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Mizzou Law to Host HUD/DOJ Roundtable on May 2

Professor Rigel Oliveri has been designated as one of the Humans of HUD during Fair Housing Month at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Professor Oliveri was recognized for her work as both a lawyer and academic expert on the issues surrounding sexual harassment of low-income women in housing. HUD and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) are…

Professor Mitchell Speaks about Collateral Consequences of Criminal Convictions

Professor David Mitchell spoke at the Texas Journal on Civil Liberties & Civil Rights Conference at the University of Texas School of Law on February 9. The focus of the conference was on the collateral consequences of criminal convictions, and brought together law students, academics, and practitioners to discuss the intersection of criminal law and civil rights issues.  Professor Mitchell delivered…

Law Alumna’s Play to Premiere in Columbia

The Green Duck Lounge, a play written by Michelle Tyrene Johnson, ’95, will have its world premiere at the Rhynsburger Theatre on the MU campus. The play, taking its title from the name of a now-closed Kansas City bar, focuses around the murders of two of the bar’s former owners, Leon Jordan and Jimmy Townsend. Both men were murdered just…

Professor Henson Discusses McDonnell Douglas v. Green

Professor Chuck Henson was invited by the William C. Wefel Center for Employment Law and the Black Law Students Association at Saint Louis University School of Law to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 McDonnell Douglas v. Green decision with the plaintiff, St. Louis civil rights activist Percy Green, as a part of their Black History Month programming. In its…