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Professor Oliveri Discusses Supreme Court Decisions in Fair Housing Cases

Professor Rigel C. Oliveri recently participated in the Real Property Roundtable, an invitation-only workshop at Texas A&M University School of Law. The workshop’s theme was “Where Do We Go from Here? Fair Housing and Community Development at a Crossroads.” She presented an article she is writing about recent Supreme Court jurisprudence regarding municipal parties in fair housing…

Professor Esbeck Speaks about First Amendment Religion Clauses at Moot Court Championship

On January 25, Professor Carl H. Esbeck spoke twice to 16 teams of students competing at the Moot Court Championship finals hosted by the University of Houston Law Center.  He spoke on the Religion Clauses of the First Amendment and the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Comer, a case that originated in Columbia,…

Professor Beck and Family Violence Clinic Students File Amicus Curiae Brief

Professor Mary M. Beck and the Family Violence Clinic students prepared an Amicus Curiae Brief for the Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproduction Attorneys (AAAA) for the Supreme Court of the United States. AAAA is an international organization committed to improving the lives of children by advocating for the benefits and stability provided through adoption. The students filed the brief…

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,…

Veterans Clinic Faculty, Students File Brief with U.S. Supreme Court Challenging the Presumption of Competency

The School of Law Veterans Clinic recently participated in the submission of an amicus brief to the Supreme Court of the United States. Clinic director Angela Drake was the counsel of record, while 3L Matt Mueller and 2L Tony Meyer contributed to the brief. The Veterans Clinic worked with four other law school veterans clinics in the submission of the…