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Two Mizzou Law students compete as finalists in MU’s Idea Quest

Two Mizzou Law students placed in the top 9 of Mizzou’s new student competition, Idea Quest, last November. Georgi Gnibus, 1L, and Matthew Pathiyil, 3L, developed an elevator pitch and presented their ideas to a panel of entrepreneurs to compete for $10,000 in seed funding.  Idea Quest (IQ) is sponsored by Veterans United Home Loans and is one of the…

Students participate in South Africa summer course via Zoom

Since 2004, Professor Rodney Uphoff has taken a group of MU law students to the University of Western Cape (UWC) in South Africa for a summer program comparing the criminal justice system in South Africa with that in the U.S. However, the coronavirus outbreak kept Prof. Uphoff and students from travelling to South Africa. Instead they took part in a…

Professor Uphoff Appointed as an Extraordinary Professor by the University of the Western Cape

The Department of Criminal Justice and Procedure at the University of the Western Cape appointed Professor Rod Uphoff as an Extraordinary Professor for a three-year term. UWC values the important contributions made by extraordinary professors to the life of the university. This designation acknowledges academic experience and expertise. The professor is expected to contribute to the academic program through research,…