Margaret Howard has been tapped to lead a major empirical study for the American Bankruptcy Institute focusing on individual filers for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Washington and Lee third-year law student David Knoespel placed second in the 2012-13 writing competition for law students sponsored by the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers
Typhoon Haiyan didn't surprise anyone, so should government officials in the Philippines be held responsible for not doing more to prepare the country for the storm's onslaught?
Donovan Eason '15L and James Pickle '15L won the 2013 negotiations competition and Krystal Swendsboe '15L was named best oralist in the 2013 appellate advocacy competition.
On Nov. 7-8, Washington and Lee University School of Law will host a symposium exploring Roe v. Wade, the U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion.
On Nov.1-2, Washington and Lee University will host the 21st annual Law and Literature Seminar.
On Friday, Nov. 1, the W&L Journal of Energy, Climate, and the Environment will host a panel discussion on Uranium Mining in Virginia, a hot issue during the current governor's race.
Renowned author, academic and former Canadian politician will address "American Democracy, Human Rights, and the Use of Force."
Paul M. Smith, former law clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Lewis Powell '27, '31L, will discuss his role the gay rights case Lawrence v. Texas during a talk on Monday Oct. 21.
Utah native Spencer Cox, a 2001 alumnus of the Washington and Lee School of Law, has been selected by Utah Gov. Gary Herbert to serve as the state's new lieutenant governor.