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Professor Lietzan lectures at World Intellectual Property Organization summer program

On June 12, Professor Erika Lietzan delivered a lecture on intellectual property in the life sciences sector as part of the WIPO-CPIP Summer School. This exclusive two-week summer course provides a deep dive into IP law and policy for students, professionals, and government officials from around the world. Professor Lietzan explained what makes intellectual property law and policy different in…

Professor Oliveri’s Casebook About Sexual Harassment Law Now in Print

Professor Rigel Oliveri has co-authored a casebook, Sexual Harassment Law: History, Cases, and Practice (Carolina Academic Press) is a “comprehensive textbook covering the origins and development of U.S. sexual harassment law in employment, education, housing, prisons, and the military.” The co-authors are professors Jennifer Ann Drobac, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, and Carrie N. Baker, Smith College.…

Zaina Afrassiab Niles selected as winner of Law School Writing Contest for The National Law Review

Zaina Afrassiab Niles, ’20, is the winner of the 2020 Law School Writing Contest for the National Law Review. Her paper, “Are Qualified Patients Unqualified Parents?,” examines the lack of case law surrounding medical marijuana use by Missouri parents concerning child custody and placement. Niles originally wrote the paper for a Sex, Reproduction, and the Law class taught by Professor Mary…

Professor English to speak on COVID-19 in LTC facilities

On June 15, 2020, Professor David English will speak on “Responding to COVID-19 in LTC Facilities” at the Summer 2020 meeting of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). His co-presenter for this virtual presentation is Eric Carlson of Justice in Aging in Los…

Featured Student Leader: Annabelle Attias

Annabelle Attias is a recent graduate from the Mizzou Law Class of 2020. She grew up in Kefar Sava, Israel, before moving to the United States in 2012 to attend the University of Missouri. While at Mizzou, Attias received a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies, which combined three minors she was passionate about –…

Professor Schmitz: Consider user-centric design for ODR in the courts

Professor Amy J. Schmitz teamed up with the ADR coordinator for the courts in New Hampshire, Heather Scheiwe Kulp, to research and write an article “Real Feedback from Real People: Emphasizing User-Centric Designs for Court ODR,” DISPUTE RESOLUTION MAGAZINE | VOL 26, NO 2, pp. 6-12 (2020). In this article, they report findings from a survey of “regular court users”…

Professor Jerry publishes paper on social media communications on campuses

The latest American Council on Education (ACE) “To the Point” brief, “Campus Inclusion and Freedom of Expression: Managing Social Media,” written by Robert H. Jerry II focuses on how and why campus leaders should be proactive in managing social media platforms, as well as how to respond to problems that arise. The brief lists the most commonly asked questions about free…

Professor Schmitz provides commentary in new book about decentralized justice

Prof. Amy J. Schmitz provided an interview and commentary that has been published in a book about how decentralized justice on the blockchain is revolutionizing how we view conflict management. In a chapter, “Towards a Global Online Dispute Resolution Platform: Amy Schmitz and The New Handshake,” Professor Schmitz provides her inspiration and ideas related to creating a global online dispute…

Podcast by Professor English on Guardianships and Powers of Attorney

The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) recently posted a podcast by Professor David English on cross-border recognition of guardianships and powers of attorney. It is available at https://actecfoundation.org/podcasts/cross-border-recognition-of-powers-of-attorney-guardianship/. This is the third podcast that Professor English has recorded for ACTEC. Prior podcasts, “The Uniform Trust Code and the Future of American Trust Law” and “The Uniform Guardianship,…