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Administrative Conference of the United States Adopts Recommendations Based on FOIA Study by W&L Law’s Mark Grunewald

Prof. Mark Grunewald

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.

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W&L 2014 Graduate Jordan Kearns Receives Fulbright Research Grant to Estonia

Jordan Kearns

Washington and Lee University 2014 graduate Jordan Kearns of Nicholasville, Ky., has received a Fulbright research grant to Estonia.

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W&L Law Professors Help Prepare New Doctors for the Witness Stand

Timothy MacDonnell, associate professor, Washington and Lee School of Law

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.

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School of Law Honors Graduates at 2014 Commencement Ceremony

Christopher Wolf '80L delivers remarks at Law Commencement 2014.

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.

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W&L Law Student Returns Home to Afghanistan to Promote Human Rights

Hussain Moin

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.

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W&L Law Honors Outstanding Alumnus and Volunteer of the Year

Reggie Aggarwal '94L

On April 12 during Alumni Weekend 2014, Washington and Lee School of Law announced the recipients of the Outstanding Alumus/a Award and the Volunteer of the Year Award.

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W&L Tax Clinic Receives IRS Grant for Seventh Straight Year

Michelle Drumbl, Associate Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Tax Clinic, Washington and Lee University School of Law

The Tax Clinic at the Washington and Lee University School of Law has been awarded a matching grant from the Internal Revenue Service's Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic program (LITC). This is the seventh straight year that the Tax Clinic has received federal dollars to support its efforts.

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W&L Law Alumnus Christopher Wolf, Pioneer in Internet Law, to Deliver Commencement Address

Christopher Wolf '80L

Christopher Wolf '80L, National Civil Rights Chair of the Anti-Defamation League and recipient of the law school's 2010 Outstanding Alumnus Award, will deliver this year's commencement address during the 2014 graduation exercises at Washington and Lee University School of Law.

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Inaugural Dance Festival Provides Opportunity for W&L Students

Davon Doane of Dance Theatre of Harlem (photo by Rachel Neville).

The Route 11 Dance Festival occurring May 5–10 in Lexington, Va., will provide a special opportunity for students at Washington and Lee University to manage the event and work directly with a nonprofit arts organization.

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W&L Law’s Johanna Bond Receives Fulbright to Study Legal Aid Access in Africa

Prof. Johanna Bond

Washington and Lee law professor Johanna Bond has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant to study access to legal aid in criminal proceedings in Tanzania and Zanzibar.

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