Prof. Johnson Speaks at University of St. Thomas

On Thursday, April 24, 2014, Washington and Lee Law professor Lyman P.Q. Johnson speaks at University of St. Thomas at an event sponsored by the Veritas Institute.   The conference is part of the "Higher Calling Series" and titled "Business as an Agent for Social Change: Social Entrepreneurship, Benefit Corporation, Curing Poverty". Professor Johnson will participate … Continue reading Prof. Johnson Speaks at University of St. Thomas

Dean Demleitner Speaks on Legal Education in Boulder, CO

Dean Nora Demleitner speaks this week in Boulder, Colorado at two events. On Thursday, April 17, 2014, Silicon Flatirons Center at the University of Colorado sponsored "The Future of Law School Innovation".   Dean Demleitner joined panelists Melissa Hart (University of Colorado Law School), William Henderson (Indiana University) and Michael Moffitt (University of Oregon School … Continue reading Dean Demleitner Speaks on Legal Education in Boulder, CO

$25,000 to Professors Who Inspire: Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award Trust Seeks Applicants for 2014

The Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award Advisory Committee is currently seeking nominations for the 2014 Beckman Award. The award is given to professors who inspired their former students to achieve greatness. Each recipient will receive a one-time cash award of $25,000. Preference will be given to educators who teach or who taught in the fields of … Continue reading $25,000 to Professors Who Inspire: Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award Trust Seeks Applicants for 2014

Prof. Murchison cited in Center for Public Integrity report

Washington & Lee law professor Brian Murchison's scholarship is cited in "Breathless and Burdened:  Dying from Black Lung, Buried by Law and Medicine". The report from the Center for Public Integrity won a Pulizer Prize in the Investigative Reporting category for its detailed analysis of controversial denials of black lung benefits to coal miners. Professor … Continue reading Prof. Murchison cited in Center for Public Integrity report

Call for Submissions: University of Akron Symposium on Class Actions

SYMPOSIUM ISSUE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON LAW REVIEW The Class Action After A Decade of Roberts Court Decisions The Akron Law Review invites academic papers on the reasoning, dimensions, and possible impacts of one or more of the class action or other multi-party action cases decided by the “Roberts Court” (2005-present) We welcome papers of any length and request … Continue reading Call for Submissions: University of Akron Symposium on Class Actions

Prof. Jost Publishes in the New England Journal of Medicine

Washington & Lee law professor Timothy Jost published a new article in the New England Journal of Medicine titled "Obama's ACA Delays - Breaking the Law or Making it work?" (with S. Lazarus).  The article, published on April 2, 2014, discusses the legality of the Obama administration's Affordable Care Act implementation delays. Professor Jost also … Continue reading Prof. Jost Publishes in the New England Journal of Medicine

Prof. Mark Drumbl Speaks at ALIS Annual Meeting

Washington & Lee law professor Mark Drumbl spoke as a panelist at the recent annual meeting of the American Society of International Law.  On Friday, April 11, 2014, Professor Drumbl joined other international criminal law scholars for a discussion entitled "Punishment and Sentencing in International Criminal Law". From the program: International criminal law (ICL) has … Continue reading Prof. Mark Drumbl Speaks at ALIS Annual Meeting