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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.