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Professor Schmitz Discusses Consumer Protection Options Against Telemarketers

Professor Amy J. Schmitz was interviewed on NBC affiliate KOMU-TV, and provided research for a story on telemarketers, “Target 8: Missouri phone users wage unceasing battle with telemarketers.” Professor Schmitz discussed the problems with telemarketers, and means for protecting yourself as a consumer.  Her research underlying the interview also highlighted new laws to address the growing problems associated with…

Professor Jerry Interviewed for KOMU Fact Check Story

KOMU-TV recently interviewed Professor Robert Jerry for one of its TARGET 8 Fact Check stories on political advertising. The story is about the ads contesting Republican Senate candidate Josh Hawley’s positions on health insurance coverage for people with pre-existing conditions. As Professor Jerry explains, excluding coverage for pre-existing conditions has been illegal for large group plans since 1996 and for…

Professor Barondes Comments on 3D Printed Guns Case

Professor Royce Barondes was interviewed by KOMU-TV, “Legal experts weigh in on 3D printed guns debate,” where he discussed a settlement of a Federal lawsuit involving internet posting of computer-aided design files for 3D-printed firearms. The internet posts had been prohibited by U.S. Executive Branch implementation of a statute designed to address international export and import of weapons. The settlement, which…