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Professor Sidney Watson answered questions on the Affordable Care Act for St. Louis on the Air.
July 22, 2013

Watson spoke with St. Louis on the Air about the need to inform people about the Affordable Care Act.

Professor Aaron Taylor participated in round table discussions on the student transfer law for The Nine Network's Stay Tuned.
July 18, 2013

Taylor discussed expectations and reactions to the student  transfer law on Stay Tuned.

Professor John Ammann discussed unemployment compensation on KDHX 88.1
July 15, 2013

Ammann appeared on radio program Collateral Damage to discuss why he believes a new law expanding reasons for denying unemployment compensation is not a good idea.

Professor Sue McGraugh provided analysis of the George Zimmerman verdict for KSDK and KTVI news
July 14, 2013

McGraugh analyzed the Zimmerman verdict for KTVI and KSDK news channels. Days later, she returned to KSDK to discuss the possibility for federal charges against Zimmerman.

Professor Sidney Watson joined the Nine Network's Stay Tuned program to discuss health care and aging.
June 27, 2013

Professor Watson was on Stay Tuned to participate in a discussion on healthcare and living longer.

Professor Justin Hansford wrote about the voting rights decision for The St. Louis American.
June 26, 2013

Professor Hansford reflects on his time working for the New York office of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund in his piece on the Voting Rights Act decision in The St. Louis American.

Professor Jeff Lewis spoke to the National Law Journal about new bar passage rate standards for law schools.
June 25, 2013


Dean Emeritus and Professor Jeff Lewis was quoted in the National Law Journal, in his role as an ABA chairman, on bar passage rate standards for law schools.

Professor Aaron Taylor discusses affirmative action policy on KSDK-TV.
June 24, 2013

Professor Aaron Taylor was interviewed on KSDK regarding the Supreme Court decision on affirmative action in Fisher v. University of Texas.

Professor Joel Goldstein discusses affirmative action in the St. Louis Beacon.
June 24, 2013

Professor Joel Goldstein was quoted in the St. Louis Beacon about how the Supreme Court decision in Fisher v. University of Texas will affect affirmative action policies.

Professor Joel Goldstein contributed a piece to his Huffington Post Blog on VP Joe Biden.
June 23, 2013

In his blog for the Huffington Post, Professor Goldstein authored a piece on the leadership role that Vice President Joe Biden has taken on .

Professor Alan Howard provided commentary for Lawyers.com on a free speech case in Indiana.
June 18, 2013

The Indiana Supreme Court will hear arguments this fall about a man convicted of using intimidating speech in reference to a judge. Professor Howard comments on why he believes the conviction to be unconstitutional in the article for Lawyers.com.

Professor Yvette Liebesman provided commentary on the Supreme Court case on human gene patenting in the Post-Dispatch.
June 17, 2013

Professor Yvette Liebesman provided commentary on the Supreme Court case on human gene patenting in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. 

Professor John Ammann authored an op-ed on privacy issues with new unemployment laws in Missouri.
June 17, 2013

Professor John Ammann authored an op-ed in Missouri Lawyers Weekly on potential privacy issues with the new Missouri unemployment legislation.  

Professor Alan Howard commented on new sexual harrassment standards in Escalating Registers.
June 15, 2013

Howard comments on the relation of new sexual harrassment standards to student publications in an article for Escalating Registers.

Professor Marcia McCormick commented on unpaid internships for 550 KTRS.
June 13, 2013

McCormick provided commentary on the recent court ruling that could end unpaid internships for the 550 KTRS Radio morning show.

Professor Kerry Ryan's appointment to the ABA committee was covered by Missouri Lawyers Weekly.
June 12, 2013

Ryan commented on the benefits of her recent appointment to the American Bar Association’s Teaching Taxation Committee in an article for Missouri Lawyers Weekly (subscription required).

Professor Marcia McCormick comments on unpaid internships in The Atlantic.
June 12, 2013

A federal court recently ruled that in some situations unpaid internships should be considered illegal. McCormick comments on the implications of this decision for The Atlantic.

Professor Joel Goldstein wrote a reflection on presidential rhetoric for the Huffington Post
June 7, 2013

Professor Joel Goldstein authored "Obama and Rhetorical Presidency: Lessons from June 1963" for the Huffington Post, reflecting on a speech delivered by President Kennedy fifty years ago.  

Professor Joel Goldstein contributed an article on VP Lyndon Johnson to the Beacon
May 30, 2013

Professor Joel Goldstein contributed an article to the Beacon on the anniversary of Vice President Lyndon Johnson's Memorial Day speech on civil rights at Gettysburg.  

Professor Bill Johnson spoke to the Ladue News about offshore bank accounts.
May 24, 2013

Johnson spoke to Ladue News about offshore bank accounts for the weekly Legal Corner column. 

The Nine Network featured the Center for Health Law Studies Practitioner-in-Residence Margaret Donnelly.
May 20, 2013

Donnelly and SLU LAW student Ashley Vaughan appeared on the Nine Network's Stay Tuned program on the Missouri/Illinois legislative wrap up.

Professor Yvette Liebesman was quoted on the Monsanto Victory for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
May 14, 2013

Liebesman was quoted in the St. Louis Post Dispatch regarding the Monsanto victory in the Supreme Court case between Monsanto and  soy bean farmer Vernon Bowman.

Dean Emeritus Jeffrey Lewis comments on the work of the ABA Standards Review Committee
April 29, 2013

Dean Emeritus, Professor and ABA Standards Review Committee Chairman Jeffrey Lewis commented on the job protection standards for law faculty in the National Law Journal.

Professor Tim Greaney was featured on the Nine Network program Stay Tuned.
April 29, 2013

Greaney participated in a program about small business and the affordable care act for the Nine Network program.

Professor Sue McGraugh was quoted in the Post-Dispatch about a St. Louis judge rejecting a plea deal.
April 19, 2013

McGraugh commented on an article for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on the rarity of a St. Louis judge rejecting a plea deal that would save both time and expense.

Professor Tim Greaney commented on Anheuser-Busch for St. Louis Public Radio
April 19, 2013

Anheuser-Busch recently finalized their buyout of competitor Grupo Modelo. Greaney made comments on the repercussions of the move for consumers of Modelo products in an article by St. Louis Public Radio.

Radio program Delaware at Noon interviewed Professor Joel Goldstein about Biden's 2016 presidential hopes.
April 15, 2013

Goldstein discusses the likelihood of Vice President Joe Biden running for president in the 2016 election. In his discussion he mentions prominent vice presidents of the past who did decide to run and how they fared. His interview is on the WDEL website under the Delaware News at Noon section and entitled, "Vice President expert Joel Goldstein on Joe Biden's 2016 presidential hopes."

Professor Joel Goldstein provided commentary on the vice presidency for Salon.
April 12, 2013

Goldstein commented on the television show "Veep" as it relates to the realities of the office of the vice president for Salon

SpearIt has published a piece on supremacist terror in The Huffington Post
April 9, 2013

The blog post entitled "Supremacist Terror Rising, Islamic Extremism on the Decline" was published in The Huffington Post religion blog.

Professor Alan Howard commented on a first amendment lawsuit for U.S. News and World Report
April 9, 2013

Howard provided commentary for a U.S. News and World Report article about a Texas veterinarian's right to publish his medical advice on the internet.

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