My Visit with the SLU “Outlaws” and My Alma Mater

On September 20, 2011, in Auto Accident, Community, Gay and Lesbian Rights, by K. Lindsay Rakers

Today I met with the SLU group known as the “Outlaws” over lunch. President Simon Taft welcomed and introduced me to the groupd of approximately 25-30 second and third year law students. As it was explained to me, the overall purpose of the Outlaws organization is to promote both awareness and acceptance of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning and allied students and factulty at SLU Law (Saint Louis University School of Law).
I first introduced myself and where I work, … Continue Reading >

Local St. Louis Judge is a Finalist for People Magazine Award

On September 20, 2011, in Auto Accident, Community, Defective Drugs, by K. Lindsay Rakers

St. Louis City Juvenile Court Judge Jimmie Edwards has something to smile about these days. Judge Edwards has been nominated by People Magazine as a national finalist for the 2011 People Readers’ Choice Hero campaign. Judge Edwards is deserving of this award for the outstanding work and dedication to the Innovative Concept Academy, which he created.
The Innovative Concept Academy was created in 2009 at the then abandoned and dilapidated Blewett Middle School on Cass Avenue in St. Louis city. … Continue Reading >

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