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What's Up in Lexington/Rockbridge, PAD Auction and More

Simon Levy (second from left), associate professor of computer science, flies a drone with his summer research students (l. to r.) Olivier Mahame '14, Bipeen Acharya '15 and Suraj Bajracharya '14.

Here's the next installment of our roundup of events in the Lexington and Rockbridge area, compiled by 3L Hannah Shtein. You'll have choices to make, with live music at the local breweries and the always popular law school charity auction. Plus drones!

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Inside the 3L Year: Access to Justice Class Visits Israel

The Western Wall

Hannah Shtein is a 3L from Milwaulkee, Wisconsin. In the final post in this series, she discusses the Israeli public defender system and the barriers, both literal and figurative, to Israeli and Palestinian lawyers working together for justice.

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W&L Law Review Symposium to Explore Mass Surveillance and Cybersecurity, Fallout from Snowden Revelations and NSA Spying

Prof. Margaret Hu

On Jan. 23-24, Washington and Lee School of Law will host a first of its kind symposium taking a 360 degree look at the legal, social, political and economic issues spawned by Edward Snowden's disclosures of the National Security Agency's spying and surveillance programs.

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Inside the 3L Year: Access to Justice Class Visits Ramallah

Stars & Bucks coffee, a little taste of home...

Hannah Shtein is a 3L from Milwaulkee, Wisconsin. In this blog post, she describes the second leg of her trip to the middle east with the Access to Justice practicum, during which she an her fellow students visited Ramallah for a U.S. trial demonstration and visit a juvenile detention center.

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Sentencing and Immigration among Topics for W&L Law MLK Day Observance

Professor Kenneth Mack

Washington and Lee University School of Law will observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with panels on sentencing and immigration, as well as a keynote by Harvard Law professor Kenneth Mack.

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Inside the 3L Year: Access to Justice Class Visits Hebron

W&L Law students conduct a U.S. trial demonstration for colleagues at Hebron Law School.

Hannah Shtein is a 3L from Milwaulkee, Wisconsin. In this blog post, she describes the first leg of her trip to the middle east with the Access to Justice practicum, during which she an her fellow students visited Hebron University and conducted a mock U.S. trail for Palestinian law students.

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Inside the 3L Year: Marshall-Brennan Practicum Brings Constitution to High School

3L Katherine Moss in her classroom at William Fleming High School in Roanoke.

In this Q&A, 3L Katherine Moss describes her participation in the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Law Literacy Practicum teaching "street law" to high school students.

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Inside the 3L Year: Q&A on Access to Justice in the Middle East

Prof. Speedy Rice, at the podium, and W&L Law students conduct a mock trial for students at Hebron Law School,

In this Q&A, Professor Speedy Rice discusses the Access to Justice practicum and the class trip to Israel and Palestine that occurred in late November.

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What's Up in Lexington/Rockbridge, Exam Break Special

Don't miss the SPCA Open House on Sunday!

Our most roundup of events in the Lexington/Rockbridge area includes plenty of diversions to help relieve exam stress. Take a break!

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Immigrant Rights Clinic Wins Asylum for Nation’s ‘Most Famous Stateless Person’

Prof. David Baluarte

After 15 years in legal limbo, Mikhail Sebastian has been granted asylum in the U.S. thanks to the efforts of Washington and Lee law students and the Immigrant Rights Clinic.

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