In this audio, Christopher Seaman, assistant professor of law at Washington and Lee University, provides background on the U.S. Supreme Court decision in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission and assesses its impact.
Typhoon Haiyan didn't surprise anyone, so should government officials in the Philippines be held responsible for not doing more to prepare the country for the storm's onslaught?
What are the differences between the German and United States views of surveillance?
Christopher Seaman, assistant professor of law, discusses the Supreme Court case, McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission.
Mark Drumbl, director of the Transnational Institute at Washington and Lee's School of Law, sees Iraq's shadow on decisions about action in Syria.
Christopher Russell, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Buena Vista, Virginia and director of the public prosecutor's externship program at W&L Law, offers his thoughts on the recent feature story in the W&L Law alumni magazine addressing overcriminalization in the U.S.
A recent Freedom of Information act request from the "Federal Times" turned up an IRS planning document that predicts sequester-related budget cuts will result in billions of lost revenue.
In this recent op/ed from the National Law Journal, Washington and Lee law professor Jim Moliterno argues that for its own self-interest, the legal profession should welcome the input of non lawyers and even cede some measure of power to them.
Christopher Seaman, assistant professor of law at Washington and Lee University, provides background and context to the landmark Supreme Court decision on the Voting Rights Act.
Ann Massie, professor of law at Washington and Lee University, examines today's decision (June 24, 2013) by the Supreme Court in the case of Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin. Listen to Massie's commentary below: