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.
Johanna Bond, professor of law at Washington and Lee University School of Law, has been appointed associate dean for academic affairs by Dean Brant Hellwig.
Linda Klein, a 1983 graduate of Washington and Lee's School of Law, becomes the seventh W&L Law alumnus to lead the ABA.
Lyman Johnson, Robert O. Bentley Professor of Law at Washington and Lee University School of Law, served as an expert witness in the recently settled bankruptcy case against Jon Corzine and the commodities firm MF Global.
As the Freedom of Information Act nears its 50th anniversary, Washington and Lee law professor Mark H. Grunewald has announced the completion of the first phase of interviews for an oral history project commemorating FOIA, which was signed by President Johnson on July 4, 1966.
Facebook analysts chose the Washington and Lee Law Review to share for the first time a study describing their internal research review and privacy review process.
Donald Lemons, Chief Justice of the Virginia Supreme Court and Professor at Washington and Lee University School of Law, is the 2016 recipient of the William R. Rakes Leadership in Education Award.
Spencer Cox, a 2001 graduate of Washington and Lee University School of Law and Lt. Governor of the State of Utah, is receiving national attention for a speech he delivered on Monday in Salt Lake City at a vigil for the victims of the Orlando shooting.
The course will be co-taught by Prof. Margaret Hu and Jules Polonetsky, CEO of the Future of Privacy Forum and will examine how the expanding role of the internet, big data, e-commerce, social media, and wearable technology has strained preexisting regulatory and constitutional legal frameworks.
William Toles, a 1992 graduate of the College and a 1995 graduate of the School of Law, was named a “Best Lawyer in Dallas” by D Magazine.