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W&L Law’s J.D. King Receives Fulbright to Study Criminal Defense Role in Chile

Prof. J.D. King

Washington and Lee law professor J.D. King will spend the fall semester studying the evolution of criminal defense in Chile on a Fulbright Scholar Grant.

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W&L Law's Chris Seaman on the Supreme Court Decision in Campaign Finance Case (Audio)

Christopher Seaman

In this audio, Christopher Seaman, assistant professor of law at Washington and Lee University, provides background on the U.S. Supreme Court decision in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission and assesses its impact.

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W&L Law Students Release Legal Aid Report for Tanzania NGO

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Law students participating in the International Human Rights practicum last fall have released a report on their fact-finding mission to Tanzania to research access to legal aid.

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W&L Law Alumnus to Discuss Arab Spring

Ahmed Younis '04L

On Friday, March 28, Ahmed S. Younis '04L will speak on the role of the lawyer of the future and what questions the modern lawyer must answer to bring about global change.

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Transnational Law Institute Hosts Lecture on Post-Genocide Rwanda

Prof. Luc Reydams

On Tuesday, April 1, Washington and Lee School of Law will host Notre Dame professor Luc Reydams, who will speak on his paper "Let's be Friends: The United States, Post-Genocide Rwanda, and Victor's Justice in Arusha.

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Federal Judge Paul Niemeyer to Deliver Lewis F. Powell Jr. Lecture

Judge Paul V. Niemeyer

The Twelfth Annual Lewis F. Powell Jr. Lecture will be delivered by Paul V. Niemeyer, judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Judge Niemeyer's topic is "Revisiting the 1938 Rules Experiment."

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W&L Mourns Loss of Law Student Lara Gass ’14L

Lara Gass '14L

Washington and Lee University law student Lara D. Gass, a member of the Law Class of 2014, died in a multi-car accident on Tuesday, March 18, 2014. A candlelight vigil to remember Gass will be held on Wednesday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m. in front of Lee Chapel.

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JECE Spring Symposium on Environmental Justice This Friday

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The spring symposium of the Journal of Energy, Climate and the Environment will explore such issues as energy poverty, the responsibility to protect civilian populations, and the intersection of environmental movements and human rights.

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W&L Law’s Fraley Receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant to Ireland

Jill Fraley, assistant professor of law, Washington and Lee University

W&L Law professor Jill Fraley will spend next academic year in Ireland researching the development of property law in colonial Scotland and Ireland.

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W&L Law Hosts Panel Discussion on Women Practicing Law

Washington and Lee law school alumnus Rebecca Connelly of the Class of 1988

On March 24, WLSO, the Virginia Women Attorneys Association and the International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation – Virginia Network will sponsor a panel discussion titled "Women Practicing Law: Lessons and Perspectives Beyond the Textbook."

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