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W&L Law Welcomes New Dean for Administration and Student Affairs

Paul Rollins

Paul B. Rollins has joined Washington and Lee University School of Law as the new associate dean for administration and student affairs.

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W&L Law Professor David Bruck Appointed to Lead Defense Team for Dylan Roof

David Bruck

The federal judge overseeing the case of Dylan Roof has approved the request by his attorneys to add Washington and Lee law professor and death penalty specialist David Bruck to the defense team in the case.

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W&L Law’s Margaret Howard Receives Inaugural Braucher Award from ABI

Prof. Margaret Howard

Washington and Lee law professor Margaret Howard has been unanimously elected to be the inaugural recipient of the Jean Braucher Memorial Award from the American Bankruptcy Institute.

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W&L Law Announces Campaign and Annual Fund Success

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Washington and Lee School of Law concluded a seven-year capital campaign on June 30, exceeding its $35 million goal by over $2.6 million. The school also set a record for its 2014-15 Law Annual Fund.

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W&L Law’s Margaret Hu Wins Young Scholar’s Award at Privacy Conference

Prof. Margaret Hu

Washington and Lee law professor Margaret Hu received the Young Scholar’s Award for her paper “Big Data Blacklisting,” which examines government use of database screening.

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W&L Law’s David Baluarte Joins Advisory Council of Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion

Prof. David Baluarte

Washington and Lee law professor David Baluarte has been named to the advisory council of the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion, an independent non-profit organization dedicated to promoting an integrated, human rights based response to the injustice of statelessness and exclusion.

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W&L Law’s Danforth Weighs in on Sweet Briar Case

Prof. Robert Danforth

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court of Virginia breathed new life into the fight to keep Sweet Briar College open. W&L law professor Robert Danforth co-authored an amicus brief in the case.

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New Study by W&L’s Susan Franck Examines Diversity in Legal Profession at International Level

Prof. Susan Franck

A new article by Washington and Lee University Law Professor Susan D. Franck is tackling some of the most topical issues in international arbitration and the legal profession in general.

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W&L Law Releases Updated Employment Data

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New data reported by the law school's Office of Career Strategy shows that a year after graduation over 80 percent of the law class of 2014 has secured a full-time, long-term J.D. required or J.D. preferred position, with an overall employment rate of 94 percent.

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W&L Law’s Brant Hellwig Publishes Book on U.S. Tax Court

Prof. Brant Hellwig

Washington and Lee law professor and incoming dean Brant Hellwig recently completed a manuscript detailing the historical evolution and jurisdiction of the United States Tax Court.

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