Call For Papers: The 8th Annual Minerva/ICRC Conference on International Humanitarian Law

Call For Papers The 8th Annual Minerva/ICRC Conference on International Humanitarian Law - Military Objectives and Objects of War: An Uneasy Relationship Jerusalem, 24-25 November 2013 The Minerva Center for Human Rights, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Delegation in Israel and the Occupied Territories INTRODUCTION: The … Continue reading Call For Papers: The 8th Annual Minerva/ICRC Conference on International Humanitarian Law

Call for Papers: Constitutional Conflict and Development: Perspectives from South Asia and Africa

Call for Papers On behalf of the AALS Section on Law & South Asian Studies and the Section on Africa, we are pleased to announce this Call for Papers for the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) 2014 Annual Meeting to be held in New York in January 2014. Constitutional Conflict and Development: Perspectives from … Continue reading Call for Papers: Constitutional Conflict and Development: Perspectives from South Asia and Africa

Professors Johnson and Millon Featured at Corporate Social Responsibility Conference

W&L Law Professors Lyman Johnson and David Millon will be featured at a conference at the University of St. Thomas entitled "Law and the History of Corporate Social Responsibility" this Friday, April 26. This one-day conference is co-sponsored by the Holloran Center for Ethical Leadership, the Center for Ethical Business Cultures (CEBC), the University of … Continue reading Professors Johnson and Millon Featured at Corporate Social Responsibility Conference

Professor Michele Drumbl’s Tax Clinic Featured on WVTF

Tax Clinic: Making Peace with the IRS By SANDY HAUSMAN   Enlarge image Michelle Drumbl and law student Jessica Unger discuss a client's issue. Many Virginians are heaving a sigh of relief after getting tax returns done and in the mail, but for some the challenge of paying taxes as just begun. They’re the ones who … Continue reading Professor Michele Drumbl’s Tax Clinic Featured on WVTF

IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law / Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize

Entries will be accepted through July 1, 2013, for the IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize, a scholarly writing competition that honors an outstanding article or book on a topic exploring the tension between civil liberties and national security in contemporary American society.  The winner will receive a cash stipend of … Continue reading IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law / Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize

Professor Ben Spencer Publishes Article on Walmart v. Dukes

W&L Law Professor A. Benjamin Spencer just published an article entitled Class Actions, Heightened Commonality, and Declining Access to Justice in the Boston University Law Review.  Here is the abstract: A prerequisite to being certified as a class under Rule 23 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure is that there are “questions of law … Continue reading Professor Ben Spencer Publishes Article on Walmart v. Dukes