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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.

Dean Michael Wolff participated in St. Louis on the Air's Legal Roundtable
July 29, 2013

Dean Wolff discussed a variety of topics, including Trayvon Martin and Missouri's Castle Doctrine, on the Legal Roundtable.

Professor Marcia McCormick was quoted in the St. Louis Post Dispatch on obesity accommodations for employers
July 25, 2013

Professor Marcia McCormick was quoted in the St. Louis Post Dispatch in an article about obesity accommodations for employees under new American Medical Association classifications.  

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.

Practitioner-in-Residence Margaret Donnelly was quoted in a St. Louis Business Journal article on Prop E.
July 19, 2013

Health Law Practitioner-in-Residence, Donnelly, discussed the ramifications of Prop E on the people of Missouri in a St. Louis Business Journal article. 

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.

Law Student Nathaniel Carroll was published in law journal The Student Appeal
July 17, 2013

Carroll's piece in The Student Appeal focused on the issue of ethics and electronic records.

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.

SLU LAW to Partner with Downtown Businesses to form the SLU Zone
July 8, 2013

With the move to our new building, we are all very excited to be part of the downtown St. Louis neighborhood. We would like to encourage our students, faculty and staff to be active members of this community, and therefore the Office of Student Services has developed the SLU Zone. The SLU Zone is a group of businesses that will partner with SLU LAW to offer promotions to our students, faculty and staff on the Third Thursday of each month. Details on the types of promotions will be forthcoming as we further develop the program. Below is the public announcement of the program. 

For more information on the SLU Zone, read the press release.

BONUS: Have you seen the video of the library's move to Scott Hall? It will reopen Monday, Aug. 5.

SLU LAW Partners with Downtown Businesses to Form SLU Zone
July 8, 2013

The new program will work to create a community for SLU LAW students, faculty and staff and encourage their patronage of downtown St. Louis businesses by offering monthly promotions.

The St. Louis American featured a story on SLU LAW's partnership with Catholic Legal Assistance Ministry.
July 3, 2013

The article in The St. Louis American explains that the SLU LAW legal clinics will work with CLAM to provide legal assistance to the poor in the law school's new downtown building.

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.

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