Prof. Wilson on Sharía Law

Last Week, Professor Robin Wilson, the Class of 1958 Law Alumni Professor of Law, commented on The Volokh Conspiracy, a popular legal blog frequented by many of today's top legal scholars. In the post, which can be read in its entirety here, Professor Wilson discusses the Greek Family Law reforms that, among other things, abolished the practice … Continue reading Prof. Wilson on Sharía Law

Prof. Fraley on Constitutional Change

Professor Jill M. Fraley, Assistant Professor of Law, recently posted on Professor Jack Balkin's blog, Balkinization. The post discusses the history of the Appalachian Regional Commission, which developed from John F. Kennedy’s campaign visit to West Virginia. It possesses a unique structure. State governors or their appointed representatives govern the board. The president appoints one co-chairman as … Continue reading Prof. Fraley on Constitutional Change

Prof. Wilson on Marriage Equality

Yesterday, Professor Robin Wilson, the Class of 1958 Law Alumni Professor of Law, posted on SCOTUSblog, a popular Supreme Court forum. In the post, which can be read in its entirety here, Professor Wilson discusses the constitutional challenges presented by Perry v. Schwarzenegger (now Perry v. Brown) and Windsor v. United States and that they leave little doubt that a U.S. Supreme Court … Continue reading Prof. Wilson on Marriage Equality

Prof. Spencer on Ashcroft v. Iqbal

Professor A. Benjamin Spencer had his article, Iqbal and the Slide Toward Restrictive Procedure, 14 Lewis & Clark L. Rev. 185 (2010), published in the Lewis & Clark Law Review. The article addresses the Supreme Court case, Ashcraft v. Iqbal, where the Court affirmed its commitment to more stringent pleading standards for the ordinary federal civil case. … Continue reading Prof. Spencer on Ashcroft v. Iqbal

Prof. Millon SEALS President-Elect

Professor David Millon, the J. B. Stombock Professor of Law and Law Alumni Faculty Fellow at Washington and Lee University School of Law, was named president-elect of the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) at its recent annual meeting. Millon will serve in this position during 2011-12 and will become president of the organization for … Continue reading Prof. Millon SEALS President-Elect

Prof. Drumbl on Income Taxation

Professor Michelle L. Drumbl, Associate Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Tax Clinic, recently published her book, Skills and Values: Federal Income Tax. It is part of a series of books published by LexisNexis that focus on practical, exercise-based legal education. The book follows the growing trend in legal education of practical-based learning rather … Continue reading Prof. Drumbl on Income Taxation