Professor Brian Galle on Policy Innovation

In the fifth installment of the Faculty Workshop Series, sponsored by the Frances Lewis Law Center, Professor Brian Galle, Assistant Professor at Boston College Law School, came to speak on October 25 about the current draft of his article, Policy Innovation in Firms and Local & National Governments. In the article, Professor Galle discusses the various … Continue reading Professor Brian Galle on Policy Innovation

Russell A. Miller: Germany’s Basic Law and the Use of Force

Professor Russell A. Miller, the Ethan Allen Faculty Fellow, recently published his article, Germany's Basic Law and the Use of Force, 17 Ind. J. Global Legal Stud. 197 (2010), published in the Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies. The article seeks to explain the deep differences between Germany and the United States on security matters … Continue reading Russell A. Miller: Germany’s Basic Law and the Use of Force

2010 Supreme Court Preview

Each year, the W&L Law chapter of the American Constitution Society sponsors a Supreme Court Preview, where law faculty discuss some of the key cases on the U.S. Supreme Court docket for the upcoming term. During the panel discussion, W&L professors frame the important issues of the case and explain the routes the cases took … Continue reading 2010 Supreme Court Preview

Timothy S. Jost on Health Care Reform

Professor Timothy S. Jost blogged this morning on the popular health policy blog, Health Affairs, about Judge George Steeh, in the Eastern District of Michigan, upholding the minimum coverage part of the health care reform bill. Professor Jost's comments were later picked up and quoted by the Wall Street Journal. Professor Jost expressed his support and … Continue reading Timothy S. Jost on Health Care Reform

Professor Robin F. Wilson on Jesse Gelsinger and Nanotechnology

Professor Robin F. Wilson, the Class of 1958 Law Alumni Professor of Law, has given several presentations about her work involving the case of Jesse Gelsinger, the first person to have publicly died from his involvement in a clinical trial for gene therapy. Prof. Wilson presented at the SUNY Upstate Medical University on September 15, the … Continue reading Professor Robin F. Wilson on Jesse Gelsinger and Nanotechnology

Professor Colleen M. Flood on Canadian Health Rights Litigation

In the fourth installment of the Faculty Workshop Series, sponsored by the Frances Lewis Law Center, Professor Colleen M. Flood, Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto, the Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy and the Scientific Director of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, came to speak on October 4 about … Continue reading Professor Colleen M. Flood on Canadian Health Rights Litigation

James E. Moliterno: Exporting American Legal Ethics

Professor James E. Moliterno, the Vincent Bradford Professor of Law at Washington and Lee recently published his article, Exporting American Legal Ethics, in the Akron Law Review (43 Akron L. Rev. 769). Prof. Moliterno explores his view that US Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) are too aggressively pushing emerging democracies and post-conflict states to adopt US-style lawyer … Continue reading James E. Moliterno: Exporting American Legal Ethics