Ten Commandments display probably not legal

Ten Commandments display probably not legal

Louisiana’s recent legislation requiring the display of the Ten Commandments in every public school classroom is likely unconstitutional under the current framework of the Establishment Clause, said an expert on law and religion at Washington University in St. Louis.

Tokarz honored by AALS

Karen Tokarz, the Charles Nagel Professor of Public Interest Law & Policy, received the William Pincus Award from the Association of American Law Schools during the organization’s conference on clinical legal education May 3.
Class Acts: Austin Schorfheide

Class Acts: Austin Schorfheide

Some of Austin Schorfheide’s happiest memories are working the family farm in Hoyleton, Ill. — bailing hay, milking the cows, planting corn and soybeans. So while Schorfheide knew he did not want to be a farmer himself, he does want to make life better for farming communities.
Learning to Disagree

Learning to Disagree

Learning to Disagree: The Surprising Path to Navigating Differences with Empathy and Respect

Are you discouraged by our divided, angry culture, where even listening to a different perspective sometimes feels impossible? If so, you’re not alone, and it doesn’t have to be this way. “Learning to Disagree” reveals the surprising path to learning how to disagree in ways that build new bridges with our neighbors, coworkers and loved ones — and help us find better ways to live joyfully in a complex society.
Alabama embryo ruling ‘shocking’

Alabama embryo ruling ‘shocking’

The Alabama Supreme Court’s recent decision that frozen embryos are “extrauterine children” will have far-reaching implications in the state and beyond, said an expert on family law and reproductive justice at Washington University in St. Louis.
Kim Thuy Seelinger

Kim Thuy Seelinger

Kim Thuy Seelinger, with roles at both the Brown School and the School of Law, combines social work and law as a sought-after expert to help with prosecution of conflict-related sexual violence.
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