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May 4, 2023

SLU Law student elected to ABA council

The American Bar Association Law Student Division Assembly has elected Gabriella Cepeda, a Saint Louis University School of Law student, to serve as vice-chair for the 2023-24 term.

Apr 27, 2020

SLU Law establishes student emergency fund

Saint Louis University School of Law has established a $25,000 emergency grant fund to provide students with limited financial assistance in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The grant is part of a $5 million Law Student Emergency Relief Fund created by AccessLex Institute, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping aspiring lawyers find their path to […]

Aug 14, 2019

Stanton | Barton adds two associates

Rebecca Corson and Matthew Thoelke have joined Stanton | Barton in Clayton as associates. Corson is joining the firm’s product-liability practice. She is a graduate of Washington University School of Law. Thoelke is joining the firm’s transportation and product-liability practice. He is a graduate of Saint Louis University School of Law.

Aug 1, 2019

State to boost oversight of psychotropic drug prescriptions to foster children

State officials have agreed in a federal court settlement to build a system that guards against over-prescription of psychotropic drugs to the 13,000 children in Missouri foster care. The settlement, which on July 15 gained preliminary approval from U.S. District Judge Nanette K. Laughrey, stems from a class-action suit filed in 2017 by several foster […]

Jul 30, 2019

‘We are all immigrants here’: Attorney knows clients’ experience firsthand

Evita Tolu knows what her clients are going through when they ask for her help. That’s because she experienced many of the same processes 26 years ago that they’re working through now. Tolu came to the United States from her native Russia at age 25 in 1993. She became a citizen in the summer of […]

Jan 9, 2019

‘Visionary’ SLU law library director dies at 94

Eileen Haughey Searls, a Saint Louis University law professor emerita and longtime director of the former Omer Poos Law Library at the university, died Jan. 6. She was 94. Searls directed the law library — then named for the SLU graduate and former U.S. District Judge, now known as the Vincent C. Immel Law Library […]

May 2, 2018

Leaders of Tomorrow: Maureen Hanlon

aureen Hanlon often can be spotted walking from her school to the St. Louis City Justice Center on her way to teach a mini-law-school course. When she’s not helping others gain a better understanding of the legal system, the third-year Saint Louis University School of Law student is busy maintaining her spot at No. 1 […]

May 2, 2018

Public Service: Susan W. McGraugh

train route through some of Chicago’s poorest housing projects helped Susan McGraugh to choose the path she’s on today. McGraugh grew up in the suburban village of River Forest, Illinois, but in high school she started taking the train to her summer job at the Chicago Board of Trade. “I remember the first time I […]

Jul 30, 2014

SLU joins pilot program for trademark law clinics

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office announced Wednesday that Saint Louis University School of Law is among 19 law schools that will be part of a clinic certification pilot program starting in the fall.

Apr 15, 2014

SLU Law hosts U.S. Court of Appeals

Saint Louis University School of Law will host arguments before a three-judge panel from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit on Thursday morning.

Jun 26, 2011

A judge who asks: ‘Why?’

When Missouri Supreme Court Judge Michael A. Wolff steps down in August, the court will not only lose the service of an experienced judge. It also will lose its law professor.

Jun 19, 2011

Lawyers statewide keep helping Joplin

Members of the legal community continue to help in recovery efforts in Joplin, where a May 22 tornado killed more than 150 people and displaced thousands.

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