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Professor Reuben Publishes on Mindfulness in Law Study

Professor Richard Reuben has co-authored “Can Mindfulness Help Law Students with Stress, Focus, and Well-being? An Empirical Study of 1Ls at a Midwestern Law School” with Professor Kennon Sheldon, University of Missouri Department of Psychology. The article reports on research conducted with first-year law students in 2013 and 2014 who volunteered to train and practice mindfulness as a way to…

Professor Mitchell Becomes an American Bar Foundation Fellow

Professor S. David Mitchell, associate dean for academic affairs, was recently invited to become a fellow of the American Bar Foundation. According to the ABF, “The Fellows comprise a global honorary society of attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars whose public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the highest principles of the legal profession and to the welfare of…

Professor Gely and Judge Webber Honored by Mizzou Alumni Association

The Mizzou Alumni Association will honor 14 distinguished faculty and alumni at the 51st annual Faculty-Alumni Awards Ceremony on Nov. 9. Professor Rafael Gely is among the six Mizzou faculty members honored for their work in the classroom, research endeavors and relationships with students. Professor Gely is the James E. Campbell Missouri Endowed Professor of Law and director of the Center for…

Professor Dessem Submits Comment Letter to ABA Section on Legal Education

Professor Larry Dessem submitted a comment letter to the American Bar Association Section on Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar. In his written comment and oral testimony, Dessem opposes the elimination of the ABA requirement that law schools require students to take a valid and reliable test showing they are capable of success in law school. Read the full…

Stange Law Firm Supports Mizzou Law Board of Advocates

The School of Law is pleased to recognize Stange Law Firm, PC and its founding partners, Kirk C. Stange, ’00, and Paola A. Stange, for their gifts to support the law school’s Board of Advocates. “It is an honor to support the Board of Advocates at the University of Missouri School of Law,” Kirk Stange said.  “Some of my fondest…