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W&L Law Student Newspaper Wins Top ABA Award for Second Straight Year

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For the second year in a row The Law News, student newspaper at Washington and Lee University School of Law, has won the award for the finest law school newspaper in the country.

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito presiding over W&L Moot Court Finals

Justice Samuel Alito

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, along with federal appeals court judges Diarmuid O'Scannlain and Albert Diaz, will judge this year's John W. Davis Appellate Advocacy competition.

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W&L Law Review Named Top 10 Journal by Article Submission Service ExpressO

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The Law Review placed 6th on the list of top 100 most popular law reviews chosen by authors using ExpressO and has capitalized on this ranking with the launch of a new website that greatly expands the journal's digital offerings.

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Trustee Jack Vardaman ‘62, Law Council Secretary Darlene Moore Honored by W&L Law

Honorees Jack Vardaman and Darlene Moore

Jack Vardaman '62, an emeritus member of the Washington and Lee Board of Trustees, was inducted recently as an honorary member of the Washington and Lee Chapter of Order of the Coif.

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W&L Law Student Lara Gass ‘14L Honored by Friends and Family during Philadelphia Half-Marathon

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Classmates of Washington and Lee law student Lara Gass, a member of the Law Class of 2014 who died in a car accident earlier this year, joined other friends and family in Philadelphia last Sunday to run a half marathon in her honor.

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Annual German Law in Context Seminar to Examine German-American Relations in the Wake of the NSA-Scandal

Dr. Konstantin von Notz

The 2014 German Law in Context program, now in its sixth year, will explore the German legal framework for privacy and intelligence gathering in the wake of the NSA spying scandal.

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Nathaniel Deutsch, Co-director of Center for Jewish Studies, to Lecture at W&L

Nathaniel Deutsch

Nathaniel Deutsch, professor of history at the University of California, Santa Cruz, where he is also co-director of the Center for Jewish Studies, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on Monday, Sept. 22, at 5 p.m. in Sydney Lewis Hall, classroom B.

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W&L Law's Josh Fairfield on Virtual Currency and the Digital Wallet Revolution

Prof. Joshua Fairfield

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.

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W&L Law’s Digital Repository Tops One Million Downloads

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Scholarly Commons, the online institutional repository at Washington and Lee University School of Law, hit one million downloads this month. W&L's archive is one of only 14 Digital Commons law repositories to break the million-download threshold.

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John McCardell ’71 to Deliver 2014 Hendricks Law and History Lecture

Dr. John McCardell '71

On September 18, John McCardell '71, vice chancellor of the University of the South, will deliver a lecture titled "The Civil War and the Constitutions(s)" for 2014 Hendricks Lecture in Law and History.

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