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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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Robert Grey ‘76L to receive ABA Spirit of Excellence Award

Robert Grey '76L

Washington and Lee alumnus and trustee emeritus Robert J. Grey will be honored next year with the Spirit of Excellence Award from the American Bar Association's Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession.

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W&L Law’s Moliterno Publishes First Legal Ethics Book in Former Soviet Country

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Washington and Lee law professor James Moliterno, one of the foremost international experts in legal ethics and professionalism, has published a first ever book on lawyer ethics in the former Soviet Georgia.

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W&L Law Alumnus Paul Kirgis ‘94L Named Dean at Montana Law

Paul Kirgis '94L

Paul F. Kirgis, a professor at St. John's University School of Law and a 1994 graduate of the Washington and Lee University School of Law, has been selected to lead the University of Montana School of Law as dean.

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Judge of the Year Award: The Hon. Pamela J. White '77L

The Hon. Pam White '77L gives a talk in Sydney Lewis Hall.

The Hon. Pamela J. White received the Robert M. Bell Judge of the Year Award from the Maryland Access to Justice Commission in recognition of her efforts to "improve the ability of all Marylanders to access the courts or to get legal help in civil legal matters so they can benefit from the rights, protections, services and opportunities that the law provides."

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Annual Law and Literature Seminar to Explore Orwell’s 1984

Prof. Margaret Hu

Now in its 22nd year, the seminar will examine George Orwell's 1984, exploring its many implications for our current ideas of law, freedom, privacy, centralized power, democracy, and the power of literature.

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Q&A with WLSO Presidents Thayer Case and Madeline Morcelle

Madelin Morcelle '15 and Thayer Case '15

Part of our ongoing series of Q&As with student leaders, Thayer Case and Madeline Morcelle, co-presidents of the Women Law Students Organization, discuss the importance of participating in activities outside the classroom and what WLSO has planned for the coming year.

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Hon. Robert Payne '63, '67L and W&L Law Dean Named Leaders in the Law

Dean Nora Demleitner

The Hon. Robert E Payne '63, '67L, Senior Judge from the Eastern District of Virginia, and Washington and Lee School of Law Dean Nora Demleitner were honored as "Leaders in the Law" on Oct. 23 by Virginia Lawyers Weekly.

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