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October 2020

John Ammann was quoted in a St. Louis Post Dispatch article on the lack of transparency from Missouri’s prison officials.

Joel Goldstein was quoted in the Deccan Herald and the Daily Observer (Liberia) on role of the modern day Vice President and Global Nation Inquirer (Philippines) on the Vice Presidential debate.

Mike Wolff was a guest on KETC TV Ch. 9’s Donnybrook program discussing the headlines of the week.

Ruqaiijah Yearby was quoted in a Guardian article on impact the pandemic has had on home health aides.

Joel Goldstein was interviewed for the Epidemic podcast on the issue of presidential health.

John Ammann was quoted in a St. Louis Post Dispatch article on Governor Parson’s reluctance to grant clemency to prisoners in Missouri.

Michael Wolff was quoted in the Kansas City Star on the disparities in the mail in voting process for Missouri.

Roger Goldman was quoted in an NBC News piece on calls for a national police database.

Joel Goldstein wrote a piece for the Washington Post, and was quoted in a Politifact article, explaining the 25 Amendment. He was also quoted in a USA Today article regarding the historic nature of Senator Kamala Harris’ involvement in the Senate confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, and featured in a SAPO 25 (Lisbon, Portugal) article previewing the Vice Presidential debate.

Ana Santos Rutschman was quoted in a Chemistry World article on the global race for a COVID-19 vaccine.

Joel Goldstein wrote a piece for Sabato’s Crystal Ball and was quoted in an NPR Politics article, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, Augsburger Allgemeine (Germany), El Heraldo de Mexico and the Finnish Broadcasting Company previewing the Vice Presidential debate. He was also quoted in a ShareAmerica article on the role of the Vice President and a Vox article examining what a Pence presidency would look like.

Sidney Watson was quoted in a Springfield News Leader article on case before the US Supreme Court that will contemplate the fate of the Affordable Care Act.

Joel Goldstein was quoted in a Marketwatch article on the significance of the upcoming vice presidential debate, appeared on CSPAN’s Washington Journal previewing the debate and was quoted in USA Today article, which also ran in the Lincoln Courier about the matchup between Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris.

Ruqaiijah Yearby was interviewed in Missouri Lawyers Weekly for an article on the University’s Institute for Healing Justice and Equity.

Joel Goldstein was quoted in a Marie Claire article profiling Doug Emhoff, the husband of vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris. He was also featured in a RTE States of Mind podcast on the Irish heritage of Vice President Mike Pence and a Mundo Minuto article on the Vice Presidential debate.

Joel Goldstein was quoted in Time Magazine, Spectrum News NY1, NPR’s Up First Podcast, the Boston Globe, Business Insider, and Report Door on President Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis and the implications of the 25th Amendment.

September 2020

Susan McGraugh was a guest on St. Louis on the Air’s Legal Roundtable for KWMU 90.7 FM.

Anders Walker and John Ammann were quoted in a CoMo Magazine article on Missouri’s castle doctrine.

Joel Goldstein was quoted in an ABC News piece on the historic role that Senator Kamala Harris will play in the nomination hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett.

John Ammann was quoted in a St. Louis Post Dispatch article on a COVID-19 outbreak in Missouri Department of Corrections’ facilities in Farmington and Vandalia.

Roger Goldman was quoted in a CNN article on California’s failed police reform bill.

Miriam Cherry was quoted in a Mashable article on the impact of invisible labor on our society.

Dean William Johnson was mentioned in a WBUR 90.9 FM (Boston) article on the Scholar Strike.

Joel Goldstein was quoted in a KCBS radio article on President Trump’s intensifying attacks on vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris.

Rob Gatter was interviewed on KWMU 90.7 FM for the St. Louis On the Air segment on how HIPAA regulations apply to COVID-19 data.

Joel Goldstein was quoted in a The Hill article on the historical significance of Kamala Harris’ vice presidential run. 

Michael Wolff was mentioned in a Riverfront Times article on gun violence in the St. Louis region.

Joel Goldstein was quoted in a Politico article on the role the politics of a vice presidential candidate plays in a presidential campaign.

Dana Malkus was quoted in a St. Louis Post Dispatch article about the Covenant Blu Grand Center neighborhood in St. Louis.

Rob Gatter was quoted in a Common Dreams article about the CDC’s eviction moratorium.

Joel Goldstein was quoted in a L’Express (France) article on the important role that Vice President Mike Pence plays in President Trump’s reelection bid.

Steve Hanlon was mentioned in an 83 Degrees Media story on the social justice journey of an octogenarian activist.

August 2020

Ana Santos Rutschman was quoted in Jacobin Magazine on the race to find and produce a vaccine for COVID-19.

Joel Goldstein was quoted in a New York Times column on Vice President Mike Pence and the history behind the role of the Vice President. He was also quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article on Vice President Mike Pence’s loyalty towards President Trump.

Ana Santos Rutschman co-wrote a piece for The Conversation on the Federal Drug Administration’s Emergency Use Authorizations. The article appeared in various other publications including the Associated Press and the Houston Chronicle.

Joel Goldstein was quoted in a USA Today article on the relationship between President Trump and Vice President Pence.

Jessica Ciccone authored a post for the St. Louis Mom blog on embracing new hobbies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Joel Goldstein was interviewed for a BBC News piece on the incidents that have garnered headlines for Vice President Mike Pence over the past four years.

Roger Goldman was quoted in a Seattle Times article on the decertification process for police in Washington state.

Ana Santos Rutschman was quoted in a First Draft News article on how vaccine nationalism has shaped the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Miriam Cherry was quoted in an NBC News story on how online work is changing the workforce during the pandemic.

Joel Goldstein was a guest on St. Louis on the Air on KWMU 90.7 FM discussing the choice of Kamala Harris as a running mate for Vice President Joe Biden. He appeared on KTVI TV Ch. 2 for the DNC Debrief and was quoted in McClatchy DC discussing Kamala Harris’ acceptance speech.

Ruqaiijah Yearby was interviewed for a Kera Think podcast on how COVID-19 disproportionately affects Black and Latino Americans.

Joel Goldstein wrote an article for the Washington Post on five common myths about the role of the vice president and was quoted in a London Times article on the expectations for the role of the vice president. He was quoted in a Modern Healthcare article on Kamala Harris’ history of cracking down on healthcare mergers. This was also covered in a Kaiser Health News rundown. Goldstein was also quoted in a Newsweek article on potential priorities of Jill Biden should she become first lady.

Anders Walker was quoted in a KSDK TV Ch. 5 story on Missouri Governor Mike Parson’s call to allow the Missouri Attorney General try murder cases in St. Louis.

Joel Goldstein was quoted in a NY Daily News post and a Radio Canada article on the announcement of Kamala Harris as the running mate for Vice President Joe Biden.

Ana Santos Rutschman was quoted in Asahi Shimbun, the largest newspaper in Japan on vaccine nationalism.

Joel Goldstein was quoted in an ABC News (Australia) on the announcement of Kamala Harris as Vice President Joe Biden’s running mate and a Spectrum NY1 article on what she brings brings to the Democratic ticket. He was also quoted in a Wake Up to Politics post on the selection process that brought Harris to the forefront. Goldstein was also highlighted in a Ballotpedia News post regarding what a vice presidential running mate brings to the campaign.

Ana Santos Rutschman was interviewed on an Australian Broadcasting Network program regarding how a COVID-19 vaccine will be distributed once it is approved.

Joel Goldstein was interviewed in a VOA News piece and in an Inquisitr article on the role of Vice President Mike Pence in the Trump administration.

Marcia McCormick was quoted in a Bloomberg Law article on the legal protection provided to police officers by state governments.

Joel Goldstein was interviewed for a CNN What Matters post and CSPAN’s Washington Journal discussing the role of the Vice President and how it has changed over the years. He was also quoted in ABC News Australia on the process by which Vice President Joe Biden is selecting his running mate. He was also interviewed for the Washington Post Presidential podcast about the historic vice presidential nomination of Geraldine Ferraro in 1984.

Ruqaiijah Yearby was quoted in an Elemental article on the racial disparities in COVID-19 research.

Joel Goldstein was quoted in a ABC News (Australia) article on how the announcement of a running mate will impact Vice President Joe Biden’ campaign. He was also quoted in a VOA News piece on efforts by the Biden campaign to keep the momentum going until the election.

Ana Santos Rutschman was quoted in an In These Times article about the dangers of treating the race for a COVID-19 vaccine like an arms race.

Joel Goldstein was quoted in Helsingin Sanomat, Finland’s leading newspaper, on Vice President Joe Biden’s choices for a running mate. He was also interviewed by Newsy for an article on the process by which Biden is choosing his running mate. He was also quoted in a France 24 article on the role of the Vice President in the United States and a History News Network article on Geraldine Ferraro’s historic run for vice president in 1984.

July 2020

John Ammann was quoted in the St. Louis Post Dispatch on an outbreak of COVID-19 in Missouri’s Chillicothe Correctional Center, including clinic client Mary Pickard.

Joel Goldstein was quoted in a Bay News 9 story on the impact a running mate choice has on a presidential campaign.

Elizabeth Pendo was quoted in a Clear Health Costs about the risk factors associated with returning to the workplace.

Michael Wolff was quoted in a Politico article about the licensing regulations needed for medical marijuana in Missouri.

Marcia McCormick was quoted in a National Jurist article on efforts law school administration are making for a safe return to the classroom.

Joel Goldstein was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article on Vice President Joe Biden’s search for a running mate. He was also interviewed by AFP on the running mate topic. The article was heavily quoted, including a story in Brinkwire.

Ana Santos Rutschman was quoted in a Vox article on the nationalism that surrounds vaccine development.

John Ammann and Michael Wolff were quoted in a St. Louis Post Dispatch article on Missouri Attorney General’s involvement in the McCloskey case.

Joel Goldstein was quoted in a Politico article on Vice President’s criteria for a running mate in relation to the Georgia Democrats that are up for consideration.

Anders Walker was quoted in a KSDK TV Ch. 5 story on the charges filed against the McCloskey family for brandishing firearms outside their home.

John Ammann was quoted in St. Louis Post Dispatch article on the alarming rise in COVID-19 cases in Missouri’s Chillicothe Women’s Prison. Ammann was also featured in a KWMU FM 90.7 story on the calls for action by local advocates concerned about this recent surge.

Joel Goldstein was quoted in an Atlantic article about the historic nature of Joe Biden’s vice president.

John Ammann was quoted in a KSDK TV Ch. 5 story on the lawsuit filed by the NAACP regarding lead paint in North St. Louis.

Michael Wolff was quoted in the Washington Post about the written request Senator Josh Hawley sent to the United States Department of Justice request a civil rights investigation into St. Louis City Prosecutor Kim Gardner.

Elizabeth Pendo was quoted in a Medscape article on the limits of the DNA privacy laws.

Ana Santos Rutschman wrote an article for Tennis Life Magazine on who the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the game of tennis.

John Ammann was interviewed for a KMOV Ch.4 TV story on the possibility of charges being filed in the McCloskey case.

Roger Goldman was profiled in a KOMU TV Ch 8 (Columbia, MO) piece on his efforts towards police decertification across the country.

Matt Bodie was quoted in a St. Louis Business Journal article that provided recommendations for returning employees to the office from human resources professionals and employment law attorneys.

Michael Wolff was featured in a St. Louis American article where he was announced as a new member of the editorial board for the publication.

Dean William Johnson was mentioned in the Missouri Lawyers Weekly article on the decision by the Missouri Supreme Court to move forward with the in person July Bar Exam.

Antonia Miceli was interviewed for a KMOV TV Ch 4 story on the move by the Missouri Supreme Court to continue to hold the Missouri Bar Exam in person at the end of July.

Roger Goldman was interviewed on NPR’s All Things Considered about the calls for a national system to track police misconduct. He was also quoted in an Alton Telegraph article about police misconduct in the St. Louis area and in Route Fifty about police decertification programs across the country.

Joel Goldstein was quoted in a WLS TV Ch 7 (Chicago) story on the possibility of Senator Tammy Duckworth as a running mate for Vice President Joe Biden.

John Ammann was quoted in a KMOV TV Ch 4 story on the search warrant executed at the McCloskey home, the St. Louis couple who brandished firearms at protestors.

Miriam Cherry was quoted in a Wired Magazine article on the game streaming gig economy.

Peter Lucier (Law student) wrote a piece for the St. Louis Post Dispatch on the need for weapons discipline and proper training.

John Ammann was interviewed on Donnybrook (KETC TV Ch. 9) to discuss timely legal topics including the McCloskey family brandishing weapons on their property, the calls to defund the police and the Close the Workhouse campaign.

Joel Goldstein wrote a piece for NBC News on the Supreme Courts decision regarding the electoral college.

Roger Goldman was quoted in Bloomberg Law on states that are considering police licensing.

John Ammann was quoted in The Trace about Missouri’s loose gun laws and how they apply to the St. Louis couple who brandished firearms during a protest.

Roger Goldman was quoted in a St. Louis Post Dispatch on the pattern of fired police officers being re-hired in St. Ann, Missouri. He was also quoted in the San Antonio Express News on three police officers who were fired from the San Antonio police department and then later rehired in a nearby town. He was also featured in a Newsmakers piece on how California is one of the few remaining states without a police decertification process.

Joel Goldstein was quoted in a KQED 88.5 FM (San Francisco) story on the consideration of California Congresswoman Karen Bass in the growing list of running mates for Vice President Joe Biden.

June 2020

Richard Middleton co-authored a piece for Bloomberg Law on Trump’s reaction to the Supreme Court decision on DACA.

Anders Walker was quoted in an Associated Press article on the Missouri couple who brandished firearms in their front yard during a protest.

John Ammann was interviewed by KSDK TV Ch. 5 regarding the St. Louis couple who brought guns out on their front lawn during a protest. He was also interviewed for a KMOV TV Ch. 4 story.

Joel Goldstein was quoted in a Chicago Tribune article on the potential for Senator Tammy Duckworth to be named as Vice President Joe Biden’s running mate. This story also ran in the Sun Sentinel.

Anders Walker was interviewed for a KSDK TV Ch. 5 story on how Missouri’s Castle Doctrine applies to the St. Louis couple who held guns on their front lawn during a protest. He was also quoted in The Hill, I Heart Radio and Law & Crime on the same topic.

John Ammann was interviewed by KSDK TV Ch. 5 discussing the possible charges for the couple that brandished weapons at their home during a protest.

Anders Walker was quoted in a St. Louis Post Dispatch article on how the Missouri Castle Doctrine provides protection to homeowners who feel threatened on their own property.

John Ammann was quoted in a KSDK TV Ch. 5 story on the calls for St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson to resign.

Law student Steven Hoffman was quoted in a St. Louis Post Dispatch article about the death of well known Ferguson protestor Debra Kennedy.

Roger Goldman was quoted in The New York Times regarding the need for decertification of problem police officers. He was also quoted in the Wall Street Journal about police officer misconduct in Minnesota.

Joel Goldstein was quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald on the importance of Vice President Joe Biden’s running mate. He was also quoted in a French publication, Les Echos, on the search for the right vice president and wrote a piece for the History News Network on how Representative Geraldine Ferraro’s vice presidential run paved the way for Joe Biden to pick a female running mate.

Amy Sanders was quoted in LLM Guide article on the strength of the Health Law LLM programs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Joel Goldstein was quoted in a WSYX TV Ch. 6 (Columbus, OH) article on the growing calls for Vice President Joe Biden to chose a women of color as his running mate. The article also appeared in other Sinclair News Group outlets.

Brendan Roediger was quoted in a NBC News story on a St. Louis man who was arrested by the FBI on charges of inciting a riot. He was later released.

Roger Goldman was mentioned in a Southcoast Today article on the push for police reform legislation in Massachusetts.

Elizabeth Pendo co-authored an article in Inside Indiana Business about the importance of advance directives during a pandemic.

Roger Goldman was quoted in the Boston Globe and the Commonwealth Magazine about the bill that was signed into law by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker that creates a police licensing board for the state.

Joel Goldstein was quoted in a NY1 story about the new role of the vice president in today’s administration. Goldstein also authored a piece for Sabato’s Crystal Ball on what factors Vice President Biden may weigh in making the decision on his running mate.

Ana Santos Rutschman wrote a piece for the Conversation that appeared in various publications including Yahoo News and PBS Newshour about how the race to create a COVID-19 vaccine may affect the access by some of the world’s most vulnerable countries. She was also quoted in a Washington Times article on the push to create a COVID-19 vaccine.

John Ammann was interviewed for a KSDK TV Ch 5 story on the Florissant police officer who is accused of hitting a suspect with his vehicle.

Brendan Roediger was quoted in a MinnPost article on the effectiveness of an investigation into the Minneapolis police department.

Joel Goldstein was quoted in a Gulf Times and Sacramento Bee article on the potential for Vice President Joe Biden to pick Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate.

Roger Goldman was quoted in an Atlantic article on how police decertification efforts are a crucial piece of police reform.

Joel Goldstein was quoted in a Rasmussen Reports article on the candidates being considered for Vice President Joe Biden’s running mate.

Ana Santos Rutschman was quoted in Crikey, an Australian independent news organization, regarding vaccine misinformation.

An article on racial profiling during the COVID-19 pandemic by Rob Gatter was quoted in a Crime Report article on the fears faced by Black men who want to wear masks.

Roger Goldman was quoted in a piece from KRIS TV Ch. 6 in Corpus Christi, TX, about what can reforms can be made with the police decertification process.

Michael Wolff was quoted in a Missouri Lawyers Weekly article on a case before the Missouri Supreme Court that will consider voting during the pandemic.

Henry Ordower was quoted in a St. Louis Post Dispatch article about the city earnings tax for non-residents who are working from home.

Roger Goldman was quoted in a Boston Globe and Boston Herald article about the Massachusetts legislation that will create a statewide certification process for the police.

Roger Goldman was quoted in a Washington Examiner article on the need for police decertification programs. He was also quoted in a Business Insider article on the importance of voting in local elections when it comes to police reform and a Santa Cruz Sentinel article on California’s push for a statewide police decertification system.