Faculty Profile: Susan Franck

Professor Susan Franck has opened two new areas of international investment law for one common goal: improving international dispute resolution systems. Professor Franck is best known in academic and policy circles for her scholarship on the empirical evaluation of international investment law.  This work has been cited in the U.S. Department of State’s Report of … Continue reading Faculty Profile: Susan Franck

W&L Student Note Winners

Yesterday, third-year Washington and Lee law students Christine Shepard and Christopher Alexion presented their winning law review notes during the annual event recognizing the best student articles produced by Washington and Lee Law Review staff writers. Shepard, winner of the Roy L. Steinheimer Law Review Award, presented "Corporate Wrongdoing and the In Pari Delicto Defense in Auditor … Continue reading W&L Student Note Winners

Prof. Nancy Dowd on Justice for Kids

In the first installment of the Fall 2011 Faculty Workshop Series, sponsored by the Frances Lewis Law Center, Professor Nancy E. Dowd, the David H. Levin Chair in Family Law and Director of the Center on Children & Families at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, came to speak yesterday about her forthcoming publication, Justice … Continue reading Prof. Nancy Dowd on Justice for Kids

Prof. Moliterno on Wrongful Convictions

Professor James E. Moliterno, the Vincent Bradford Professor of Law at Washington and Lee, recently published his article, Rectifying Wrongful Convictions: May a Lawyer Reveal Her Client's Confidences to Rectify the Wrongful Conviction of Another?, 38 Hastings Const. L. Q. 811 (2011), in the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, as part of a roundtable discussion of the … Continue reading Prof. Moliterno on Wrongful Convictions

Prof. Jost on the 4th Circuit

Professor Timothy S. Jost blogged a few days ago on the popular health policy blog, Health Affairs, about the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit's ruling on two cases, Virginia ex rel. Cuccinelli v. Sebelius and Liberty University Inc. v. Geithner, finding a lack of standing for the plaintiffs and dismissing the cases on jurisdictional … Continue reading Prof. Jost on the 4th Circuit

Prof. Jost on ACA Loopholes

Professor Timothy S. Jost, the Robert L. Willett Family Professor of Law, recently had his article, Loopholes in the Affordable Care Act: Regulatory Gaps and Border Crossing Techniques and How to Address Them, published in the Saint Louis University Journal of Health Law and Policy. In the article, Professor Jost discusses the comprehensive regulation found in the … Continue reading Prof. Jost on ACA Loopholes

Prof. Drumbl on International Criminal Tribunals

Earlier this week, Professor Mark A. Drumbl, Class of 1975 Alumni Professor of Law and Director of the Transnational Law Institute, chaired a panel discussion of the prosecutors of the international criminal tribunals at the Robert Jackson Center at the Chautauqua Institution in New York. It was part of the 5th annual International Humanitarian Law Dialog, which was … Continue reading Prof. Drumbl on International Criminal Tribunals