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Sentencing and Immigration among Topics for W&L Law MLK Day Observance

Professor Kenneth Mack

Washington and Lee University School of Law will observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with panels on sentencing and immigration, as well as a keynote by Harvard Law professor Kenneth Mack.

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Inside the 3L Year: Access to Justice Class Visits Hebron

W&L Law students conduct a U.S. trial demonstration for colleagues at Hebron Law School.

Hannah Shtein is a 3L from Milwaulkee, Wisconsin. In this blog post, she describes the first leg of her trip to the middle east with the Access to Justice practicum, during which she an her fellow students visited Hebron University and conducted a mock U.S. trail for Palestinian law students.

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Visit the Reeves Center and Watson Pavilion During Lee Chapel Renovations

Reeves Center commemorates the Diamond Jubilee with exhibition

During the Lee Chapel renovations, the Lee Chapel staff would like to invite the community to visit the Reeves Center and Watson Pavilion to explore their galleries. The Watson Pavilion will host the portraits from the Washington-Custis-Lee Collection, a student curated ceramics exhibit, a Japanese tea room and a pop up museum shop. The Reeves Center houses the 4th largest ceramics collection in the United States.

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W&L Website and Other Online Services Unavailable on Friday Evening, Jan. 2

The W&L website, faculty/staff e-mail, WebAdvisor and virtually all online services, including the campus connection to the Internet, will be unavailable from 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 2 until about 1 a.m. Saturday Jan. 3 during emergency maintenance at the Richard A. Peterson data center. Planned maintenance Friday morning on The Stable, the virtual desktop and streaming service, has been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Inside the 3L Year: Marshall-Brennan Practicum Brings Constitution to High School

3L Katherine Moss in her classroom at William Fleming High School in Roanoke.

In this Q&A, 3L Katherine Moss describes her participation in the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Law Literacy Practicum teaching "street law" to high school students.

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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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