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Legal Roundtable: Analysis Of Judge’s Ruling Against Trump Administration, Missouri Politics, More

(January 23, 2019) (L-R) Rachel Sachs, William Freivogel and Mark Smith joined Wednesday's "St. Louis on the Air" to discuss local and national stories pertaining to the law.
Evie Hemphill | St. Louis Public Radio
(L-R) Rachel Sachs, William Freivogel and Mark Smith joined Wednesday's "St. Louis on the Air" to discuss local and national stories pertaining to the law.

St. Louis on the Air’s monthly Legal Roundtable got underway Wednesday as host Don Marsh delved into a variety of recent local and national stories pertaining to the law.

The discussion touched on national matters including the Trump administration’s decision to appeal a federal judge's ruling that blocks plans to add a controversial citizenship question to the 2020 census and a federal court ruling that deemed the Affordable Care Act health plans unconstitutional.

Regional matters discussed included the lawsuit against the Sunset Hills retirement community Friendship Village and the appointment of Circuit Judge Robin Ransom to the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Eastern District.

Joining the discussion were Mark Smith, J.D., associate vice chancellor of students at Washington University; William Freivogel, J.D., journalism professor at Southern Illinois University Carbondale; and Rachel Sachs, J.D., associate professor of law at Washington University.

St. Louis on the Air brings you the stories of St. Louis and the people who live, work and create in our region. St. Louis on the Air host Don Marsh and producers Alex HeuerEvie Hemphill and Lara Hamdan give you the information you need to make informed decisions and stay in touch with our diverse and vibrant St. Louis region.

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