Professors Vinayagamoorthy and Shannon Presented at ASIL’s International Economic Law Interest Group Junior Scholars Research Forum

On Friday, November 22, Professors Kish Vinayagamoorthy and Victoria Shannon presented their scholarship at the American Society of International Law (ASIL) International Economic Law Interest Group Junior Scholars Research Forum hosted by the University of Pennsylvania School of Law and the Wharton School. Their proposals were selected through a competitive process by members of the ASIL … Continue reading Professors Vinayagamoorthy and Shannon Presented at ASIL’s International Economic Law Interest Group Junior Scholars Research Forum

Prof. Jim Moliterno Presents at Aspen Institute Law & Justice Event

Washington and Lee law professor Jim Moliterno was one of a small number of panelists invited to present earlier this month at an Aspen Institute Law & Justice Symposium on mass atrocities. The event was titled "Trying Atrocity Crimes: The Khmer Rouge Trials, Transitional Justice, and the Rule of Law; An Aspen Institute Symposium for … Continue reading Prof. Jim Moliterno Presents at Aspen Institute Law & Justice Event

Prof. Mark Drumbl Presents at W&L Nobel Prize Symposium

Washington and Lee law professor Mark Drumbl presented during this year's Washington and Lee University Nobel Prize Symposium, in which W&L faculty members present on the year’s Nobel Prizes, giving background on the winners and the work that earned those honors. Prof. Drumbl spoke on this year’s Peace Prize, which was awarded to the Organization for … Continue reading Prof. Mark Drumbl Presents at W&L Nobel Prize Symposium

Prof. Susan Franck Presents on Dispute Resolution at APEC Meeting

Earlier this month, Washington and Lee law professor Susan Franck went straight from teaching her International Commercial Arbitration course to fly to South Korea.  But this time her students were government officials and other representatives from members of APEC--the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation. In connection with the Free Trade Agreement Asia Pacific (FTAAP), APEC countries came together … Continue reading Prof. Susan Franck Presents on Dispute Resolution at APEC Meeting

Prof. Lyman Johnson Presents at First Annual Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation at Illinois College of Law

On Friday, November 8, W&L Law Professor Lyman Johnson presented his paper The Dwindling of Revlon at the First Annual Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation at the University of Illinois College of Law. Here is an excerpt from the Introduction: In 2012, stockholders challenged a remarkable 96% of M&A transactions with a value greater than $500 million … Continue reading Prof. Lyman Johnson Presents at First Annual Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation at Illinois College of Law

Prof. David Bruck to Present on Death Penalty System

On November 12, Washington and Lee law professor David Bruck will speak in Atlanta at the National Symposium on the Modern Death Penalty in America. Former President Jimmy Carter will open the American Bar Association-sponsored event, which will feature many special issue panels. Prof. Bruck’s panel is titled "Professionalism:  The Role of the Courts, Prosecutors, … Continue reading Prof. David Bruck to Present on Death Penalty System

Prof. Susan Franck Presents on Treaty-based Investment Arbitration

Last month, Washington and Lee law professor Susan Franck presented her research on treaty-based investment arbitration at the Fifth International Conference on Law and Economics of International Arbitration at St. Gallen, Switzerland. Professor Franck's presentation was focused specifically on the law and economics of investment treaty arbitration, with a focus upon systematically considering the risks … Continue reading Prof. Susan Franck Presents on Treaty-based Investment Arbitration

Profs. Spencer and Shannon Hosting Third-Party Funding Roundtable

On Thursday and Friday, November 7 and 8, the Frances Lewis Law Center at Washington and Lee School of Law is hosting the first-ever Works-in-Progress Roundtable for Third-Party Funding Scholars for scholars who write in the area of third-party funding of litigation and arbitration. Third-party funding is a phenomenon by which an outside entity financially … Continue reading Profs. Spencer and Shannon Hosting Third-Party Funding Roundtable

Profs. Susan Franck and Victoria Shannon Present at British Institute

Washington and Lee law professors Susan Franck and Victoria Shannon presented recently at the prestigious Investment Treaty Forum hosted by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law in London. The forum focused on the economic and financial aspects underpinning the investor-state arbitration system, an area that has traditionally been overlooked, according to event organizers. During the forum, Prof. … Continue reading Profs. Susan Franck and Victoria Shannon Present at British Institute

Prof. Brian Murchison Recognized for Service to Law Journal

Washington and Lee law professor Brian Murchison was recognized Oct. 24 during the annual meeting of the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys for his service as editor in chief of the  Journal of Civil Litigation. Prof. Murchison served as editor in chief for five years. The Journal is published four times a year. Each edition contains an … Continue reading Prof. Brian Murchison Recognized for Service to Law Journal