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Professor Pete Salsich spoke with St. Louis Public Radio about the Loop Trolley.
November 12, 2013

In his comments for STL Public Radio, Salsich discussed the possibility of lawsuits holding the Trolley project up for many years.

Professor Aaron Taylor joined The McGraw Show on KTRS 550 to promote SLU LAW's school transfer panel discussion.
November 11, 2013

While on the McGraw Show, Taylor discussed the Missouri school transfer issue and previewed the SLU LAW panel discussion on the same topic. 

Professor Joel Goldstein wrote a post about the vice presidency for The Hill's Congress Blog.
November 8, 2013

Goldstein's entry in The Hill's Congress Blog described the important role that both Joe Biden and Dick Cheney played for their respective presidents. 

Professors Anders Walker and Pete Salsich commented on the Loop Trolley lawsuit in an article for the St. Louis Business Journal.
November 5, 2013

The Business Journal article features the opinions of Walker and Salsich on the implications and possible outcomes of the Loop Trolley lawsuit.

Professor Pete Salsich shared his expertise with the Beacon for an article on the Loop Trolley.
November 4, 2013

In the Beacon article, Salsich discusses the intricacies of the lawsuit and the possibility of stopping construction on the Loop Trolley. 

Professor Joel Goldstein spoke to radio station WDEL about Joe Biden.
November 1, 2013

WDEL featured Goldstein's opinion in a piece about reports that Joe Biden was almost replaced as Obama's running mate in 2012. 

Professor Sidney Watson commented on sticker shock and the Affordable Care Act for a KSDK news report.
October 31, 2013

Watson spoke to KSDK on the lack of reliable information as a leading cause for confusion about ACA.

Professor Sidney Watson commented on the Affordable Care Act for an article in USA Today.
October 29, 2013

In the USA Today article, Watson uses her experiences talking to the uninsured to provide a different perspective. 

Professor Roger Goldman commented on wrongful arrests for a St. Louis Post-Dispatch story.
October 26, 2013

The Post-Dispatch article featured Goldman's explanation of what merits a violation in wrongful arrest cases. 

Professor Aaron Taylor wrote an essay on deteriorating athletic standards at historically black colleges and universities.
October 24, 2013

In his essay for Inside Higher Ed Taylor wrote on the merits of moving some schools into the Division II level of college football. 

Professor Sidney Watson appeared on Stay Tuned to discuss the role of the marketplace in the ACA
October 17, 2013

Watson joined the Nine Network's Stay Tuned panel to discuss the marketplace feature of the Affordable Care Act.

Professor Joel Goldstein provided expert commentary on the vice presidency for CNBC.
October 15, 2013

Goldstein's commentary for CNBC revolved around the absenteesim of Joe Biden during recent budget negotiations. 

Professor Jeffrey Lewis commented in the ABA Journal on changes the ABA committee is initiating.
October 15, 2013

The ABA Journal reports that the committee, led by committee chair Lewis, has decided to advocate for the universal release of name-specific bar exam pass-fail information to law schools. 

Professor Tim Greaney commented on hospital layoffs in an article for the St. Louis Business Journal.
October 9, 2013

Greaney's comments within the Business Journal article are on the focus of hospitals to reign in their cost. 

Professor Joel Goldstein commented on the government shutdown for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
October 6, 2013

The Post-Dispatch article featured Goldstein's opinion on party ideologies during the time of the shutdown. 

The El Dorado Springs Sun featured commentary by Professor Sidney Watson in their article on ACA
October 4, 2013

Watson's comments for the El Dorado Springs Sun centered on the ability of states to pick and choose what kind of Medicaid policy they want. 

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch wrote on Professor Sidney Watson's participation in a hearing on the administrative rule on navigator licensing.
October 4, 2013

At the hearing covered by the Post-DispatchProfessor Watson testified as to the confusion and financial harm that could result from consulting a state-licensed navigator. 

Professor Patricia Harrison spoke to the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange about Missouri's sex offender registry.
September 30, 2013

The Juvenile Justice Information Exchange article featured Harrison's comments on the Missouri sex offender registry following legislators' failure to alter it. 

Professor Sidney Watson spoke with KBIA public radio about the beginning of Medicaid hearings.
September 27, 2013

Radio station KBIA included Watson's testimony on the Iowa Medicaid Waiver in their coverage of Missouri's Medicaid hearings. 

Professor Matthew Bodie once again commented on Penn State's employee health insurance policy in an article for The New York Times.
September 24, 2013

In The New York Times article, Bodie discussed the potentially discriminatory nature of Penn State's new coverage. 

Professor Thomas Greaney testified before the US House Judiciary Committe.
September 19, 2013

Both Becker's Hospital Review and The Washington Free Beacon contained articles mentioning Greaney's testimony on competition in healthcare. 

Professor Connie Wagner is quoted in the LA Times discussing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
September 19, 2013

Professor Constance Wagner was quoted in The Los Angeles Times in an article discussing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. 

Professor Matthew Bodie commented on Penn State's new employee health care policy for the New York Times.
September 14, 2013

The New York Times article featured Professor Bodie's comments on the strain that the new policy will create between employers and employees at Penn State. 

A presentation to Clayton High School students by Professor Isaak Dore on the Syrian crisis was profiled in the St. Louis Beacon.
September 13, 2013

The Beacon article described Professor Dore's presentation on the decision-making process involved in foreign diplomacy.

Professor Pete Salsich was quoted in the St. Louis Post Dispatch for a story on developer Paul McKee's plan to redevelop north St. Louis.
September 12, 2013

Professor Pete Salsich was quoted in the St. Louis Post Dispatch for a story on developer Paul McKee's plan to redevelop the north side of St. Louis.

Professor Patricia Harrison was interviewed on KMOX radio about Missouri's sex offender registry law.
September 11, 2013

Radio Host Charlie Brennan spoke to Harrison about Governor Nixon's veto of a bill that would remove those under 18 from the sex offender registry. 

Professor Isaak Dore was interviewed by KSDK-TV Ch. 5 on the crisis in Syria
September 5, 2013

Professor Isaak Dore was interviewed by Art Holliday of KSDK-TV Ch. 5 regarding the legality of a US involvement in the Syrian crisis. 

Professor Joel Goldstein provided commentary on the Syrian crisis for the STL Beacon.
September 3, 2013

Professor Joel Goldstein provided commentary for the St. Louis Beacon on the current crisis in Syria.  

Professor Anders Walker commented on Missouri's nullification law for Missouri Lawyers Weekly.
August 29, 2013

The article featuring Professor Walker's comments on the nullification law was then reprinted in the eMissourian.

Professor Alan Howard commented on free speech issues for an article at (subscriber based).
August 28, 2013

In an article on, Professor Howard gives insights into the free speech implications of the ban on gay conversion therapy in New Jersey and California.