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The Saint Louis Brief magazine brings to life the past, present and future of SLU LAW through timely feature articles, faculty perspective pieces and alumni, faculty and student profiles. The Brief shares with its 8,000-plus readers an informative view of the many individuals whose footprints have made marks not just in the law school, but also in courthouses, law firms and organizations around the world.

The Saint Louis Brief is published twice annually. Please email magazine-related queries, comments and Class Notes to Saint Louis Brief.


Brief Volume 15 Issue 2

Volume 15 Issue 2

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In this issue, we explore the intersection of medicine and law through the Center for Health Law Studies; we take a look the resources available at the newly-dedicated Vincent C. Immel Law Library; Vice Dean Elizabeth Pendo shares her dedication to community engagement and academics; we bid farewell to nine retiring faculty and staff members; and alumni Patrick Connaghan (‘83) and Nick Gerhart (‘02) are profiled.


Brief Volume 15 Issue 1

Volume 15 Issue 1

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In this issue, we take a photo tour of Scott Hall and celebrate the new building with an Inaugural Year of Events series; Mayor Francis Slay ('80) brings St. Louis back into the limelight; Professors Nan Kaufman, Chad Flanders and Constance Wagner provide a glimpse into teaching law in China; and alumni Janette Lohman ('81), Tony Gao ('91), Shawn Zhao ('94) and David Zou ('98) are profiled.


Brief Volume 14 Issue 2

Volume 14 Issue 2

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In this issue, we bid a fond farewell to Morrissey Hall and the main University campus with a look back at the history of the School of Law; Dean Michael Wolff discusses his goals for SLU LAW's future; Director of Bar Exam Preparation Antonia Miceli gives insight into the bar exam process; Law Students for Veterans Advocacy supports the veteran community; and alumni Rudy Hasl ('67) and William Brown ('98) are profiled.


Brief Volume 14 Issue 1

Volume 14 Issue 1

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In this issue, Assistant Clinical Professor Brendan Roediger discusses the importance of pro bono work; SLU LAW alumni set out for success outside of St. Louis; Professor Joel Goldstein reflects on the 2012 presidential election; an update on construction of the new downtown law building; and alumni profiles spotlight Natalie Kean ('08) and Reuben Shelton ('81).


Brief Volume 13 Issue 1

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In this issue, the SLU Innocence Club fights for justice; the Gunn Family discuss what it means to be of service to others; SLU LAW celebrates Scholarship Day; a look inside the new Joe and Loretto Scott Law Center; part-time students show commitment to legal education; and the alumni profiles spotlight Dora Schriro ('02) and Adrienne Cochrane ('97).


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Volume 13 Issue 1

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In this issue, alumni entrepreneurs discuss their experiences building their own practices; SLU LAW welcomes six new faculty members; alumni practice law in the United States military; faculty focus their scholarship in interdisciplinary studies; and the alumni profile spotlights Robert Scoular ('68). 


Brief Volume 12 Issue 1

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In this issue, SLU LAW welcomes Dean Annette Clark; alumni live the Jesuit Mission in the family and juvenile divisions of St. Louis' Circuit Courts; new alumnae discuss their experiences in the inaugural Health Law Semester in Washington, D.C.; and the alumni profile spotlights Yuri Walker ('05). 


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Volume 12 Issue 1

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In this issue, the 2010 Childress Memorial Lecture celebrates SLU LAW's tradition of legal history; Legal Clinic students help Habitat for Humanity welcome families home; the School of Law welcomes eight new faculty members; and alumni profiles spotlight Tommy Smith ('05) and Alvin Wolff ('79).


Volume 11 Issue 2

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In this issue, SLU LAW’s extensive Professional Skills programs provide students a competitive edge; the Career Services Office helps students and alumni find and succeed in their careers; and professors, students and alumni pay tribute to Dean Jeffrey E. Lewis’ tenure as dean over the past decade.




Brief Volume 11 Issue 1

Volume 11 Issue 1

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The Brief captures the legacy of Vincent C. Immel; SLU LAW alumni exemplify how a legal education paves the way for countless career paths; and the ArchCity Defenders provide a holistic approach to criminal defense.


Brief Volume 10 Issue 2

Volume 10 Issue 2

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SLU LAW professors and students at the Legal Clinics work together to profoundly impact hundreds of clients’ lives; faculty members view the Stimulus Package through a legal lens; and alumni profiles spotlight Sidney Greathouse, ’95, general counsel of the Cheesecake Factory, and the Honorable Nannette Baker, ’94, of the Missouri Court of Appeals.


Brief Volume 10 Issue 1

Volume 10 Issue 1

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The Brief details why reporters across the globe repeatedly seek Professor Joel Goldstein’s expertise; SLU LAW professors exemplify “Scholarship in Action;” students travel around the world for public service fellowships; and Professor Amany Ragab Hacking shares her journey to American citizenship at the largest naturalization ceremony in Missouri history.


Brief Volume 9 Issue 2

Volume 9 Issue 2

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The Brief celebrates 100 Years of Women at SLU LAW; Professor Constance Wagner offers insight on “The Changing Tide of Trade;” and Alumni Jeff Cooper, ’95, discusses his career at SimmonsCopper and his love for St. Louis soccer.


Brief Volume 9 Issue 1

Volume 9 Issue 1

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The Center for Health Law Studies brings in national experts to debate how physician-owned facilities and nonprofit hospitals vie for patients in a complex health law landscape; the Legal Clinics form an innovative partnership with the Saint Louis Zoo; and Professor David Sloss discusses foreign relations law through a historical lens.


Brief Volume 8 Issue 2

Volume 8 Issue 2

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In this issue, SLU LAW students and faculty provide legal assistance to victims of Hurricane Katrina; Professor Sandra H. Johnson discusses off-label prescriptions and the drug safety policy debate; and SLU LAW alumni share what public service means to them.


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In this issue, the Center for International and Comparative Law announces the addition of the Summer Law Program in Berlin; human rights attorney Hauwa Ibrahim shares her experience pursuing justice in Nigeria; and alumni profiles spotlight Jacqueline Albus ('99), FBI special agent, and Stephen J. Murphy ('87), U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan.



Brief Volume 7 Issue 2

Volume 7 Issue 2

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In this issue, Judge Theodore M. McMillian ('49) is remembered by colleagues for his impact on the community; the Saint Louis University Law Journal celebrates its 50th volume; and law student John Steffy discusses his summer experience working as a legal editor in the Ukraine.



Brief Volume 7 Issue 1

Volume 7 Issue 1

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In this issue, SLU LAW welcomes new faculty members; Professor Susan McGraugh discusses her time spent in China training attorneys in criminal defense advocacy; and Joel K. Goldstein graciously accepts his appointment as the Vincent C. Immel Professor of Law.


 


Brief Volume 6 Issue 2

Volume 6 Issue 2

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In this issue, members of the SLU LAW community participate in the St. Louis Urban Issues Symposium to provide affordable housing to the community; Joan Killgore, '00, discusses changes in HIPAA policy for health care attorneys; and alumni profiles include Joe Conran ('70), attorney at Husch & Eppenberger, LLC and Bret Cohen ('93), a ranked Massachusetts' top employment defense attorney.


Brief Volume 6 Issue 1

Volume 6 Issue 1

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In this issue, SLU LAW spotlights five of their dedicated students; female graduates of the 70s discuss their personal and professional stories; and Professor Michael Korybut reflects on the benefit of knowing one's particular learning style in law school.


Brief Volume 5 Issue 2

Volume 5 Issue 2

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In this issue, three SLU LAW alumni discuss the inner workings of mediation; Professor Sandra H. Johnson discusses legal advancements in identifying, treating, and managing patient pain; and Illinois Supreme Court Judge Philip J. Rarick ('66) discusses effective advocacy at the appellate level.


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In this issue, scholars, students, and practitioners join together to consider the legacy of Brown v. Board of Education 50 years after the case's ruling; the Legal Clinics continue a 30-year dedication to provide students with a law firm setting that allows them to interact with the legal community; and SLU LAW remembers former teacher and student, Gerald T. Dunne ('48).

Volume 4 Issue 2

In this issue, SLU LAW spotlights United States Court of Appeals Justice Theodore McMillian ('49); students are encouraged to partake in experiences beyond the classroom; and Dean Jeffrey E. Lewis and Campaign Chairman Dennis Donnelly discuss the School of Law's campaign goals.

Volume 4 Issue 1

In this issue, adjunct professors are spotlighted for their contribution to the School of Law's curriculum; Northwestern School of Law Professor Thomas W. Merrill analyzes Supreme Court dynamics and the influence of justices upon the Court; and legal scholars examine the current state of health care.

Volume 3 Issue 2

In this issue, Mary Pat McInnis is welcomed as the assistant dean and director of Career Services; Professor Alan M. Weinberger discusses the importance of dissenting opinions; and former American Bar Association President Martha W. Barnett shares eight lessons she learned about being a lawyer.

Volume 3 Issue 1

In this issue, Supreme Court of Missouri Judge and former Saint Louis University Law Professor Michael Wolff reflects on his career as a lawyer through the perspective of a judge; the SLU LAW Leadership Council works to improve their community through ambitious objectives; and 10 new faculty members are welcomed to the School of Law.

Volume 2 Issue 2

In this issue, Professor Stephen Thaman focuses on the evolution of criminal procedure from a comparative prospective; SLU LAW hosts the ABA Young Lawyers Regional Client Counseling Competition; and graduates discuss the family-like atmosphere found at the School of Law.

Volume 2 Issue 1

In this issue, four graduates detail their backgrounds, experiences, and dreams after graduating from the School of Law; former head of the law library, Eileen Searls, is honored for 48 years of service; and eight elderly Alzheimer's patients have a place to call home due to the hard work of students at the Legal Clinics.

Volume 1 Issue 2

In this issue, Dean Jeffrey Lewis details a day in the life of the SLU LAW dean; Interim Dean Roger Goldman reflects on his experiences teaching, writing, and serving the community; and a commitment to public service brings three School of Law professors to the Supreme Court of Missouri.

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