Washington and Lee law professor Russ Miller was quoted extensively in a Christian Science Monitor report on the furor over Germany's cooperation with NSA spying operations .
A roundup of law alumni in the news recently, including gubernatorial appointments, a new U.S. attorney, and VA Lawyers Weekly's "Woman of the Year."
For the eighth straight year, the Tax Clinic at the Washington and Lee University School of Law has been awarded a matching grant from the Internal Revenue Service's Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic program.
The Washington and Lee University School of Law celebrated its 160th commencement on Saturday, May 9, awarding 174 juris doctor degrees.
The Virginia State Bar has named Washington and Lee University law student Katherine Moss as the recipient of the Oliver White Hill Law Student Pro Bono Award for her extensive pro bono work in indigent criminal defense, and specifically indigent death penalty defense.
Ashley Waterbury, a third-year law student at Washington and Lee University, took first place in the 2015 Richmond Bar Association Business Law Section writing competition for a practice note on joint ventures between hospitals and insurers.
The special consultative status, currently granted to only three other educational institutions in the U.S., gives W&L the ability to participate and comment on the UN's ECOSOC law and policy making process.
Shelley Moore Capito, U.S. Senator for West Virginia, will deliver this year's commencement address during the 2015 graduation exercises at Washington and Lee University School of Law.
Angelica Light '75L received the Outstanding Alumna Award and William Toles '92, '95L received the Volunteer of the Year Award.
Washington and Lee law professor Susan Franck has been named to the Executive Council of the American Society of International Law. She is also chair-elect of the Academic Council for the Institute for Transnational Arbitration.