliveri was recognized for her work as both a lawyer and academic expert on the issues surrounding sexual harassment of low-income women in housing. HUD and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) are…

Hurley-Sloan Symposium: Free Speech, Free Press or Free for All? Social Media and the First Amendment

The Missouri-Hurley and Price Sloan Symposium will be held April 25 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. The event, “Free Speech, Free Press or Free for All? Social Media and the First Amendment” begins at 8:30 am and will feature Brian Stelter as the keynote luncheon speaker. Journalists, social media experts and legal scholars will explore the following…

Mizzou Law Hosts 2019 Missouri Symposium on Felon Disenfranchisement

The Missouri Law Review and the Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy will co-host the 2019 Symposium on Felon Disenfranchisement on April 12. The event also is supported by the Harry S. Truman School of Public Affairs, the University of Missouri departments of History, Human and Environmental Science, and Political Science, and the University of Missouri Office for Civil Rights and Title…

School of Law to Host Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District

The Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, will convene court at the School of Law on Tuesday, April 2. Presiding Judge Edward Ardini, Jr., Judge Mark Pfeiffer, ’92, and Judge Gary Witt, ’90 will hear oral arguments at Hulston Hall in four cases beginning at 1:30 p.m. The judges will also take time to discuss the court system, explain the proceedings, and take…

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District, to Convene at Mizzou Law

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Missouri will convene at the School of Law on Thursday, March 21, 2019. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Dennis Dow will hear oral arguments in the Courtroom of Hulston Hall beginning at 8:30 a.m. The court’s session is scheduled to last until noon. This event is open to the general public. Please note that no…

Mizzou Law Hosting Trademark and Copyright Law CLE

The Center for Intellectual Property & Entrepreneurship and the Association of Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law are hosting a free continuing legal education (CLE) session on February 27: What Every Lawyer Needs to Know About Trademark & Copyright Law. Annette Heller, a trademark/copyright attorney with Heller & Associates in Chesterfield, Mo., will lead this program. The event is open to the public…

Symposium – Protecting the Public While Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship: First Principles for Optimal Regulation

In a one-day symposium, hosted by the law school’s Center for Intellectual Property & Entrepreneurship and Business, Entrepreneurship, and Tax Law Review, a distinguished group of panelists will consider both substantive principles for regulating effectively in particular areas (e.g., financial markets, telecommunications, prescription drugs, network technologies) and broader procedural questions about how regulations should be crafted. What substantive principles should guide…

Family Violence Roundtable: Multidisciplinary Solutions to Abuse

The Family Violence Clinic and the Women’s Law Association will host three roundtable discussions on contemporary theories addressing family violence on Wednesday, November 14. The roundtables will focus on three areas: domestic homicide solutions; Missouri foster care and adoption initiatives in response to the opioid epidemic; and a multidisciplinary conversation about MU research and services related to abuse, including substance…