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New Book on Humor and ADR Features Cartoon Captions by Professor Schmitz

Professor Amy J. Schmitz was included in a new book, “Humor in Negotiations & ADR: Cartoon Contest Caption Winners from the ABA Dispute Resolution Magazine” published on Amazon. Professor Schmitz has offered a winning caption on 2 occasions over the years, and therefore her witty captions were noted in this compilation. During these trying times, it is nice to stop…

Mizzou Law Welcomes Emily Danker-Feldman as Director of the Innocence Project Clinic

We are incredibly excited to welcome Emily Danker-Feldman to the Mizzou Law faculty this year as the new director of the Innocence Project Clinic. She has dedicated her career to assisting incarcerated people, working as an attorney at Rosenblum, Schwartz & Fry with a focus on state appeals and post-conviction cases and federal motions, sentencing and appellate practice before becoming…

Professor Schmitz: Free resources posted on ODR.info

Professor Amy J. Schmitz is creating a free video resource on ODR.info, which is maintained by the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution. In this video, Professor Schmitz and Noam Ebner of Creighton University’s Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, discuss the creation of governance structures for the field of Online Dispute Resolution (ODR). The two revisit Noam’s paper with Professor…

Professor Conklin elected chair-elect of AALS Section on Alternative Dispute Resolution

Professor Carli N. Conklin was elected chair-elect of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Alternative Dispute Resolution at the AALS annual meeting in January. The Section on Alternative Dispute Resolution promotes members’ interests, activities, and communication of ideas, and provides a forum for discussion of matters of interest in the teaching, research, and improvement of the law and…

Professors English and Freyermuth explain how the Uniform Law Commission helps to craft policy

Professors David M. English and Wilson Freyermuth provided information for a recent Columbia Missourian article about lawmaking, “Writing the Law: Missouri farm bill rooted in history.” The article is one of a series of articles to examine who writes the bills, who influences that process and how laws spread from state to state. This article explains the role of the…

Professor Schmitz Presents on ODR at Several National Meetings in Virginia

Professor Amy J. Schmitz recently gave a presentation, “Ethics and Efficiency in ODR Design,” at the Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Forum in Williamsburg, Virginia. During this trip, Professor Schmitz also participated in a special workshop on “ODR in the Courts” at the National Center for State Courts, which is also in Virginia. Professor Schmitz also participated in additional meetings as…

Professor Lietzan Named a “Best Lawyer in America”

Professor Erika Lietzan has again been named a “Best Lawyer in America”  in both FDA Law and Biotechnology & Life Sciences. This marks the sixth year in a row for FDA Law and the twelfth year in a row for Biotechnology Law. The Best Lawyers honor is meant to identify the top 5 percent of practicing attorneys in the United…

Professor Strong Travels to Singapore for Treaty Signing Ceremony

Professor S.I. Strong recently traveled to Singapore to attend the signing ceremony of the new United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Arising From Mediation, more commonly known as the Singapore Convention on Mediation. The convention was triggered by proposals made in Professor Strong’s early article, “Beyond International Commercial Arbitration? The Promise of International Commercial Mediation,” 45 Washington University Journal…

Professor English Attends Uniform Law Commission Annual Meeting; Elected as Life Member

From July 12-17, Professor David English attended the annual meeting of the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) in Anchorage, Alaska. Professor English is currently the chair of the drafting committee for the Revised Uniform Probate Code and co-reporter for the Model Tribal Probate Code. Both drafting committees made presentations at the meeting. Professor English, who has been a uniform law commissioner…

Meet Visiting Assistant Professor of Law Mekonnen Ayano

Mizzou Law Visiting Assistant Professor of Law Mekonnen Ayano took time to answer a few questions before the semester begins. What does this position mean for you? This position means many things for me. First, it is a path to broaden my research and scholarship. I have done some work in the fields of property, natural resource, development and law and social…