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Policing and Criminal Justice Reform: A Conversation with Dean Mitchell and Rafael Mangual

The Kinder Institute for Constitutional Democracy presents a panel, “Policing and Criminal Justice Reform: A Conversation” via Zoom on Friday, Oct. 2. Moderated by Prof. Jen Selin of the Kinder Institute, Department of Political Science, and Truman School of Public Affairs, the Manhattan Institute’s Rafael Mangual and Associate Dean S. David Mitchell will discuss the history and the many aspects…

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…

Mizzou Law Hosts 2019 Missouri Symposium on Felon Disenfranchisement

The Missouri Law Review and the Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy will co-host the 2019 Symposium on Felon Disenfranchisement on April 12. The event also is supported by the Harry S. Truman School of Public Affairs, the University of Missouri departments of History, Human and Environmental Science, and Political Science, and the University of Missouri Office for Civil Rights and Title…

Professor Esbeck to Participate in Conference on Religion and Politics in Early America

Professor Carl H. Esbeck is a participant in the Conference on Religion and Politics in Early America, to be held March 1-4, 2018, at Washington University in St. Louis.  He is one of two organizers of a five-panel series entitled Dissent and Disestablishment in the Early American States, 1776 – 1820s.  Professor Esbeck is also presenting a paper on Virginia’s…