Experts from Washington University in St. Louis offer perspectives on the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and the impact it will have on American law, people and politics.
While the ruling in the Maine case is unsurprising given the court’s recent decisions around freedom of religion, some of the rhetoric around the case misrepresents the role of constitutional protections for religion in a pluralistic society, said John Inazu, expert on law and religion at Washington University in St. Louis.
Federal district judges appointed by Republican presidents were found to be less likely to require mask wearing in the courtroom during the COVID-19 pandemic, finds a new study from the School of Law.
Praised for her can-do spirit, professionalism and grace, Rachel Mance, director of faculty support at Washington University School of Law, has been selected as the 2022 recipient of the Gloria W. White Distinguished Service Award, which recognizes a nonacademic staff member for exceptional effort that has bettered the university.
The Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity has announced six recipients of its 2023 Faculty Fellowships.
Ellie Stitzer, who is set to graduate in May with a law degree from Washington University School of Law, is a passionate advocate for disability rights.
The School of Law at Washington University in St. Louis recognized six alumni who have achieved success in their respective fields during its Distinguished Alumni Awards dinner, held April 8 at at Anheuser-Busch Hall.
If Florida’s action to strip Walt Disney World of its status as a special tax district is indeed retaliatory against the company for its opposition to the state’s so-called “Don’t Say Gay” law, then Florida has plainly violated the First Amendment, says a constitutional law expert at Washington University in St. Louis.
Arsalan Iftikhar, AB ’99, JD ’03, has spent his career speaking out against Islamophobia. In his new book, “Fear of a Muslim Planet,” he writes that the need to stand against hate is more urgent than ever.
Russell K. Osgood, visiting professor of law and interim dean of the School of Law, will continue as dean through spring 2024, announced Beverly Wendland, provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs.
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