The Francis Howell School District announced Friday that it will no longer accept student transfers from Normandy. State law requires schools to accept student transfers from unaccredited schools in the same or an adjacent county, but come July 1, Normandy will have no accreditation status.
On Monday, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency maintains its authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions, but the agency cannot base who it regulates solely on the fact that the entity emits greenhouse gas.
During his deposition earlier this month, St. Louis Archbishop Carlson said he doesn’t remember whether or not he knew it was illegal for priests to have sex with children when he was a chancellor in the Twin Cities archdiocese in the 1980s.
In our monthly legal roundtable, host Don Marsh talked with a panel of legal experts to explain these and other issues.
The panelists included:
- Ronald Levin, J.D., William R. Orthwein Distinguished Professor of Law, Washington University
- William Freivogel, J.D., Director, School of Journalism; Associate Professor, Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, Southern Illinois University – Carbondale
- Mark Smith, J.D., Associate Vice Chancellor and Director, The Career Center, Washington University
Other topics included:
- The lawsuit challenging regulation of African-style hair braiding in Missouri
- Recent California teacher tenure rulings
- The use of social media to find background on jurors
- The editing of U.S. Supreme Court decisions, sometimes years after the original publish date
- Former Missouri Supreme Court judge Ronnie White's nomination to the federal bench in Missouri's Eastern District
- The cancelation of the Washington Redskins’ trademark registrations