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W&L Law Academic Fellow Henok Gabisa Comments on Olympic Marathon Protest

Henok Gabisa

When Feyisa Lilesa of Ethiopia took second in the Olympic marathon with his wrists crossed over his head, he brought the plight of Ethiopia’s Oromo people to the world stage.

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Connect, Involve, Support: Advancing W&L's Mission

In the July issue of Generally Speaking, University Advancement announced that the Annual Fund reached a record of $10.3 million and benefited from the participation of more than 53 percent of undergraduate alumni.  The 2015-2016 results represent a 2.72 percent increase over 2014-2015 and includes record amounts given by undergraduate alumni, law alumni and parents. […]

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W&L Alumna Linda Klein ‘83L Named President of the American Bar Association

Linda Klein '83L

Linda Klein, a 1983 graduate of Washington and Lee's School of Law, becomes the seventh W&L Law alumnus to lead the ABA.

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W&L Law’s Lyman Johnson Serves as Expert Witness in $159M MF Global Settlement

Prof. Lyman Johnson

Lyman Johnson, Robert O. Bentley Professor of Law at Washington and Lee University School of Law, served as an expert witness in the recently settled bankruptcy case against Jon Corzine and the commodities firm MF Global.

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W&L Law Review Publishes First-ever Disclosure of Facebook Internal Review Process

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Facebook analysts chose the Washington and Lee Law Review to share for the first time a study describing their internal research review and privacy review process.

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Utah Lt. Gov. and W&L Law Alumnus Spencer Cox ‘01L Receives National Attention for Orlando Vigil Speech

Spencer Cox '01L

Spencer Cox, a 2001 graduate of Washington and Lee University School of Law and Lt. Governor of the State of Utah, is receiving national attention for a speech he delivered on Monday in Salt Lake City at a vigil for the victims of the Orlando shooting.

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W&L Law Offers DC-based Cyber Law and Privacy Seminar with Future of Privacy Forum

Prof. Margaret Hu

The course will be co-taught by Prof. Margaret Hu and Jules Polonetsky, CEO of the Future of Privacy Forum and will examine how the expanding role of the internet, big data, e-commerce, social media, and wearable technology has strained preexisting regulatory and constitutional legal frameworks.

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William Toles ’92, ‘95L Named Top Lawyer in Dallas

William P. Toles

William Toles, a 1992 graduate of the College and a 1995 graduate of the School of Law, was named a “Best Lawyer in Dallas” by D Magazine.

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School of Law Honors Graduates at 2016 Commencement Ceremony

Commencement speaker Reggie Aggarwal '94L with President Ken Ruscio during the procession.

The Washington and Lee University School of Law celebrated its 161st commencement on Saturday, May 7, awarding 93 juris doctor degrees.

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W&L Law American Constitution Society Named Chapter of the Week

W&L Law ACS Student Chapter

The Washington and Lee University School of Law chapter of the American Constitution Society (ACS) has been named the “Student Chapter of the Week” for the week of May 2, 2015.

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