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MU Law continues pro bono estate planning program

The program has the goal of helping people in the Columbia community in conjunction with training university law students.

School of Law student advocates for mental health services

After her personal battle with anxiety, MU law student Jessica Chinnadurai found a way to help classmates struggling with mental health and substance abuse.

First co-sponsored symposium covering First Amendment in digital age to be held in Washington

The event will be livestreamed on MU’s School of Law and School of Journalism Facebook pages in addition to a live screening in the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute.

Panelists at law school’s free speech symposium share how they handled First Amendment controversies, conflicts

The symposium was held so that people working and learning at colleges can learn from one another’s experiences, Lyrissa Lidsky, dean of the MU School of Law, said.

MU estate planning program to benefit both law students and Boone County residents

The Mizzou Law Pro Bono Estate Planning Program will allow eight law students to give pro bono legal services to community members in need.

MU law professor’s blog about impeachment receives national attention

“Impeachable Offenses” looks into the legal argument both for and against the impeachment of President Donald Trump.

MU law student Paul Wade awarded Pat Tillman Foundation scholarship for military service

Wade served on active duty for 12 years and currently participates in the Missouri National Guard while volunteering in the community.

Lyrissa Barnett Lidsky named new law school dean

Lidsky, the 17th School of Law dean, will be the first woman to serve in the position.

Gaines Through Time: Fighting exclusion in the law community

Black law student Christopher Hamm: “I see Lloyd Gaines in every single black student that’s in law school. We’re not supposed to be here, and we are… I think we all kind of invoke his name every day we walk through the doors.”

Gary Myers to step down as School of Law dean after four years

Senior Associate Provost Ken Dean will serve as interim dean.

Law professor’s request to investigate student social media conduct denied

Wells said investigating students’ social media posts is “not what the Honor Code requires.”

Traveling exhibit on Lincoln, Civil War comes to MU Law Library

The exhibit will include presentations and events through Oct. 31.

Veterans Clinic celebrates opening with guest speaker

Command Sergeant Major Christopher Greca has served in the United States military for nearly 28 years.

Veterans disability benefits clinic to provide hands-on experience for law students

Students in the clinic will act as lawyers and help veterans with the appellate process.

Professor, students discuss impact of Trayvon Martin case

Since the teenager’s death, students and faculty have worked to hold forums on campus.

MU School of Law announces new dean

Myers was one of five finalists for the position.

Committee narrows down search for law school dean

A search committee narrowed the list down to five prospective candidates.