Washington University School of Law

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    August 26, 2014

    45 Local Law Professors, Lawyers, Advocates Sign Pledge to Aid Ferguson

    At a time when many are asking what the long-term solutions are to the social and criminal-justice issues being raised by the killing of Michael Brown, a coalition of legal experts and advocates have stepped forward pledging their services. In a letter drafted and signed by 45 individuals from loca ... More >>

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    July 16, 2013

    Crime Reduction in St. Louis? City Receives Grants to Help Ex-Offenders Reenter Society

    via Wikimedia CommonsIn the city of St. Louis, about 51 percent of individuals who commit crimes are repeat offenders -- a recidivism rate higher than the average across Missouri. And city officials hope they can curb this problem, with the help of two new federal grants announced today that aim to ... More >>

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    December 21, 2010

    The Discography: A One-Stop Website for All of Your Music Lawsuit Needs

    image via​If you have any interest at all in the music business, be sure to bookmark The Discography, a new website developed by a recent graduate at the Washington University School of Law that catalogs more than 2,400 music-related court cases dating back to 1833. Loren Wells, the site's cr ... More >>

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    April 23, 2010

    R.I.P. Whitney Harris; St. Louisan Was Last Surviving Prosecutor of WWII Nazis

    Harris at the Nuremberg Trials.​Whitney Harris passed away yesterday at the age of 97 at his Frontenac home. Harris was a 33-year-old Navy attorney when he got the job that would define the rest of his life: prosecuting German Nazis for war crimes following the end of World War II. Harris opened t ... More >>

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    November 18, 2009
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    November 12, 2009

    Meet the Man Who Won His Trial vs. Red-Light Cameras in St. Louis

    Gant Bloom​A Daily RFT post last week about a St. Louis judge fighting his ticket from a red-light camera generated a great response from reader Gant Bloom. His comment? "I won my red light ticket."  Yes, earlier this year the 38-year-old Bloom -- an IT professional at the Washington Universi ... More >>

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    December 5, 2007


    Pugnacious defense attorney Frank "Tony" Fabbri never backed away from a fight. Then the lawyer ran afoul of the law.

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    August 10, 2005

    Not for Attribution

    A name-calling, race-baiting word war between two anonymous columnists? Unreal demands to mediate! Plus: Russ Carnahan goes to camp, a local blogger talks politics, and we try on a Beer Bra.

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    July 20, 2005

    Mysterious Departure

    Why did the ACLU's legal director hit the road?

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    October 8, 2003


    Jennifer Joyce contest results, a psychic porn star and perhaps the only Provel-related legal battle in history: Who could ask for anything more? (We've got dirt on Gephardt and the Cards, too, just in case you're greedy.)

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    May 9, 2001

    The Worm Turns

    In the '50s, St. Louis took over maintenance of state roads in the city. Now, the city can't give back that responsibility.

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    November 29, 2000


    Week of November 29, 2000

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    August 30, 2000

    True Believer

    Craig Heller sees the future of downtown -- and it works