Dean Osborne wins Outstanding Article Award from AALL

Assistant Dean of Legal Information Services and Professor of Legal Research, Caroline Osborne has been awarded the Outstanding Article Award from the American Association of Law Libraries’ Academic Law Libraries Special Interest Section.  Her article “The Open Access Advantage for American Law Reviews” appears in 3A Edison: Law and Technology 1 (2015) (with J. Donovan and C. … Continue reading Dean Osborne wins Outstanding Article Award from AALL

Professor Seaman Presents at PatCon5

Washington and Lee law professor Christopher Seaman presented a current work-in-progress, Property vs. Liability Rules in Patent Litigation Post-eBay: An Empirical Study, at the Fifth Annual Patent Conference (PatCon5) at the University of Kansas School of Law on April 11-12, 2015.  The Patent Conference is the largest annual conference for patent scholars in the world. From … Continue reading Professor Seaman Presents at PatCon5

Professor Bruner Speaks at the University of Washington

Washington and Lee Law Professor Christopher Bruner presented his current book project on the role of small jurisdictions in cross-border corporate and financial services at the University of Washington School of Law on Thursday, April 16.  Titled “Market-Dominant Small Jurisdictions in a Globalizing Financial World,” the workshop was a part of UW's Faculty Colloquium Series.

Prof. Shannon Debates the Merits of “Issue Conflicts” in International Arbitration at the ASIL Annual Meeting

On Thursday, April 9, Professor Victoria Shannon debated the merits of arbitrator disqualification due to “issue conflicts” during a session entitled “ASIL-ICCA Task Force on Issue Conflicts in International Arbitration: Briefing and Discussion” at the American Society of International Law (ASIL) Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.  The term “issue conflicts” refers to the increasing number of … Continue reading Prof. Shannon Debates the Merits of “Issue Conflicts” in International Arbitration at the ASIL Annual Meeting

Professor Seaman Publishes in the Virginia Law Review

Washington and Lee law professor Christopher Seaman has just published a new article in the Virginia Law Review.  The article titled "The Case Against Federalizing Trade Secrecy" appears in volume 101 published in April 2015. Download the full text of the article here. From the abstract: Trade secrecy is unique among the major intellectual property (IP) … Continue reading Professor Seaman Publishes in the Virginia Law Review

The Army Lawyer Republishes Professor MacDonnell’s Work in Anniversary Issue

Washington and Lee Law professor Timothy MacDonnell's 2002 article,  "Military Commissions and Courts-Martial: A Brief Discussion of the Constitutional and Jurisdictional Distinctions Between the Two Courts" was republished in the 500th anniversary issue of The Army Lawyer.    The 500th anniversary issue was published in January 2015.  The editors acknowledge Professor MacDonnell's work as "cited … Continue reading The Army Lawyer Republishes Professor MacDonnell’s Work in Anniversary Issue

Professor Shannon Presents on Third-Party Funding at William & Mary Law School

On Tuesday, March 31, 2015, Professor Victoria Shannon presented her article, Judging Third-Party Funding, 63 UCLA L. Rev __ (2016) (forthcoming), at William & Mary Law School as part of the Junior Faculty Exchange Program.  Professor Shannon’s article provides guidance to judges and arbitrators regarding how to reinterpret the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, evidentiary privileges, and international … Continue reading Professor Shannon Presents on Third-Party Funding at William & Mary Law School