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W&L Law Professor David Baluarte Awarded Fulbright for Statelessness Study

Prof. David Baluarte

Baluarte will conduct his research at the University of Buenos Aires Law School in Argentina, where he will study the stateless population and also will teach refugee and asylum law in his host school's immigration clinic.

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W&L Students Raise Funds to Help Area Families during Blizzard

Alan Carrillo '18L

W&L law student Alan Carrillo ‘18L launched a fundraising campaign ahead of the recent blizzard to help homeless families get out of the path of the storm.

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Death Penalty and Clemency Focus of W&L Law Review Symposium

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The annual Lara D. Gass Symposium at the Washington and Lee University School of Law will focus this year on the controversial case of Joseph M. Giarratano, using his story to explore the ethical, legal and public policy issues surrounding the use of the death penalty.

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Civil Rights Journal Symposium to Explore Policing in America

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The symposium, titled "Policing in America: Powers and Accountability," will take place on Jan. 28-29 in Sydney Lewis Hall on the grounds of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.

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W&L Law Students Release Human Rights Report on Early Marriage and Pregnancy in Tanzania

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Students in the International Human Rights Practicum at Washington and Lee School of Law travelled to Tanzania this fall to research the problem of early marriage and its effects on girls’ access to education. The results of the study have now been released in a 40 page human rights report.

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W&L Law’s Chris Seaman Co-authors Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Patent Case

Christopher Seaman

The brief, written with Prof. Jason Rantanen of the University of Iowa College of Law and filed with the Court on December 16, 2015, involves the legal standard for increasing damages awards in patent infringement cases.

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W&L Law’s Jill Fraley Wins AALS Scholarly Papers Competition

Jill Fraley, associate professor of law, Washington and Lee University

Fraley won the award, one of the most prestigious in legal education, for her paper “An Unwritten History of Waste Law.”

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W&L Law Prof. Victoria Sahani Appointed to Advisory Council for Legal Funding Association

Prof. Victoria Sahani

The Alliance for Responsible Consumer Legal Funding (ARC) has announced the appointment of Washington and Lee law professor Victoria Sahani to its advisory council.

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W&L Law Prof Christopher Bruner to Deliver Inaugural Bain Family Lecture

Prof. Christopher Bruner

On Nov. 19, Christopher Bruner, the William Donald Bain Family Professor of Corporate Law at Washington and Lee University School of Law, will deliver the inaugural chair lecture on "What Makes a Corporation a Corporation?"

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Event Cancelled: Lawyer, Author and Activist Linda Hirshman to speak at W&L Law

Linda Hirshman

Hirshman will discuss her latest book, “Sisters in Law,” which details the lives of Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first two-women to serve as U.S. Supreme Court Justices.

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