Prof. Mark Drumbl Presents on Child Soldiers, Rwandan Criminal Tribunal

Washington and Lee law professor Mark Drumbl is making two presentations in late October dealing with international criminal justice. On Oct. 25th, he presented on child soldiers at a conference of the American Branch of the International Law Association (ABILA). His panel was titled “Accounting for Children Affected by Armed Conflicts.”  The panel brought together … Continue reading Prof. Mark Drumbl Presents on Child Soldiers, Rwandan Criminal Tribunal

Prof. Josh Fairfield Presents at Major Conference on Empirical Legal Studies

On Oct. 26, Washington and Lee law professor Josh Fairfield presents his paper on social media privacy at the Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS) at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Prof. Fairfield coauthored the paper with Christoph Engel of the Max Planck Institute. Now in its eighth year, CELS features original empirical legal scholarship … Continue reading Prof. Josh Fairfield Presents at Major Conference on Empirical Legal Studies

Dean Demleitner, Prof. Moliterno Present at Seton Hall Symposium on Legal Education

Washington and Lee School of Law Dean Nora Demleitner and Prof. Jim Moliterno present at Seton Hall Law School on Oct. 25 as part of a symposium titled "Legal Education Looking Forward." Panelists at the event will discuss current proposals for revamping, revitalizing, and reestablishing the value of law school. Paulette Brown, President-Elect of the American … Continue reading Dean Demleitner, Prof. Moliterno Present at Seton Hall Symposium on Legal Education

Prof. Kish Vinayagamoorthy Presents at W&L/VMI Economics Seminar

On Friday, Oct. 25, Washington and Lee law professor Kish Vinayagamoorthy will present as part of the W&L and Virginia Military Institute Economics Seminar, a series of discussions featuring experts and guests from both campuses. Prof. Vinayagamoorthy will present a work in progress titled "Governing Amidst the Fragments."  Her topic explores ways to improve corporate social responsibility … Continue reading Prof. Kish Vinayagamoorthy Presents at W&L/VMI Economics Seminar

Prof. Lyman Johnson publishes piece on teaching business purpose in Catholic higher education

W&L Law Professor Lyman Johnson has just published a piece entitled Rethinking How Business Purpose Is Taught in Catholic Business Education, 32 J. Cath. Higher Ed. 59 (20103).  Here is the abstract: Business education at a Catholic university should engage students and faculty across the university in critically examining the purpose of business in society. Following the best … Continue reading Prof. Lyman Johnson publishes piece on teaching business purpose in Catholic higher education

Prof. Michelle Drumbl on Balancing Complexity, Sophistication, and Accuracy on Tax Returns

Prof. Michelle Drumbl of Washington & Lee has recently made available on SSRN her forthcoming article Those Who Know, Those Who Don’t, and Those Who Know Better: Balancing Complexity, Sophistication, and Accuracy on Tax Returns, 11 Pitt. Tax Rev. ___ (2014).  Here is the abstract: Refundable credits, particularly the earned income tax credit (EITC) and the child tax … Continue reading Prof. Michelle Drumbl on Balancing Complexity, Sophistication, and Accuracy on Tax Returns

Prof. Russ Miller Presents on Cyber Security and Comparative Law

On Oct. 16, Washington and Lee law professor Russell Miller presented in Bonn, Germany at an international program on security and the law. He will join with German and international experts to discuss key challenges of effective legal protection in regards to cyber security. Shortly after, on Oct. 18-19, Prof. Miller will return to host … Continue reading Prof. Russ Miller Presents on Cyber Security and Comparative Law

Prof. Susan Franck Presents on Arbitration Myths, Realities and Costs

Last week, Washington and Lee professor of law Susan Franck held several presentations in Washington D.C. on a chapter of her forthcoming book Investment Treaty Arbitration: Myths, Realities and Costs. Franck’s presentation, titled “The Legal Profession and Investment Treaty Arbitration,” focused on the role of lawyers and legal services in international investment dispute settlement.Prof. Franck … Continue reading Prof. Susan Franck Presents on Arbitration Myths, Realities and Costs

George Mason Law & Economics Center 2014 Workshops for Law Professors

The Law & Economics Center at George Mason University School of Law invites applications for four LEC Workshops for Law Professors in 2014: 1. LEC Workshop for Law Professors on Risk, Injury, Liability, and Insurance http://www.masonlec.org/events/event/156-lec-workshop-law-professors-risk-injury-liability-insurance January 30 - February 2, 2014, Hawks Cay Florida Keys Resort, Duck Key, FL 2. LEC Workshop for Law … Continue reading George Mason Law & Economics Center 2014 Workshops for Law Professors

New York University School of Law Global Fellows Program

FELLOWSHIP APPLICATIONS FOR NEW YORK UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW NOW AVAILABLE FOR THE 2014-2015 ACADEMIC YEAR New York University School of Law is currently accepting applications for the following fellowships: Global Fellows Program Deadline: January 6, 2014 The Global Fellows Program offers an opportunity for academics, lawyers, government officials and post-doctoral students to spend up … Continue reading New York University School of Law Global Fellows Program