A report on COVID-19 reforms convened by the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute in the School of Law, in partnership with the McDonnell International Scholars Academy, was submitted a World Health Organization (WHO) panel in preparation for a final report at a WHO meeting on pandemic preparedness.
Over the past five weeks, Class Acts has celebrated the makers and the advocates, the researchers and the champions for health equity. Here, we meet three public servants who have worked to build a stronger St. Louis: David Blount, a policy expert at the Brown School, Deanna Davise, a defender of children at the School of Law, and Theresa Matheus, a middle school educator at University College.
Rachel Sachs, an expert on drug pricing at the School of Law, testified May 4 before the House Committee on Energy & Commerce about lowering prescription drug costs.
The scholarship of Andrew Tuch, professor of law and expert on financial and securities regulation at the School of Law, has been chosen by Corporate Practice Commentator as among the top 10 articles of 2020.
Chancellor Andrew D. Martin and four other faculty members of Washington University were elected members of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, the academy announced April 22. The others are Deanna Barch, John Baugh, Pascal Boyer and Holden Thorp. Founded in 1780, the academy honors exceptional scholars, leaders, artists and innovators.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted April 20 for his killing of George Floyd. Collectively, people across the country breathed a sigh of relief because far too often, the story has been police killing people of color with impunity, says an expert on race and the law at Washington University in St. Louis.
Imposing term limits on justices who sit on the U.S. Supreme Court could bring significant changes to the nation’s highest court, suggests a forthcoming paper from two Washington University in St. Louis law professors.
America’s insistence on gun rights is violating its citizens international human rights. Law experts talk about what the United States can do about the gun violence crisis.
The School of Law’s Interdisciplinary Environmental Clinic’s 2019 report “Environmental Racism in St. Louis” is helping to shape new federal legislation.
The School of Law’s Public Interest Law & Policy Speakers Series spring lineup kicks off Feb. 4 with Gregory Magarian giving the lecture “The First Amendment and the Mess We’re In: From the Streets to the Cloud.”
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