Category Archives: School of Law

What's Up in Lexington/Rockbridge, It's Barrister's Ball

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Feb Club comes to a close with "Law Prom." It's time for Barrister's Ball!

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Brant Hellwig Named Next Dean of W&L Law

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Washington and Lee University President Kenneth P. Ruscio has announced the appointment of Brant Hellwig, professor of law at Washington and Lee University and an expert in the field of federal taxation, as dean of the W&L School of Law, effective July 1, 2015.

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W&L Team Wins Inaugural Global Antitrust Invitational Moot Court Competition

David Johnson '15L and Kyle Virtue '15L following the Global Antitrust Invitational.

David Johnson, Kyle Virtue, and Matthew Hale were awarded first place and also won the award for best brief at the first-ever moot court competition devoted exclusively to antitrust law.

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What's Up in Lexington/Rockbridge, Mardi Gras?

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It maybe below zero outside, but Mardi Gras-Lexington Edition-is on! And it's restaurant week!

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Symposium on the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to be Held at Washington and Lee University School of Law

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Hina Shamsi, director of the ACLU's National Security Project, will be the Friday luncheon keynote speaker at a symposium on the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and The Voting Rights Act of 1965: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue on Feb. 19-20 at the Millhiser Moot Court Room in the Washington and Lee School of Law.

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W&L Named a Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars

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Washington and Lee University has been named to the list of American colleges and universities that produced the most 2014-15 U.S. Fulbright Scholars. Three legal scholars from W&L won Fulbright grants for 2014-15, making the university one of only six bachelor's institutions nationwide to produce that many.

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W&L BLSA Moot Court Teams Compete at Regionals, Advance to Nationals

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For the fourth straight year, moot court and mock trial teams from W&L advanced to nationals following the Black Law Students Association Mid-Atlantic regional competition.

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Energy Journal Symposium Looks at Water Resources and Corporate Responsibility

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On February 13, 2015, the Washington and Lee Journal of Energy, Climate, and the Environment will host a symposium to address the role of corporate social responsibility in protecting water sources.

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Former NSA Director’s Keynote at W&L Law Symposium on Mass Surveillance, Cybersecurity Draws Analysis from The Atlantic

Gen. Michael Hayden, former director of the NSA and the CIA, delivering the keynote address at the Lara Gass Law Review Symposium.

Michael Hayden, former director of the National Security Agency, told a Millhiser Moot Court Room audience Jan. 23 that the totality of circumstances at a given time can change the interpretation of constitutional protections under the law.

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What's Up in Lexington/Rockbridge, PAD Auction and More

Simon Levy (second from left), associate professor of computer science, flies a drone with his summer research students (l. to r.) Olivier Mahame '14, Bipeen Acharya '15 and Suraj Bajracharya '14.

Here's the next installment of our roundup of events in the Lexington and Rockbridge area, compiled by 3L Hannah Shtein. You'll have choices to make, with live music at the local breweries and the always popular law school charity auction. Plus drones!

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