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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
- Immigration: Asylum-Withholding of Removal-Appellate Jurisdiction
- Criminal Law: Child Pornography-Bottom-of-Guidelines Sentence-Substantive Reasonableness of Sentence
- Criminal Law: Child Abuse-Sufficiency Of Evidence-Closing Argument
- Civil Rights: Religious Freedom-RLUIPA-Res Judicata
- Civil Practice: Res Judicata-Stop Work Order
- Immigration: Drug Conviction-Removability-Overbreadth of State Offense
- Civil Practice: Asset Forfeiture-Sanctions
- Civil Rights: Due Process-Failure to State Claim
- Probate : Revocable Trust – Amendment – Reformation
- Employer – Employee : Unpaid Commissions – At-Will Status
- Criminal Law : Post-Conviction Relief – Effectiveness Of Counsel – Conflict Of Interest
- Appellate Practice : Jurisdiction – Final Judgment
- Nurse entitled to disability benefits despite working months after accident, Supreme Court rules
- Eastern District rules 10 cases against TitleMax may proceed without arbitration
- Supreme Court declines to hear Republican appeals on abortion ballot initiatives
- Cole County jury awards $1.56 billion in Roundup case headed for appeal
- Jury gives massive award after fleeing suspect causes fatal crash
- 8th Circuit tosses suit claiming false sale prices
- Attorney general releases report on Kim Gardner investigation
- Legal Limelight: Jason C. Smith, Office Managing Partner, Spencer Fane