Category Archives: Commentary

Mark Rush Talks Baseball on May 3

Mark Rush

Mark Rush, W&L politics and law professor, will be the special guest on the "Sports Palooza Radio Show" May 3 from 7-9 p.m.

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W&L's Drumbl Gives Tax Advice on WalletHub

Michelle Drumbl, Associate Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Tax Clinic, Washington and Lee University School of Law

Michelle Drumbl, associate clinical professor of law and director of the Tax Clinic in Washington and Lee's School of Law, gives advice on WalletHub to people who do not have the funds to pay their tax obligations.

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W&L's Drumbl on CNN.com: "The Truth About Child Soldiers"

Mark Drumbl, Washington and Lee University School of Law

Mark Drumbl, the Class of 1975 Alumni Professor and director of the Transnational Law Institute at the Washington and Lee University School of Law, published a March 19 opinion piece, "The Truth About Child Soliders," on cnn.com.

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Thoughts on Lincoln

Lucas Morel, professor of politics and Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics

This past Saturday, Lucas Morel, the Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics and Politics at Washington and Lee University, was part of the 150th celebration of President Lincoln's Second Inaugural Speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.

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Roger Mudd '50 Accepts Philanthropy Award from the Council of Independent Colleges

Roger Mudd

Roger H. Mudd, a 1950 graduate of Washington and Lee University and an award-winning journalist, received the Award for Individual Philanthropy from the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) at its annual awards banquet Jan. 6 in San Diego, California. Watch the video and transcript of his acceptance speech.

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Who will run for president in 2016?

Mark Rush

Mark Rush, Stanley D. and Nikki Waxberg Professor of Politics and Law, writes about potential presidential candidates in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

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The Hobbit: Heroism for Our Age

Mark Conner, associate provost and Ballengee Professor of English, Washington and Lee University

Peter Jackson's concluding film in his Hobbit trilogy is a fitting conclusion to the way he has conceived and rendered J.R.R. Tolkien's classic novel.

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The Culture of Victim Blaming

Michelle Brock

Michelle Brock, assistant professor of history at Washington and Lee University, examines the culture of victim blaming in a guest blog for the Global Justice Academy website.

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W&L's Myers Discusses Southern Unionists on Virginia Insight

Barton A. Myers

Barton Myers, assistant professor of history at Washington and Lee University, appeared on NPR affiliate WMRA's "Virginia Insight" show on Monday, Dec. 15, to discuss "Southern Unionists," or Southerners who opposed secession during the Civil War.

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W&L's Lind Discusses Holiday Television Specials on "Virginia Insight"

Stephen Lind

W&L's Stephen Lind appeared on NPR affiliate WMRA's "Virginia Insight" show on Monday, Dec. 1, to discuss television's top holiday specials and why they're so enduring.

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