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Inside the 3L Year: Q&A on Access to Justice in the Middle East

Prof. Speedy Rice, at the podium, and W&L Law students conduct a mock trial for students at Hebron Law School,

In this Q&A, Professor Speedy Rice discusses the Access to Justice practicum and the class trip to Israel and Palestine that occurred in late November.

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What's Up in Lexington/Rockbridge, Exam Break Special

Don't miss the SPCA Open House on Sunday!

Our most roundup of events in the Lexington/Rockbridge area includes plenty of diversions to help relieve exam stress. Take a break!

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Immigrant Rights Clinic Wins Asylum for Nation’s ‘Most Famous Stateless Person’

Prof. David Baluarte

After 15 years in legal limbo, Mikhail Sebastian has been granted asylum in the U.S. thanks to the efforts of Washington and Lee law students and the Immigrant Rights Clinic.

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John Vlahoplus '83 to give talk about housing crisis Dec. 4

John Vlahoplus '83, director at Credit Suisse, will give a talk, "Left Behind: How the federal government and not-for-profits sacrificed American homeowners and renters in the recovery from the Great Recession," at 7:30 p.m. on Thurs., Dec. 4 in the Hillel House multipurpose room. Vlahoplus and his partners argued that in light of little federal […]

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Author John Grisham Turns to W&L Law Alumna for Help with Recent Novel

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When famous author John Grisham set about writing his most recent blockbuster, it wasn't long until his research led him to Mary Cromer '06L and the Appalachian Citizen's Law Center.

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W&L’s Black Lung Clinic Named one of Nation’s Most Innovative

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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.

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Inside the 3L Year: Jonathan Caulder on Turning Scholarship into Practice

The Appellate Advocacy class on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court.

3L Jonathan Caulder discusses how the innovative third-year curriculum at W&L gave him the unique chance to see scholarship and practice come together.

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Q&A with the Moot Court Board

Donavan Eason, Jimmy Pickle and Zach Wilkes (at right) escort Justice Alito (far left) on a campus tour.

Part of our ongoing series of Q&As with student leaders, Moot Court Board chair Donavan Eason and vice-chairs Jimmy Pickle and Zach Wilkes talk about why moot court competitions are a big part of the W&L experience.

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Robert Grey ‘76L to receive ABA Spirit of Excellence Award

Robert Grey '76L

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.

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What's Up in Lexington/Rockbridge, Time to Head Indoors

winter weather map

Here's the next installment of our roundup of events in the area, compiled by 3L Hannah Shtein. With winter weather on the way, may we recommend the Commons movies?

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