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Professor Schmitz presentation: OArb and COVID-19

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will present on the topic of “OArb” as part of the McGill Journal of Dispute Resolution (MJDR) Arbitration Symposium “Online Dispute Resolution and Arbitration: A Brave New World” on January 20, 2021 starting at 4 pm (CT). “OArb” is the label Professor Schmitz has developed over the past 15 years to distinguish online arbitration from other…

Professor Schmitz publishes in Mediation Theory and Practice journal

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has published, Reviving the “New Handshake” in the Wake of a Pandemic in an internationally recognized journal, Mediation Theory and Practice, Vol. 5, Issue 1 (2021). Professor Schmitz was asked to join the journal with her submission, and it was published after peer-review. The article revives and builds on ideas Professor Schmitz developed in her earlier…

Podcast: Professor Jerry talks about his article on COVID-19 rationing

Professor Robert Jerry recently joined Dr. David Hyman of Georgetown Law to talk about his article COVID-19: Responsibility and Accountability in a World of Rationing, Journal of Law and the Biosciences. The podcast, COVID-19: Responsibility, Accountability, Liability, and Health Care Provider Duties of Care in a World of Rationing, is part of a podcast series, Marketplace of Ideas, hosted by…

New book includes papers from Mizzou Law alumni and faculty

A new book, Legal Responses to COVID-19 Around the World, is a collection of papers from 50 countries (6 continents) about the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy, employment, contracts, business, people’s income, health, courts and dispute resolution systems. The book’s purpose is to allow current and future generations to find, in one place, information about the legal…

Professor Schmitz continues leadership role with ABA committee

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has again been named as co-chair of the American Bar Association Section on Dispute Resolution Technology Committee. Since 2017, Professor Schmitz has been active in developing programming to assist dispute resolution providers in moving online. In the wake of the pandemic, Professor Schmitz has provided four presentations in the past few months as part of this…

Professor Gotberg writes about small businesses, the pandemic and bankruptcy

Professor Brook Gotberg and Vanderbilt Law Professor Paige Marta Skiba recently wrote an article for The Conversation, “What do struggling small businesses need most? Time – and bankruptcy can provide it.” They address the challenges small businesses are facing during the pandemic and suggest one way that they can survive: “What these businesses need most right now is time –…

Professor English to speak on COVID-19 in LTC facilities

On June 15, 2020, Professor David English will speak on “Responding to COVID-19 in LTC Facilities” at the Summer 2020 meeting of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). His co-presenter for this virtual presentation is Eric Carlson of Justice in Aging in Los…

Mizzou Law Disperses Grant to Students for COVID-19 Relief

The AccessLex Institute generously provided the University of Missouri School of Law with a grant to assist our students with COVID-19 related emergency relief. We made these funds available to all Mizzou Law students regardless of status or financial aid eligibility to provide relief with COVID-19 related expenses. The Law School awarded 35 students a total of $25,000 in emergency…

Professor Trachtenberg to present CLE on Legal Ethics and the Coronavirus

Professor Ben Trachtenberg will present a CLE on legal ethics for the Boone County Bar Association on May 13. The CLE is in lieu of the regular May meeting and will be conducted via videoconference. Prof. Trachtenberg will cover ethical issues raised by the COVID-19 pandemic, including duties that lawyers have if they become ill, the duties of “diligence” and…

Professor Gotberg comments on Art Van Furniture LLC bankruptcy case

Professor Brook E. Gotberg commented in a recent article in Bloomberg Law, Retail Bankruptcies Leave Consumers Paying Thousands for Nothing. The article explained the process that Art Van Furniture LLC and its customers have encountered since the company first filed for Chapter 11 protection. The pandemic forced the stores to close showrooms and halt deliveries, plans to reorganize fell apart,…