Roanoke attorney John Fishwick, who graduated from Washington and Lee University’s School of Law in 1983, was confirmed as U.S. attorney for the Western District of Virginia by the U.S. Senate, and sworn in on Dec. 21, as reported in the Dec. 21 issue of The Roanoke Times.
Robert Edward Royall Huntley, president of Washington and Lee University from 1968 to 1983, died on Dec. 10, 2015, in Lexington. He was 86.
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?"
New academic partnership will advance privacy scholarship, create business/academic ties, and Incubate tomorrow’s privacy lawyers.
Washington and Lee University School of Law will host the 2015 Law and Literature Seminar on Nov. 6-7, exploring the new book from award winning author Ian McEwan.
The Hon. Richard J. Leon, U.S. District Court Judge for the District of Columbia, will give a talk titled "Battle Hymn of a Federal District Judge."
This month, the Women Law Students Organization at Washington and Lee University School of Law will host the 2nd Annual Lara D. Gass Symposium on Women in the Law.
On Friday, Oct. 2, USAToday reported that Michael Missal, a 1978 graduate of Washington and Lee University, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to be the inspector general of the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs.
The title of Sharfstein’s talk is "Thunder in the Mountains: Chief Joseph’s Encounter with the Administrative State after Reconstruction.”
On Sept. 28, faculty at Washington and Lee University will discuss several of the most compelling cases on the 2015-16 U.S. Supreme Court docket, including the affirmative action case Fisher v. Texas.