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Professor Abrams Speaks at Appellate Forum

Professor Doug Abrams spoke about “Ten Guidelines for Judicial Writing” at the recent Appellate Forum attended by Missouri Supreme Court and Court of Appeals judges. Professor Abrams’ presentation was drawn from his most recent book, Effective Legal Writing: A Guide for Students and Practitioners (West Academic Publishing 2016). Portions of the presentation were also drawn from his legal writing articles that…

Professor Strong Presents Paper on Religious Extremism in Philadelphia

Professor S.I. Strong recently presented her paper, “Religious Extremism and the Religiously Oriented Original Position:  A Potential Solution to Religious Violence?,” at the Ninth Annual Law and Religion Roundtable, held at the University of Pennsylvania.  The paper incorporates elements of political science as well as legal theory to provide a novel solution to an enduring…

Professor Lambert Presents at Conference about Anti-Economics Trends in Policymaking

Professor Thom Lambert recently presented at a conference in Montreal on “The Anti-Economics Trend in Technology Regulation: Lessons for Economists and Legal Scholars.”  He discussed the current push to jettison the antitrust’s consumer welfare standard in favor of a public interest standard as part of a panel “The Campaign against Economics in Antitrust, Telecom, and…

Professor Strong Speaks on International Commercial Mediation in Florida

Professor S.I. Strong was invited recently to Orlando to discuss the new UNCITRAL instrument on international commercial mediation at the Florida Bar Association annual meeting.  The convention, which was triggered by Professor Strong’s article, “Beyond International Commercial Arbitration?  The Promise of International Commercial Mediation,” 45 Washington University Journal of Law & Policy 11 (2014), is expected to be finalized later this month at…

Professor Strong Speaks in Israel on Religious Extremism

Professor S.I. Strong recently spoken at Bar-Ilan University in Tel Aviv, Israel, at a conference on religious violence and extremism convened by the Journal of Law, Religion and State. Professor Strong’s contribution, “Religious Extremism and Religiously Oriented Violence: A New Theoretical Response,” drew on a new theoretical paradigm that is developed more fully in her book, Transforming Religious Liberties: A…

Professor Halabi Convenes Conference on Material Transfer Agreements and Human Pathogens

Professor Sam Halabi co-chaired a conference on the changing relevance of material transfer agreements (MTAs) for the sharing of biological samples for research into infectious diseases like Ebola, influenza, and MERS-CoV in early May.  With support from the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health, Halabi, together with Professor Rebecca Katz at Georgetown University,…

Professor Schmitz Presents at Hong Kong Mediation Conference

Professor Amy J. Schmitz recently gave a presentation at the Hong Kong Mediation Conference of the Hong Kong Department of Justice. For her part, Professor Schmitz provided insights regarding her experience with the United Nations Working Group, which sought to establish procedural rules for a global online dispute resolution process for small dollar claims. She also discussed how impetus for the…

Professor Strong Speaks on International Judicial Education in the Hague

Professor S.I. Strong recently spoke in the Hague at a conference entitled Identity on the Bench: Geography and Legal Culture.  Professor Strong’s contribution, “Judicial Education and International Courts: A Proposal Whose Time Has Come?,” considered whether international judges should be encouraged or required to engage in educational programming designed specifically for judges.  The written version of the presentation will be…

Professor Trachtenberg Speaks at Illinois American Association of University Professors Conference

Professor Ben Trachtenberg spoke at the spring conference of the Illinois American Association of University Professors (AAUP). The conference theme was “Defending Academic Freedom, Shared Governance and Tenure in an Ever Changing Academic Environment.” Professor Trachtenberg’s talk, “How Shared Governance Served Free Speech at Missouri: A Case Study,” discussed collaboration between Mizzou administration and faculty (including Professor Chris Wells and…