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Prof. Mark Drumbl Publishes New Book Chapter

October 13, 2014 Leave a comment
Prof. Mark Drumbl

Prof. Mark Drumbl

Washington and Lee law professor Mark Drumbl published a chapter in a newly released book, Pluralism in International Criminal Law.  

Professor Drumbl’s chapter, titled The Curious Criminality of Mass Atrocity: Diverse Actors, Multiple Truths, and Plural Responses, discusses pluralism and international criminal law through a single case: Prosecutor v. Grégoire Ndahimana (International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, Trial Chamber III, 2011)

Professor Shannon Presents at Freshfields on Attorney Ethics for Third Party Funding of International Arbitration

October 13, 2014 Leave a comment
Prof. Victoria Shannon

Prof. Victoria Shannon

On October 8, 2014 Professor Shannon presented a lunchtime talk on the topic “Attorney Ethics for Third Party Funding in International Arbitration” at the Washington, D.C. office of Freshfields, a premier global law firm that specializes in international commercial arbitration and investment treaty arbitration.

Attorneys in the firm’s New York office attended her talk via videoconference.  Professor Shannon gave advice on how to handle the ethical issues that may arise in both international commercial arbitration and investment treaty arbitration when an attorney represents a funded client or when an arbitrator hears a case involving one or more funded parties.

Prof. Seaman presents papers at Wake Forest faculty workshop

October 8, 2014 Leave a comment
Prof. Christopher Seaman

Prof. Christopher Seaman

Washington and Lee law professor Christopher Seaman recently presented his work at a faculty workshop at Wake Forest University School of Law.  The workshop was held on Thursday, October 2, 2014.

Professor Seaman presented his forthcoming paper, The Case Against Federalizing Trade Secrecy.  The paper will be published in The Virginia Law Review.  

Read The Case Against Federalizing Trade Secrecy on SSRN here.

Prof. Drumbl speaks at 2014 Tax Symposium

October 8, 2014 Leave a comment
Prof. Michelle Drumbl

Prof. Michelle Drumbl

Washington and Lee law professor Michelle Drumbl spoke at the 2014 Tax Law Symposium on October 3, 2014.   The symposium was held at the University of Washington in Seattle.

Professor Drumbl spoke as part of a panel discussing EITC compliance.

The full program is available here.

Prof. Christopher Seaman Speaks at VA Bar Association Intellectual Property Section

September 22, 2014 Leave a comment
Prof. Christopher Seaman

Prof. Christopher Seaman

Washington and Lee law professor Christopher Seaman spoke to members of the Virginia State Bar Association on September 19, 2014 at their 26th Annual Intellectual Property Fall CLE.

Professor Seaman participated as a panelist to discuss the Supreme Court’s intellectual property decisions from the previous term.  The entire program is available here.

Professor Drumbl speaks at Women in War Conference

September 22, 2014 Leave a comment
Prof. Mark Drumbl

Prof. Mark Drumbl

Washington and Lee law professor Mark Drumbl spoke at the Women In and At War Conference held at the University of Warwick on September 18 and 19, 2014.   The conference addressed the increasing role that women play in combat, women’s role as political activists during conflict, and the issue of sexual violence in war.

Professor Drumbl chaired a roundtable discussion on Girl Child Soldiers and gave a talked titled “After War: Masculinities and Femininities in Transitional Justice”.

The full conference program is available here.

Professor Seaman Interviewed by Law360 on Trade Secrets Law

September 16, 2014 Leave a comment
Prof. Christopher Seaman

Prof. Christopher Seaman

Washington and Lee Law professor Christopher Seaman was interviewed recently by Law360.   Professor Seaman, along with David S. Levine, Elon University and Sharon Sandeen, Hamline University discuss their arguments against passing the Trade Secrets Protection Act (in the U.S. House of Representatives) or the Defend Trade Secrets Act (in the U.S. Senate.)

Read the full article here.

Read Professor Seaman’s study The Case Against Federalizing Trade Secrecy here.

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