WashU Expert: How to save the Supreme Court

WashU Expert: How to save the Supreme Court

During the July 30 Democratic presidential debate, candidate Pete Buttigieg renewed his calls to “depoliticize the Supreme Court with structural reform.” Buttigieg has endorsed a Supreme Court reform proposal offered by Daniel Epps, associate professor of law at Washington University in St. Louis.
WashU Expert: Latest Trump asylum change is illegal

WashU Expert: Latest Trump asylum change is illegal

Attorney General William Barr announced July 15 a new Trump Administration plan, effective the next day, barring Central American immigrants from seeking asylum in the United States unless they seek it first in other Central American countries, a move that a Washington University in St. Louis immigration expert says “violates the clear language of the law.”
Crime and punishment

Crime and punishment

Two students in John Inazu’s first-year “Criminal Law” class embodied the lessons taught during the class about theories of punishment, questions of whether criminal justice can remedy injustice and issues of equity in sentencing.
Combining law and medicine

Combining law and medicine

Testifying on U.S. gun violence in Bogota, Colombia. Presenting on privacy in the digital age. Writing a dissertation on clinical whole-genome sequencing data. Making the Dean’s List. All in a day’s work for Jiyeon Kim, who will be graduating with a doctor of law from the School of Law and who plans a career focused on health and technology law and policy.
School of Law recognizes 2019 distinguished alumni

School of Law recognizes 2019 distinguished alumni

Five School of Law graduates were honored as Distinguished Alumni during a recognition ceremony April 11 for their outstanding contributions to the field of law. They are: Max Margulis; Simon Mui; husband and wife Ganesh Natarajan and Faye Katt; and Ester Saverson.