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Professor Schmitz selected for project with Cyberjustice Laboratory in Montreal

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has been selected to join a prestigious research project with the Cyberjustice Laboratory in Montreal, Canada. Prof. Schmitz will join an international group working on the Autonomy Through Cyberjustice Technologies (ACT) project.  This is  a research partnership that is unique in the field of artificial intelligence and cyberjustice. She was selected based on her research in the…

Professor Abrams writes about movie references used in judicial opinions

Professor Doug Abrams, writing in the Journal of the Missouri Bar “Writing it Right” column, authored References to Movies in Judicial Opinions and Written Advocacy, Part I and Part II. In Part I, Prof. Abrams explains that judges’ use of movie references can help “embellish the discussion, with references to themes, scenes, or characters from well-known films that have held American’s…

Professor Lietzan’s Research Analyzes Patent Terms for New Medicine

A recent article in Bloomberg Law, U.S. Patent System Crimps Drug Innovation for Toughest Diseases, looks at the research of Professor Erika Lietzan and Kristina M.L. Acri about how the development of new drugs is affected by the U.S. patent system. Their research will be published in a forthcoming article. Their empirical research looked at 642 approved drugs to determine…

Professor Reuben: Study Should Start a Bigger Conversation About Mindfulness in Legal Education

In a recent Law.com article, Ahead of the Curve: Measuring Mindfulness in Law School, Professor Richard Reuben talked about the empirical study that he and Mizzou psychology professor Kennon Sheldon conducted in 2013 about mindfulness in the law school context. The study, titled, “Can Mindfulness Help Law Students With Stress, Focus, and Well-Being? An Empirical Study of 1Ls at a Midwestern…

Mizzou Law to Host HUD/DOJ Roundtable on May 2

Professor Rigel Oliveri has been designated as one of the Humans of HUD during Fair Housing Month at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Professor Oliveri was recognized for her work as both a lawyer and academic expert on the issues surrounding sexual harassment of low-income women in housing. HUD and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) are…

Professor Strong Undertakes Visiting Research Fellowship in London

Professor S.I. Strong recently traveled to London to take up a Visiting Research Fellowship at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL), which conducts important research into issues of public and private international law, comparative law and the rule of law. While in the United Kingdom, Professor Strong conducted research involving legal reasoning in commercial disputes as part of…

Professor Strong Travels to Montreal

Professor S.I. Strong recently traveled to Montreal, Canada, to undertake research involving legal reasoning in commercial disputes.  The project, which is funded through a $25,000 grant from the AAA-ICDR Foundation to MU’s nationally acclaimed Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution, considers differences and similarities in legal reasoning across the arbitral-judicial, national-international and common law-civil law divides, using various types…

Professor Halabi Presents Research at World Health Organization Meeting in Geneva

On June 12, Professor Sam Halabi presented his research on the use of material transfer agreements for access and benefit sharing at a meeting convened by the World Health Organization in Geneva.  The meeting on the use of access and benefit sharing to promote public health included representatives from ministries of health in Africa, Asia, and South America in addition…

Professor Schmitz Responding to RFIs Issued by Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Professor Amy J. Schmitz is working with other consumer law professors from across the United States to answer a series of Requests for Information (RFIs) issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in Washington D.C.  For her part, Professor Schmitz is drafting comments related to the popular Complaints Portal, which has provided access to remedies for many Americans since its…

Professor Trachtenberg Presents Research About Racial Disparities in Student Discipline

Professor Ben Trachtenberg spoke on March 19 at The George Washington University’s School of Public Policy & Public Administration, presenting on his research related to racial disparities in college and university student discipline. “How University Title IX Enforcement and Other Discipline Processes (Probably) Discriminate Against Minority Students” appears at 18 Nevada Law Journal 107 (Fall 2017). The article discusses how unlike elementary…