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Professor Filbert to speak at Veterans Law Webinar/CLE on March 10

Professor Brent Filbert will be speaking on Wed., March 10 at the Veterans Law Webinar. The program qualifies attendees to 3.0 MCLE, 3.0 Kansas Credit. Sponsored by MoBarCLE and The Veterans Clinic at Mizzou Law, the program is designed to meet the accreditation requirements of the Department of Veterans Affairs. The following topics will be covered: Representation of veterans and qualifying family…

Three Mizzou Law students honored among the Mizzou 18

On March 2 the University of Missouri Alumni Association announced the student recipients of its Mizzou 18 award. These awards honor Mizzou graduate students in the last year of their degree eligibility and represent students from a variety of disciplines across campus. They are chosen for their world-class research, collaboration with faculty and staff, and their demonstrated leadership with undergraduate…

Veterans Clinic’s Brent Filbert featured on bi-monthly radio show

The Veterans Clinic’s Brent Filbert is on a bi-monthly radio show on iHeart Radio and WOVN Chicago called “America’s Heroes Group Roundtable Serving Disabled Veterans in Rural America.” Filbert discusses the Mizzou Law Veterans Clinic in general and talks about rural outreach to veterans through Tigers for Troops. The radio shows is airing at 5 p.m. (CT) on the fourth…

Professor Schmitz speaks on ‘Expanding A2J with Online Courts’

Professor Amy J. Schmitz gave a presentation on “Expanding A2J with Online Courts,” as a sole speaker on March 3 for the Touro College Faculty Colloquium, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, New York (via Zoom). Professor Schmitz provided insights into the expansion of online courts, especially in the wake of COVID-19, and dissect ethical considerations. She included analysis of the…

Featured LL.M. Student: Michael Russell

After graduation from the University of Memphis School of Law in 1999, Michael Russell went on to practice labor and employment law for almost 20 years. Now, with a busy mediation and arbitration practice, Russell is pursuing his Master of Laws degree through Mizzou’s online LL.M. program. “I had been interested in an LL.M. for some time,” Russell said. “When…

Featured LL.M. Alumnus: Mohan Peddinti

After receiving his Bachelor of Laws degree from NALSAR, University of Law in Hyderabad, India, and completing two years in a corporate legal role at Dr. Reddy’s, Mohan Srimat Tirumala Peddinti packed his bags and moved over 8,000 miles to Columbia, Mo., in August 2006 to pursue his LL.M. degree at the University of Missouri School of Law. “Mizzou Law…

Professor Schmitz presents on book chapter about ‘ODR & Innovation in the USA’

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will present on “ODR & Innovation in the USA,” at the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution Online Dispute Resolution Forum and book launch for ODR Theory and Practice, March 1-2, 2021 (via Zoom). Professor Schmitz will join Prof. Jan Martinez from Stanford to discuss the chapter they wrote for the forthcoming book on ODR. The…

Professor English co-authors opinion piece about Netflix movie ‘I Care a Lot’

Professor David M. English and Professor Nina Kohn co-authored a recent op-ed in The Hill, Netflix’s ‘I Care a Lot’ should worry you. The piece shares how outdated state laws can enable elder abuse practices as depicted in the Netflix movie. Professor English is the former chair of the American Bar Association’s Commission on Law and Aging. He served as…

Current and former CSDR faculty included in new book, Discussions in Dispute Resolution

A new book, Discussions in Dispute Resolution: The Foundational Articles (Hinshaw, Schneider, and Cole, eds.) (Oxford Univ. Press, 2021), collects 16 foundational writings in dispute resolution with a focus on negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and public policy. It also provides interdisciplinary commentaries from expert dispute resolution scholars discussing how each article is foundational. And it tracks the development of the field…

Dean Lidsky to join Abrams Institute Conversation on ‘Incitement and the First Amendment’

Dean Lyrissa Lidsky will join Akhil Amar and Floyd Abrams for an Abrams Institute Conversation, Incitement and the First Amendment on February 22 via Zoom. The law of incitement has made it to the headlines in the wake of the recent Capitol riot and the Senate trial of the former President. Whether President Trump committed incitement has been hotly debated…