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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. 

SLU LAW joins forces to provide free legal services at Casa de Salud
September 24, 2013

Saint Louis University School of Law joins Newmark Institute program to provide free legal services at Casa de Salud.  

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. 

SLU LAW Announces Inaugural Year Event Series
September 16, 2013

Saint Louis University School of Law will host an Inaugural Year event series to commemorate the move to Scott Hall in downtown St. Louis.  

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. 

An editorial in the St. Louis Beacon focuses on SLU LAW's positive impact on downtown.
August 27, 2013

The Beacon article discusses the similarities between law and light while noting what makes SLU LAW's new building so special. 

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch featured an article on SLU LAW's new downtown accommodations.
August 26, 2013

The Post-Dispatch article contained rave reviews on the new building and its surroundings from students and faculty alike. 

Professor Jeff Redding provided commentary to India's National Magazine, The Frontline, on the Daral Qaza system in India.
August 22, 2013

Professor Jeff Redding provided commentary to India's National Magazine, The Frontline, on the Daral Qaza system in India.  

Professor Joel Goldstein was quoted in a Boston Globe article on a potential Hilary Clinton and Joe Biden match up.
August 22, 2013

Professor Joel Goldstein was quoted in an article in the Boston Globe about the potential Hilary Clinton and Joe Biden match up for the 2015 presidential campaign. 

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Media Coverage
August 19, 2013

SLU LAW's ribbon cutting ceremony and official school opening received a lot of interest in St. Louis and the surrounding region. Outlets covering the event included the Associated Press (with articles in the Columbia Missourian, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, The Republic and Daily Report OnlineKWMU-FM 90.7, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (video), KMOX-AM 1120, Missouri Lawyers Weekly (subscription required), KSDK-TV Ch. 5 and the St. Louis Beacon.

Professor Tim Greaney was quoted in the St. Louis Post Dispatch on the American Airlines US Airways merger.
August 19, 2013

Professor Thomas (Tim) Greaney was quoted in David Nicklaus' column on the potential American Airlines and US Airways merger in the St. Louis Post Dispatch.

Professor Marcia McCormick commented on a first amendment case in North Carolina for The News Media and The Law.
August 16, 2013

McCormick spoke to The News Media and The Law about licensing laws, state regulation and the first amendment. 

Professor Alan Howard commented on the Obama impersonator at the Missouri State Fair for Missouri Lawyers Weekly.
August 15, 2013

Howard described the rodeo clown's actions as similar to a breach of contract issue in an article for Missouri Lawyers Weekly.

SLU LAW Hosts Ribbon Cutting to Open Scott Hall
August 13, 2013

Saint Louis University School of Law will a host a ribbon cutting to officially open Scott Hall.  

Professor Joel Goldstein wrote a piece on Tom Eagleton for his Huffington Post blog.
August 7, 2013

Goldstein wrote his Huffington Post blog about public citizens who return to their hometowns after leaving office. 

Professor Joel Goldstein provided commentary on post-election politics for NPR.
August 5, 2013

Goldstein spoke to NPR about the career of Senator John McCain following his run for presidency.  

SLU Bookstore Update
July 31, 2013

With the first day of classes just a few short weeks away, we want to pass along the following information regarding books.

The University Bookstore’s website for SLU LAW is This site features only law textbooks (no other academic disciplines), as well as school supplies and SLU clothing and gift items. Fall semester purchases can be made through Sept. 6.

The Bookstore has arranged flat-rate UPS shipping at $6.95 per order. For students ordering books for more than one class, this will still result in a significant savings on the shipping over the standard rate of $6.95 + $1.95 for each additional item.

Pickup is also available at Busch Student Center with no delivery charge. There is no delivery service between the main campus and the law school at this time.

Students can bill any textbooks, school supplies and computers (including Nook tablets) to their SLU student accounts, both in-store and on the website. Students can charge up to $1,200 per semester.

If you have any questions, please call the SLU Bookstore at (314) 531-7925.

Professor Marcia McCormick was quoted in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on the ongoing fast food strike.
July 30, 2013

McCormick commented on the difficulties of unionizing in the fast food industry for an article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Scott Hall Protocol
July 29, 2013

Many members of the faculty and staff have already moved in and we can’t wait until everyone can join us at our new home at Scott Hall. Of course, with a new space comes new protocol. The law school administration has been working with the University's Department of Public Safety, the City of St. Louis and the Partnership for Downtown St. Louis to ensure the security of law school students, faculty and staff.

Building Access First and foremost, you will need to have your University ID card visible at all times. Everyone will be required to show ID upon entrance, and all visitors must sign in at the front desk. The building is open to the public Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. and Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. A security guard is on location 24 hours a day. Students can access the building starting at 6 a.m. until the library closes (Monday–Friday) and on Saturday and Sunday during library hours by using your SLU ID. Faculty and staff have building access 6 a.m.-midnight, seven days a week.

Scott Hall Shuttle You can access Scott Hall from the main university and designated law school parking via a new shuttle. Hours and information can be found here. The shuttle will connect Scott Hall to the main University campus, Salus Center and the law school parking at Schnucks Culnaria and 1215 Olive St. surface lot. The final shuttle runs from Scott Hall at 10:10 p.m. with drop-offs at Culinaria, the 1215 parking lot and finally at Busch Student Center.

Downtown Partnership/Escorts The Partnership for Downtown St. Louis has offered the services of the Downtown Guides that can escort students, faculty and staff should the need arise. They will be available from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.  If you are in need of an escort, contact the Guide Dispatcher at 314-280-4817. If you would like an escort after 9 p.m., please call the front desk at 977-6370, and the security guard will arrange for a DPS officer. In addition, security cameras in the surrounding areas outside of the building will be monitored by both University DPS and the Partnership. 

SLU Ride SLU Ride will not be servicing the law school campus. If you need a ride or escort, please utilize the services of the Scott Hall Shuttle, the Downtown Guides or a DPS officer.

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100 N. Tucker Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63101

phone: 314-977-2800
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