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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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W&L Law Students Release Human Rights Report on Early Marriage and Pregnancy in Tanzania

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Students in the International Human Rights Practicum at Washington and Lee School of Law travelled to Tanzania this fall to research the problem of early marriage and its effects on girls’ access to education. The results of the study have now been released in a 40 page human rights report.

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W&L Law’s Chris Seaman Co-authors Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Patent Case

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The brief, written with Prof. Jason Rantanen of the University of Iowa College of Law and filed with the Court on December 16, 2015, involves the legal standard for increasing damages awards in patent infringement cases.

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W&L Law’s Jill Fraley Wins AALS Scholarly Papers Competition

Jill Fraley, associate professor of law, Washington and Lee University

Fraley won the award, one of the most prestigious in legal education, for her paper “An Unwritten History of Waste Law.”

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W&L Law Prof. Victoria Sahani Appointed to Advisory Council for Legal Funding Association

Prof. Victoria Sahani

The Alliance for Responsible Consumer Legal Funding (ARC) has announced the appointment of Washington and Lee law professor Victoria Sahani to its advisory council.

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W&L Law Prof Christopher Bruner to Deliver Inaugural Bain Family Lecture

Prof. Christopher Bruner

On Nov. 19, Christopher Bruner, the William Donald Bain Family Professor of Corporate Law at Washington and Lee University School of Law, will deliver the inaugural chair lecture on "What Makes a Corporation a Corporation?"

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DC-Based Privacy Think Tank Future of Privacy Forum Partners with W&L Law

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New academic partnership will advance privacy scholarship, create business/academic ties, and Incubate tomorrow’s privacy lawyers.

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Annual Law and Literature Seminar to Explore McEwan’s “The Children Act”

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Washington and Lee University School of Law will host the 2015 Law and Literature Seminar on Nov. 6-7, exploring the new book from award winning author Ian McEwan.

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U.S. District Judge Richard Leon to Speak at W&L Law

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The Hon. Richard J. Leon, U.S. District Court Judge for the District of Columbia, will give a talk titled "Battle Hymn of a Federal District Judge."

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WLSO Symposium Explores Stereotypes in Law Practice

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This month, the Women Law Students Organization at Washington and Lee University School of Law will host the 2nd Annual Lara D. Gass Symposium on Women in the Law.

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