Category Archives: School of Law

W&L Law’s Margaret Hu Wins Young Scholar’s Award at Privacy Conference

Prof. Margaret Hu

Washington and Lee law professor Margaret Hu received the Young Scholar’s Award for her paper “Big Data Blacklisting,” which examines government use of database screening.

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W&L Law’s David Baluarte Joins Advisory Council of Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion

Prof. David Baluarte

Washington and Lee law professor David Baluarte has been named to the advisory council of the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion, an independent non-profit organization dedicated to promoting an integrated, human rights based response to the injustice of statelessness and exclusion.

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W&L Law’s Danforth Weighs in on Sweet Briar Case

Prof. Robert Danforth

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court of Virginia breathed new life into the fight to keep Sweet Briar College open. W&L law professor Robert Danforth co-authored an amicus brief in the case.

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New Study by W&L’s Susan Franck Examines Diversity in Legal Profession at International Level

Prof. Susan Franck

A new article by Washington and Lee University Law Professor Susan D. Franck is tackling some of the most topical issues in international arbitration and the legal profession in general.

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W&L Law Releases Updated Employment Data

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New data reported by the law school's Office of Career Strategy shows that a year after graduation over 80 percent of the law class of 2014 has secured a full-time, long-term J.D. required or J.D. preferred position, with an overall employment rate of 94 percent.

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W&L Law’s Brant Hellwig Publishes Book on U.S. Tax Court

Prof. Brant Hellwig

Washington and Lee law professor and incoming dean Brant Hellwig recently completed a manuscript detailing the historical evolution and jurisdiction of the United States Tax Court.

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W&L Receives Virginia Bar Access to Justice Awards

Katherine Moss '15L

Washington and Lee University has swept the 2015 summer access to justice awards given by the Virginia State Bar.

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W&L’s Russ Miller Analyzes New Developments in German Spying Scandal

Prof. Russell Miller

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 .

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Alumni in the News, May 2015

Cabell Youell '98L, Virginia Lawyers Weekly "Woman of the Year"

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."

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IRS Matching Grant Helps W&L Tax Clinic Serve Low-income Taxpayers

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

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.

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