Professor James Pannabecker Featured in Interview on Financial Fraud Law

W&L Professor of Practice James Pannabecker was recently interviewed in the Financial Fraud Law Blog in a piece entitled “Mortgage Lenders Facing a Potential Regulatory Cliff, Banking Law Expert Says.” In the interview, Pannabecker suggests that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau made a mistake by not issuing a detailed mortgage disclosure rule, doing a disservice … Continue reading Professor James Pannabecker Featured in Interview on Financial Fraud Law

Professor Susan Franck Makes Two Presentations on Trends in Investment Disputes

On Thursday, November  29, W&L Law Professor Susan Franck made two presentations entitled Tracking Trends in Investment Disputes: The New Data. The first presentation was to the World Bank’s International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes, which is the leading institution for the resolution of investment treaty disputes. The second presentation was a joint … Continue reading Professor Susan Franck Makes Two Presentations on Trends in Investment Disputes

Fellowship Announcement: Shaw Foundation Junior Research Fellowship in Law

Jesus College, Oxford Shaw Foundation Junior Research Fellowship in Law Jesus College, Oxford invites applications for the Shaw Foundation Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in Law, tenable for three years from 1 October 2013. QUALIFICATIONS: The JRF is open to those intending to pursue research in Law, who are at an early stage of their academic … Continue reading Fellowship Announcement: Shaw Foundation Junior Research Fellowship in Law

Prof. Mark Drumbl on ICTR’s genocide conviction of Pauline Nyiramasuhuko

Here is an IntLawGrrls blog post from W&L Law Professor Mark Drumbl on the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda's genocide conviction of Pauline Nyiramasuhuko: Much of the literature on gender and conflict focuses, appropriately, on women as victims of violence. Women, however, may also act as agents of violence, including mass atrocity, during conflict situations. … Continue reading Prof. Mark Drumbl on ICTR’s genocide conviction of Pauline Nyiramasuhuko

Professor Tim Jost Comments on Liberty University’s Affordable Care Act Challenge

Here is a story from The Los Angeles Times in which W&L Professor Tim Jost--a leading expert on health care law--is quoted: The Supreme Court rectified an oversight Monday and gave a Christian university in Virginia a chance to argue in a lower court two claims that were not considered in June when the justices … Continue reading Professor Tim Jost Comments on Liberty University’s Affordable Care Act Challenge

Professor Susan Franck Presents Her Work to U.N. Conference on Trade and Development

On Wednesday, November 14, W&L Law Professor Susan Franck presented her work to UNCTAD's Division of Investment and Enterprise, http://unctad.org/en/pages/DIAE/DIAE.aspx, in the Palais des Nations in Geneva, which is a portion of UNCTAD dedicated to exploring issues related to international investment and sustainable development, in an effort to understand the scope of and implications for investment … Continue reading Professor Susan Franck Presents Her Work to U.N. Conference on Trade and Development

Professor David Bruck’s Advocacy in Murder Case Profiled in South Carolina Newspaper

W&L Professor David Bruck recently participated in oral arguments before the South Carolina Supreme Court on behalf of his client, Billy Wayne Cope.  The Herald of Rock Hill, S.C. covered the proceedings in an article on November 13, 2012.  Here is an excerpt: The fate of Billy Wayne Cope , convicted of raping and killing … Continue reading Professor David Bruck’s Advocacy in Murder Case Profiled in South Carolina Newspaper

National University of Singapore, Faculty of Law Post-Doctoral Fellowships AY2013-2014

As Asia's Global Law School, the Faculty of Law of the National University of Singapore (NUS) is committed to fostering research and teaching excellence among young legal scholars. We are pleased, therefore, to invite applications for the position of Post-Doctoral Fellow in AY2013-2014. Successful applicants will commence their Fellowships at the start of August 2013 … Continue reading National University of Singapore, Faculty of Law Post-Doctoral Fellowships AY2013-2014

Call For Papers: University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School Conference on Tax-Efficient Supply Chain Management

April 25 & 26, 2014, Chapel Hill, NC Organizers: Eva Labro, Ed Maydew, Douglas Shackelford, Jayashankar Swaminathan University of North Carolina's Kenan-Flagler Business School invites manuscripts for a conference on Tax-Efficient Supply Chain Management, April 25 & 26, 2014, Chapel Hill, NC. The purpose of this conference is to bring together outstanding scholars from operations … Continue reading Call For Papers: University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School Conference on Tax-Efficient Supply Chain Management

Conference Announcement: Conducting Empirical Legal Scholarship Workshop @ USC

Conducting Empirical Legal Scholarship Workshop Presented By University of Southern California Gould School of Law and Washington University Law May 22-24, 2013 The 12th Annual Conducting Empirical Legal Scholarship workshop will take place at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law. The workshop is for law school faculty, political science faculty, and graduate … Continue reading Conference Announcement: Conducting Empirical Legal Scholarship Workshop @ USC