Washington and Lee law professor J.D. King will spend the fall semester studying the evolution of criminal defense in Chile on a Fulbright Scholar Grant.
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.
Law students participating in the International Human Rights practicum last fall have released a report on their fact-finding mission to Tanzania to research access to legal aid.
On Wednesday, April 2, Washington and Lee School of Law will host the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims for a hearing on a case that dates back to World War II.
On Friday, March 28, Ahmed S. Younis '04L will speak on the role of the lawyer of the future and what questions the modern lawyer must answer to bring about global change.
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.
Diane Marie Amann, law professor at the University of Georgia and special adviser to the International Criminal Court on Children in Armed Conflict, will deliver a lecture at W&L Law on Friday, March 7 at 2:00 pm.