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Professor Bowman Writes that Legal Issues Might Cause Trump to Cut Ties with Michael Cohen

On his blog, Impeachable Offenses, and in an op-ed in Slate, “The Vekselberg Case Increases the Odds of Michael Cohen Turning on Donald Trump,” Professor Frank Bowman spells out how the investigation into Michael Cohen exposes the Trump presidency to closer scrutiny by special counsel Robert Mueller. Cohen, Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, created a company whose bank accounts were used…

Professor Lietzan Speaks at Food & Drug Law Institute’s Annual Conference

On May 4, Professor Erika Lietzan participated in the perennially popular closing session – on significant litigation in 2017 and cases to watch in 2018 – of the Food & Drug Law Institute’s annual conference.  FDLI is the primary professional association for specialists in food and drug law.  The annual meeting brought together more than 900 law professors, practicing lawyers,…

Professor Gotberg: Failure to Innovate Led to the Toys ‘R’ Us Bankruptcy

Professor Brook E. Gotberg is the co-author (with Professor Anthony J. Casey of the University of Chicago Law School) of a recent post in The CLS Blue Sky Blog, Columbia Law School’s blog on corporations and the capital markets.  The post, “Toys ‘R’ Us and Bankruptcy: Death by Disruption, Not Debt,” challenges conventional wisdom that the retailer failed primarily because…

Professor Strong Writes on Religious Extremism

Professor S.I. Strong recently contributed a post to Fifteen Eighty-Four, the blog of Cambridge University Press.  In her piece, Professor Strong discussed a new approach to combating religious extremism, based on material found in her book, Transforming Religious Liberties:  A New Theory of Religious Rights for National and International Legal Systems (Cambridge University Press 2018).  Professor Strong is currently working on an…

3L Danielle Linneman Blogs About Missouri’s Lemon Law

Third-year law student Danielle Linneman was featured as a guest blogger on Myconsumertips.info, a nonprofit outreach website created by Professor Amy Schmitz. The website provides readers with legal updates and tips related to consumer law. Linneman wrote a post explaining Missouri’s Lemon Law and the protection it provides to owners of new vehicles when their car is defective and under…

Professor Bowman Publishes Op-Ed on How Mueller Can Present Conclusions to Congress

In his latest op-ed for Slate, Professor Frank Bowman discusses the options that special counsel Robert Mueller has if during his investigation into any coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign he finds any legal wrongdoing on the part of the president of the United States. Mueller’s appointment empowers him to prosecute any crimes discovered in the course of the…

Mizzou Law Student Contributes to Consumer Tips Blog

Second-year Mizzou Law student Bob Bennett recently contributed to MyConsumertips.info, the nonprofit website created and run by Professor Amy Schmitz that is dedicated to helping consumers with common issues. In his post, he provides useful information regarding student purchases and sales of…

Objective Intent: Professor Lietzan’s New Blog Focuses on Food and Drug Administration

Professor Erika Lietzan has launched a new blog, Objective Intent. In this blog, she and a co-author, Professor Patricia Zettler of Georgia State University, explore legal and policy issues associated with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Before joining the faculty of the University of Missouri, Professor Lietzan practiced FDA law for 18 years with one of the country’s…

“Missouri Takes a Strong Stance on Arbitration:” Mizzou Law Student Contributes to My Consumer Tips Blog

Third-year law student Cailynn Hayter recently published an article, “Missouri Takes a Strong Stance on Arbitration,” as a guest blogger on Professor Amy Schmitz’s website, My Consumer Tips. In her post, Hayter analyzes the consumer friendly implications of Tamko Building Products, Inc. v. Hobbs, a Missouri case which held that an arbitration clause attached to the outside of a product’s…

Professor Crouch’s Blog, Patently-O, Celebrates 6,000th Post

This week, Professor Dennis Crouch published his 6,000th post on Patently-O, his successful patent law blog. For the past 13 years, Patently-O has covered U.S. patent law issues on a daily basis. The site is read by most U.S. patent law professionals and has been cited in hundreds of law review articles. After being nominated as a top-100 legal blog…