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W&L Law Prof. David Eggert Comments on Obama SCOTUS Pick

Prof. David Eggert

Prof. Eggert comments on his former colleague at Arnold & Porter, "a consensus builder with a brilliant legal mind" who would be an "intellectual leader on the Court."

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W&L Law’s Chris Seaman Co-authors Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Patent Case

Christopher Seaman

The brief, written with Prof. Jason Rantanen of the University of Iowa College of Law and filed with the Court on December 16, 2015, involves the legal standard for increasing damages awards in patent infringement cases.

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Annual Supreme Court Preview Examines Key Cases on High Court Docket

Ann Massie

On Sept. 28, faculty at Washington and Lee University will discuss several of the most compelling cases on the 2015-16 U.S. Supreme Court docket, including the affirmative action case Fisher v. Texas.

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Jost: Courts Won’t Void the Affordable Care Act Over Semantics

Timothy Jost, Robert L. Willett Family Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University

Timothy S. Jost, the Robert L. Willett Family Professor of Law at Washington and Lee's School of Law, published a guest column in the July 10, 2014, Washington Post about lawsuits asking the courts to invalidate the Affordable Care Act. Jost concludes the lawsuits will not succeed.

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W&L Politics Professor on the Supreme Court's Recent Affirmative Action Ruling (video)

Mark Rush

Professor Mark Rush comments the recent Supreme Court ruling which upheld Michigan's ban on the use of race as a factor in admissions to state universities. Rush is the Stanley D. and Nikki Waxberg Professor of Politics and Law at Washington and Lee University's Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics.

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Former Powell Clerk and Appellate Advocate Paul Smith to Speak at W&L Law

Paul M. Smith

Paul M. Smith, former law clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Lewis Powell '27, '31L, will discuss his role the gay rights case Lawrence v. Texas during a talk on Monday Oct. 21.

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W&L Law Professors to Preview 2013 Supreme Court Term

David Bruck

During the annual U.S. Supreme Court Preview, six members of the W&L law school faculty will preview cases on topics ranging from recess appointments to ineffective counsel.

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W&L Law's Powell Papers Online Collection a 'Treasure Trove for Academics'

Archivist John Jacob

A recent report from the National Law Journal brought some attention to the growing online collection of material from the archives of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Lewis Powell '29, '31L,

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