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Illinois House, Senate play political games on constitutional amendments

By Monique Garcia and Celeste Bott, Chicago Tribune

April 23, 2016

Despite a flurry of action on ideas to change the Illinois Constitution that includes eliminating the lieutenant governor's office, overhauling how legislative districts are drawn and setting up a graduated income tax, it's getting i...

Universities battle it out in mock court competition

By Cory Ray, @coryray_DE

November 8, 2015

Law students put their skills to the test this weekend in a competition that forced them to consider real-world issues. The SIU School of Law hosted its annual National Health Law Moot Court Competition on Saturday and Sunda...

School of Law to focus on operations vital to functioning

By Cory Ray, @coryray_DE

November 8, 2015

The School of Law is fighting to retain its core mission as budget cuts are made throughout the university.The school experienced a budget cut of almost $111,000 — 1.2 percent of its overall budget for this fiscal year. Sch...

Inspired by Martin Luther King, now inspiring students

By Hayley Dillon, @HayleyDillon_DE

February 16, 2015

As an African-American woman, racism is something always in the back of Twinette Johnson’s mind, no matter how much she tries to give people the benefit of the doubt.Johnson, a law professor at SIU, who had a clerkship on ...

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