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Research is an essential contribution by Missouri State that contributes to the public good, encourages faculty development and enhances the educational process.

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Dr. Carol Miller
Business Law

There are laws in place to hold businesses accountable. But our interpretation of these laws can have unseen consequences. In 2017, the Trump administration altered the legal interpretation of the word “take” under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, creating a legal debate. Dr. Carol Miller, distinguished professor of business law at Missouri State University, found this new interpretation placed the lives of countless birds at risk.


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The eJournal of Public Affairs is a peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary, open-access journal published by Missouri State University and affiliated with the American Democracy Project.