Washington and Lee law professor and international law expert Mark Drumbl says tragic downing of Malaysia Flight 17 raises some serious questions for international law, such as whether Russia can be held responsible for the activities of the pro-Russian militia in Ukraine.
Yasin Amba, a rising 2L at Washington and Lee School of Law, received one of eight diversity scholarships awarded this summer by the law firm McGuireWoods.
Washington and Lee Law Professor Christopher Bruner will direct the Frances Lewis Law Center, the independently funded faculty research and support arm of W&L Law.
Sydney Lewis Hall, the home of Washington and Lee University School of Law since 1976, will undergo a dramatic renovation beginning this summer. Plans include more flexible space for student collaboration and study and an improved entry sequence for the building.
Washington and Lee law professor Russell Miller testified this month before a German Parliamentary committee investigating the so-called "NSA Affair." The Special Committee of Inquiry was convened in the wake of revelations by NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
At its Plenary Session in Washington, D.C., the Administrative Conference of the United States adopted a set of recommendations concerning FOIA dispute resolution based upon a study conducted by Washington and Lee law professor Mark H. Grunewald.
Ann Massie, professor emeritus at W&L's School of Law, has long been fascinated by the phrase "the separation of church and state"—both by the history of the concept and its practice in American law. Since a recent Supreme Court decision has added new urgency to the issue, she shared her scholarly findings on NPR affiliate WMRA's "Virginia Insight" show on Thursday, May 29.
The inaugural graduating class from the Virginia Tech Carilion Medical School received some special training recently from Washington and Lee law professors, namely, how to be an effective witness.
The Washington and Lee University School of Law celebrated its 159th commencement on Saturday, May 10, awarding 126 juris doctor degrees, one master of laws degree, and an honorary degree in memory of Lara Gass.
Hussain Moin, an LL.M. student at Washington and Lee University School of Law who will graduate May 10, says he is motivated by more than just himself and his family—he has the chance to affect a whole country's well being.