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W&L Law Team Wins Energy and Sustainable Development Moot Court Competition

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Washington and Lee School of Law students Max Gottlieb ‘17L, Jenna Lorence ‘17L and Bo Mahr ‘17L won the sixth annual National Energy and Sustainable Development Moot Court Competition this weekend, hosted by West Virginia University College of Law.

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U.S. Appeals Court for the Federal Circuit to Hear Cases at W&L Law

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On Wednesday, March 23, Washington and Lee School of Law will host the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit for oral argument in three cases.

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Auto Recall Bill Named in Honor of W&L Law Student Moves Closer to Becoming Law

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The bill, named for Lara Gass '14L, would require auto makers in Tennessee to repair any vehicle with an open recall before selling or renting the car.

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BLSA Wins Small Chapter of the Year, Mock Trial Headed to Nationals

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The Washington and Lee School of Law Black Law Students Association (BLSA) mock trial team has moved one step closer to repeating as national champions and also brought home the award for small chapter of the year.

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Craig Wood '84L Receives 2016 William J. Brennan Jr. Award

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The award recognizes Wood for his 30-year career as a lawyer and for more than two decades of teaching in the National Trial Advocacy College at the University of Virginia School of Law.

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W&L Law Professor David Baluarte Awarded Fulbright for Statelessness Study

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Baluarte will conduct his research at the University of Buenos Aires Law School in Argentina, where he will study the stateless population and also will teach refugee and asylum law in his host school's immigration clinic.

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W&L Students Raise Funds to Help Area Families during Blizzard

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W&L law student Alan Carrillo ‘18L launched a fundraising campaign ahead of the recent blizzard to help homeless families get out of the path of the storm.

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Lisa Hedrick ’08L Named Richmond Bar Association’s Young Lawyer of the Year

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Lisa J. Hedrick, a member of the law class of 2008 and a partner in the firm of Hirschler Fleischer, has been named the 2016 Young Lawyer of the Year by the Richmond Bar Association.

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Death Penalty and Clemency Focus of W&L Law Review Symposium

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The annual Lara D. Gass Symposium at the Washington and Lee University School of Law will focus this year on the controversial case of Joseph M. Giarratano, using his story to explore the ethical, legal and public policy issues surrounding the use of the death penalty.

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Civil Rights Journal Symposium to Explore Policing in America

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The symposium, titled "Policing in America: Powers and Accountability," will take place on Jan. 28-29 in Sydney Lewis Hall on the grounds of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.

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