law school http://news.stlpublicradio.org en SLU Cuts Ribbon On New Law School http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/slu-cuts-ribbon-new-law-school <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">With dozens of alums and current students on hand, Saint Louis University’s new law school in downtown officially opened for business today.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Joe and Loretta Scott Hall - named for the couple who donated the office building where it's housed - is a stone's throw from the state and federal courthouses, as well as City Hall.</span></p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 18:44:55 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 29152 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org SLU Cuts Ribbon On New Law School SLU Chairman Of The Board Steps Down http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/slu-chairman-board-steps-down <p>The Chairman of the Board of St. Louis University is resigning.</p><p>Tom Brouster gave notice to the board, citing the need to spend more time at his day job and with family.</p><p>Brouster says his decision was not motivated by the turmoil that has engulfed the university over the past 8 months, including <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/slu-faculty-students-want-father-biondi-out">a no-confidence vote</a> against SLU President, Father Lawrence Biondi.</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 21:43:45 +0000 Adam Allington 25391 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org SLU Chairman Of The Board Steps Down Interim SLU Law School Dean Resigns Amid Controversy http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/interim-slu-law-school-dean-resigns-amid-controversy <p><em>Updated at 7:26 PM</em></p><p>The interim dean of Saint Louis University's School of Law, Thomas Keefe, has resigned.</p><p>Keefe's resignation comes amid speculation that he was being forced to resign over a history of lewd and inappropriate comments.</p><p>A trial lawyer from the Metro East, Keefe was tapped to serve as dean by University President, Father Lawrence Biondi, following the protest resignation of former dean Annette Clark.</p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 21:14:15 +0000 Adam Allington & Kelsey Proud 9864 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Interim SLU Law School Dean Resigns Amid Controversy SLU law school dean resigns, expresses loss of confidence in top leadership http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/slu-law-school-dean-resigns-expresses-loss-confidence-top-leadership <p><em>Updated at 4:55 with comments from interim dean Thomas Keefe.</em></p><p><em>Updated at 4:20 with comments from current Student Bar Association president</em></p><p><em>Updated 3:58 p.m. with letter from Biondi to staff via Saint Louis University.</em></p><p><em>Updated at 2:40 p.m. with comments from former Student Bar Association vice president.</em></p><p><em>Will be updated.</em></p><p>Annette Clark, dean of the Saint Louis University School of Law, resigned this morning.</p><p>In two letters obtained by St. Louis Public Radio (which you can read below), Clark details her reasons for leaving. Clark says she &quot;no longer [has] confidence&quot; in the abilities of President Lawrence Biondi or Vice President of Academic Affairs Manoj Patankar to lead the University.</p><p> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 17:21:14 +0000 Kelsey Proud & Rachel Lippmann 4280 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org SLU law school dean resigns, expresses loss of confidence in top leadership Saint Louis University video: "new home" of law school in downtown St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/saint-louis-university-video-new-home-law-school-downtown-st-louis <p>Saint Louis University has released <a href="http://vimeo.com/35570584">a video tour</a> of the &quot;new home of the Saint Louis University School of Law&quot; on the video sharing site Vimeo.</p><p>Here&#39;s the video:</p><p> Tue, 24 Jan 2012 18:18:58 +0000 Kelsey Proud 2925 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Saint Louis University video: "new home" of law school in downtown St. Louis