Author Archives: Peter Jetton

W&L’s Black Lung Clinic Named one of Nation’s Most Innovative

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In its 2014 Winter issue, PreLaw Magazine has recognized Washington and Lee's Black Lung Clinic as one of the top 15 most innovative law school clinics in the country.

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Inside the 3L Year: Jonathan Caulder on Turning Scholarship into Practice

The Appellate Advocacy class on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court.

3L Jonathan Caulder discusses how the innovative third-year curriculum at W&L gave him the unique chance to see scholarship and practice come together.

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Q&A with the Moot Court Board

Donavan Eason, Jimmy Pickle and Zach Wilkes (at right) escort Justice Alito (far left) on a campus tour.

Part of our ongoing series of Q&As with student leaders, Moot Court Board chair Donavan Eason and vice-chairs Jimmy Pickle and Zach Wilkes talk about why moot court competitions are a big part of the W&L experience.

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Robert Grey ‘76L to receive ABA Spirit of Excellence Award

Robert Grey '76L

Washington and Lee alumnus and trustee emeritus Robert J. Grey will be honored next year with the Spirit of Excellence Award from the American Bar Association's Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession.

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What's Up in Lexington/Rockbridge, Time to Head Indoors

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Here's the next installment of our roundup of events in the area, compiled by 3L Hannah Shtein. With winter weather on the way, may we recommend the Commons movies?

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W&L Law’s Moliterno Publishes First Legal Ethics Book in Former Soviet Country

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Washington and Lee law professor James Moliterno, one of the foremost international experts in legal ethics and professionalism, has published a first ever book on lawyer ethics in the former Soviet Georgia.

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W&L Law Alumnus Paul Kirgis ‘94L Named Dean at Montana Law

Paul Kirgis '94L

Paul F. Kirgis, a professor at St. John's University School of Law and a 1994 graduate of the Washington and Lee University School of Law, has been selected to lead the University of Montana School of Law as dean.

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Why W&L Law: Gabriella Alonso on "the Moment"

Gabriella Alonso '17L

In the final post our Why W&L Law blog series, Gabriella Alonso, a graduate of the University of Idaho from Meridian, ID, writes about the moment she knew W&L Law was the school for her.

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Why W&L Law: Chi Ewusi on How a Whim Became a Sure Thing

Chi Ewusi '17L

We asked several of our 1L students to discuss their decision to attend W&L Law. Chi Ewusi, a graduate of the University of Phoenix from Moorestown, NJ, writes about how the innovative curriculum and personalized approach won her over.

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Why W&L Law: 1L Brent Phipps on the W&L Community

Brent Phipps '17L

We asked several of our 1L students to discuss their decision to attend W&L Law. Brent Phipps, a graduate of George Washington University from Washington, DC, explains how the W&L community made his choice an easy one.

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