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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.

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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.

    Navigating the Law School Admissions Process - Dean Michael Kolnik

    Navigating the Law School Admissions Process - Dean Michael Kolnik

    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.

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

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

    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.

    • 29 min
    A Look into Municipal Court Reform - Professor Brendan Roediger

    A Look into Municipal Court Reform - Professor Brendan Roediger

    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.

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

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

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

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

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

    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.

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

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

    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.

    • 21 min

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