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Professor Myers publishes in Journal of Intellectual Property Law

Professor Gary Myers’ latest article on trademarks and the First Amendment has been published as the lead article in the Journal of Intellectual Property Law. The article, “It’s Scandalous! – Limiting Profane Trademark Registrations After Tam and Brunetti,” is a follow up from his previous article on this topic, “Trademarks & the First Amendment After Matal v. Tam,” 26 Journal…

Welcoming Christine Lesicko back to Mizzou Law

Mizzou Law has recently welcomed back alumnae Christine Lesicko as a visiting assistant teaching professor of legal writing. Lesicko has previously worked as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for the Boone County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, Assitant Attorney General for the Missouri Attorney General’s Office, and Assitant General Counsel for the Missouri Department of Labor & Industrial Relations. We had Professor Lesicko…

Theories of Change for the Dispute Resolution Movement: Actionable Ideas to Revitalize Our Movement

Edited by John Lande This book compiles 63 short “think pieces” by a wide range of practitioners and academics, diagnosing problems with the dispute resolution movement these days and suggesting ideas to revitalize it.  You can download this important book for free by clicking here. People often observe that the Chinese word for “crisis” is composed of characters referring 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…

Professor Gely presents at ABA labor and employment law meeting

Professor Rafael Gely recently served as the Scholar in Residence for the 2020 mid-winter meeting of the of the ADR in Labor & Employment Law Committee (ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law).  In that capacity, Professor Gely presented two papers: (1) The Media’s Impact on The Perceptions of Arbitration (with Timothy D. Chandler, Louisiana State University); and (2) Ethics…

Professor Lee presents at global conference

Professor Ilhyung Lee recently gave a presentation on “Comparative Perspectives on Offensive Trademarks” at the 2020 Global Conference on Constitution-Making and Constitutional Change at the University of Texas Law School. His presentation was part of a concurrent session on Egalitarianism Across Subject Matter. The 130 conference participants represented more than 20 countries. The discussion topics included constitutional amendment, constitutional reform,…

Student Leader Highlight: Lindsey Wilkerson

2021 JD candidate Lindsey Wilkerson grew up in Rogersville, Missouri before she first began at Mizzou as an undergraduate. During her first year of studying journalism with an emphasis on radio/TV anchoring and reporting, Wilkerson was accepted into the MU Law Scholars program which allows selected students to complete their bachelor’s and Juris Doctorate degrees in 6 years at MU.…

Professor Schmitz: Free resources posted on ODR.info

Professor Amy J. Schmitz is creating a free video resource on ODR.info, which is maintained by the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution. In this video, Professor Schmitz and Noam Ebner of Creighton University’s Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, discuss the creation of governance structures for the field of Online Dispute Resolution (ODR). The two revisit Noam’s paper with Professor…

Litigation Interest and Risk Assessment: Help Your Clients Make Good Litigation Decisions

by Michaela Keet, Heather Heavin, and John Lande This book is written to help everyone involved in litigation to make better decisions.  Even the most experienced litigators will gain valuable guidance from this book with its many practical illustrations and checklists for effective and ethical practice.  This book also is very relevant for corporate and government counsel and executives, settlement…