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Joel Goldstein
February 5, 2008

Joel Goldstein was quoted in the Los Angeles Times Feb. 4, 2008 on the likelihood of Vice President Cheney giving a deposition in a case involving a man who was arrested on suspicion of assault after speaking to Cheney at a Colorado ski resort.

Howard Wasserman
January 30, 2008

Howard Wasserman was quoted in the Dominion Post, Morgantown, W. Va. (Jan. 28, 2008), on the case of WVU v. RIch Rodriguez. Wasserman is using the case as a case study in his civil procedure class. He told the paper, "This case will have impact on coaches' mobility and how universities are going to deal with coaches."

Peter W. Salsich Jr.
January 30, 2008

Peter W. Salsich was quoted in the Missouri Lawyers Weekly (Jan. 28, 2008) on a Missouri Court of Appeals ruling which affects the land annexation process practiced by St. Louis County municipalities.

Susan W. McGraugh
January 30, 2008

Susan McGraugh was interviewed on KPLR-TV, Ch. 11, (Jan. 29, 2008) on a new ordinance in Florissant, Mo. which bans convicted sex offenders from being within 500 feet of all parks and recreation centers in the city.

Steve Thaman
January 28, 2008

Steve Thaman published three entries in Encyclopedia of Law & Society: American and Global Perspectives (David S. Clark ed. 2007): Consensual Penal Resolution, Vol. I at 247-49; Legality and Discretion, Vol. II at 944-45; and Penal Court Procedures: Doctrinal Issues, Vol. III at 1096-1102. Steve's article, The Nullification of the Russian Jury: Lessons for Jury-Inspired Reform in Eurasia and Beyond was published in 40 Cornell International Law Journal 357-428 (2007). His article The Good, the Bad, or the Indifferent: '12 Angry Men' in Russia, was published as part of a symposium on the 50th anniversary of "12 Angry Men", published in 82 Chicago-Kent Law Review 791-808 (2007). Steve's Comparative Criminal Procedure casebook (2nd ed. 2008) was published by Carolina Academic Press.

Nicholas Terry
January 28, 2008

Nic Terry will be a speaker at a workshop, Clinical Data as the Basic Staple of Health Learning: Creating and Protecting a Public Good presented by the Institute of Medicine's Roundtable on Evidence in Washington, D.C. in February 2008.

Camille Nelson
January 28, 2008

Camille Nelson started a three-year term as a member of the Society of American Law Teachers Board of Governors on January 1, 2008.

Nan Kaufman
January 28, 2008

In December Nan Kaufman addressed the annual meeting of the Missouri Chapter of the Nonresident Lawyers Dvision of the State Bar of Wisconsin on the topic of Professional Ethics in Strange Circumstances: The Relationship between Private Tax Practitioners and Government Tax Attorneys.

Brad Fogel
January 28, 2008

The Completely Insane Law of Partial Insanity: The Impact of Monomania on Testamentary Capacity an article by Brad Fogel will be included in the Best of the ABA Sections issue of the General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Division magazine.

Elizabeth Pendo
January 28, 2008

Elizabeth Pendo was a member of the Women and the State panel at the Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting in New York City in January 2008. Her topic was health care reform for women with disabilities. Elizabeth also published a review of Uninsured Americaby Susan Starr Sered and Rushike Fernandopuille in the Journal of Legal Medicine.

Eric Miller
January 28, 2008

Eric Miller's forthcoming article in the Houston Law Review, Judicial Preferences, was named "download of the week" on Lawrence Slolum's Legal Theory Blog in December 2007.

Sidney D. Watson
January 24, 2008

Professor Watson was in Jefferson City Jan. 23, 2008 to testify before the House Special Committee on Health Care Transformation on the proposed Insure Missouri program to provide HMO-style health insurance for working adults who don't qualify for Medicaid. Professor Watson's policy briefing on Insure Missouri was also featured that day in an article in the Saint Louis Post-Dispatch.

Michael A. Wolff
January 15, 2008

Michael A. Wolff , Missouri Supreme Court judge and a member of our adjunct faculty, will deliver the 14th Annual Justice William J. Brennan Jr. Lecture on State Courts and Social Justice at New York University School of Law on February 20, 2008. Judge Wolff’s topic will be “Evidence-Based Judicial Discretion: Promoting Public Safety through State Sentencing Reform”. The prestigious lecture series named in honor of Supreme Court Justice Brennan pays tribute to his “abiding vision of the independent responsibility of state courts to protect constitutional rights.”
The Dwight D. Opperman Institute of Judicial Administration, the Brennan Center for Justice, and New York University School of Law host the Brennan Lectures which are designed to “provoke reflection upon and celebration of the state judiciary – the bedrock of justice under law in the United States.”

Prof. Goldstein Discusses How Gov. Blagojevich's Trial Will Set Precedent for Future State Legislatures
January 13, 2008

Professor Joel K. Goldstein explains that the Illinois legislature is not only addressing the current situation but it is also setting precedents for future state legislatures to the St. Louis Beacon.

Susan McGraugh
January 9, 2008

Susan McGraugh was interviewed Jan. 9, 2008 about a Los Angeles Grand Jury investigation into the Myspace/Megan Meier suicide case for broadcast on KTRS radio and Metro Networks Radio News. She was also interviewed on the subject for an article published Jan. 11, 2008 in the St. Louis Suburban Journals.

Matthew Bodie
January 8, 2008

Matthew Bodie was featured in an article in the National Journal's Technology Daily, January 7, 2008, about a recent National Labor Relations Board ruling that will allow employees to be blocked from using company e-mail for "non-job-related solicitations," including union-related messages.

Anders Walker
January 7, 2008

Anders Walker was quoted in the Jan. 5, 2008 St. Louis Post-Dispatch on the rights of a pizza deliveryman to carry a weapon and Domino’s policy prohibiting employees from doing so.

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.

Eric Miller
December 17, 2007

In testimony Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007 before the House Judiciary Sub-Committee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Oversight Hearing on the Legacy of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, Eric J. Miller, Assistant Professor of Law at Saint Louis University, called for the debate on reparations to move beyond money. "Reparations is much more than...monetary restitution," Miller testified. "When not phrased in purely monetary terms, reparations offers an opportunity to explore our shared history to determine our mutual investment in each other....At bottom, reparations seeks to develop a more accurate understanding of the story of race in America."

Miller called for more vigorous investigations and public debate of the legacy of slavery as necessary first steps in the process of repairing past and present wrongs in American society.

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, and hosted a live chat on

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.

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