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Professor Bradley Fogel Elected to American College of Trusts & Estates Counsel
November 10, 2008

The association invites professors and attorneys who have made substantial contributions to the field of trusts and estates law.

Prof. Goldstein Participates in Live Streaming Coverage of Election 2008
November 4, 2008

Prof. Goldstein participated in analysis of election issues, races, trends and results, through KETC's Nine Network Election Central Live Streaming.

Professor Goldstein Comments on the Role of the Vice Presidency
October 27, 2008

A Letter to the Editor, "Constitutionally, the Vice President Is a True Executive" was published in The New York Times
October 28
Interviewed by Delaware radio 1150AM WDEL
October 27
Interviewed by Joy Cardin on Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR)
Quoted in the Miami Herald
October 24
Interviewed by The Boston Globe about the future and past roles of the vice presidency.
Wrote article that was published in St. Louis Beacon

Professor Goldman Discusses the New Session of the Supreme Court
October 22, 2008

Featured panelist on “Legal Roundtable,” moderated by Don Marsh on KWMU’s St. Louis on the Air

Professor Walker Awarded Top Prize for AALS Criminal Justice Junior Scholars Competition
October 22, 2008

The Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law selected an article by Anders Walker titled "The Anti-Case Method: Recovering the Hidden History of Criminal Law" as the winner of the AALS Criminal Justice Section's Junior Scholars Paper Competition. Anders will receive the award Jan. 9 at AALS' annual meeting in San Diego.

Prof. Greaney's Antitrust Expertise Sought
October 13, 2008

Greaney was quoted by Amy Lynn Sorrel in AmedNews, the American Medical Association's newspaper, on recent court decisions involving antitrust challenges to efforts to block specialty hospitals.

Greaney was nterviewed for a radio news report on the same subject by American Medical News on the "Reach MD" Program on XM Radio Chanel 157.

Professor Pendo on Anti-Bias Laws
October 13, 2008

Professor Elizabeth Pendo spoke to the American Medical News about a case pitting anti-bias law against doctors' rights.

Many Seek Prof. Goldstein's VP Expertise
October 2, 2008

Interviewed by John Broder for The New York Times "Week in Review"
October 3
Interviewed by Michel Martin on NPR Tell Me More
Quoted in The New York Times, Le Figaro, impreMedia , WNBC New York , BBC Mundo, entorno inteligente.com, firdaposten.no and USA Today
October 2
Previous evening's forum broadcast on Minnesota Public Radio
Contributor for the The Presidential Debate Blog
Interviewed by La Opinion , BBC Mondo, KMOX 1120 and Fox 2 KTVI, XM Radio's POTUS '08 Channel, BBC, Australian Broadcasting Company, Nowy Dziennik - Polish Daily News, and St. Louis Beacon
October 1
Participated in a forum "Power and Problems of the Vice Presidency" sponsored by the Center on the Economy, Government and Public Policy.
Interviewed by the The New Journal - Wilmington, DE, Agence France-Presse and KSDK Channel 5
September 30
Interviewed by the Toronto Star and the National Norwegian News Service

Prof. Watson Interviewed About the State of Health Care in the Heartland
September 28, 2008

Prof. Sidney Watson was quoted in the Columbia Tribune and the Columbia Missourian about the state of health care in the heartland.
September 25
Watson was plenary speaker for the Missouri Rural Health Association Annual Conference in Jefferson City and spoke on Missouri HealthNet.
Watson spoke at a press conference in Columbia, Missouri to release a new study Watson co-authored. The report, Health Care in the Heartland, reports on the cost of health insurance among Missouri farmers and ranchers.
September 23
Sidney Watson was part of a panel discussion of the documentary “Critical Condition” which aired on the PBS series Point of View. The event was sponsored by KETC-TV and the Missouri Foundation for Health.

Prof. Greaney's Op-Ed on the Financial Market and Health Care
September 28, 2008

St. Louis Post-Dispatch features Prof. Thomas L. Greaney's article "Blind faith in the Market doesn't work for Health Care."

Prof. Goldstein Discusses Campaign Trail
September 28, 2008

Prof. Goldstein's Op ed Civil Discourse on the Campaign Trail appeared in Sunday, Sept 28's Observer-Reporter covering Washington, Pa. where the events under discussion occurred.
September 27
Fox 2 News KTVI, "Jaco Report" On Saturday, Sept. 27

Prof. Goldstein's Reaches Many 'Students' via the Media
September 25, 2008

The University News profiles Joel K. Goldstein, his scholarship and passion for the vice presidency. Goldstein tells the SLU student newspaper, "There has been a lot of interest in the office (V.P.) this year. It's fun to talk to the media and reporters. It's another way to shape the public's insights into the office. It's like teaching to a larger classroom in a way. It makes you think about things from a different angle, and the effort to try to explain it really sharpens your thought."

Columnists Take Note of Prof. Goldstein
September 24, 2008

St. Louis Post-Dispatch, "Veep Peep," Deb Peterson column
NPR, Ken Rudin’s Political Junkie Column
STLToday.com Political Fix by Jake Wagman

Joel Goldstein Prepares Audiences for the VP Debate
September 23, 2008

“From Throttlebottom to Cheney and Palin: The Modern Vice Presidency"
Noon, Room 02 SLU Law
Presented by the American Constitution Society
September 24
"Why the Vice Presidency Matters"
7 p.m., Washington University, Danforth University Center
Presented by the V.P. Debate Program Planning Committee
October 1
The Power and Problems of the Vice Presidency Panel Discussion,
7:30p.m., Washington University, Brown Hall, Rm. 118
Reservations required: wc.wustl.edu
Presented by the Weidenbaum Center Forum

Prof. McGraugh on St. Louis Towing Company Investigation
September 21, 2008

St. Louis Post-Dispatch, "Tow Company Kept, Sold Cars"

Professor Goldstein on Vice Presidents Past, Present and Future
September 19, 2008

St. Louis Beacon, “A Lesson in Political Civility and Serious Discourse”
September 21
CQ Politics, "When the Ticket Splits from Within"
September 20
The National Journal, "Next Vice President Will Inherit A Newly Powerful Office"
September 19
The Hill, "Palin won’t say whether veep is an executive post"

Supreme Court Decisions are Focus of Constitution Day Celebration
September 18, 2008

Major decisions from the Supreme Court's past term were reviewed by a panel of professors organized by Prof. Roger Goldman for the annual Constitution Day program. Law professors Susan McGraugh, Elizabeth Pendo, Ann Scarlett, Alan Howard and Eric Miller participated along with Prof. Steven Puro from SLU's Political Science and Public Policy department. The St. Louis Daily Record covered the event and ran a front page story in its Sept. 18 edition.

Prof. Goldstein on the 'Palin Effect' and Evolution of the VP
September 15, 2008

Arizona Daily Star, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, "Values voters hope Palin can Sway McCain"
September 13, 2008
The Toronto Star, "Veep Power: The Next U.S. vice president will take over an office that has morphed from humble beginnings to what is now a power centre with increasingly elevated expectations"

Faculty Scholarship
September 15, 2008

Roger L. Goldman: The Resegregation Decisions and the New Federalism in Choosing Equality: Essays and Narratives on the Desegregation Experience (Edited by Robert L Hayman, Leland Ware, and with a Foreword by Senator Joe Biden.

Prof. Goldman on the Next President and the Supreme Court
September 15, 2008

KWMU-FM, St. Louis, "St. Louis on the Air, Legal Round Table" with Roger Goldman, William Freivogel and Mark Smith

From Hawaii to Bangladesh, Media are Quoting Prof. Goldstein on VP Candidates
September 12, 2008

KITV-TV, Honolulu, Hawaii, Do Running Mates Matter?
The New Nation, Bangladesh’s Independent News Source, “Scholars Question Palin Credentials” (originally published on Politico.com)
Miami Herald, "Palin Helps McCain’s Numbers in Florida"

Prof. Goldstein on the VP Selection Process; Cheney's Papers
September 8, 2008

The Washington Post, "Lawsuit to Ask That Cheney’s Papers be Made Public"
The Washington Post, "Second-Guessing The No. 2 Spot"
Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune, “From Roosevelt to Agnew”
WCF Courier, Waterloo, Iowa, "VP Debate Suddenly a Hot Ticket in St. Louis"
The Post Chronicle (blog), "McCain And "Sarah" Have It All Over Obama And Biden"
September 6
KTVI-TV, St. Louis, "The Jaco Report: VP Choices"
September 5
The Denver Post, "Palin Lights Fire under GOP Base"
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, "VP Debate is a Must See"
September 4
McClatchy Newspapers, "Palin Takes TV Nation by Storm"
KDVR-TV, Denver, "Veep Pick Historically Not a Deal-Maker or Breaker"
WDEL Radio, Delaware
KTRS Radio, St. Louis
September 3
The Takeaway, radio program produced by WNYC, WGBH, BBC and the New York Times
September 2
Congressional Quarterly, "Surprise! Here's The New Vice President--Just Nod and Say Yes"
The Atlantic, “The Eagleton Scenario”
WDEL Radio, Delaware
September 1
Politico.com, "Scholars Question Palin's Credentials"
August 30
The Globe and Mail (Canada), "A Vice-Presidential 'Hail Mary'"
MinnPost.com,"Sarah Palin: Is she Presidential?"
Sarasota Herald Tribune, "Crist isn't McCain's No. 2, but still gained exposure"
Saint Louis Post-Dispatch, "Alaska Governor Sarah Palin"
STL Beacon.com, "With his unconventional pick for veep, McCain throws a political curveball"
August 29
KMOX Radio, St. Louis
KMOV TV-ST. Louis

Prof. Watson Examines Health Care in Rural Missouri
September 5, 2008

KMST, Public Radio, Rolla, Mo. Sidney Watson was interviewed on the “Lawtalk” program about a study she co-authored, “Health Care in the Heartland” which analyzes a 2007 survey of Missouri farmers and ranchers about their health insurance and healthcare expenses.

Media Turn to Prof. Goldstein on Biden VP Selection
August 28, 2008

USA Today, "Analysis: VP Nominee Leads the Attack"
Delaware New Journal, "Biden: 'We Have the Power to Change It"
Sirius Satellite Radio, Indie Talk channel 110
August 27
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Op-Ed by Joel K. Goldstein, "Choosing a Running Mate on the Merits"
Delaware News Journal, "The Outlook for Biden as VP"
Newsday, “Obama Capitalizes on Biden's, Clinton's Experience”
South Jersey Courier Post, “Biden figures to attack GOP”
August 26
CQPolitics.com, “Biden has experience, too, but Cheney's not his role model”
August 25
La Libre Belgique, “Dick Cheney a joue un role essentiel en amont”
MinnPost.com, Eric Black’s Ink column: “The Biden Selection: Some Reactions and Thoughts”
WDEL Radio, Delaware: live interview on Biden selection
August 24
The San Diego Union Tribune, "Obama has ticket for Denver"
The Dallas Morning News, "Gloves Off as Obama-Biden Ticket Debuted Saturday"
Delaware News Journal, "Biden will be Delaware's First Veep Hopeful"
The Chicago Tribune, "In Biden, Obama Adds Heft"
August 23
BBC Newshour live interview following Obama-Biden speeches in Springfield, IL.
NPR Special Coverage of Obama-Biden speeches in Springfield, IL., live interview with Scott Simon
KMOX Radio, St. Louis VP democratic nominee announcement
XM Satellite Radio, interview on "POTUS" the presidential politics channel with Tim Farley

Wall St. Journal R.S.V.P.s to Etiquette Class Invitation
August 25, 2008

Wall Street Journal's Law Blog Proper handshakes, email and phone etiquette were just a few of the topics Anne Hensley covered in her first of three workshops on professional business manners. Hensley is Associate Director of Career Services and has been offering advice to students on how to dress for success and behave in interview situations for 17 years. The St. Louis Countian also carried a front page story on the workshop.

Faculty Scholarship Update:Lynn Branham
August 20, 2008

Publications
"'The Devil is in the Details': A Continued Dissection of the Constitutionality of Faith-Based Prison Units,"
6 Ave Maria L. Rev. 409 (2008)
Branham & Hamden, The Law and Policy of Sentencing and Corrections
(West Casebook, 7th ed.) 2008 Supplement.
Speeches/Presentations
As the American Bar Association's representative on the Commission on Accreditation for Corrections, which accredits prisons, jails, and other adult and juvenile correctional and detention facilities across the country, participated in thirty-five hearings across the country. August 2008
Honors
Chair of subcommittee that drafted resolution calling for the establishment of public entities that are independent of any correctional agency to regularly monitor and report publicly on the conditions in all prisons, jails, and other adult and juvenile correctional and detention facilities operating within their jurisdiction. Approved by ABA's House of Delegates, August 2008

Prof. Goldstein on Media Marathon as Announcement of VP Candidates Nears
August 20, 2008

Impresiones latinas: "De exiguo a influyente el VP"
August 21
WHYY Radio, Philadelphia: Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane. One hour live discussion and call-in program about the "veepstakes"
August 20
Los Angeles Times: “In announcing a running mate, timing and place are key”
El Pais: “Obama Destaparia su carta vicepresidencial”
Dairo Las Americas: “La vicepresidencia de EE.UU., de insignificante a influyente”
Kansas City Star: “Veep Contest raises Sebelius’ National Profile”
August 19
Delaware Online:, “Biden Says Georgia Needs Our Support”
"POTUS Live"program with Tim Farley. XM Satellite Radio's presidential politics channel.
August 18
National Journal:“Unity Tickets Have Met Bad Ends”
KNX Radio, Los Angeles CBS affiliate. Audio not available.
August 15
National Law Journal on Air, XM Satellite Radio’s presidential politics channel “POTUS”.
Transcript of conversation with Ronald Brownstein available.
August 14
The Washington Times:“McCain learns his lessons on No. 2 picks”
August 12
The Presidential Debate Blog, hosted and edited by students at Yale Law School has invited Joel Goldstein to contribute guest posts. His first is "Vice-Presidential Debates and the Presidential Vice Presidency"
August 10
KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis: The Jaco Report: Vice Presidential Picks
Sain Diego Union-Tribune, “Running mate choice is more than politics”
August 8
St. Louis Beacon Op-Ed: “Runing Mates: Presidential candidates’ biggest, more telling choice”
August 7
Wall Street Journal, “Possible McCain Running Mate Pawlenty Offers Ideas for Reforming Republicans”
August 6
Twin Cities.com, “Question of the day is ‘will he be’; right one is, ‘should he be?’
August 4
The Philadelphia Inquirer, "Obama, McCain Have Tough Choices Choosing Running Mates"
August 3
The Austin American-Statesman, "Throughout History, Vice Presidents fumed as They Waited in the Wings"
August 2
McClatchy Newspapers, "Excited about VP Picks? In November, They Rarely Matter"
The Kansas City Star, "Selection of a Vice Presidential Candidate Can Make or Break a Presidential Campaign"
August 1
International Herald Tribune "No. 2 Choice Critically Important in U.S. Election"

Faculty Scholarship Update: Sidney Watson
August 19, 2008

Speeches/Presentations
- Plenary panel on Health Reform: Theory, Policy and Politics
American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Annual Health Law Professors Conference
Drexel Law School, Philadelphia (June 6).
- Annual Convening of Health Advocates
sponsored by the Missouri Health Advocacy Alliance and Missouri Health Care for All
Columbia, Missouri (June 12-13).
- Disability Coalition on Healthcare Reform on "Medicaid Spenddown: Policy and Practice,"
Jefferson City (June 17).

Faculty Scholarship Update: Elizabeth Pendo
August 18, 2008

Publications
- Book review, Reviewing Susan Starr Sered and Rushike Fernandopulle, Uninsured in America (2007), 29 J. of Legal Medicine 117 (2008)
Speeches/Presentations
- Speech, "Ensuring Equal Access to Reproductive Health Care for Women with Disabilities"
SLU Health Law Symposium on "Disability, Reproduction and Parenting," April, 2008
- Workshop Leader, "Uses of Genetic Information after GINA"
(with Professor Jennifer Bard), Bioethics Summer Institute
Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics, June 2008
- Panelist, "Protecting Populations at Risk"
(presented on access to womens health care for women with disabilities)
Health Law Professors Conference of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics
Drexel Law School, June 2008
- Speech "What's Hot in Health Law for Those Who Don't Teach It"
(presenting on employment discrimination issues)
SEALS Conference, July 2008
Honors
Appointed to Legal panel of the Editorial Board of the Cambridge Dictionary of Bioethics

Faculty Scholarship Update: Matthew Bodie
August 13, 2008

Publications
94 Virginia Law Review 1 (2008), "Information and the Market for Union Representation"

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