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Professor Schmitz Interviewed by Bottom Line Personal

Professor Amy J. Schmitz was interviewed by Bottom Line Personal to provide insights on consumer issues, and to weigh in on the biggest mistakes that people make in their financial lives. In the article, “5 Money Mavens Reveal Their Most Memorable Mistakes,” Professor Schmitz unveils her own mistake in buying a house for the wrong reasons, overly focusing on conventional…

Professor Schmitz Presents Paper on Commercial and Consumer Law Panel

Professor Amy J. Schmitz presented a paper as part of the Commercial and Consumer Law Panel at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools Conference, in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.  This paper furthers her work in consumer law and advancing access to justice in consumer cases. This presentation comes at the same time as a recent interview of Professor Schmitz regarding her…

3L Danielle Linneman Blogs About Missouri’s Lemon Law

Third-year law student Danielle Linneman was featured as a guest blogger on Myconsumertips.info, a nonprofit outreach website created by Professor Amy Schmitz. The website provides readers with legal updates and tips related to consumer law. Linneman wrote a post explaining Missouri’s Lemon Law and the protection it provides to owners of new vehicles when their car is defective and under…

Mizzou Law Student Contributes Blog Post on “Zombie Debt”

Second-year Mizzou Law student Bob Bennett published a blog post on Professor Amy Schmitz’s blog, MyConsumerTips.info, on the dangers of “Zombie Debt.” “This is not the name of a horror movie you may watch around this time of the year, this is debt that you have no legal obligation to pay,” Professor Schmitz says. Debt collectors may still call, however,…

“Missouri Takes a Strong Stance on Arbitration:” Mizzou Law Student Contributes to My Consumer Tips Blog

Third-year law student Cailynn Hayter recently published an article, “Missouri Takes a Strong Stance on Arbitration,” as a guest blogger on Professor Amy Schmitz’s website, My Consumer Tips. In her post, Hayter analyzes the consumer friendly implications of Tamko Building Products, Inc. v. Hobbs, a Missouri case which held that an arbitration clause attached to the outside of a product’s…