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Sinopse

Each episode will be a 15-20 minute dive into a diverse mix of legal topics, explored by members of the Saint Louis University School of Law faculty.

Episódios

  • Navigating the Law School Admissions Process - Dean Michael Kolnik

    Navigating the Law School Admissions Process - Dean Michael Kolnik

    15/11/2019 Duração: 15min

    The process of applying to law schools can be daunting. Navigating the requirements to ensure you find the best home for your legal education can be a difficult task. In this episode, we are taking a break from legal news to focus on law school admissions. We are joined by SLU LAW Dean of Admissions Mike Kolnik who provides us with insider information and tips on the application process.

  • Our Irish Allies: A Look at the Future of the Emerald Isle - Ambassador Kevin OMalley

    Our Irish Allies: A Look at the Future of the Emerald Isle - Ambassador Kevin O'Malley

    16/10/2019 Duração: 29min

    The Republic of Ireland has once again found itself at the center of the Brexit debate as recent proposals put the long-standing border dispute front and center. While residents worry about trade and conflicts, the deadline looms. In this episode we are joined by former US Ambassador Kevin O’Malley. Ambassador O’Malley recently joined the faculty of SLU LAW as a professor of practice and ambassador in residence. He served as the US Ambassador to Ireland from 2014-2017 and worked hard to strengthen the important ties between the US and Ireland.

  • A Look into Municipal Court Reform - Professor Brendan Roediger

    A Look into Municipal Court Reform - Professor Brendan Roediger

    19/09/2019 Duração: 25min

    It has been five years since the death of Michael Brown exposed a plethora of injustices in the St. Louis region. Five years since the region’s municipal court system came under fire, an issue that was decades in the making. In this episode, we are joined by Professor Brendan Roediger. Brendan and his colleagues in the SLU LAW legal clinics first took steps toward municipal court reforms years before the nation’s eyes were on Ferguson. He is a professor in the SLU LAW Legal Clinics and director of the Litigation Clinic. He was recently profiled by the St. Louis Post Dispatch for his legal efforts in the protest movement in Ferguson and beyond. He has joined us in this episode to talk about municipal courts and what progress has been made since August of 2014.

  • Internationalism and Sovereignty in Todays World - Professor Monica Eppinger

    Internationalism and Sovereignty in Today's World - Professor Monica Eppinger

    21/03/2019 Duração: 24min

    Internationalism and Sovereignty in Today's World - Professor Monica Eppinger by Saint Louis University School of Law

  • Racial and Gender Equity in Todays Climate - Professor Ruqaiijah Yearby

    Racial and Gender Equity in Today's Climate - Professor Ruqaiijah Yearby

    04/12/2018 Duração: 15min

    With the work of organizations like Forward Through Ferguson, racial equity has come to the forefront of conversations on race in St. Louis. Much research is being done on how change can happen in the areas of racial and gender equity in healthcare, the workplace and our government. In this episode we are joined by Professor Ruqaiijah Yearby. Ruqaiijah specializes in racial disparities in health care, the political economy of health care and social justice in medical research. She is also working at the university level to start a Center for Equity and an Institute for Healing Justice and Equity.

  • The Supreme Court Nomination Process - Lessons Learned - Professor Greg Willard

    The Supreme Court Nomination Process - Lessons Learned - Professor Greg Willard

    31/10/2018 Duração: 21min

    The confirmation process for Justice Brett Kavanuagh captivated the country. The stakes were high and the drama even more so. And some are now saying that perhaps the confirmation process is forever changed. But what got us here? And how will it look in the future? In this episode we are joined by adjunct professor Greg Willard. Greg served as White House Staff Assistant and personal aide to President Gerald R. Ford. He teaches a seminar on the American presidency and presidential power.

  • Navigating the Breakthroughs in Healthcare Innovation - Professor Ana Santos Rutschman

    Navigating the Breakthroughs in Healthcare Innovation - Professor Ana Santos Rutschman

    03/10/2018 Duração: 16min

    New technologies in healthcare are developed at a rapid pace with legal standards and the FDA often left playing catch up. From artificial intelligence to blockchain technology and nanorobots, regulating the industry can be an ever-changing challenge. In this episode we are joined by one of the newest members of the SLU LAW faculty, Professor Ana Santos Rutschman. Ana is an expert in bio technology. She teaches and writes in the areas of health law, intellectual property, innovations in life sciences and law and technology.

  • A Deep Dive into the Trial of Governor Greitens - Professor Walker

    A Deep Dive into the Trial of Governor Greitens - Professor Walker

    10/05/2018 Duração: 14min

    The trial of Missouri Governor Eric Greitens has captivated the local and nationwide media and general public. The case is complex and the trial of a public official in office is rare. The charges are unique and provide an interesting legal lesson. In this episode we are joined by Anders Walker, the Lillie Myers professor of law and associate dean of research and engagement. Dean Walker is a criminal law expert who has been following the case since the indictment and is here to help us unpack the issues on trial.

  • Public Health in an Era of Alternative Facts - Professor Rob Gatter

    Public Health in an Era of Alternative Facts - Professor Rob Gatter

    16/03/2018 Duração: 24min

    Broad shifts in U.S. policy have long affected population in our country and beyond. As we face an era of alternative facts, distrust in research and isolationism, we experience a whole new set of questions. How do we create policies that keep us safe when we can't agree on the facts? In this episode we are joined by Professor Rob Gatter. Rob is the director of SLU LAW's Center for Health Law Studies. The Center is hosting the 30th annual health law symposium, Public Health Law in the Era of Alternative Facts, Isolationism and the One Percent, on April 6.

  • Todays Tax Law: Changes, Challenges and Consequences - Professor Kerry Ryan

    Today's Tax Law: Changes, Challenges and Consequences - Professor Kerry Ryan

    02/03/2018 Duração: 22min

    This January we rang in the new year with a new piece of tax legislation. One that was laden with controversy and confusion, not to mention many revisions, often making it difficult to decipher fact from fiction. Since we're now well into tax season, we wanted to explore what this new law means for us average citizens, and what we can expect in the years to come. In this episode we are joined by Professor Kerry Ryan. Kerry has been teaching a variety of tax law classes at SLU LAW since joining the faculty in 2005. She also serves as the chair of the ABA section of taxation: teaching taxation committee.

  • Regulating Big Pharma: Lawsuits and Reforms - Professor Liz McCuskey

    Regulating Big Pharma: Lawsuits and Reforms - Professor Liz McCuskey

    08/11/2017 Duração: 21min

    Regulating Big Pharma: Lawsuits and Reforms - Professor Liz McCuskey by Saint Louis University School of Law

  • Alcohol Regulation in a Time of Transformation - Professor Gary Rutledge

    Alcohol Regulation in a Time of Transformation - Professor Gary Rutledge

    22/09/2017 Duração: 21min

    The alcohol industry is one of the most highly regulated industries in the United States. With the advent of the large conglomerates and the explosion of the micro-breweries and craft distilleries, the industry is ever changing. In this episode we are joined by Professor Gary Rutledge. Gary joined SLU LAW after serving as Vice President and Zone General Counsel in the North American Zone for Anheuser-Busch InBev. He currently teaches a course at SLU LAW on alcohol regulation.

  • The Changing Landscape of Immigration Law in the U.S. - Professor Richard Middleton

    The Changing Landscape of Immigration Law in the U.S. - Professor Richard Middleton

    28/06/2017 Duração: 18min

    It is hard to get through the day without hearing about or discussing immigration in the United States. The landscape is challenging and the law under the new administration is evolving, especially as the Supreme Court weighs in. In this episode we are joined by Professor Richard Middleton. Professor Middleton is a practicing immigration law attorney and an adjunct professor at SLU LAW teaching immigration law.

  • The Future of Disability Law in the US - Elizabeth Pendo

    The Future of Disability Law in the US - Elizabeth Pendo

    02/05/2017 Duração: 14min

    As the current administration grapples with what to do with heath care in the United States, the future of 15 million people with disabilities, including children and seniors, hangs in the balance. In this episode we are joined by Elizabeth Pendo, the Joseph J. Simeone Professor of Law in the SLU LAW Center for Health Law Studies. Professor Pendo is an expert on disability law and disability discrimination.

  • The Second Amendment in Missouri and Beyond - Professor Anders Walker

    The Second Amendment in Missouri and Beyond - Professor Anders Walker

    10/03/2017 Duração: 14min

    The Second Amendment was a point of contention on the campaign trail and continues to be a hot topic in today's legislature. Recently, Missouri lawmakers expanded gun rights in the state, including conceal and carry laws. In this episode we are joined by Anders Walker, the Lillie Myers Professor of Law. Professor Walker is a criminal law and constitutional law expert.

  • Sports Law: On the field and in the courtroom - Broshuis and Brockmeyer

    Sports Law: On the field and in the courtroom - Broshuis and Brockmeyer

    21/12/2016 Duração: 18min

    From contract negotiations to trademark protection, wage disputes and stadium deals, the practice of sports law spans across disciplines and interests. Each aspect has wide ranging implications, especially here in St. Louis as we navigate the prospects of a new stadium and a new sport. In this episode, we are joined by two distinguished alums and adjunct professors Nick Brockmeyer and Garrett Broshuis who co-teach a course in sports law.

  • Prescription Drug Abuse: The Pharmacy and the Law - Elizabeth Chiarello

    Prescription Drug Abuse: The Pharmacy and the Law - Elizabeth Chiarello

    21/10/2016 Duração: 21min

    Prescription drug abuse is a prevalent problem across the country. What started as a health care issue has slowly become a problem facing our criminal justice system. As our society grapples with the issues, many are left behind with little to no help. In this episode we are joined by Professor Liz Chiarello. Professor Chiarello is a sociologist with SLU’s department of sociology and anthropology. She holds a secondary appointment at the School of Law with the Center for Health Law Studies.

  • The Gig Economy - In the Court and On the Street - Professor Cherry

    The Gig Economy - In the Court and On the Street - Professor Cherry

    30/09/2016 Duração: 19min

    The gig economy - a term you may have heard a time or two in the past few years - is defined as an environment in which temporary positions are common and organizations contract with independent workers for short-term engagements. The gig economy has become popular through companies like Uber and Lyft, but as these companies grow so do the issues with labor law regulations. In this episode we are joined by Professor Miriam Cherry. Professor Cherry is currently the director of the Wefel Center for Employment Law and is an expert in the gig economy.

  • The Call for Clemency and the Criminal Justice System - Professor Ammann

    The Call for Clemency and the Criminal Justice System - Professor Ammann

    16/09/2016 Duração: 18min

    Every year petitions for clemency collect on the Governor's desk. Recently the case of Timothy Prosser has gained attention. The Riverfront Times chronicled the story of this Missouri man who was sentenced to life in prison for non violent crime. In this episode we are joined by John Ammann, McDonnell Professor of Justice in American Society, supervisor in SLU's Civil Advocacy clinic and one of the founders of the Community Coalition for Clemency. Every year Professor Ammann and his students petition the Governor for clemency on behalf of their clients.

  • Mergers in Healthcare and the Consumer - Professor Tim Greaney

    Mergers in Healthcare and the Consumer - Professor Tim Greaney

    01/09/2016 Duração: 17min

    This year the healthcare industry has been abuzz with the news that Aetna will move to merge with Humana and Anthem with Cigna. The U.S. Department of Justice does not agree and is taking the companies to court over consumer rights. In this episode we are joined by Tim Greaney, co-director of the Center for Health Law Studies and Chester A. Myers Professor of Law. Professor Greaney began his career in the DOJ's antitrust division and has testified numerous times before Congress, most recently before the House Judiciary Subcommittee.

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