Call for Papers: Climate Change

This October, the Washington and Lee University School of Law's Law and History Center, in partnership with Virginia Sea Grant, will host a symposium on Climate Change in the Former Colonies: Challenges of Property and History. Dr. Jill Fraley, the Director of the Law and History Center, is overseeing the symposium details. Recognizing the unique … Continue reading Call for Papers: Climate Change

Prof. Jost on SHOP

Professor Timothy S. Jost, the Robert L. Willett Family Professor of Law, recently had his article,Employers and the Exchanges Under the Small Business Health Options Program: Examining the Potential and the Pitfalls, 31 Health Affairs 267 (2012), published in the Health Affairs Journal. The article discusses the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP), which was created as … Continue reading Prof. Jost on SHOP

Prof. Fairfield on Do Not Track

Professor Joshua A. T. Fairfield, the Director of the Frances Lewis Law Center, recently published his article, "Do-Not-Track" as Contract, 14 Vand. J. Ent. & Tech. L. 545 (2012), in the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law. In the article, Professor Fairfield discusses a do-not-track option in web browsing. While there could be support and enforcement under the … Continue reading Prof. Fairfield on Do Not Track

Prof. Jost on Medicaid

Professor Timothy S. Jost, the Robert L. Willett Family Professor of Law, recently had his article, Is Medicaid Constitutional? posted on the New England Journal of Medicine's Perspective Blog. The article discusses the expansion of Medicaid by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Under the ACA, Medicaid coverage was brought to cover all adults under 65 who have … Continue reading Prof. Jost on Medicaid

Prof. Drumbl on Child Soldiers

Last week, Professor Mark A. Drumbl, Class of 1975 Alumni Professor of Law and Director of the Transnational Law Institute, posted on the Oxford University Press Blog about child soldiers. The piece addresses the two points that Prof. Drumbl believes are overlooked in the recent coverage of Kony 2012: (1) what does justice mean for child … Continue reading Prof. Drumbl on Child Soldiers

Prof. Lister on Guest Workers

In the fourth installment of the Spring 2012 Faculty Workshop Series, sponsored by the Frances Lewis Law Center, Professor Matthew Lister, Visiting Assistant Professor at Villanova School of Law, came to speak last week about his paper, Guest-Worker Programs: A Discussion and Partial Defense. In the paper, Professor Lister argues that a well-crafted guest-worker program is … Continue reading Prof. Lister on Guest Workers

Prof. Albert on the Constitution

In the third installment of the Spring 2012 Faculty Workshop Series, sponsored by the Frances Lewis Law Center, Professor Richard Albert, Assistant Professor of Law at Boston College, came to speak last week about his paper, Our Amoral Constitution. In the paper, Professor Albert argues that the United States Constitution has no inherent morality associated with … Continue reading Prof. Albert on the Constitution