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Curator Steelman and Professor Jerry Serve as Constitution Day Panelists

David Steelman, ’78, chair of the University of Missouri Board of Curators, and Professor Bob Jerry were panelists for a Constitution Day program on September 17 at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla. The Office of Equity and Title IX hosted a discussion on “The First Amendment and the…

Professor English Leads Task Force to Revise Adult Guardianship Laws in Missouri

Professor David M. English co-chaired a task force that proposed a revision of Missouri’s adult guardianship laws, recently passed by the Missouri Legislature and signed by the governor. Senate Bill 806 is the first comprehensive revision of Missouri’s adult guardianship laws since 1983. The bill is a substantial enactment of  the proposed revision prepared by Mo-WINGS (Missouri Interdisciplinary Network of Guardianship…

Professor Jerry Speaks on Insurance Law and Dispute Resolution

Professor Bob Jerry recently spoke about “Insurance Law and Dispute Resolution” at Texas A&M University School of Law. His talk was part of a symposium titled “Natural Disasters, Stakeholder Engagement and Dispute Resolution.” Cynthia Alkon, LLM ’02, moderated a panel on “Engaging Vulnerable Populations as Stakeholders.” Alkon is a professor of law and associate dean for academic affairs at Texas…

Professor Lande Presented Chair’s Award at the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Annual Conference

The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution presented a Section’s Chair Award to Professor John Lande at the Section’s annual conference in Washington, DC, on April 5. In this 25th anniversary year and as part of the 20th anniversary Spring Conference, the Chair’s award for the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution was given to three individuals including Lande, Alyson Carrel, ’04,…

Alumnus Named Kemper Fellow for Teaching Excellence at Mizzou

Carlos C. Sun, ’11, was named a William T. Kemper Fellow for Teaching Excellence at the University of Missouri. The fellowship was established in 1991 by William T. Kemper, a 1926 MU graduate, who was a well-known civic leader in Kansas City until his death in 1989. His 52-year career in banking included top positions at banks in Missouri, Kansas…

Ten Members of the Missouri Law Community to Receive Women’s Justice Awards

At the 20th Annual Women’s Justice Awards event on May 3 in St. Louis, 10 women from Mizzou Law are among the 51 women who will be honored. The Leaders of Tomorrow are recognized for leadership, professionalism and passion for making a difference in the justice system or legal profession. 3L Abigail Williams (pictured) is among this year’s honorees. The Public…

Mizzou Law Student and Alumnus Win National Writing Competition

MU 3L George Khoukaz recently received the Joseph T. McLaughlin Original Student Article Award from the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) at a gala dinner at the Whitley Hotel in Atlanta, Ga.  The winning essay, “ADR That is Out of This World: A Regime for the Resolution of Outer- Space Disputes,” addresses various issues regarding space arbitration and was published in 2018 Journal…

Law Alumna’s Play to Premiere in Columbia

The Green Duck Lounge, a play written by Michelle Tyrene Johnson, ’95, will have its world premiere at the Rhynsburger Theatre on the MU campus. The play, taking its title from the name of a now-closed Kansas City bar, focuses around the murders of two of the bar’s former owners, Leon Jordan and Jimmy Townsend. Both men were murdered just…