Quotes in the News Media

The following is a sampling of some of Washington University School of Law faculty's wide-ranging expertise featured in the news media. Please note that some links to external news sources may no longer be available.  

June 2015

June 30: Professor and Supreme Court expert Lee Epstein was quoted in The New York Times regarding a series of liberal decisions delivered by the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more
Similar coverage citing the law school’s Supreme Court Database project through the Center for Empirical Research in the Law appeared in this New York Times article.

June 30: Professor and expert in free speech Gregory Magarian commented on judicial restraint in an article on St. Louis Public Radio analyzing talk of a more liberal Supreme Court. Read more 

June 29: Associate Professor and religion and law scholar John Inazu commented in Christianity Today about protests against the SCOTUS decision on same-sex marriage. Read more  

June 29: Professor and expert in free speech Gregory Magarian commented on YAHOO! Politics regarding how state fights against same-sex marriage may backfire. Read more  

June 26: Professor and expert in free speech Gregory Magarian and Professor and Director of the Negotiation & Dispute Resolution Program and Director of the Civil Rights, Community Justice & Mediation Clinic Karen Tokarz were included in a St. Louis Public Radio article analyzing the fundamental right to same-sex marriage found in the 14th Amendment. Read more 

June 25: Associate Professor and religion and law scholar John Inazu’s article “The Incomprehensible Witness of Forgiveness” appeared in The Hedgehog Review. The article explored the forgiveness imparted by family members of those massacred in Charleston. Read more  

June 21: Professor and Director of the Juvenile Law and Justice Clinic Mae Quinn’s testimony before the Ferguson Commission concerning the targeting and prosecuting of youth was referenced in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Read more 

June 20: Professor and privacy expert Neil Richards was quoted in the Lebanon Democrat regarding the alleged hacking of a Houston Astros website by the St. Louis Cardinals. Read more  

June 18: Professor and expert in free speech Greg Magarian participated in a legal roundtable on St. Louis Public Radio’s “St. Louis on the Air,” which included discussion on a grand juror’s lawsuit against St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCullough. Read more/Listen 

June 17: Professor and Supreme Court expert Lee Epstein was quoted in The New York Times regarding ideological shifts by individual Supreme Court justices. Read more  

June 16: Professor and expert in securities and corporate governance Hillary Sale commented in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch regarding company disclosures about political spending. Read more  

June 15: Professor and Constitutional Law expert David Law discussed a federal appeals court ruling reinstating abortion limits in Texas on Bloomberg Radio’sBloomberg Law.” Listen here  

June 14: Professor and privacy expert Neil Richards was mentioned in an article on Concurring Opinions regarding how much people care about privacy. Read more 

June 13: Professor and privacy expert Neil Richards commented in The Bell Jar regarding President’s Obama’s call for an end to the National Security Agency’s bulk data collection. Read more  

June13: Professor and Director of the Criminal Justice Clinic Peter Joy was quoted in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch regarding a challenge to the St. Louis Zoo’s ban on carrying weapons. Read more 

June 12: Professor and expert in free speech Greg Magarian commented on St. Louis Public Radio regarding the St. Louis Zoo’s ban on carrying weapons. Read more
Similar coverage appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. 

June 12: Professor and privacy expert Neil Richards commented in U.S. News and World Report on citizens’ willingness to give up privacy for security. Read more 

June 11: Professor and Director of the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute Leila Sadat commented on U.S. Official News (Pakistan) regarding the Syrian civil war and referring the Syrian situation to the International Criminal Court. (Link unavailable)

June 5: Professor and Director of the Juvenile Law and Justice Clinic Mae Quinn was interviewed on Atlanta Public Radio regarding the Georgia drug treatment court investigation resulting in indictment of Georgia Superior Court Judge Amanda Williams. Quinn drew from her 15 years of research, writing, and practice in “problem-solving” courts to discuss some of the limits, over-promising by proponents, and potential pitfalls of such courts. Read/Hear more  

June 4: Professor and former Chief Counsel with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Stephen Legomsky was quoted on Politico.com regarding a new federal appeals court order that both sides of the immigration fight file new legal briefs. Read more  

June 4: Professor Adam Rosenzweig’s article, “Source as a Solution to Residence,” was featured on TaxProf Blog. Read more  

June 3: Professor and expert on legal ethics Kathleen Clark commented in the International Business Times regarding Middle Eastern donations to the Clinton Foundation. Read more 

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