The University of Pittsburgh School of Law started this academic year with a new leader at its helm. Amy Wildermuth took over in July after working as a professor at the University of Utah.
Many law schools have struggled in recent years to maintain enrollment, leading some to change admissions requirements.
Wildermuth disscussed the state of Pitt Law and where the department is headed next.
Later in the program, 90.5 WESA's Sarah Boden explains changes announced this week to U.S. Steel's Clairton Coke Works facility.
Freelance reporter Jen Kinney explores tear gas manufacturing in the rolling hills of rural Jamestown, Pa.
And state Rep. Helen Tai joins Washington Post reporter John Woodrow Cox to discuss proposed legislation governing the safe storage of firearms could make a difference in shootings committed by minors.
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