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

Call for Proposals: Crosscutting Programs at the 2015 AALS Annual Meeting

Proposals Due: May 12, 2014 The Association of American Law Schools is seeking proposals for Crosscutting Programs for the 2015 AALS Annual Meeting to be held in Washington, DC from January 2-5, 2015.  Crosscutting Programs focus on multi-subject and interdisciplinary subjects with new perspectives on legal issues or the profession. Crosscutting programs attract a wide … Continue reading Call for Proposals: Crosscutting Programs at the 2015 AALS Annual Meeting

Professors Bruner and Millon to Speak at UCLA Corporate Governance Conference

Washington and Lee law professors Christopher Bruner and David Millon will speak on theories of the corporate form at the UCLA School of Law on April 11-12, 2014.  Titled “Competing Theories of Corporate Governance,” the conference is sponsored by UCLA’s Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy and organized by Professor Stephen Bainbridge, UCLA’s … Continue reading Professors Bruner and Millon to Speak at UCLA Corporate Governance Conference

Caroline Osborne elected Vice President/President-Elect of SEAALL

Director of the Law Library and Professor of Legal Research, Caroline Osborne is elected as Vice President/President-Elect of the Southeastern Association of Law Libraries. Professor Osborne formally took office at the  SEAALL Annual Meeting in Knoxville, TN on April 5, 2014.   The position is a two year term during which Professor Osborne will serve as … Continue reading Caroline Osborne elected Vice President/President-Elect of SEAALL