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.
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."
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.
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.
W&L Law professor Jill Fraley will spend next academic year in Ireland researching the development of property law in colonial Scotland and Ireland.
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."
Washington and Lee law professor David Bruck joins defense team in Boston Marathon bombing case.
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.
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.
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.