Morning Edition Sunday on National Public Radio aired a profile of Judy Clarke, visiting professor of law at Washington and Lee who has been appointed to defend alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Jonathan Shapiro, visiting professor of law at Washington and Lee, was cited in a Christian Science Monitor story that examined how media leaks might impact a trial of alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, of Virginia, had a simple message for the 141 students who received their juris doctor degrees from Washington and Lee University's School of Law on Saturday, May 11: "Be someone's hero." Addressing the 158th commencement ceremony in the W&L Law School's history, Kaine said that while the newly graduated lawyers may [...]
The much-anticipated ruling by the German Constitutional Court on whether Germany's ratification of the financial recovery plan known as the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) was predictable on two levels, according to Russell Miller, professor of law at Washington and Lee University and co-author of a new book about German constitutional law and co-founder of the [...]
Washington and Lee law alumnus Gene Marsh '81L represented Penn State in its negotiations with the NCAA this summer.
Washington and Lee alumnus and trustee emeritus John Klinedinst, founder and CEO of San Diego-based Klinedinst P.C., is the top attorney for 2012 in corporate litigation according to San Diego's Daily Transcript. The award came from a vote of John's fellow attorneys. The Transcript received nearly 800 nominations from 14 pre-selected categories. The nominees were narrowed down to [...]
Maybe you thought that odd business combinations like a shoe store doubling as a law practice a la "Harry's Law" happened only on television. Think again. In Culpeper, Va., Washington and Lee law alumna Monica "M.J." Chernin, of the Class of 1988, practices family law and operates a pet store, Reigning Cats and Dogs. Unlike [...]
Thirteen members of the Washington and Lee University faculty have been named to endowed professorships— two each in the School of Law and the Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics, and nine in the College. W&L currently has 45 endowed full professorships and 10 term professorships, which recognize worthy teachers who have made meaningful [...]
Washington and Lee University recognized five retiring members of the University’s faculty during commencement exercises on Thursday, May 24.