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Tenth Annual University of Missouri Patent Law Moot Court Competition

On Tuesday, November 17, Mizzou Law held the Tenth Annual University of Missouri Patent Law Moot Court Competition, this year in an online format. Fifteen students wrote briefs and presented oral arguments in a mock-version of a pending infringement lawsuit involving patented printing and computer storage technology. (One of the patented products was on Martha Stewart. Overall winner of the…

Family Violence Clinic students successfully represent juvenile in court

On June 16, Rule 13 certified law students Carley Johansson and ‘Katie’ Walker-Williams appeared in Miller County Court for a Family Violence Clinic client. They sought third-party custody of a child who had been raped repeatedly by her father and had no other parent. The attention of all 35 people in the courtroom was riveted on Katie shortly after she…

Commentary and podcasts posted by Professor Schmitz on Arbitrate.com

Professor Amy J. Schmitz writes commentary on the hottest issues in arbitration law on Arbitrate.com. Recent online articles include: “New NAA Opinion on Requiring Video Hearings;” “‘Business Pays’ Rule in California Facing Challenges;” “Contract Exclusions Count; and Discovering Documents from Nonparties in Online Arbitration?” The site also includes a web series, “The Arbitration Conversation,” where she interviews top scholars and…

Professor Reuben: Study Should Start a Bigger Conversation About Mindfulness in Legal Education

In a recent Law.com article, Ahead of the Curve: Measuring Mindfulness in Law School, Professor Richard Reuben talked about the empirical study that he and Mizzou psychology professor Kennon Sheldon conducted in 2013 about mindfulness in the law school context. The study, titled, “Can Mindfulness Help Law Students With Stress, Focus, and Well-Being? An Empirical Study of 1Ls at a Midwestern…

MU law students join the battle back home

When veterans come back home, two distinguished students in the University of Missouri School of Law help them adjust to life away from the battlefield Service means a lot to Allyson Brown and Alec Guy, two students in the University of Missouri School of Law. They use their legal expertise to give back to those who have given everything to…

2018 and 2019 MU Law Order of the Barristers

Please join the MU School of Law and the Board of Advocates Committee in congratulating the 2018 and 2019 inductees into The Order of Barristers. This award is one of the School of Law’s highest honors, celebrating students who excel in their oral advocacy and brief writing skills. 2019 Order of the Barristers Heather Booth Ashlyn Calhoun Callie Haslag Khristopher Johnson-DeLoatch…

O’Donnell Selected for 2019 Rural Summer Legal Corps Fellowship

Lauren O’Donnell, 2L, has been selected for the Equal Justice Works 2019 Rural Summer Legal Corps. Each summer, Equal Justice Works partners with Legal Services Corporation (LSC) to support 30 dedicated law students who want to serve rural and isolated communities across the United States and its territories. Student Fellows spend eight to ten weeks during the summer conducting outreach,…

Mizzou Law Board of Advocates Chairman Election

The University of Missouri School of Law Board of Advocates has elected Don Quinn as the 2019-2020 Chairman. Former Chairman, Khris Johnson-Deloatch, ’19, handed over the gavel to Quinn on May 17. Quinn comes to Mizzou Law with leadership experience, having served in the U.S. Army during Operation Iraqi Freedom and owning a small business. As chairman, Don Quinn will lead a team of 12 directors and 13 associates in creating and implementing advocacy programs…

2019 University of Missouri School of Law Pay-It-Forward Summer Stipend Announced

The selection committee for the University of Missouri School of Law Pay-It-Forward stipend has announced the 2019 recipients. Awards will be made to Rebecca Charles and Marissa Price. These women have demonstrated their substantial commitment to public service law. The committee chose Charles and Price for their interest and dedication to pursuing opportunities in the public sector. Charles will be…

JR Swanegan named new Assistant Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid

Mizzou Law Dean Lyrissa Lidsky announces JR Swanegan as the new Assistant Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid. Swanegan comes to Mizzou Law after six years as Associate Dean of International and Graduate Programs at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Fla. During that time, he built partnerships with international law schools, recruited students from around the world, taught…