W&L Law Hosts Tax Roundtable

On July 22-23, Washington and Lee School of Law hosted a round table discussion of tax professors from the mid-Atlantic region. Professors from area law schools presented works-in-progress for comment and critique. Participants included, Eric Chason (William and Mary), Michael Doran (University of Virginia), Michelle Drumbl (W&L), Brant Hellwig (W&L), Ruth Mason (University of Virginia), … Continue reading W&L Law Hosts Tax Roundtable

Prof. Calhoun’s Article on Lewis Powell Makes SSRN Top 10 Lists

A recent article by Washington and Lee law professor Sam Calhoun has made the top-ten download list of several SSRN ejournals. The article, titled "Justice Lewis F. Powell's Baffling Vote in Roe v. Wade," explores Justice Powell’s vote with the majority in Roe v. Wade. Prof. Calhoun wrote the article for presentation at "Roe at 40 - … Continue reading Prof. Calhoun’s Article on Lewis Powell Makes SSRN Top 10 Lists

Professor Bruner Speaks at the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics Annual Conference

On Thursday, July 10 and Friday, July 11, 2014, Washington and Lee law professor Christopher Bruner spoke at the annual conference of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), “an international, inter-disciplinary organization with members in over 50 countries on five continents” representing disciplines including “economics, sociology, political science, management, psychology, law, history, and … Continue reading Professor Bruner Speaks at the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics Annual Conference

Professors Miller and Hu Present on German/American Relations and Cybersurveillance

Washington and Lee law professors Russ Miller and Margaret Hu participated in a symposium billed as a "transatlantic dialogue on the NSA Affair amongst German and American scholars, former government officials, and commentators."  The two-day event was held at the University of Freiburg and co-sponsored by the University’s Centre for Security and Society and the German Law Journal. … Continue reading Professors Miller and Hu Present on German/American Relations and Cybersurveillance

Prof. Josh Fairfield on Cryptocurrencies at DATA 2014

Washington and Lee law professor Josh Fairfield was a speaker at this year's Digital Asset Transfer Authority annual conference in April. During the conference, Prof. Fairfield spoke on a panel addressing consumer protection and privacy along with Garrett Graff, Editor, The Washingtonian; Beriz Szoka, Founder and President, TechFreedom; Jody Westby, CEO Global Cyber Risk LLC; and … Continue reading Prof. Josh Fairfield on Cryptocurrencies at DATA 2014

Prof. Mark Drumbl Presents at International Courts Center

Washington and Lee law professor Mark Drumbl was invited by the International Courts Center at the University of Copenhagen Faculty of Law to spend a week in residence in Denmark this June. He spoke on the merits of the International Criminal Court at a panel organized at the Euroscience Open Forum 2014 Convention in Copenhagen … Continue reading Prof. Mark Drumbl Presents at International Courts Center

Professor Bruner Speaks at the Aspen Institute’s Ideas Festival

On Thursday, July 3, 2014, Washington and Lee law professor Christopher Bruner participated in a panel discussion at the Aspen Institute's Ideas Festival.  Held at the Aspen Institute's campus in Aspen, Colorado and co-sponsored by The Atlantic, the Aspen Ideas Festival gathers "leaders from around the globe and across many disciplines to engage in deep … Continue reading Professor Bruner Speaks at the Aspen Institute’s Ideas Festival