When Feyisa Lilesa of Ethiopia took second in the Olympic marathon with his wrists crossed over his head, he brought the plight of Ethiopia’s Oromo people to the world stage.
Prof. Eggert comments on his former colleague at Arnold & Porter, "a consensus builder with a brilliant legal mind" who would be an "intellectual leader on the Court."
Christopher Seaman, associate professor at the School of Law, was quoted Dec. 4 in The Virginian-Pilot, the commonwealth’s largest newspaper, as an expert on trade secret law.
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 .
Washington and Lee law professor Joshua Fairfield addresses the implications of Apple Pay and digital wallet payment systems in a commentary in the New York Times.
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.
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.
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.
Ann Massie, professor emeritus at W&L's School of Law, has long been fascinated by the phrase "the separation of church and state"—both by the history of the concept and its practice in American law. Since a recent Supreme Court decision has added new urgency to the issue, she shared her scholarly findings on NPR affiliate WMRA's "Virginia Insight" show on Thursday, May 29.
In this audio, Christopher Seaman, assistant professor of law at Washington and Lee University, provides background on the U.S. Supreme Court decision in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission and assesses its impact.