Press Releases

Official Press Releases from the Office of Communications.


In a joint effort by Saint Louis University Legal Clinics and School of Medicine, thousands of Missouri residents affected by hepatitis C are closer to a cure after litigation challenges restrictive state Medicaid policy.

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. 

Professor Kelly Dineen was interviewed in an article by St. Louis Public Radio about the crack down on opiod use causing tougher access for sickle cell patients

Legal Clinics receive a grant to work with the John Cook School of Business for a program supporting businesses in north St. Louis city and county. 

SLU LAW partners with Quincy University for a 3+3 program.  

SLU LAW Legal Clinics add a patent law program to the Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic.  

SLU LAW is proud to announce the inaugural class of the Order of the Fleur de Lis. Fourteen honorees will be inducted as the first members of the school’s Hall of Fame, its highest distinction.

The Saint Louis University School of Law Legal Clinics were recognized by the Clinical Legal Education Association for their work on civil rights and criminal justice. 


The Saint Louis University School of Law Legal Clinics are being recognized by Super Lawyers for their dedication and outstanding legal efforts on behalf of those in need.

SLU LAW Legal Clinics are representing clients in a suit against the cities of Ferguson and Jennings for operating "debtors' prisons" by jailing people who can't pay court costs, fines and fees.

SLU LAW's Public Law Review to host post Ferguson symposium.  The student-run journal program will explore legal and societal issues facing the community. 

Saint Louis University School of Law announced the appointment of Patricia Hureston Lee as an associate professor and the new director of the school's Legal Clinics. She will assume her post on July 1 and succeeds interim clinical director Barbara Gilchrist and longtime director John Ammann, who led the clinic for 17 years. Both will continue to serve as clinic faculty.