Phyllis Schlafly http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Legal Roundtable: Schlafly Family Trademark Dispute, Illinois Eavesdropping Law, Etc. http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/legal-roundtable-schlafly-family-trademark-dispute-illinois-eavesdropping-law-etc <p>Much is made these days of creating a personal brand. But what happens when a family name has multiple associations? Saint Louis Brewery, maker of Schlafly beer, would like to <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/business/local/who-owns-the-right-to-the-schlafly-name/article_7d33e934-03e3-530a-86e7-f4c7a3bcffd8.html" target="_blank">trademark the Schlafly name</a>. Political activist Phyllis Schlafly objects, saying the Schlafly name stands for conservative values. Who has the stronger legal case?</p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 20:58:50 +0000 Camille Phillips 34680 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Legal Roundtable: Schlafly Family Trademark Dispute, Illinois Eavesdropping Law, Etc. Federal repeal measure divides Mo. conservatives http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/federal-repeal-measure-divides-mo-conservatives <p>A proposal seeking a constitutional convention to allow states to repeal federal laws has divided some conservatives in the <a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/">Missouri House</a>.</p><p>The resolution by Jefferson City Republican<a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/member.aspx?district=114"> Jay Barnes</a> urges Congress to call a convention to draft a constitutional amendment allowing states to repeal federal laws, if two-thirds vote to do so.</p><p>But debate stalled on the measure this past week without reaching a vote.</p> Fri, 18 Feb 2011 18:49:09 +0000 The Associated Press 564 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Federal repeal measure divides Mo. conservatives