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Professor Mitchell honored with Diversity and Inclusion Award

Professor S. David Mitchell is among the winners of the Missouri Lawyers Media 2021 Diversity and Inclusion awards. Mitchell is the Ruth L. Hulston Professor of Law and recently became one of the two inaugural co-directors of the Michael A. Middleton Center for Race, Citizenship & Justice at Mizzou. Mitchell has been with the law school since 2006 and had…

Mizzou Law’s One Read Program featured in AALL Spectrum

Mizzou Law Librarian Cindy Bassett co-authored an article that appears in the January/February 2021 issue of AALL Spectrum, a publication of the American Association of Law Libraries. A Voices Across the Spectrum feature, the article, Tough Conversations about Race: Let the Book Start the Discussion, shares information about Mizzou Law’s One Read Program. It explains why it started in the…

Professor Henson honored with Diversity and Inclusion Award

Professor Chuck Henson is among the winners of the Missouri Lawyers Media 2020 Diversity and Inclusion awards. The awards recognize attorneys, firms and organizations, who are nominated by peers, for significantly advancing diversity, inclusion and the dignity of all people in Missouri’s legal profession and in communities in which exceptional legal work impacts justice for all. Four Mizzou Law alumni…

Professor Trachtenberg Speaks at UMKC Faculty Diversity Dialogues Program

Professor Ben Trachtenberg spoke on November 15 at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, leading a discussion as part of the UMKC Faculty Diversity Dialogues. His talk was titled “Learning from the MU Protests.” Professor Trachtenberg drew upon his scholarship about the 2015-2016 events at the University of Missouri, “The 2015 University of Missouri Protests and their Lessons for Higher Education…

Professor Mitchell Reappointed to Missouri State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

Professor David Mitchell was reappointed to the Missouri State Advisory Committee (MOSAC) to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. MOSAC is one of “51 State Advisory Committees (SACs) and is composed of citizen volunteers familiar with local and state civil rights issues. The members assist the commission with its fact-finding, investigative, and information dissemination functions. The commission seeks to ensure…

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…