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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…

Professor Freyermuth Inducted as Fellow of the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers

Professor Wilson Freyermuth was inducted as a new Fellow of the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers at its annual meeting in New Orleans on April 8. The American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers is a professional organization dedicated to promoting the field of commercial finance law through education, legislative reform and the recognition of distinguished practitioners, jurists and academics.…

Law School Center Secures Grant to Study Reasoning in Arbitration

The law school’s nationally-recognized Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution was recently awarded a $25,000 grant from the AAA-ICDR Foundation (the charitable arm of the American Arbitration Association and the International Center for Dispute Resolution) to study arbitral reasoning in various contexts and in comparison to judicial reasoning. The project, “Reasoning in International Commercial Arbitration: Comparisons Across the Common…