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W&L Law Welcomes New Dean for Administration and Student Affairs

Paul Rollins

Paul B. Rollins has joined Washington and Lee University School of Law as the new associate dean for administration and student affairs.

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W&L Law Professor David Bruck Appointed to Lead Defense Team for Dylan Roof

David Bruck

The federal judge overseeing the case of Dylan Roof has approved the request by his attorneys to add Washington and Lee law professor and death penalty specialist David Bruck to the defense team in the case.

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W&L Law Announces Campaign and Annual Fund Success

Washington and Lee Law School Logo

Washington and Lee School of Law concluded a seven-year capital campaign on June 30, exceeding its $35 million goal by over $2.6 million. The school also set a record for its 2014-15 Law Annual Fund.

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W&L Senior Awarded Fellowship from Virginia SPJ,SDX Educational Foundation

Athena Cao '16

Athena (Yue) Cao, a rising senior from Beijing, China, has been awarded one of two 2015 journalism summer fellowships from the Virginia SPJ,SDX Educational Foundation.

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W&L Law’s Margaret Hu Wins Young Scholar’s Award at Privacy Conference

Prof. Margaret Hu

Washington and Lee law professor Margaret Hu received the Young Scholar’s Award for her paper “Big Data Blacklisting,” which examines government use of database screening.

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W&L Law’s David Baluarte Joins Advisory Council of Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion

Prof. David Baluarte

Washington and Lee law professor David Baluarte has been named to the advisory council of the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion, an independent non-profit organization dedicated to promoting an integrated, human rights based response to the injustice of statelessness and exclusion.

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W&L Law’s Danforth Weighs in on Sweet Briar Case

Prof. Robert Danforth

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court of Virginia breathed new life into the fight to keep Sweet Briar College open. W&L law professor Robert Danforth co-authored an amicus brief in the case.

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Silliman: Project-Based Learning

by Mary Elizabeth Silliman "College is no longer about acquiring knowledge, but rather about knowing when, why, and how to use it," said the provost of Washington and Lee University in his lecture about the ever changing system of higher education. Daniel A. Wubah makes a great point; back when finding information was labor intensive […]

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New Study by W&L’s Susan Franck Examines Diversity in Legal Profession at International Level

Prof. Susan Franck

A new article by Washington and Lee University Law Professor Susan D. Franck is tackling some of the most topical issues in international arbitration and the legal profession in general.

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Von Hassell: How Not to Graduate College in Three Years

by Christian von Hassell I am someone who gets anxious in the classroom. So, last summer, just before I started my junior year at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA, I decided that this year would be my last. After a very, very busy year, I have slowly come to realize how incredibly ill-suited […]

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