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Client Thanks School of Law Clinics in Newspaper Article

The School of Law’s Veterans Clinic and Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic were recently featured in an article written by a client in the Columbia Missourian. The piece was published under the “From Readers” section, where anyone from the community can submit a story. Vernon Diggs, the author, detailed his positive and uplifting experience with the Veterans Clinic. In 2015, on the…

Professor Abrams: Youth Sports Would Benefit From More Women Coaches

For the past seven years, Professor Doug Abrams has written a regular column on www.askcoachwolff.com, a leading national youth sports website. In his latest column, he notes that women comprise only 13 percent of youth soccer coaches nationwide and only six percent of youth baseball coaches. Many youth leaguers finish their playing days without ever having a female coach. Professor…

Professor Strong Speaks at the New York International Arbitration Center

Professor S.I. Strong recently gave a presentation on her book, Arbitration of Trust Disputes: Issues in National and International Law (Oxford University Press 2016), at the New York International Arbitration Center. The book offers an international and comparative look at the arbitration of internal trust disputes, meaning disputes arising between the trustee and beneficiary, and is the leading text is…

Mizzou Law Student, Professor Attend United Nations Meeting as NGOs

Third-year law student Brian Thompson recently joined Professor S.I. Strong at a session of Working Group II (Arbitration and Conciliation) of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) in New York. Thompson and Strong attended the meeting as non-governmental observers (NGOs) affiliated with the American Society of International Law (ASIL). The primary topic under discussion at the Working…

School of Law to Co-Host Inaugural Southeastern Regional Tax Challenge

The School of Law will join with the MU School of Accountancy to host the Inaugural Southeastern Regional Tax Challenge at Hulston Hall on February 10 and 11. Fourteen teams of law and accounting students from throughout the Southeastern Conference (SEC) will travel to Columbia to present their solutions to a complicated tax transaction in front of a panel of…

Professor Conklin Presents at Arbitration Seminar

Professor Carli N. Conklin was invited to present her research at a works-in-progress seminar, “Development of Arbitration and Mediation in the 17th and 18th Centuries”, held on January 23, 2017, at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS) at London University. Professor Conklin presented on research methodology in arbitration history and the History of Arbitration Database Project, a joint collaboration…

School of Law Hosts International Works in Progress Conference

The law school recently hosted an international works in progress conference in association with the American Society of International Law (ASIL) and the MU International Center. The event saw 30 participants from 19 different countries come to the law school to discuss their scholarship. Presentations were also made by Lady Justice Joyce Aluoch of the International Criminal Court in the…

Professor Lietzan Discusses Executive Order’s Possible Impact on Food and Drug Administration

Professor Erika Lietzan was quoted at length today in an article published by the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society (RAPS) about the impact of President Trump’s January 30 “two-for-one” executive order on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The executive order provides that whenever an agency promulgates a new regulation, it must identify at least two existing regulations to be…