Professor Scott Dodson on Hybridizing Jurisdiction

In the second installment of the Spring 2011 Faculty Workshop Series, sponsored by the Frances Lewis Law Center, Professor Scott Dodson, Associate Professor of Law at William and Mary, came to speak on February 21 about his forthcoming article, Hybridizing Jurisdiction. Professor Dodson’s talk was part of the Junior Faculty Workshop Series as well, which allows younger … Continue reading Professor Scott Dodson on Hybridizing Jurisdiction

Mark Drumbl: A Semester Down Under

Professor Mark A. Drumbl, the Class of 1975 Alumni Professor of Law and Director of the Transnational Law Institute, spent a half-year research sabbatical in Fall 2010 in Australia. His wife, Associate Clinical Professor of Law Michelle Drumbl, who also serves as Director of the Tax Law Clinic, and their two young sons accompanied Professor … Continue reading Mark Drumbl: A Semester Down Under

Professor Frederick Schauer on Appellate Fact-Finding

Last week, Frederick Schauer, the David and Mary Harrison Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Virginia, delivered this year's Tucker Lecture to a packed audience at the Millhouser Moot Court Room at Washington and Lee University School of Law. Professor Schauer gave his lecture entitled "Do Appellate Judges Find Facts as Well as … Continue reading Professor Frederick Schauer on Appellate Fact-Finding

Professor June Carbone on Red Families v. Blue Families

In the first installment of the Spring 2011 Faculty Workshop Series, sponsored by the Frances Lewis Law Center, Professor June Carbone, the Edward A. Smith/Missouri Chair of Law, the Constitution and Society Professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, came to speak on February 14 about her book, Red Families v. Blue Families. In … Continue reading Professor June Carbone on Red Families v. Blue Families

Margaret Howard: Bankruptcy Federalism: A Doctrine Askew

Professor Margaret Howard, the Law Alumni Association Professor of Law, recently published her article, Bankruptcy Federalism: A Doctrine Askew, 38 Pepp. L. Rev. 1 (2010), in the Pepperdine Law Review. Professor Howard discusses the interplay between federal courts and state courts within the context of injunctions. The Anti-Injunction Act, originally passed in 1793, bars a federal court from enjoining … Continue reading Margaret Howard: Bankruptcy Federalism: A Doctrine Askew

3L Nathan Howe Published in Environmental Law Reporter

Washington & Lee 3L Nathan Howe recently had his article, The Political Question Doctrine’s Role in Climate Change Nuisance Litigation: Are Power Utilities the First of Many Casualties published in the Environmental Law Institute's monthly Reporter. The article provides a case study of two recent decisions from the Second and Fifth Circuits, American Electric Power … Continue reading 3L Nathan Howe Published in Environmental Law Reporter

New York Bar Debates A. Benjamin Spencer’s Proposed FRCP 37(e) Revision

Last year, Professor A. Benjamin Spencer wrote an article that has been published in the Fordham Law Review titled The Preservation Obligation: Regulating and Sanctioning Pre-Litigation Spoliation in Federal Court, 79 Fordham L. Rev. 2005 (2011). In the article, Professor Spencer proposed a change to Rule 37(e) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP). … Continue reading New York Bar Debates A. Benjamin Spencer’s Proposed FRCP 37(e) Revision