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Professor Strong Publishes in Florida Law Review

The Florida Law Review recently published a new article by Professor S.I. Strong.  “Congress and Commercial Trusts:  Dealing With Diversity Jurisdiction Post-Americold,” 69 Florida Law Review 1021 (2017), considers the United States Supreme Court opinion in Americold Realty Trust v. ConAgra Foods, Inc. and calls for a Congressional override so that commercial trusts – which operate domestically as the functional equivalents of corporations -…

Professor Lietzan Speaks About FDA Regulation of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing

Professor Erika Lietzan spoke on March 16 at “Frontiers in Precision Medicine III: Will Personalized Medicine Improve Population Health?” –  a full day symposium hosted by the University of Utah S.J. Quinney School of Law, the Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah, and the School of Medicine at the University of Utah.  Professor Lietzan’s presentation focused on FDA…

Professor Reuben Comments on Possible Campaign Finance Law Issue in St. Louis County

Inquiries into a long-term lease for office space for St. Louis County offices at the former Northwest Plaza in St. Ann, Mo., have now shifted focus to the campaign manager for St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger. A recent story in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch provides an update on the St. Louis County Council’s hearings about the lease, and the…

Professor Bowman Quoted on Missouri’s Impeachment Process

Professor Frank Bowman was quoted in an article recently published in The Kansas City Star focusing on a Missouri House of Representatives committee formed to investigate the allegations against Governor Eric Greitens, who was indicted last month for felony invasion of privacy. In the article, Professor Bowman says that the Missouri Constitution does not require that the governor be proved…

Mizzou Law Student and Alumnus Win National Writing Competition

MU 3L George Khoukaz recently received the Joseph T. McLaughlin Original Student Article Award from the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) at a gala dinner at the Whitley Hotel in Atlanta, Ga.  The winning essay, “ADR That is Out of This World: A Regime for the Resolution of Outer- Space Disputes,” addresses various issues regarding space arbitration and was published in 2018 Journal…

Professor Schmitz Publishes Book Chapter Discussing Online Arbitration

Professor Amy J. Schmitz recently published a chapter discussing online arbitration, “Building on OArb Attributes in Pursuit of Justice,” in Arbitration in the Digital Age (Cambridge University Press 2018).  The book takes a cutting-edge look at how technology is changing arbitration practice and possibilities throughout the world.  In her chapter, Professor Schmitz explores variances in arbitration law on an international…

Professor Strong Publishes Article on Legitimacy in International Arbitration

Professor S.I. Strong’s most recent article, “Truth in a Post-Truth Society:  How Sticky Defaults, Status Quo Bias and the Sovereign Prerogative Influence the Perceived Legitimacy of International Arbitration,” 2018 University of Illinois Law Review 533 (2018), addresses the increasingly contentious debate about the legitimacy of the arbitral process from a unique interdisciplinary perspective.  In this analysis, Professor Strong combines elements of psychology,…

Professor Mitchell Presented Paper on the New Urban Agenda

Professor David Mitchell presented his paper entitled “The Criminalized Citizen – A Forgotten Population in the New Urban Agenda” at a Faculty Seminar Series at the University of Cape Town School of Law in South Africa. The paper discusses the failure of the New Urban Agenda to account for the unique challenges that citizens who have had negative interactions with…

Professor Strong Writes on Religious Extremism

Professor S.I. Strong recently contributed a post to Fifteen Eighty-Four, the blog of Cambridge University Press.  In her piece, Professor Strong discussed a new approach to combating religious extremism, based on material found in her book, Transforming Religious Liberties:  A New Theory of Religious Rights for National and International Legal Systems (Cambridge University Press 2018).  Professor Strong is currently working on an…