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Mizzou Law 3L Wins National Writing Competition

Mizzou Law 3L Isaac Keller just won the 2023 American Journal of Mediation National Dispute Resolution Writing Competition. His article, “Tables Turning: How Companies Should Respond to the “Mass Arbitration” Phenomenon and Abernathy v. DoorDash, Inc.” was selected first place by the American College of Civil Trial Mediators in a national competition. Keller won a $5,000 prize for finishing first…

Professor David Gamage Publishes Article in California Law Review

David Gamage, the Law School Foundation Distinguished Professor of Law, has had a forthcoming article accepted for publication in the California Law Review. The article, “Money Moves: Taxing the Wealthy at the State Level,” relates to Professor Gamage’s work on state-level tax reforms for which he testified recently in front of the Vermont House Committee of Ways and Means. His…

David Gamage in the News

David Gamage, the Law School Foundation Distinguished Professor of Law at Mizzou Law, is a national leader in tax law and health law policy. He has appeared in dozens of media outlets in recent years as an expert in these areas. Here are some of his recent media appearances. 2023: Research profiled “Moore v. United States and the Original Meaning of Income,”…

Alumni Spotlight — Meet Maggy Carlyle

Growing up, Maggy Carlyle ’11, was always surrounded by football. She remembers cheering first for the Dallas Cowboys and later for the Chiefs after she and her family moved to Kansas City. After receiving a degree in strategic communications from the University of Missouri and spending time working as a teacher, Carlyle never saw herself working in sports — especially…

Reaching Remarkable Heights: The Women of the Mizzou Law Class of 1996

The achievements of the women of the Mizzou Law class of 1996 have shone brightly this year: Kelly Broniec earned a Missouri Supreme Court appointment in 2023 making her one of six Mizzou Law alumni on the Missouri Supreme Court. Her appointment also contributed to making the Missouri Supreme Court a majority female bench. Additionally, Megan Phillips was elected president…

Mizzou Law 3L and Entrepreneur Opens Pop-Up Shop

Parker Owens, a Mizzou Law 3L student, entrepreneur and winner of the Mizzou Entrepreneur Quest Student Accelerator competition last fall, is opening a pop-up store for his business, Parker’s Brick Builds. The store will open from 9:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. on Feb. 21 in the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the MU Trulaske College of Business. Owens’ business, Parker’s…

Dean Sperino Publishes Article on Summary Judgments in Employment Discrimination Cases

Associate Dean Sandra Sperino has published an article on the McDonnell Douglas framework in the North Carolina Law Review. The McDonnell Douglas framework is the most important analytical structure in employment discrimination law. Scholars and judges have regularly criticized the three-part, burden-shifting test. Despite decades of criticism, a central feature of the framework remains unexamined—its second step is incompatible with…

Mizzou Law Veterans Clinic Files Amicus Brief with United States Supreme Court

Attorneys in the Mizzou Law Veterans Clinic have filed an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court in a crucial case awaiting consideration involving veterans seeking certiorari to challenge a decision made by the Federal Circuit.   The veterans in the case argue that the Federal Circuit erred in its judgment, contending that the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims…