In its 2014 Winter issue, PreLaw Magazine has recognized Washington and Lee's Black Lung Clinic as one of the top 15 most innovative law school clinics in the country.
Washington and Lee alumnus and trustee emeritus Robert J. Grey will be honored next year with the Spirit of Excellence Award from the American Bar Association's Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession.
Washington and Lee law professor James Moliterno, one of the foremost international experts in legal ethics and professionalism, has published a first ever book on lawyer ethics in the former Soviet Georgia.
Paul F. Kirgis, a professor at St. John's University School of Law and a 1994 graduate of the Washington and Lee University School of Law, has been selected to lead the University of Montana School of Law as dean.
The Hon. Pamela J. White received the Robert M. Bell Judge of the Year Award from the Maryland Access to Justice Commission in recognition of her efforts to "improve the ability of all Marylanders to access the courts or to get legal help in civil legal matters so they can benefit from the rights, protections, services and opportunities that the law provides."
Now in its 22nd year, the seminar will examine George Orwell's 1984, exploring its many implications for our current ideas of law, freedom, privacy, centralized power, democracy, and the power of literature.
The Hon. Robert E Payne '63, '67L, Senior Judge from the Eastern District of Virginia, and Washington and Lee School of Law Dean Nora Demleitner were honored as "Leaders in the Law" on Oct. 23 by Virginia Lawyers Weekly.
During this year's annual meeting of the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys, James W. Jennings Jr., a principal at Woods Rogers in Roanoke, Virginia, received the 2014 Excellence in Civil Litigation Award.
Phillip A. Goff, associate professor of social psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles (U.C.L.A.), will be the keynote speaker at the Implicit Bias Mini-Conference at Washington and Lee University on Thursday, Nov. 6, at 4:30 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons.
For the second year in a row The Law News, student newspaper at Washington and Lee University School of Law, has won the award for the finest law school newspaper in the country.