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SIU Trustees say they're working to bring equity to the distribution of state funding between campuses - voting Thursday to split new money 50/50.

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A local democrat and law professor believes the Mueller report doesn't show enough evidence to charge President Trump with any criminal charges.

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WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Shruti Rajagopalan about property rights and eminent domain. Rajagopalan is the 2019 Gene and Katy Simonds Lecturer at SIU's School of Law.

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WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with the SIU School of Law's John & Marsha Ryan Bioethicist in Residence, Alex London, about his lecture, "Artificial Intelligence in Medicine: Does Accountability Require Explainability?"

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WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Justice Oagile Bethuel Key Dingake and SIU Law Professor Chris Behan about this year's SIU School of Law Beatty Jurist-in-Residence.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller reports on the 2019 Women In Leadership Workshop and Awards Dinner at the SIU School of Law.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Juan Carlos Linares, the Director of Latin United Community Housing Association, about his 2018 Hiram H. Lesar Distinguished Lecture.

Former ACLU President, Nadine Strossen spoke at the SIU School of Law on Wednesday about the importance of freedom of speech. 
 
Strossen says she has supported that freedom, even when the speech was not popular.

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A longtime SIU School of Law faculty member is the new interim dean.

Cindy Buys begins her interim tenure of the Law School Monday.

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Starting in July 2019 the state of Illinois will begin administering the Uniform Bar Exam, instead of the Illinois Bar Exam, allowing state attorneys to easily practice in other states.

SIU's Law School Dean Chris Behan says this choice will open new opportunities for the school's students.

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A former southern Illinois judge, attorney and author has died.

The Southern Illinoisan Obituary page lists 74-year-old Brocton Lockwood as passing away on Monday at Parkway Manor in Marion.

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A professor at the SIU School of Law says ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment is the right thing for the State of Illinois to do.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Eileen Norcross, the Director of the State and Local Policy Project at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.

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The SIU School of Law welcomed a man who helped prosecute mass atrocities involving ethnic cleansing campaigns.

Adam Weber delivered the Hiram Lesar Distinguished Lecture Tuesday in Carbondale.

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WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Alice Dreger about her upcoming lecture, "Who Should Count As A Woman On The Playing Field?"

Dreger is the SIU Law School's John and Marsha Ryan Bioethicist-in-Residence for 2018.

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A legal expert visited the SIU School of Law to discuss what he considers a troubling trend.

John Malcolm is the vice president of the Institute for Constitutional Government at the Heritage Foundation. He talked to the students Wednesday about the Perils of Over-Criminalization.

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In the week following President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration and international travel, protests and court cases have challenged the order. WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU Law Professor Cindy Buys about what effects the new rules may have, both at home and abroad.

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WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Fordham University School of Law Professor Nicholas Johnson, author of "Negroes and the Gun: The Black Tradition of Arms."

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Southern Illinois University is out with its list of potential cuts, if Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed budget is passed - and if the budget impasse continues, it could be even worse.

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Civil Rights leader and former NAACP Chair Julian Bond died over the weekend. He was 75.

WSIU Radio's Jennifer Fuller interviews former prisoner Randy Steidl and Mike Callahan, retired from the Illinois State Police, about their involvement with the Illinois Innocence Project.

Steidl and Callahan were guests of the SIU School of Law's Lesar Distinguished Lecture Series, and visited the SIUC Campus during the spring of 2012.