Category Archives: School of Law

Justice Donald Lemons, Professor of Judicial Studies at W&L Law, Elected Chief Justice of Virginia Supreme Court

Justice Donald Lemons

The Justices of the Supreme Court of Virginia have elected Justice Donald W. Lemons as Chief Justice. Since 2008, Justice Lemons has served as Distinguished Professor of Judicial Studies at Washington and Lee University School of Law.

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W&L Law's Chris Seaman On Redskins Trademark Decision

Chris Seaman

Washington and Lee law professor Chris Seaman talks to Virginia Business about the recent decision canceling six of the federal trademark registrations held by the Washington Redskins.

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From the Magazine: Cybersecurity, Privacy and the Law

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Big Data, big questions. Faculty and alumni weigh in on cybersecurity and privacy in the feature story from the summer issue of the W&L Law Alumni magazine.

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Big Moves for Two W&L Law Alumnae

Andrea Wahlquist '95L

Two Washington and Lee University School of Law graduates were featured in the national legal press for major career moves.

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W&L International Law Expert Examines Russia’s Responsibility for Downed Malaysia Flight (Video)

Mark Drumbl, professor of law, Washington and Lee University

Washington and Lee law professor and international law expert Mark Drumbl says tragic downing of Malaysia Flight 17 raises some serious questions for international law, such as whether Russia can be held responsible for the activities of the pro-Russian militia in Ukraine.

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Yasin Amba ‘16L Wins McGuireWoods Diversity Scholarship

Yasin Amba '16L

Yasin Amba, a rising 2L at Washington and Lee School of Law, received one of eight diversity scholarships awarded this summer by the law firm McGuireWoods.

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Jost Featured by WalletHub on Rates of Uninsured States Before and After Obamacare

Tim Jost

Timothy S. Jost, the Robert L. Willett Family Professor of Law, was recently featured by WalletHub, an online financial information source for consumers and small businesses, commenting on a recent study examining the Rates of Uninsured by State before and after Obamacare.

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Jost: Courts Won’t Void the Affordable Care Act Over Semantics

Timothy Jost, Robert L. Willett Family Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University

Timothy S. Jost, the Robert L. Willett Family Professor of Law at Washington and Lee's School of Law, published a guest column in the July 10, 2014, Washington Post about lawsuits asking the courts to invalidate the Affordable Care Act. Jost concludes the lawsuits will not succeed.

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W&L Law Prof. Christopher Bruner Named Director of the Lewis Law Center

Prof. Christopher Bruner

Washington and Lee Law Professor Christopher Bruner will direct the Frances Lewis Law Center, the independently funded faculty research and support arm of W&L Law.

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W&L Law Building Renovation to Commence Summer 2014

An artist's rendition of the parking lot entry to Sydney Lewis Hall (image courtesy BCWH Architects)

Sydney Lewis Hall, the home of Washington and Lee University School of Law since 1976, will undergo a dramatic renovation beginning this summer. Plans include more flexible space for student collaboration and study and an improved entry sequence for the building.

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