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Dean Michael Wolff Reflects on the Life of Judge Teitelman

Judge Rick Teitelman's life truly was a gift, an inspiration to our students, a friend to our faculty, and a tireless champion of justice.

Summer Abroad

Summer Abroad: 2L Sam Ruhlman in Barcelona

One week after finishing my last 1L final, I got on a plane to head to Spain for three months! I had never been to Europe before and decided now was the perfect time to go.

Summer Abroad: 2L Shannon Orbe in Madrid and London

This past summer I split my time between Madrid, Spain and London, UK.  A week after spring finals I traveled to Spain to begin SLU LAW’s summer law program on the SLU Madrid campus.  It was an all-around fa

Dean Emeritus Jeff Lewis Appointed to ABA Leadership Position

Saint Louis University School of Law is pleased to announce Dean Emeritus and Professor Jeffrey Lewis has been named Vice-Chair of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the


SLU LAW in the news


Professor Johnson has been selected to replace Dean Michael Wolff upon his retirement.  The appointment is effective January 3, 2017.  A respected international scholar, Professor Johnson currently serves as the director for the Center for International and Comparative Law.

As part of the Community Coalition for Clemency, SLU LAW Legal Clinics and local clergy call on Missouri Governor Jay Nixon to commute the sentences of 15 Missouri women before he leaves office. 

Lee, Patricia H.

Professor Patricia Lee was quoted in the St. Louis Post Dispatch on the St. Louis residents leaving St. Louis Place to make way for the NGA.


Goldman, Roger L.

Professor Emeritus Roger Goldman appeared on CBS This Morning discussing the transfer of police officers from one city department to another and the issues with police licensing.  


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