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Katherine Moss ‘15L Wins Oliver White Hill Pro Bono Award

Katherine Moss '15L

The Virginia State Bar has named Washington and Lee University law student Katherine Moss as the recipient of the Oliver White Hill Law Student Pro Bono Award for her extensive pro bono work in indigent criminal defense, and specifically indigent death penalty defense.

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W&L Law Student Wins Richmond Bar Business Law Writing Award

Ashley Waterbury '15L

Ashley Waterbury, a third-year law student at Washington and Lee University, took first place in the 2015 Richmond Bar Association Business Law Section writing competition for a practice note on joint ventures between hospitals and insurers.

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United Nations Economic and Social Council Grants W&L Special Consultative Status

Prof. Speedy Rice and Henok Gabisa

The special consultative status, currently granted to only three other educational institutions in the U.S., gives W&L the ability to participate and comment on the UN's ECOSOC law and policy making process.

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Senator Shelley Moore Capito to Deliver Law Commencement Address

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito

Shelley Moore Capito, U.S. Senator for West Virginia, will deliver this year's commencement address during the 2015 graduation exercises at Washington and Lee University School of Law.

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W&L Law Presents Alumni Awards during 2015 Reunion Celebration

Dean Nora Demleitner with Angelica Light '75L, William Toles '92, '95L and Darlene Moore.

Angelica Light '75L received the Outstanding Alumna Award and William Toles '92, '95L received the Volunteer of the Year Award.

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W&L's Franck Named to Leadership Positions with International Organizations

Prof. Susan Franck

Washington and Lee law professor Susan Franck has been named to the Executive Council of the American Society of International Law. She is also chair-elect of the Academic Council for the Institute for Transnational Arbitration.

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W&L Law Releases New Employment Report

Washington and Lee Law School Logo

Data from the Office of Career Strategy shows a significant increase in employment rates for the class of 2014 ten months after graduation, as compared to previous years.

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W&L Law’s Sally Wiant Receives Highest Law Library Association Honor

Prof. Sally Wiant

Prof. Sally Wiant has been selected to receive the Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award by the American Association of Law Libraries

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Inside the 3L Year: W&L Law Student Argues Unique Black Lung Case

3L Paul Wiley at the 2014 Davis Moot Court competition.

Paul Wiley, a third-year student in the Black Lung Clinic at Washington and Lee School of Law, recently argued one of the most complex and important legal questions in black lung litigation today.

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W&L Law Dean Nora Demleitner Named ELI Fellow

Dean Nora Demleitner

Nora V. Demleitner, dean and Roy L. Steinheimer Professor of Law of Washington and Lee, has been appointed a fellow of the European Law Institute, a non-profit organization focused on European legal development.

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