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W&L Law Review Publishes First-ever Disclosure of Facebook Internal Review Process

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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.

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Chief Justice Donald Lemons, Professor of Judicial Studies at W&L Law, Receives Legal Education Award

Justice Donald Lemons

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.

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Utah Lt. Gov. and W&L Law Alumnus Spencer Cox ‘01L Receives National Attention for Orlando Vigil Speech

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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.

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W&L Law Offers DC-based Cyber Law and Privacy Seminar with Future of Privacy Forum

Prof. Margaret Hu

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.

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William Toles ’92, ‘95L Named Top Lawyer in Dallas

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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.

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School of Law Honors Graduates at 2016 Commencement Ceremony

Commencement speaker Reggie Aggarwal '94L with President Ken Ruscio during the procession.

The Washington and Lee University School of Law celebrated its 161st commencement on Saturday, May 7, awarding 93 juris doctor degrees.

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W&L Law American Constitution Society Named Chapter of the Week

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The Washington and Lee University School of Law chapter of the American Constitution Society (ACS) has been named the “Student Chapter of the Week” for the week of May 2, 2015.

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Sam Calhoun Named Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics

Prof. Samuel W. Calhoun

Sam Calhoun, Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Washington and Lee University School of Law, has been named the Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics.

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Gail Deady ’11L Represents Transgender Student in Virginia Restroom Case

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Gail Deady, a member of the law class of 2011, played a role in the landmark Title IX ruling issued recently by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

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W&L Law Presents Alumni Awards during 2016 Reunion Celebration

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Walt Kelley ’77, ‘81L received the Outstanding Law Alumnus award and Neil Millhiser ‘11L received the 2016 Volunteer of the Year award.

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