Legal Roundtable: Analysis Of Judge’s Ruling Against Trump Administration, Missouri Politics, More
St. Louis on the Air ’s first monthly Legal Roundtable of the year returns as host Don Marsh delves into a variety of recent local and national stories pertaining to the law, including: a federal judge's ruling that blocks the Trump administration's plan to add a controversial citizenship question to the 2020 census, a federal court ruling that deemed the Affordable Care Act health plans unconstitutional, 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.
‘It’s Always The Right Time To Fight Discrimination,’ Says Lawyer For LGBTQ Couple In Housing Case
Arlene Zarembka, who is a lawyer for the plaintiffs in the case against Friendship Village, and Jeffrey Mittman, executive director of the ACLU of Missouri, discuss the context and implications of a circuit judge's recent dismissal of the suit.
St. Louis Performer Ken Page Honored For Lifetime Achievement
Ken Page, whose career took him from The Muny to Broadway and the big screen, received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the local Arts and Education Council. Host Don Marsh talks to Page about his expansive career, which ranges from creating the character of Old Deuteronomy in the Broadway debut of the iconic musical “Cats” to voicing Oogie Boogie in Tim Burton’s film “The Nightmare Before Christmas.”
Why Are So Many St. Louisans Terrible Winter-Weather Drivers?
Snow, ice, streets and St. Louis – it all tends to make for a tricky wintry mix, as was evident last weekend when a major snowstorm hit the region. With the potential for additional winter weather now imminent, this episode focuses on why some St. Louisans drive poorly in such conditions – and how residents can better prepare for and deal with future weather events. Joining the discussion are Kent Flake, commissioner of streets for the City of St. Louis, and Mike Right, vice president of public affairs for AAA of Missouri.
'The March Is Still On': 3rd St. Louis Women's March To Move Ahead Despite Weather Advisory
Despite a winter weather advisory, the is still set to take place 10 a.m. Jan. 18 in downtown St. Louis. Host Don Marsh previews the march with two of this year’s local organizers and marchers: Lauren Kohn Davis and Heather Fleming. This year's event also includes an "action fair” that will house various organizations in the community helping women.