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Professor Flanders on the Roberts' Court and Free Speech in The Beacon
June 29, 2011

Professor Chad Flanders spoke to The Beacon about freedom of speech in the Roberts' court.

Professor Roediger Appointed to Legal Services of Eastern Missouri Board
June 29, 2011

Professor Brendan Roediger was appointed to Legal Services of Eastern Missouri's Board of Directors. Read the press release.

Professor Howard on U.S. Supreme Court's Ruling on Video Games
June 28, 2011

Professor Alan Howard spoke to Mark Reardon on KMOX-AM about the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on violent video games.

SpearIt Op-Ed on Radical Islam in Prison Appears in the Huffington Post
June 21, 2011

SpearIt's op-ed "Radical Islam in Prison: Made in the USA" appeared on the Huffington Post.

Professors McCormick and Bodie Analysis on Wal-Mart Case in The Beacon
June 21, 2011

Professors Marcia McCormick and Matt Bodie's analysis of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in the Wal-Mart discrimination case were included in The Beacon.

Professor Bodie's Op-Ed on Wal-Mart Case in The New York Times
June 20, 2011

Professor Matt Bodie's op-ed on Wal-Mart's discrimination lawsuit and the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling appeared in The New York Times.

Professor Watson on Support for Medicare
June 13, 2011

Professor Sidney Watson was interviewed by the St. Louis Beacon on support for Medicare.

Professor Joe Custer to Present at Conference on Legal Information
May 31, 2011

Professor Joe Custer has been invited to the Third Summer Conference on Legal Information: Scholarship and Teaching (the “Boulder Conference”) July 21-23, 2011. The conference is limited to twenty participants and the purpose of the conference is two-fold: to provide attendees with a forum to present works-in-progress and to brainstorm the articulation of a “signature pedagogy” for teaching legal research, as suggested by the 2007 Carnegie Report Educating Lawyers: Preparation for the Profession of Law and articulated in the Boulder Statement on Legal Research Education and the Boulder Statement on Legal Research Education: Signature Pedagogy Statement.

Professor Liebesman Interviewed by CBS News
May 29, 2011

Professor Yvette Liebesman spoke to CBS News about how copyright issues could have affected the release of the film Hangover II.

Professor Goldstein on The Huffington Post
May 26, 2011

Professor Joel Goldstein writes about "The Legacy of a Liberal" on The Huffington Post.

Professor Liebesman Interviewed on Copyright Issues Facing Hangover II
May 24, 2011

Professor Yvette Liebesman was interviewed by FOX-TV(Ch. 2 St. Louis) about copyright issues that could impact the release of the film Hangover II.

Professor Williams on Federal Government's Decision to Flood Farmland
May 8, 2011

Professor Doug Williams was interviewed by Missouri Lawyers Weekly on the federal government's decision to flood farmland.

Professor McCormick Interviewed by The Boston Globe
April 24, 2011

Professor Marcia McCormick was interviewed by The Boston Globe on gag orders in employee severance agreements.

Professor Needham Gives Keynote Speech for Taiwanese Women's Association
April 23, 2011

Professor Carol Needham gave the keynote speech for the North America Taiwanese Women's Association's annual convention. Her talk was titled "Listening and Acting with Integrity: Elements of Empowerment."

Professor Watson Testifies before Missouri House of Representatives
April 20, 2011

Professor Sidney Watson testified in Jefferson City, Mo. this week before the Health Insurance Committee of the Missouri House of Representatives on the requirement that states establish procedures under the Health reform law to review "unreasonable increases in premiums."

Professor Flanders on Voter Identification
April 17, 2011

Professor Chad Flanders and recent alum Jamie Rodriguez wrote an article on voter identification for the St. Louis Beacon.

Professor Walker's Article Honored by the Law & Society Association
April 7, 2011

Professor Anders Walker's article "Blackboard Jungle: Delinquency, Desegregation and the Cultural Politics of Brown" was chosen for an Honorable Mention in the Law & Society Association's inaugural John Hope Franklin Prize Committee.

Professor McCormick Interviewed by Reuters on the WARN Act
April 5, 2011

Professor Marcia McCormick was interviewed by Reuters on the WARN Act. Employees of failed law firm Howrey LLP have filed a suit against their former firm, saying it failed to give them 60 days notice that they were being laid off.

Professor Greaney in The Washington Post
April 4, 2011

Professor Tim Greaney was quoted in The Washington Post about anti-trust scrutiny in the health care industry.

SpearIt on Post-Racial Rhetoric and the American Dream
March 31, 2011

SpearIt's article Post-Racial Rhetoric and the American Dream appeared on SALTLAW, a legal forum.

Professor McCormick on Employers Rights to Access Employee Phone Records
March 30, 2011

Professor Marcia McCormick was interviewed by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on an employer's right to access employee's personal cell phone records.

Professor Goldstein Op-Ed on Mondale and Ferraro
March 27, 2011

Professor Joel Goldstein's op-ed on Walter F. Mondale and Geraldine Ferraro appeared on The Huffington Post website. The pieces discusses how Mondale and Ferraro's campaign was a commitment to the principle that presidential politics was not simply a preserve of white males.

Professor Ordower Talks Tax Credits
March 25, 2011

Professor Henry Ordower was a guest on KMOX-AM's Charlie Brennan Show discussing tax credits.

Professor Pendo Elected to American Law Institute
March 25, 2011

Professor Elizabeth Pendo was named a member of the prestigious American Law Institute. Pendo is one of 43 new members joining more than 4,300 lawyers, judges and law professors. Read the press release.

Professor Goldstein Interviewed by The Washington Examiner
March 24, 2011

Professor Joel Goldstein was interviewed for a piece appearing in the Washington Examiner on Gov. Bob McDonnell's chances for becoming Vice President.

Professor Goldstein Pens Column on Speculation over VP Candidates
March 24, 2011

Professor Joel Goldstein published an article on speculation over future Vice Presidential candidates in Sabato's Crystal Ball, which is a leading source of political analysis published at the University of Virginia.

Professor Needham Presents at 40th Annual Conference on Environmental Law
March 21, 2011

Professor Carol Needham presented “Reporting Requirements under the Financial Action Task Force Recommendations and Choice of Professional Responsibility Law in Cross-Border Transactional Practice” at the 40th Annual Conference on Environmental Law sponsored by the ABA Section of Environment, Energy and Resources in Salt Lake City, Utah. The talk was part of a panel with Tseming Yang, Deputy General Counsel, U.S. EPA; Clara Maria Poffenberger, Environmental Counsel, Exxon Mobil Corporation and Antonella Capria, Gianni, Origoni, Grippo & Partners (Milan Italy) titled The Brave New World of Ethics in a Globalizing Practice: How U.S. Lawyers Can Reconcile U.S. Ethics Responsibilities with Conflicting Multinational Rules, Saturday March 19, 2011.

Lynn Hartke Voted Board Member of RIPS
March 17, 2011

Lynn Hartke was voted in as a board member for RIPS, the Research Instruction & Patron Services Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries. This is one of the most highly revered special sections in the association.

Professor Goldstein Remembers David S. Broder and Edmund Muskie
March 17, 2011

Professor Joel Goldstein wrote about David S. Broder, the eminent political reporter and columnist who died March 9, 2011. Broder wrote frequently about Senator Edmund Muskie and Professor Goldstein is writing an upcoming book on Muskie. Read the full post here.

Professor McCormick Interviewed on Missouri's Right to Work Status
March 14, 2011

Professor Marcia McCormick was interviewed by the St. Louis Business Journal on efforts in the Missouri legislature to make the state “right-to-work.”