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Transnational Law Institute Hosts Lecture on Post-Genocide Rwanda

Prof. Luc Reydams

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.

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Federal Judge Paul Niemeyer to Deliver Lewis F. Powell Jr. Lecture

Judge Paul V. Niemeyer

The Twelfth Annual Lewis F. Powell Jr. Lecture will be delivered by Paul V. Niemeyer, judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Judge Niemeyer's topic is "Revisiting the 1938 Rules Experiment."

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W&L Mourns Loss of Law Student Lara Gass ’14L

Lara Gass '14L

Washington and Lee University law student Lara D. Gass, a member of the Law Class of 2014, died in a multi-car accident on Tuesday, March 18, 2014. A candlelight vigil to remember Gass will be held on Wednesday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m. in front of Lee Chapel.

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JECE Spring Symposium on Environmental Justice This Friday

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The spring symposium of the Journal of Energy, Climate and the Environment will explore such issues as energy poverty, the responsibility to protect civilian populations, and the intersection of environmental movements and human rights.

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W&L Law’s Fraley Receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant to Ireland

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

W&L Law professor Jill Fraley will spend next academic year in Ireland researching the development of property law in colonial Scotland and Ireland.

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W&L Law Hosts Panel Discussion on Women Practicing Law

Washington and Lee law school alumnus Rebecca Connelly of the Class of 1988

On March 24, WLSO, the Virginia Women Attorneys Association and the International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation – Virginia Network will sponsor a panel discussion titled "Women Practicing Law: Lessons and Perspectives Beyond the Textbook."

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Second W&L Law Prof Joins Boston Bombing Defense Team

David Bruck, Clinical Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University

Washington and Lee law professor David Bruck joins defense team in Boston Marathon bombing case.

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W&L Law Symposium to Explore Child Welfare Emerging Issues

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The Feb. 28 event will focus on several pressing issues in society and their impact on child welfare law and practice, including immigration and evolution of rights in the LGBT community.

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Cliff Jarrett Named Assistant Dean for Career Planning at W&L Law

Cliff Jarrett

W&L Law Dean Nora Demleitner has announced the appointment of Cliff Jarrett as the next head of the School's career planning office, following a national search.

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W&L BLSA Mock Trial, Moot Court Teams Take Top Spots at Regional Competition

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At the regional NBLSA competition, W&L Law's BLSA teams took first and second place in mock trial and first in the moot court competition.

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