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Free Speech Panel with Dean Lidsky Carried on C-SPAN

Dean Lyrissa Lidsky recently participated in a panel discussion hosted by the Cato Institute, “John Roberts and Free Speech: A Report on the Roberts Court’s First Amendment Jurisprudence,” that was broadcast on C-SPAN 2. The focus of the discussion was a study by Ronald Collins and David Hudson examining the 56 free-speech cases handed down by the Roberts Court from…

Professor Halabi quoted in recent Bloomberg Law article

Professor Sam Halabi was interviewed for the recent Bloomberg Law article “Quick Obamacare High Court Review Has Pitfalls for Justices, GOP.” Professor Halabi researches national and global health law with a specialization in the governance structures of firms in health-related sectors.…

Professor Crouch comments on Supreme Court ruling

Professor Dennis Crouch commented in a recent article about the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office violated the American Rule, “End Of The Road For USPTO’s ‘Radical’ Fight for Atty Fees.” The article mentions Crouch as one of the first court-watchers to call attention to the USPTO’s requests for fees. He says that “The Supreme…

Professor Myers Shares 2019 U.S. Supreme Court Highlights with Missouri Bar and SEALS

Professor Gary Myers discussed “2019 United States Supreme Court Highlights (2018-2019 Term)” as a speaker/panelist for the Missouri Bar as part of the MobarCLE program, presented to Bar members by teleconference on August 7. He focused on cases related to antitrust, the commerce clause, intellectual property, and the U.S. census. He also spoke on a panel, “Supreme Court and Legislative…

Professor Bowman – Kelly v. United States: There is no political exception to fraud

In a symposium written for SCOTUSblog, Professor Frank Bowman writes about Kelly v. United States, a case that came from the scandal known at “Bridgegate.” William E. Baroni, Jr., deputy executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and Bridget Anne Kelley, an aide to then Governor Chris Christie, conspired to create a major traffic jam…

Professor Myers Presents CLE on U.S. Supreme Court Cases in Business and IP Law

Professor Gary Myers presented a CLE, “Supreme Court Developments for Business & IP Lawyers – 7 Cases to Remember,” to the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis on December 13. Professor Myers reviewed seven major U.S. Supreme Court decisions from the 2017-18 term that are of particular interest to lawyers who practice in the areas of business law or intellectual property.…

Professors Myers, Hawley, and Abrams Speak at Missouri Bar’s Supreme Court CLE

The Missouri Bar recently conducted  a continuing legal education program, “United States Supreme Court Highlights: 2017-1018 Term.” The five-member panel discussed the implications of several of the term’s leading decisions and prospects for the upcoming term. The panel included Mizzou Law professors Gary Myers, Erin Hawley, and Douglas…

Professor Strong Cited by Third Circuit Court of Appeals

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals recently cited Professor S.I. Strong’s article, Congress and Commercial Trusts:  Dealing With Diversity Jurisdiction Post-Americold, 69 Florida Law Review 1021 (2017), in its decision in GBForefront, L.P. v. Forefront Management Group, LLP, 888 F.3d 29 (3rd Circ. 2018).  The case (and Professor Strong’s article) considered the distinction between business trusts and traditional trusts and how that distinction…

Professor Trachtenberg Files Amicus Curiae Brief with U.S. Supreme Court

Professor Ben Trachtenberg filed an amicus curiae brief (as counsel of record and lead author) on June 28 with the U.S. Supreme Court, on behalf of a group of professors of evidence. The case is Fairley v. USA, No. 17-1607, and the brief supports the petition for certiorari. The brief is about the coconspirator statement exception to the hearsay rule.…