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Professor Schmitz Named Co-Chair of ABA Technology and Dispute Resolution Committee

Professor Amy Schmitz was appointed as co-chair of the American Bar Association Technology and Dispute Resolution Committee, which was recently reorganized with a focus on the intersections between dispute resolution and technology issues. It includes online dispute resolution and the future of alternative dispute resolution. Professor Schmitz is uniquely suited to serve on this committee because one area of her…

Professor Visits the Max Planck Institute in Hamburg

Professor S.I. Strong served as a visiting scholar at the Max Planck Institute for International and Comparative Private Law, based in Hamburg, Germany. There are more than 80 Max Planck Institutes in Germany, each focusing on a different issue within the hard or social sciences. While in Hamburg, Professor Strong conducted research concerning the application of the European Succession Regulation…

School of Law to Host Hooding Ceremony May 14

The School of Law will host its annual hooding ceremony to recognize its newest graduates on Sunday, May 14, at 12:30 p.m., in Jesse Auditorium on the University of Missouri Campus. This event is open to the public and no tickets are required. This year’s featured speaker will be the Honorable Patricia A. Breckenridge, ’78, who is chief justice of…

Law Faculty Help Develop New Policies Designed to Help Campus Community, Visitors Understand Rights Related to Protests and Use of Public Spaces

School of Law faculty were among the members of a committee that created new and revised policies that will help the MU community and visitors understand their rights and responsibilities related to campus protests and the use of public space. The Ad Hoc Joint Committee on Protests, Public Spaces, Free Speech and the Press was created by MU Interim Chancellor…

Professor Bowman Selected for University Teaching Award

Professor Frank O. Bowman III was selected as one of this year’s winners of the Gold Chalk Award, which recognizes university faculty members “who have made significant contributions to the education and training of graduate and professional students,” according to the award’s website. The award is one of four presented by the MU Graduate Professional Council, and one faculty member…

Board of Advocates Announces Barristers Inductees, Moot Court Winners

The School of Law’s Board of Advocates recently announced its 2017 inductees into The Order of Barristers, celebrating 10 graduating students who excel in advocacy. This year’s inductees are: Maikieta Brantley Joseph Dumas Sheaffer Fennessey Miles Figg Tamar Hodges Jenna Homeyer Alex Langley Courtney Lauer Theresa Mullineaux Aaron Snipes The Board of Advocates also announced the 2017 1L Moot Court…

UM System Economic Development Award Presented to Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic Director

Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic Director Jim Niemann, ’93, was recently presented a University of Missouri System President’s Award for Economic Development. The award, given to only 10 faculty in 2017 to recognize contributions to the economic development of the state of Missouri, was presented to Professor Niemann during a law school faculty meeting. Professor Niemann joined the law school in 2015…

Members of Mizzou Law Community Recognized at Law Day

Outstanding members of the law school community were recognized at the 2017 Law Day Awards Ceremony, held on April 21 in Hulston Hall. The evening’s honorees included: Citation of Merit Rodney E. Loomer, ’74 Rhonda C. Thomas, ’73 Distinguished Recent Graduate Award Darryl M. Chatman, ’08 Distinguished Non-Alumnus Award Professor Joan Krauskopf Entrepreneurship Award Chad A. Troutwine, ’97 Judge L.F.…

Law Day Picnic Moved to Hulston Hall

The Law Day Picnic on Saturday, April 21, will be moved from Carnahan Quadrangle on the MU Campus to Hulston Hall due to the chance of rain. Shakespeare’s pizza, Buck’s ice cream, beer from local breweries and soft drinks will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the law school’s Subplaza. The Student Bar Association’s Tim Heinsz 5K/10K…