Expertise Guide: Constitutional Law ⋅ Page 1

Haley Proctor

Faculty Fellow, School of Law

Faculty Fellow, Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy

Haley Proctor joins Mizzou Law as a fellow after having practiced law for seven years at Cooper & Kirk, PLLC, where she specializes in constitutional litigation and will remain of counsel.  She previously served as a law clerk for Justice Clarence Thomas on the United States Supreme Court and for Judge Thomas B. Griffith on the United States Court of…

Thomas B. Bennett

Associate Professor of Law and Wall Family Fellow, School of Law

Professor Bennett’s research focuses on how complex civil litigation strains the relationship between state and federal courts and impacts the separation of powers. Professor Bennett’s scholarship has appeared in the NYU Law Review, the Cornell Law Review, the Minnesota Law Review, and the Notre Dame Law Review, and has been cited by the U.S. Supreme Court. Before joining the faculty…

Douglas E. Abrams

Associate Professor Emeritus of Law, School of Law

Education & Early Career Professor Abrams holds a B.A. summa cum laude from Wesleyan University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and won the History Prize and the Scholar-Athlete Award. He holds his law degree from Columbia University School of Law. From 1976-78, he served as a law clerk to Judge Hugh R. Jones of the New York Court…

Rigel C. Oliveri

Isabelle Wade and Paul C. Lyda Professor of Law , School of Law

Professor Oliveri is a nationally recognized expert on fair housing law. Her scholarship focuses on housing discrimination, zoning and property rights, and sexual harassment. Her published work has appeared in a number of prestigious journals and been cited by state and federal courts. She is the co-author of a casebook: Sexual Harassment Law: Cases, History, and Practice, and a co-editor…