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Susan W. McGraugh
January 3, 2008

Susan W. McGraugh was interviewed on KTRS radio on allegations of juror misconduct in the trial of Kevin Johnson who was convicted in November in the murder of a Kirkwood police officer and could face a third trial if investigation proves juror withheld information from the court.

Howard Wasserman
December 28, 2007

Wall St. Journal sportswriter Stefan Fatsis quoted Howard Wasserman while discussing the New York Knicks’ treatment of fans on NPR’s All Things Considered.Listen to the Dec. 21, 2007 broadcast.

John O'Brien
December 28, 2007

John O’Brien was quoted in the Saint Louis Daily Record on client-attorney ethics involving a toxic clean-up site in Illinois.

Carol Needham
December 28, 2007

Carol Needham was quoted in the Saint Louis Daily Record on the merger of two major law firms based in St. Louis and Kansas City.

Eric Miller
December 21, 2007

Eric Miller is quoted in the Dec. 21, 2007 edition of USA Today on the growing use of alternative drug courts.

Matthew Bodie
December 19, 2007

Matthew Bodie was quoted in an article in the Dec. 19, 2007 edition of the Baltimore Sun on Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts’ confession that he used steroids.

Howard Wasserman
December 14, 2007

Release of the Mitchell Report on steroid use in Major League Baseball on Dec. 13, 2007 kept Howard Wasserman busy fielding questions from several media outlets. He was interviewed by Vic Porcelli, KTRS-AM radio, ESPN.com and hosted a live chat on washingtonpost.com.

KMOX Radio interviewed Howard on the effects of the new Missouri law lifting bans on ticket scalping on Dec. 14, 2007.

Matthew Bodie
December 14, 2007

Matt Bodie weighs in on the Mitchell Report on PrawfsBlawg, Dec. 14, 2007.

Thomas Greaney
December 12, 2007

Thomas Greaney wrote an “Expert Diagnosis” for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on retiree health benefits, published Dec. 12, 2007.

David Sloss
December 7, 2007

David Sloss was a guest on WXTN-AM, Indianapolis, discussing the Supreme Court case (Boumediene v. Bush) challenging the rights of detainees held at the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. David was interviewed by morning show host and SLU School of Law grad Abdul Hakin Shabazz '02 on Dec. 7. 2007.

Anders Walker
December 7, 2007

Anders Walker was a guest on the Mark Reardon Show, KMOX Radio, discussing the upcoming Supreme Court case on Washington D.C.’s handgun ban and interpretation of the Second Amendment. Broadcast Dec. 6, 2007.

Patricia Harrison
December 4, 2007

Patricia Harrison was interviewed on Fox2 News in the Morning about the constitutionality of a “Saggy Pants” Ban in Pine Lawn, Mo., Dec. 4, 2007.

Mark McKenna and Anders Walker
December 4, 2007

Mark McKenna and Anders Walker were interviewed by Charles Jaco on Fox2 News about the Megan Meier “MySpace-Suicide” Case on Dec.3, 2007.

Alan J. Howard
December 3, 2007

Alan J. Howard was quoted in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on a two-story mural in Soulard protesting eminent domain and the St. Louis ordinance that says it’s illegal.

Howard Wasserman
November 28, 2007

Howard Wasserman was quoted on ESPN.com about punishment for steroid offenders in professional baseball. The Washington Times quoted Professor Wasserman on Barry Bond's future in baseball.

Roger Goldman
November 27, 2007

KMOV-TV St. Louis investigative reporter Steve Chamraz relied on Roger Goldman's expertise in the area of law enforcement for a story about police officers with misconduct records working in various jurisdictions around St. Louis. The video aired Nov. 26, 2007.

Peter Salsich
November 26, 2007

Pete Salsich is a signatory to a November 2007 report, Residential Segregation and Housing Discrimination in the United States, examining performance by the U.S. of its obligations under the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.

Matthew Bodie
November 26, 2007

Matt Bodie is co-editor (with Samuel Estreicher) of a book, titled Workplace Discrimination, Privacy and Security in an Age of Terrorism, published in 2007 by Kluwer Law International.

Matt's article, Workers, Information, and Corporate Combinations: The Case for Non-Binding Employee Referenda in Transformative Transactions, was accepted by the Washington University Law Review for publication in March 2008. The subject of the article was the topic of a paper Matt presented at the Midwestern Law & Economics Association annual meeting held at the University of Minnesota on October 12-13.

Matt also presented a paper, titled Mother Jones Meets Gordon Gecko: The Complicated Relationship Between Labor and Private Equity, on September 29 at the Second Annual Colloquium for Labor & Employment Law held at the University of Denver and the University of Colorado law schools. The paper was selected for publication next year by the Colorado Law Review.

Lynn Branham
November 26, 2007

Lynn Branham's article, The Devil's in the Details': A Continued Dissection of the Constitutionality of Faith-Based Prison Units, will be published this spring in a symposium issue of the Ave Maria Law Review. The article is a follow-up to an earlier piece refuting misperceptions about faith-based prison units that Lynn published in the University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform.

Nan Kaufman
November 26, 2007

Nan Kaufman will give a talk on the subject of ethics to the Missouri Chapter of the State Bar of Wisconsin's Nonresident Lawyers Division on December 5.

Anders Walker
November 26, 2007

Anders Walker was interviewed twice on Nov. 20, 2007, the day the Supreme Court announced it would hear a case involving the District of Columbia's ban on handguns. The St. Louis Record interviewed Professor Walker and he was featured in a report by Charles Jaco on Fox2 News.

Patricia Harrison
November 20, 2007

Tricia Harrison was quoted in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about juvenile court cases.

Sidney Watson
November 16, 2007

Sidney Watson was the kickoff speaker at the First Annual Health Law Students Conference attended by 150 law students from across the country (including five from SLU) co-sponsored by the American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She spoke on "Massachusetts Health Reform: Lessons for the Next President".

Sidney participated in the Missouri Foundation for Health's Advocate's Retreat held November 1-2 in LaRoche, Missouri.

On November 8, Sidney presented a lecture on "U.S. Health Reform" to 150 members of the Chesterfield Chapter of the American Association of University Women.

Sidney Watson
November 16, 2007

Sidney Watson recently returned from Japan where she presented a series of papers and lectures, and had the opportunity to visit a Japanese nursing home. Sidney presented a paper on U.S. healthcare for the elderly, entitled "When Wealth, Welfare and Markets Collide", at the Annual Symposium of the Japanese Society for American Legal Studies held at Kobe University.

She presented a lecture, "How U.S. Medicaid Law Created a Nursing Home Industry", to the interdisciplinary Gerontology Research Group at the University of Tokyo, and a paper on "U.S. Health Reform" at Waseda University in Tokyo. These will be published in Japanese.

Sidney also helped lead a roundtable discussion on "ADR and Healthcare" at Tsukuba University in Tokyo.

Also last month Sidney spoke on "Health Care Reform and Advocacy" at the St. Louis Disability Rights Summit sponsored by Paraquad, Inc.

Sidney was invited to serve on the planning council of the newly formed Missouri Disability Coalition on Healthcare Reform.

Christine Rollins
November 16, 2007

Christine Rollins' lecture presentation, entitled "Effective and Efficient Electronic Commenting", has been accepted for publication at the 13th Biennial Conference of the Legal Writing Institute in Summer 2008.

Camille Nelson
November 16, 2007

Camille Nelson was a panelist on the topic "Just Between Us: A Mentoring Session" at the Northeast People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference, entitled "Criminal Justice and Immigration in the 21st Century", at Southern New England School of Law in September.

Camille was a discussant in the Suddenly Senior Session at the XII LatCrit Conference, entitled "Critical Localities: Epistemic Communities, Rooted Cosmopolitans, New Hegemonies, and Knowledge Processes", at Florida International University College of Law in October.

Camille was elected to serve on the board of LatCrit as Secretary of the organization.

Camille Nelson
November 16, 2007

Camille Nelson's article, "Animal Husbandry: Legal Norms Impacting the Production of (Re)Productivity", was published in the Yale Journal of Law and Feminism, K29.A34.

Molly Wilson
November 16, 2007

A portion of Molly Wilson's article, "An Evolutionary Perspective on Male Domestic Violence: Practical and Policy Implications", originally published in the American Journal of Criminal Law will be included in a casebook by Elizabeth M. Schneider, et al., Domestic Violence and the Law: Theory and Practice (2nd ed.) to be published this winter.

Lynn Branham
November 16, 2007

Lynn Branham participated in a CLE program Nov. 2, 2007 on "Ethics and Professionalism in Plea Negotiations: Best Practices and Worst Pitfalls" in Washington, D.C. co-sponsored by the ABA, the National Association of Attorneys General, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National District Attorneys Association, the National Criminal Justice Association and the National Legal Aid and Defender Association.

Lynn's article, "As Plain as . . . Day? The Exemption from FTCA Liability for Unlawful Detention of Property", was published last month in Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases, an ABA publication designed to inform the media about cases being argued before the Supreme Court.

Michael Korybut
November 16, 2007

Michael Korybut's article, entitled "Using an Online Auction to Sell Article 9 Collateral", will be published later this year in the Consumer Finance Law Quarterly Report .

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