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Professor Henson Attends National Conference on Racial and Ethnic Justice

Professor Chuck Henson represented the Missouri Supreme Court’s Commission of Racial and Ethnic Fairness at the 2019 National Consortium on Racial and Ethnic Fairness in the Courts Annual Conference in Miami. The conference, “Pursuing the Dream: Continuing the Struggle for Racial and Ethnic Justice in America,” was an opportunity to share best practices among the states…

Professor Conklin Appointed to Committee on Civic Education

The Supreme Court of Missouri has appointed Professor Carli N. Conklin to a three-year term on the Committee on Civic Education.  The committee was created to “engage Missourians in a dialogue about their courts.” Professor Conklin will serve as the higher education…

Missouri Media Seek Professor Bowman’s Expertise on Impeachment

Professor Frank Bowman’s blog, Impeachable Offenses, focuses on federal impeachment procedures. However, as the Missouri General Assembly is set to convene in a special session on May 18 to consider whether or not to impeach Missouri Governor Eric Greitens, various Missouri media outlets recently contacted Bowman to help explain the process. On KY3 TV in Springfield, Mo., Bowman explains that,…

Two Alumni to Speak at Mizzou Commencement Ceremonies

During the weekend of May 11-13, the University of Missouri will conduct its spring commencement ceremonies. Ann K. Covington, ’77, former chief justice of the Supreme Court of Missouri, will receive an honorary degree at the Honors Convocation on Saturday, May 12 in Mizzou Arena. The ceremony begins at 8:30 a.m. Covington is passionate about higher education. She is a…

Three Law Faculty Serve on Supreme Court Racial and Ethnic Fairness Commission

Three University of Missouri Law professors serve on the Supreme Court of Missouri Commission on Racial and Ethnic Fairness – Professor Emeritus Michael A. Middleton, Professor Doug Abrams, and Professor Chuck Henson. Created in October 2015, the commission’s work focuses on six areas – the judicial system generally, the civil justice system, the criminal justice system, the juvenile justice system,…