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September 13, 2021
SIULAW to hold discussion on recent and pending constitutional decisions before the US Supreme Court on Friday @ 12:15PM as part of SIUC’s Constitution Day activities this week. - by Pete Rosenberry

August 06, 2021
SIULAW Prof. Cindy Buys discusses the impact of the Illinois Way Forward Act on the Pulaski County Detention Center in Ullin, Illinois with local CBS affiliate, KFVS12 - By Colin Baillie | KFVS 12

August 03, 2021
SIULAW Veteran’s Legal Assistance Program Clinic receives grant from the Illinois Equal Justice Foundation - by Pete Rosenberry

July 20, 2021
SIU law school adds holistic bar exam prep program to assist students - by Pete Rosenberry

July 07, 2021
SIULAW alum, Robert Bodach ’06, named the next President of the Will County Bar Association - The Herald News | Felix Sarver

June 24, 2021
Montgomery County IL jury awards $2.8 million verdict to railroad employee represented by attorneys Ben Tobin, Zach Tobin, and SIULAW alum, Patrick Sullivan ’12 of Pratt & Tobin in Bethalto, IL. - By Patrick Sullivan | St. Louis Post Dispatch

June 24, 2021
SIULAW alum, Ryan Jones ‘12, discusses why he is running for DC Attorney General in this article in The Washington Informer. - By Stacy M. Brown | The Washington Informer

June 08, 2021
SIULAW Prof. Jennifer Brobst, discusses the use of lethal force by a police officer with local ABC affiliate, WSIL TV3, in this story about the shooting of a robbery suspect in Mt. Vernon, IL - WSIL TV3

June 03, 2021
SIH/SIU Health Policy Institute - June 8 - will look at COVID-19’s impact on health policy. - by Pete Rosenberry

May 20, 2021
SIULAW Prof. Cheryl Anderson speaks with local CBS affiliate, KFVS 12, about the legality of mandating vaccines in the workplace. - By Brooke Buckner | KFVS12

May 18, 2021
SIULAW Prof. Sheila Simon discusses the opening of new bike lanes in the City of Carbondale in this article in the Southern Illinoisan - Isaac Smith | Southern Illinoisan

May 07, 2021
SIULAW alum, Sneh Patel ‘05, is interviewed by WTOC11 in Savannah, GA, in celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month - WTOC | By Amanda Aguilar

May 03, 2021
SIULAW Commencement for the Classes of 2020 and 2021 is Friday, May 7th. - by Pete Rosenberry

May 03, 2021
SIULAW Dean Camille Davidson talks with WSIU FM’s Jennifer Fuller about Law Day 2021. - WSIU Radio | JENNIFER FULLER

April 26, 2021
SIULAW Prof. Christopher Behan selected for the U.S. Department of State’s Fulbright Specialist Program. His primary geographical area of interest is Sub-Saharan Africa. - by Pete Rosenberry

April 22, 2021
#SIULAW Prof. Sheila Simon is interviewed by NPR Illinois reporter, Steph Whiteside, about the significance of the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial. - STEPH WHITESIDE | WSIU Public Broadcasting

April 14, 2021
SIULAW Prof. Cindy Buys to serve on Governor Pritzker’s Commission on Discrimination and Hate Crimes - Leanne Fuller | WPSD Local 6

March 12, 2021
2021 John and Marsha Ryan Bioethicist in Residence Lecture will focus on “Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Health Care: Legal and Ethical Issues" - by Pete Rosenberry

March 05, 2021
SIULAW alum, Melodi Green ‘08 talks with Peoria Public Radio about becoming the first Black woman to head the Juvenile Division of the Peoria County State’s Attorney’s Office. - TIM SHELLEY | Peoria Public Radio

February 23, 2021
SIULAW Prof. Sheila Simon calls for ethical governing in this interview with local ABC affiliate, WSIL TV3 - John Ross | WSIL TV3

February 05, 2021
SIULAW alum, Prof. Linda Ficht ‘97, discusses her successful effort to pass legislation to protect low-wage workers in Virginia in this press release from Christopher Newport University - Jim Hanchett

February 02, 2021
#SIULAW Prof. Cindy Buys, discusses a federal judge’s temporary restraining order suspending President Biden’s moratorium on deportations in this interview with the Albany NY CBS affiliate, WRGB 6. - by Stephen Loiaconi | Albany WRGB 6.

February 02, 2021
In an interview with local ABC affiliate, WSIL TV3, #SIULAW Prof. Steve Macias discusses how social media was used by authorities investigating the Capitol riot to make an arrest - WSIL TV3

February 01, 2021
Noted civil rights attorney John Brittain to present Hiram H. Lesar Distinguished Lecture - by Pete Rosenberry

January 29, 2021
SIULAW alum, David J. Doll ’92, discusses his retirement as the Winnebago County Public Defender in this article in the Rockford Register Star - Ken DeCoster | Rockford Register Star

January 26, 2021
SIULAW Prof. Cindy Buys breaks down President Biden’s immigration reform proposal in this interview with St. Louis NBC affiliate, KSDK - Justina Coronel | KSDK

January 25, 2021
SIULAW Prof. Cindy Buys discusses the impact of President Biden’s executive orders on immigration policy in this interview with local ABC affiliate, WSIL TV3 - Joe Rehana | WSIL TV3

January 22, 2021
New position for SIULAW alum, Tim Wellnitz ’03, is featured in The Beloit Daily News. - By BRAD ALLEN Staff writer | Beloit Daily News

January 13, 2021
SIULAW Prof. Steve Macias discusses the impeachment proceedings with local ABC affiliate, WSIL TV3 - Danny Valle | WSIL TV3

January 11, 2021
SIULAW Prof. Sheila Simon is interviewed by local CBS affiliate, KFVS 12, about the events on January 6 in Washington DC - By Colin Baillie | KFVS 12

January 11, 2021
SIULAW Prof. Jennifer Brobst talks with local ABC affiliate, WSIL TV3, about a criminal justice reform bill being discussed by the IL House of Representatives - Madeline Parker | WSIL TV3

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