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W&L Law Review Symposium to Explore Mass Surveillance and Cybersecurity, Fallout from Snowden Revelations and NSA Spying

Prof. Margaret Hu

On Jan. 23-24, Washington and Lee School of Law will host a first of its kind symposium taking a 360 degree look at the legal, social, political and economic issues spawned by Edward Snowden's disclosures of the National Security Agency's spying and surveillance programs.

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Inside the 3L Year: Access to Justice Class Visits Ramallah

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Hannah Shtein is a 3L from Milwaulkee, Wisconsin. In this blog post, she describes the second leg of her trip to the middle east with the Access to Justice practicum, during which she an her fellow students visited Ramallah for a U.S. trial demonstration and visit a juvenile detention center.

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Roy L. Steinheimer Jr., Former W&L Law School Dean, Dies at 98

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Roy Lee Steinheimer Jr., the dean of the Washington and Lee University School of Law from 1968 to 1983, and the Robert E.R. Huntley Professor of Law Emeritus at W&L, died on Thursday, Jan. 8, in Lexington. He was 98. "Roy Steinheimer's deanship was a pivotal one for Washington and Lee's Law School," said W&L […]

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Sentencing and Immigration among Topics for W&L Law MLK Day Observance

Professor Kenneth Mack

Washington and Lee University School of Law will observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with panels on sentencing and immigration, as well as a keynote by Harvard Law professor Kenneth Mack.

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Inside the 3L Year: Marshall-Brennan Practicum Brings Constitution to High School

3L Katherine Moss in her classroom at William Fleming High School in Roanoke.

In this Q&A, 3L Katherine Moss describes her participation in the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Law Literacy Practicum teaching "street law" to high school students.

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Immigrant Rights Clinic Wins Asylum for Nation’s ‘Most Famous Stateless Person’

Prof. David Baluarte

After 15 years in legal limbo, Mikhail Sebastian has been granted asylum in the U.S. thanks to the efforts of Washington and Lee law students and the Immigrant Rights Clinic.

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Author John Grisham Turns to W&L Law Alumna for Help with Recent Novel

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When famous author John Grisham set about writing his most recent blockbuster, it wasn't long until his research led him to Mary Cromer '06L and the Appalachian Citizen's Law Center.

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W&L’s Black Lung Clinic Named one of Nation’s Most Innovative

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In its 2014 Winter issue, PreLaw Magazine has recognized Washington and Lee's Black Lung Clinic as one of the top 15 most innovative law school clinics in the country.

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Inside the 3L Year: Jonathan Caulder on Turning Scholarship into Practice

The Appellate Advocacy class on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court.

3L Jonathan Caulder discusses how the innovative third-year curriculum at W&L gave him the unique chance to see scholarship and practice come together.

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Q&A with the Moot Court Board

Donavan Eason, Jimmy Pickle and Zach Wilkes (at right) escort Justice Alito (far left) on a campus tour.

Part of our ongoing series of Q&As with student leaders, Moot Court Board chair Donavan Eason and vice-chairs Jimmy Pickle and Zach Wilkes talk about why moot court competitions are a big part of the W&L experience.

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