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November 13, 2020
SIULAW alum, Brandon Woudenberg ‘16, President of the Carbondale Warming Center, is interviewed by local ABC affiliate, WSIL TV3, about receiving a $50,000 donation to the Center from LiUNA. - By Brooke Schlyer | WSILTV3


November 12, 2020
Beth Boggs (’91) is featured in article on corporate philanthropy in the St. Louis Business Journal - By Veneta Rizvic – Special Sections Editor, St. Louis Business Journal


November 05, 2020
32 teams from 21 law schools will argue the merits of the legality of face mask mandates at the SIU School of Law’s National Health Law Moot Court Competition


October 29, 2020
SIULAW alum, Candice Stearns ’16, receives an award for her work representing victims of domestic violence in this article from the Herald and Review in Decatur, IL. - by Donnette Beckett | Herald-Review.com


October 23, 2020
SIULAW Prof. Sheila Simon talks with local ABC affiliate, WSIL TV 3, about the legal consequences of restaurants defying Governor Pritzker’s mitigation measures. - By Joe Rehana | WSIL TV3


October 19, 2020
SIULAW Professors Buys, Fountaine, and Macias talk with the Daily Egyptian about the impact of Judge Ginsburg’s death on the Supreme Court - By Janae Mosby, Staff Reporter | Daily Egyptian


October 13, 2020
#SIULAW Associate Dean, Steve Macias, talks with local ABC affiliate, WSIL TV3, about the Supreme Court confirmation hearings. - Madeline Parker | WSIL TV3


October 12, 2020
Virtual SIU Law School Induction Ceremony set for Tuesday, October 13 - by Pete Rosenberry


October 09, 2020
#SIULAW Associate Dean Steve Macias discusses first amendment issues with local ABC affiliate, WSIL TV3, about a controversial flag in Marion, IL - Denise Turner | WSIL TV3


October 05, 2020
SIULAW Dean Camille Davidson, Jerricha Griffin (3L), and Dan Asonye (2L), speak to participants of a march for Breonna Taylor - By Oreoluwa Ojewuyi, Staff Reporter | Daily Egyptian


September 22, 2020
#SIULAW students react to the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg - by Logan Gay | WPSD Local 6


September 21, 2020
WPSD TV 6 reports over 200 voters registered in voter registration drive by the National Lawyers Guild student organization - by Temi Adeleye | WPSD Local 6


September 17, 2020
“All Salukis Vote”, a voter registration drive organized by SIULAW students, is covered by local NBC affiliate, WPSD TV 6 - by Leanne Fuller | WPSD Local 6


August 27, 2020
Prof. Sheila Simon is interviewed by reporter Holly Kee about women running for public office - Holly Kee | Harrisburg Register


August 26, 2020
George Crouch (’93), is named Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Newark Field office - FBI News


June 26, 2020
SIULAW alum Emily Kudek (’20) is featured on the University’s “This is SIU” blog for her pro bono work - by Pete Rosenbery


June 18, 2020
SIULAW alum and ISBA President Dennis Orsey (’79) is featured in a story in The Telegraph - The Telegraph


June 05, 2020
“Hundreds march in Carbondale to 'demand justice for all black lives”. - by Brian Munoz | Southern Illinoisan


June 03, 2020
WGN Radio 720 in Chicago interviews #SIULAW alum and Cook County State’s Attorney, Kimberly Foxx (’97), about her remarks on Sunday


May 07, 2020
#SIULAW alum, Jeff Roberts '92, is interviewed by The Murray State News about being sworn in as a special justice to the Kentucky Supreme Court - by Jillian Rush | thenews.org


May 06, 2020
SIU Alumna, Beth Boggs ’91, gives Love and Hope through Free Lunches and Facemasks - by Rebecca Renshaw


April 28, 2020
Prof. Sheila Simon is interviewed by the Southern Illinoisan about the debate over Governor Pritzker's stay-at-home executive order - by Isaac Smith | Southern Illinoisan


April 23, 2020
Prof. Cynthia Fountaine is interviewed by the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism about COVID-19's impact on legal education


April 22, 2020
Interim Dean Cindy Buys talks with the DE about releasing immigration detainees during the COVID19 crisis - by Kallie Cox, News Editor


April 16, 2020
School of Law holds Coronavirus Cancellations Moot Court Competition - by Cheryl Anderson


April 14, 2020
Prof. Angela Upchurch receives the School of Law’s 2020 Outstanding Scholar Award and the University's 2020 Teaching Excellence Award - by Pete Rosenbery


April 10, 2020
Interim Dean Cindy Buys, discusses the impact of COVID19 on federal detainees at the Pulaski County Detention Center in Ullin, IL. - by Molly Parker


April 02, 2020
SIU Law Alum, Dr Senait Fisseha, chief adviser to the WHO Director-General, talks about the global governmental response to the coronavirus pandemic.


April 01, 2020
Professor Rebecca O'Neill shares how to appoint a Power of Attorney for Health Care in an interview by the Marion Star


March 10, 2020
SIU Law Prof. Michael Koehler discusses a “big setback” for the USDOJ - By Reuters


March 02, 2020
SIU School of Law Journal Symposium to look at legal impact of Illinois’ recreational marijuana law - by Pete Rosenbery


February 28, 2020
SIU Law student Jerricha Griffin, spoke at a press conference by IL Governor JB Pritzker about a new DCFS training facility to be located at SIU


February 19, 2020
2020 Ryan Bioethicist speaker, Thaddeus Pope to focus on "Medical Aid in Dying: Assessing the Illinois Patient Choices at End of Life Act"  - by Pete Rosenbery


February 07, 2020
SIUE University Honors Program students guaranteed admission to the SIU School of Law - John McGowan


February 06, 2020
Prof. Michael Koehler discusses the Airbus deal with French, British and U.S. authorities following a three-year probe into allegations of bribery and corruption over jetliner sales. - Sudip Kar-Gupta, Tim Hepher


January 09, 2020
Interim Dean Cindy Buys talks with local CBS affiliate, KFVS 12, about how new Illinois marijuana laws impact immigrants - by Brittany Jacob | KFVS12


January 08, 2020
10th Annual “Women in Leadership Workshop” begins January 9 -10 - by Pete Rosenbery


January 02, 2020
Camille Davidson chosen as SIU School of Law Dean - by Pete Rosenbery


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