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Professor Abrams Publishes “Children and the Law In a Nutshell,” 7th Edition

West Academic has published the 7th edition of “Children and the Law In a Nutshell,“ written by Professor Douglas E. Abrams and his co-authors. Professor Abrams wrote five of the book’s ten chapters — The Status, Rights, and Obligations of Children; Criminal Abuse and Neglect; Adoption; Regulation of Children’s Conduct; and…

Professor Abrams publishes 2nd edition of “Effective Legal Writing” book

West Academic has published the second edition of Professor Douglas E. Abrams’ most recent book, “Effective Legal Writing: A Guide For Students and Practitioners.” The second edition opens with the same dedication that opened the first edition: “To my law students past and present, who continue to make me proud that I am one of their…

Professor Lande discusses LIRAs with a variety of groups

Earlier in 2020, Professor John Lande published Litigation Interest and Risk Assessment: Help Your Clients Make Good Litigation Decisions with co-authors Michaela Keet and Heather D. Heavin. He made several presentations on this topic this year, mostly by Zoom: “Teaching Mediation with LIRA,” Monday Clinical New Normal Think Tank “Mediating with LIRA,” Association of Missouri Mediators “Wednesday Lunch Series: Conversation…

Professors Trachtenberg and Alexander Publish Free Criminal Procedure Casebook

Professors Ben Trachtenberg and Anne Alexander have published “Criminal Procedure: A Free Law School Casebook” with the CALI eLangdell series. The series includes casebooks made available at no charge for digital files, and at the cost of printing for paper books. Authors include faculty from law schools such as Yale, Texas A&M, and the University of Washington. The book is available now for…

Professor Oliveri’s Casebook About Sexual Harassment Law Now in Print

Professor Rigel Oliveri has co-authored a casebook, Sexual Harassment Law: History, Cases, and Practice (Carolina Academic Press) is a “comprehensive textbook covering the origins and development of U.S. sexual harassment law in employment, education, housing, prisons, and the military.” The co-authors are professors Jennifer Ann Drobac, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, and Carrie N. Baker, Smith College.…

Seventh edition printed of Professor Abrams’ casebook

Professor Douglas E. Abrams and his co-authors have published the 7th edition of their Children and the Law casebook (West 2020). The fully updated edition continues to cover children’s constitutional rights, representing children, abuse and neglect, foster care, crimes against children, adoption, medical decision making, financial responsibility and control, protective legislation, and…

Theories of Change for the Dispute Resolution Movement: Actionable Ideas to Revitalize Our Movement

Edited by John Lande This book compiles 63 short “think pieces” by a wide range of practitioners and academics, diagnosing problems with the dispute resolution movement these days and suggesting ideas to revitalize it.  You can download this important book for free by clicking here. People often observe that the Chinese word for “crisis” is composed of characters referring to…

Reviewers: Prof. Conklin’s new book “Outstanding Academic Title of 2019”

CHOICE, a publishing unit of the Association of College & Research Libraries, which is a division of the American Library Association awarded Professor Carli Conklin’s latest book, The Pursuit of Happiness in the Founding Era: An Intellectual History (University of Missouri Press, 2019) with an “Outstanding Academic Title of 2019” award. In the CHOICE review, Conklin’s conclusions and nuanced treatment…

Boone County History and Culture Center Hosts Professor Conklin for Book Talk

Professor Carli Conklin will talk about her book, The Pursuit of Happiness in the Founding Era – An Intellectual History, on Saturday, Nov. 16 at the Boone County History and Culture Center in Columbia.  In this insightful volume, Professor Conklin considers the pursuit of happiness across a variety of intellectual traditions, and explores its usage in two key legal texts…

Book Edited by Professor Esbeck Chronicles Disestablishment and Religious Dissent in the New States at America’s Founding and Early Republic

Professor Carl H. Esbeck and historian Jonathan Den Hartog are the editors of a new book containing 21 essays that detail disestablishment in the original 13 states, as well as similar events in soon-to-be-admitted states like Vermont and Kentucky, and three Catholic disestablishments including Missouri. Myths, half-truths, and downright errors surround popular notions of American church-state relations. Disestablishment and Religious…