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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…

Professor Strong Writes on International Commercial Mediation

Oxford University Press recently published a book chapter by Professor S.I. Strong entitled, “Applying the Lessons of International Commercial Arbitration to International Commercial Mediation:  A Dispute System Design Analysis.”  The chapter, which draws off Professor Strong’s earlier work proposing creation of a new international convention on the enforcement of settlement agreements arising out of mediation (an idea now reflected in the…

Oliveri to Publish New Casebook About Sexual Harassment Law

Professor Rigel Oliveri has co-authored a casebook coming out in November 2019. 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…

Professor Abrams Publishes Family Law Casebook’s Fifth Edition

Professor Douglas E. Abrams has just published the fifth edition of Contemporary Family Law, the West Academic casebook that he co-authors with Professors Naomi R. Cahn and Catherine J. Ross of the George Washington University Law School and Linda C. McClain of the Boston University School of Law. The casebook has 179 adoptions in law schools throughout the United…

Professor Bowman’s Impeachment Expertise Shared by National & International Media

Professor Frank Bowman has been writing about the presidential impeachment process on his blog, “Impeachable Offenses,” in op-eds in the media, and in his book, “High Crimes and Misdemeanors: A History of Impeachment for the Age of Trump” (Cambridge University Press). Various media outlets have reached out to him for his expertise on the process and the Mueller Report. Algernon…

University of Chicago Law Review Publishes Lambert Response

The University of Chicago Law Review has published Professor Thom Lambert’s essay, Understanding How to Regulate.  The essay responds to a critical review of Prof. Lambert’s book, How to Regulate: A Guide for Policymakers.  The review, by Professor Lisa Heinzerling of Georgetown Law School, appeared in a recent issue of the University of Chicago Law Review. Professor Lambert’s book is the primary text for a current first-year…

Professor Conklin Publishes Book: “The Pursuit of Happiness in the Founding Era”

Professor Carli Conklin has published a new book, The Pursuit of Happiness in the Founding Era: An Intellectual History (University of Missouri Press, 2019). Professor Conklin considers the pursuit of happiness across a variety of intellectual traditions, and explores its usage in two key legal texts of the Founding Era, William Blackstone’s Commentaries on the Laws of England and the…

Professors Whitman and Freyermuth Publish New Property Law Treatise

Professor Emeritus Dale Whitman and Professor Wilson Freyermuth have published a new edition of The Law of Property, a student treatise on property published by West Academic Publishing.  The new edition of the treatise is its fourth edition, and the first update to the treatise (part of West’s Hornbook Series) in nearly 20 years.  Their co-authors on the treatise include…