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Boone County History and Culture Center Hosts Professor Conklin for Book Talk

Professor Carli Conklin will talk about her book, The Pursuit of Happiness in the Founding Era – An Intellectual History, on Saturday, Nov. 16 at the Boone County History and Culture Center in Columbia.  In this insightful volume, Professor Conklin considers the pursuit of happiness across a variety of intellectual traditions, and explores its usage in two key legal texts…

Featured Alumna: Larissa Tiller

Class of 2019 graduate Larissa Tiller recently accepted a position in the U.S. Coast Guard Direct Commission Lawyer program. She will begin officer’s training in New London, Connecticut, and then continue to the Naval Justice School in Newport, Rhode Island. “I went to law school because I wanted to serve as an attorney in the military,” Tiller said. “I thought…

Professor Strong Writes on International Business Courts

Professor S.I. Strong recently wrote a book chapter discussing whether the United States would join the growing international trend towards the creation of specialized international commercial courts in national legal systems.  The analysis, “International Commercial Courts and the United States:  An Outlier by Choice and by Constitutional Design?”, appears in International Business Courts – A European and Global Perspective 255 (Eleven…

New Course this spring Mizzou Law: Innovation and Technology in the Practice of Law

Beginning in the Spring 2020 semester, Mizzou Law will be offering a new seminar on Innovation and Technology in the Practice of Law. Professor Randy J. Diamond says the course will have two primary focuses: to develop tech skills and competencies in the delivery of legal services and to address legal issues in a tech-saturated world, where the law is rapidly…

2L Brionna Pratt Selected for JCBA Judge Kit Carson Roque, Jr. Scholarship

Brionna Pratt, a J.D. candidate in the Mizzou Law class of 2021, has recently been selected as a recipient for the Jackson County Bar Association (JCBA) Judge Kit Carson Roque, Jr. Scholarship. The JCBA Judge Kit Carson Roque, Jr. The scholarship is given in honor of the late Judge Kit Carson Roque, Jr. Judge Roque was an African-American graduate of…

Professor Schmitz Presents on ODR at Several National Meetings in Virginia

Professor Amy J. Schmitz recently gave a presentation, “Ethics and Efficiency in ODR Design,” at the Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Forum in Williamsburg, Virginia. During this trip, Professor Schmitz also participated in a special workshop on “ODR in the Courts” at the National Center for State Courts, which is also in Virginia. Professor Schmitz also participated in additional meetings as…

Professor Strong Cited by Three Federal Courts

Professor S.I. Strong’s scholarship was recently cited by three federal district courts. Two cases – Widows Sons Grand Chapter of the Kings Guard Inc. v. Davenport, 2018 WL 9643183 (W.D.N.Y. June 13, 2018), and Buckley v. Universal Sewing Supply, Inc., 2019 WL 5260365 (M.D. Penn. Oct. 17, 2019) – cited her article, “Jurisdictional Discovery in United States Federal Courts,” 67 Washington and Lee…

Donald Quinn Receives Tiger ’06 Scholarship

By Donald Quinn The University of Missouri School of Law has a long tradition of creating lawyers with a heart for service, incredible integrity, and a profound sense of respect for the history and culture of the legal profession. It is with that in mind that I uprooted my family from Maryland and moved to Missouri to attend the school…

Mizzou Law Wins Gold MarCom Award

Mizzou Law is the proud recipient of the 2019 MarCom Awards, an international competition administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals. The awards represent work across public relations, website design, mobile development and video. Mizzou Law won a Gold Award in website redesign for the summer 2019 redesign of law.missouri.edu. Thank you to the Mizzou Law team that…

Mizzou Law ranked a Top 25 Best Value Law School

We are proud to announce that once again, The University of Missouri School of Law has been ranked in the Top 25 Best Value Law Schools by the National Jurist. The average debt of our students at 2019 graduation was $45,300. According to the most recent data from the National Center for Education Statistics, the average law student graduates with…