Professor Demleitner contributes to The Conversation with article on civil forfeiture

Washington and lee law professor Nora Demleitner has authored an article published by The Conversation.  The article is titled "How the government can steal your stuff: 6 questions about civil asset forfeiture answered" and appeared on Sunday, September 17, 2017. Professor Demleitner further explores the issue of forfeiture as a funding source for police departments and … Continue reading Professor Demleitner contributes to The Conversation with article on civil forfeiture

Professor Kish Parella Presents at Corporations on Trial: International Criminal and Civil Liability for Corporations for Human Rights Violations

On Friday, September 15, 2017 Professor Kish Parella presented at Corporations on Trial: International Criminal and Civil Liability For Corporations for Human Rights Violations that was held at Case Western Reserve University School of Law and co-sponsored by CWRU's Frederick K. Cox International Law Center, Center for Professional Ethics, and Inamori International Center for Ethics … Continue reading Professor Kish Parella Presents at Corporations on Trial: International Criminal and Civil Liability for Corporations for Human Rights Violations

Professor Lyman Johnson Authors Supreme Court Amicus Brief

Washington and Lee law professor Lyman Johnson has co-authored an amicus curiae brief submitted to the United States Supreme Court on Friday, September 8, 2017.   The brief was submitted in support of respondents in Leidos, Inc. v. Indiana Public Retirement System, No. 16-1581.  Professor Sarah Haan also signed the brief. The legal question presented in Leidos is whether a … Continue reading Professor Lyman Johnson Authors Supreme Court Amicus Brief

Professor Parella Presents at Emory Law Faculty Colloquium

On September 6, 2017, Professor Kish Parella presented her work in progress, “Public Relations Litigation,” at the Emory Law Faculty Colloquium. In this draft, Parella explores the comparative advantages of civil litigation as an information mechanism within society.  Specifically, she examines the information effects of a particular form of business litigation that she calls “public … Continue reading Professor Parella Presents at Emory Law Faculty Colloquium

Christopher Seaman Presents at Intellectual Property Scholars Conference

Washington and Lee law professor Christopher Seaman recently spoke at the 17th Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference hosted at Cardozo School of Law.  The IP Scholars Conference brings together intellectual property scholars to present their works-in-progress in order to benefit from the critique of colleagues. On Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017 Professor Seaman presented his new … Continue reading Christopher Seaman Presents at Intellectual Property Scholars Conference

W&L Law Profs Present On Supreme Court Cases to Roanoke Bar

On August 31, 2017, Professors Joan Shaughnessy, Timothy MacDonnell, and Brian Murchison reviewed notable cases of the 2016-17 Supreme Court Term at a meeting of the Roanoke Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. Prof. Shaughnessy discussed two cases.  In the first, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, the latest in a series of … Continue reading W&L Law Profs Present On Supreme Court Cases to Roanoke Bar