Register for upcoming SLU LAW Events
Follow the links to register for these upcoming events:Inaugural Year Events
A Conversation with Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander
Friday, Nov. 8
Scott Hall, Room 1122
Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander will interact with students and others regarding the wide range of issues which face his office including those dealing with elections, corporations and businesses, securities, and archives and libraries. Secretary Kander is the youngest state-wide elected official in the nation, a veteran and a graduate of Georgetown Law School.
"A Strange Freedom" with Judge Roger Gregory
Friday, Nov. 15
John K. Prullage Courtroom
Judge Roger Gregory of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit will present "A Strange Freedom: Looking at Four Score and Seven Years of Constitutional Interpretation in Civil Rights Cases after Lincoln's ‘New Birth of Freedom.'" Judge Gregory is the first African American to serve on the Fourth Circuit. He was nominated to the Court by President Clinton on June 30, 2000. Judge Gregory was re-nominated by President George W. Bush and confirmed by the Senate for a lifetime appointment to the Court. Judge Gregory is the only person in U.S. history to be appointed to the United States Court of Appeals by two presidents of different political parties. CLE credit will be available.
Missouri School Transfers: Community Solutions to School Accreditation & Dividing Lines
Thursday, Nov. 7
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Room 1248 and John K. Pruellage Courtroom
The Public Interest Law Group will be hosting a conference to discuss St. Louis' School Transfer Issue. Elisa Couch, education reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, will talk about the history of the transfer statute, the litigation surrounding it, and how it's playing out in the lives of parents, students and educators in the St. Louis area. Later, a panel discussion and community forum will feature Dean Wolff, Dr. Chris L. Nicastro (Missouri Commissioner of Education, DESE), Kate Casas (State Policy Director, CEAM) and administrators from Riverview Gardens and Normandy school districts. A box lunch is available to the public for $12.