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Mizzou Law Faculty and Alumna Honored by Mizzou Alumni Association in 2020

The Mizzou Alumni Association included two Mizzou Law faculty members and one alumna among the recipients of the 2020 Faculty-Alumni Awards. R. Wilson Freyermuth – 61st Annual Distinguished Faculty Award Justice Patricia Breckenridge, ’77 – 2020 Faculty-Alumni Award Recipient Frank O. Bowman, III – 2020 Faculty-Alumni Award Recipient “We are honored to recognize Mizzou’s best and brightest, both in and…

Boston College Law Review Publishes Article by Professor Lambert

Professor Thom Lambert’s article, Mere Common Ownership and the Antitrust Laws, appears in the latest edition of the Boston College Law Review. Professor Lambert criticizes claims by prominent antitrust scholars and the leading antitrust treatise that institutional investors’ ownership of minority stakes in competing firms may violate the U.S. antitrust laws. The article follows up on an earlier common ownership article…

Professor Bowman: Presidential Pardons and the Problem of Impunity

Frank O. Bowman, III is a University of Missouri Curators’ Distinguished Professor and Floyd R. Gibson Missouri Endowed Professor of Law. Recently he has been writing about the issues that may arise if President Trump issues pardons to his family and associates, or perhaps even to himself. The results of his research are in the article, “Presidential Pardons and the…

Tenth Annual University of Missouri Patent Law Moot Court Competition

On Tuesday, November 17, Mizzou Law held the Tenth Annual University of Missouri Patent Law Moot Court Competition, this year in an online format. Fifteen students wrote briefs and presented oral arguments in a mock-version of a pending infringement lawsuit involving patented printing and computer storage technology. (One of the patented products was on Martha Stewart. Overall winner of the…

Professor Bowman provided election commentary to international news outlets

Professor Frank O. Bowman has appeared on several international television networks to provide commentary on the 2020 election in the U.S. He appeared on Good Morning Europe with EuroNews TV before the election, France 24 (English) the day after the election. And then on November 6 with AlAraby (an Arabic language network out of London). Most recently he appeared on…

Professor Lambert interviewed by the Global Antitrust Institute

Professor Thom Lambert was recently interviewed about his paper, Rent-Seeking and Public Choice in Digital Markets. The paper will soon be published as a chapter in the Global Antitrust Institute’s forthcoming Report on the Digital Economy. The interview is on YouTube. Professor Lambert explains public choice theory and the concept of rent-seeking and then describes a number of recent instances of…

Featured LLM Student: April Sawhill

Fifteen years after graduating with a JD from the University of Tennessee College of Law and living abroad in South Korea and Singapore, April Sawhill returned to school as an LLM student at Mizzou Law. “While living in Southeast Asia, I observed a global trend toward greater participation in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and realized it would impact my return…

Undergraduate Courses in Law

New Offering for Spring 2021: Climate Change and the Law The School of Law and the School of Natural Resources have teamed up to offer “Climate Change and the Law,” a new undergraduate course that will debut in the spring 2021 semester. This new course will examine domestic U.S. and international law related to climate change. In addition to lecture…

Six Mizzou Law Alumni Selected for Missouri Bar’s Leadership Academy

Six of the 12 outstanding young lawyers selected for The Missouri Bar Leadership Academy’s Class of 2020-2021 are graduates of Mizzou Law. Angela B. Kennedy, ’16, Armstrong Teasdale LLP, St. Louis Courtney Stout, ’17, Williams Dirks Dameron LLC, Kansas City Derek Spencer, ’16, St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office, St. Louis Jacob Haskins, ’19, Lowther Johnson, Springfield Khristopher Johnson-DeLoatch, ’19, Armstrong…