law enforcement http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Annual Ceremony Honors Fallen Officers http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/annual-ceremony-honors-fallen-officers <p></p><p></p><p>Officials, members of law enforcement and families gathered in the Missouri State Capitol rotunda on Saturday to honor officers who have died in the line of duty.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">During the event, Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy Christopher Parsons was added to the Law Enforcement Memorial Wall.&nbsp; &nbsp;Parsons had worked for the Washington County Sheriff’s Department for just two months after graduating from the Mineral Area College Law Enforcement Academy before he was killed in the line of duty in December of last year. &nbsp;</span></p> Sat, 04 May 2013 19:08:02 +0000 Marshall Griffin & Tim Lloyd 26096 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Annual Ceremony Honors Fallen Officers Supreme Court decision on copyright may not injure major opera companies, symphonies http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/supreme-court-decision-copyright-may-not-injure-major-opera-companies-symphonies <p> Established opera companies and symphonies should not be hurt seriously by the U.S. Supreme Court&#39;s decision last week upholding a law that moved the work of composers such as Sergei Prokofiev and Dmitry Shostakovich from the public domain to copyright protection.</p> <div class="mceTmpl"> <div class="captionBox150"> <div class="selcontent"> </div> <p class="photocredit"> Provided</p> <p class="cutline"> Timothy O&#39;Leary</p> Mon, 23 Jan 2012 05:00:00 +0000 William Freivogel 34526 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Supreme Court decision on copyright may not injure major opera companies, symphonies Supreme Court decision on copyright may not injure major opera companies, symphonies http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/supreme-court-decision-copyright-may-not-injure-major-opera-companies-symphonies-0 <p> Established opera companies and symphonies should not be hurt seriously by the U.S. Supreme Court&#39;s decision last week upholding a law that moved the work of composers such as Sergei Prokofiev and Dmitry Shostakovich from the public domain to copyright protection.</p> <div class="mceTmpl"> <div class="captionBox150"> <div class="selcontent"> </div> <p class="photocredit"> Provided</p> <p class="cutline"> Timothy O&#39;Leary</p> Mon, 23 Jan 2012 05:00:00 +0000 William Freivogel 34909 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Supreme Court decision on copyright may not injure major opera companies, symphonies Analysis: Crime in St. Louis has been worse http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/analysis-crime-st-louis-has-been-worse <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "https://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><body> <p class="bodytext"> Recent reports of an increase in crime in St. Louis bring back memories of a time, not so long ago, when crime rates were at an all-time high. Historical perspective may be cold comfort to today's crime victims, but it helps to know that crime rates do not always rise; they also fall, sometimes dramatically. </p> Wed, 11 Jun 2008 04:00:00 +0000 Richard Rosenfeld 37141 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Analysis: Crime in St. Louis has been worse Retaliation at Illinois Cracker Barrel was discrimination, court rules http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/retaliation-illinois-cracker-barrel-was-discrimination-court-rules <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "https://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><body> <p>The U.S. Supreme Court broadened the legal protection of workers who face retaliation for complaining about discrimination at work. The court ruled that workers who complained about race and age discrimination were protected from reprisals, just as are those who complain about sex discrimination have been protected since a 2005 decision. </p> Tue, 27 May 2008 04:00:00 +0000 William Freivogel 37111 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Cracker Barrel Retaliation is Discrimination http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/cracker-barrel-retaliation-discrimination <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "https://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><body> <p> What do you think? </p> <p> - Is retaliation for complaining about discrimination the same as discrimination? </p> <p> - Should the Supreme Court say that retaliation is covered by the law if the text of the statute doesn't say so explicitly? </p> <p> - What about the male coach of the girls' softball team who suffered reprisals after complaining the girls didn't get the same resources as the boys' baseball team?&nbsp; </p> Tue, 27 May 2008 04:00:00 +0000 William Freivogel 37112 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Hard Questions http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/hard-questions <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "https://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <!-- mceTmplBegins --><html><body> <p class="selcontent bodytext mceTmplElm mceSelHTMLDone"> More on the state of film criticism from the always-insightful <a href="https://www.filmbrain.com/filmbrain/2008/05/brains-not-requ.html" target="_blank">Filmbrain</a>. </p> <!-- mceTmplEnds --> </body></html> Mon, 19 May 2008 04:00:00 +0000 Robert Hunt 37096 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Death penalty: Moratorium is still needed http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/death-penalty-moratorium-still-needed <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "https://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <!-- mceTmplBegins --><html><body> <div> <div> The Supreme Court&rsquo;s recent ruling rejecting the argument that lethal injection is inhumane allowed some states to resume executions, but it only addresses a small sliver of the controversy. Justice Stevens went on record stating that the practice of capital punishment might very well be unconstitutional. Fri, 18 Apr 2008 04:00:00 +0000 Kira Hudson Banks 37035 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org