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SLU LAW Collaborative Inspires Law Students to Promote Racial Equity

A new SLU LAW student organization called the Justice Equity Collaborative (JEC) aims to involve legal students and alumni in its efforts to promote racial justice, equality and equity.

SLU LAW Addresses Legal Issues Surrounding Immigration Executive Order

Students and faculty have offered several presentations about the EO in the weeks since it was announced. Most notably, SLU LAW will co-sponsor a day-long conference on the topic on Monday, Feb. 27.

Professor Middleton Explains the Legal Issues Involved in the Executive Order on Immigration

Professor Richard Middleton teaches Immigration Law at SLU LAW. We asked him to weigh in on the recent executive orders and subsequent federal court stay on immigration. He is a practicing attorney who also teaches political science at University of Missouri – St. Louis.

Clinic Student Patricia Bailey Beckerle Wins Unemployment Compensation Case

Beckerle and clinic supervisor John Ammann, J.D., believe the win will advance workers’ rights in Missouri at a time when eligibility to receive unemployment benefits is tightening.


SLU LAW in the news


Ammann, John J.

Professor John Ammann and SLU LAW student Emily Bell were featured in Missouri Lawyers Weekly in an article that covered a press conference held at Scott Hall calling on Governor Nixon to enact clemency on those in prison.

Watson, Sidney D.

Professor Sidney Watson was interviewed for two articles commenting on a new proposal in the Missouri legislature that would alter Medicaid in the state. One article appeared in Missourinet and another was featured in the Columbia Missourian.

Professor Tim Greaney was interviewed in an article that appeared on the International Business Times that pondered whether President Trump would support the healthcare merger of Anthem and Cigna.

SLU LAW Legal Clinics were given the “St. Louis Spirit” award by the St. Louis Regional Chamber for their work to reform the municipal court system in the region. The announcement was featured in the St. Louis Post Dispatch and the St.


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