Category Archives: School of Law

John Fishwick ’83L Confirmed as U.S. Attorney for Western District

John Fishwick '83L

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.

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Robert E.R. Huntley, Former President of Washington and Lee University, Dies at 86

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Robert Edward Royall Huntley, president of Washington and Lee University from 1968 to 1983, died on Dec. 10, 2015, in Lexington. He was 86.

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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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DC-Based Privacy Think Tank Future of Privacy Forum Partners with W&L Law

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New academic partnership will advance privacy scholarship, create business/academic ties, and Incubate tomorrow’s privacy lawyers.

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Annual Law and Literature Seminar to Explore McEwan’s “The Children Act”

Ian McEwan

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.

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U.S. District Judge Richard Leon to Speak at W&L Law

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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."

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WLSO Symposium Explores Stereotypes in Law Practice

Lara Gass '14L

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.

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Mike Missal ’78 Tapped As New Inspector General of Veterans Affairs

Mike Missal ’78

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.

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Daniel Sharfstein to Deliver 2015 Hendricks Law and History Lecture

Prof. Daniel Sharfstein

The title of Sharfstein’s talk is "Thunder in the Mountains: Chief Joseph’s Encounter with the Administrative State after Reconstruction.”

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Annual Supreme Court Preview Examines Key Cases on High Court Docket

Ann Massie

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.

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