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From Dred Scott to The Missouri Human Rights Act: Lecture to be Held April 5

The Dred Scott case is one of the most famous U.S. Supreme Court cases.  Little attention is paid, however, to Dred Scott’s trials in the St. Louis Circuit Court and the fact that a jury decided Dred Scott’s case. In a lecture presented on April 5, Professor Chuck Henson will explain the importance of the Dred Scott jury trial right…

Black Law Students Association Teams Advance to Nationals

Congratulations to the Mizzou Law BLSA mock trial teams that competed in the Midwest Regional Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition. Both teams made it to the semifinals, which were tried in the St. Louis Civil Courts Building. Pictured (from left to right): 2L Curtis Wilson, 2L Julius King, 2L Khristopher Johnson-DeLoatch, 3L John Moore, 3L Habib Hassan, 2L Larissa Tiller, 3L…