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David Westin to Deliver Lewis F. Powell Jr. Lecture

David Westin

David Westin, former president of ABC News and a clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Lewis Powell, will speak on "Citizen Lewis Powell" for the thirteenth annual Lewis F. Powell Jr. Lecture.

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W&L BLSA Mock Trial Team Wins National Championship

Imani Hutty ‘15L, Ryan Redd ‘15L, Cristina Sacco ‘15L, Emelia Hall-Tuisawau ‘16L

The Black Law Students Association mock trial team from the Washington and Lee University School of Law won the national championship this past weekend at the 2015 National Black Law Students Association Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition.

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Judge James E. Baker to Give Talk on Intelligence, Law and Ethics at W&L

James E. Baker

James E. Baker, chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, will give a talk at Washington and Lee University at 4 p.m. on March 31. The talk will take place in Classroom A at W&L's School of Law.

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W&L Law Professor Christopher Bruner Named to Bain Family Professorship

Prof. Christopher Bruner

Christopher Bruner, professor of law at Washington and Lee University School of Law, has been named as the inaugural holder of the William Donald Bain Family Professorship of Corporate Law.

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Washington and Lee School of Law Celebrates 40 years of Women Graduates

Lara Gass '14L

Washington and Lee University School of Law, in conjunction with the Women Law Students Organization, is proud to announce the 1st Annual Lara D. Gass Women in the Law Symposium.

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Wall Street Journal Cites Law Professor’s Work on Dispute Resolution Controversy

Prof. Susan Franck

The debate over President Obama’s trade ambitions in the Pacific centers on investment-treaty dispute resolution, a core area of research for Washington and Lee law professor Susan Franck.

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Jon Caulder ’15L Wins ABA Antitrust Writing Competition

Jon Caulder '15L

Jon Caulder '15L won the 2015 ABA Section of Antitrust Law Student Writing Competition for his note examining the recent circuit court split regarding how borrowers can validly exercise their right of rescission under the Truth in Lending Act

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The Hon. Jerrauld C. Jones ’80 Receives Harry L. Carrico Professionalism Award

The Hon. Jerrauld C. Jones ’80L (center), his wife, Lynn Simons Jones (left), and their son, Jerrauld “Jay” Jones (right).

On Friday, Feb. 13, The Hon. Jerrauld C. Jones, a 1980 graduate of the Washington and Lee University School of Law, received the 2015 Harry L. Carrico Professionalism Award from the The Virginia State Bar Criminal Law Section. Jerrauld sits on the Circuit Court of the City of Norfolk.

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Brant Hellwig Named Next Dean of W&L Law

Prof. Brant Hellwig

Washington and Lee University President Kenneth P. Ruscio has announced the appointment of Brant Hellwig, professor of law at Washington and Lee University and an expert in the field of federal taxation, as dean of the W&L School of Law, effective July 1, 2015.

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W&L Team Wins Inaugural Global Antitrust Invitational Moot Court Competition

David Johnson '15L and Kyle Virtue '15L following the Global Antitrust Invitational.

David Johnson, Kyle Virtue, and Matthew Hale were awarded first place and also won the award for best brief at the first-ever moot court competition devoted exclusively to antitrust law.

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