Prof. Lubin’s Recent and Upcoming Presentations

Prof. Timothy Lubin, W&L Professor of Religion and Adjunct Professor of Law, recently spoke at the plenary session of the American Oriental Society on the methods by which Brahmin religious and legal authorities promoted a distinctive set of social and legal norms over the longue durée through disciplinary practices. "The Medium Is the Message -- The … Continue reading Prof. Lubin’s Recent and Upcoming Presentations

Prof. Jim Moliterno Advises EWMI-JILEP Ethics Training Program

W&L Law Professor Jim Moliterno recently participated in a workshop sponsored by U.S. AID's East-West Management Institute to provide legal ethics training to lawyers in the Republic of Georgia.  Prof. Moliterno is the Vincent Bradford Professor of Law at Washington and Lee University School of Law. He has a leadership role in W&L’s third year … Continue reading Prof. Jim Moliterno Advises EWMI-JILEP Ethics Training Program

Prof. Ben Spencer Appointed to Virginia State Bar Council

Washington and Lee law professor A. Benjamin Spencer has been appointed by the Virginia Supreme Court to the Council of the Virginia State Bar as an at-large member.  The Council is the governing body that exercises the authority of the VSB. The vast majority of Council members are elected in each judicial circuit around Virginia, but … Continue reading Prof. Ben Spencer Appointed to Virginia State Bar Council

Prof. Lyman Johnson Presents at First Annual Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation at Illinois College of Law

On Friday, November 8, W&L Law Professor Lyman Johnson presented his paper The Dwindling of Revlon at the First Annual Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation at the University of Illinois College of Law. Here is an excerpt from the Introduction: In 2012, stockholders challenged a remarkable 96% of M&A transactions with a value greater than $500 million … Continue reading Prof. Lyman Johnson Presents at First Annual Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation at Illinois College of Law

Prof. Lyman Johnson publishes piece on teaching business purpose in Catholic higher education

W&L Law Professor Lyman Johnson has just published a piece entitled Rethinking How Business Purpose Is Taught in Catholic Business Education, 32 J. Cath. Higher Ed. 59 (20103).  Here is the abstract: Business education at a Catholic university should engage students and faculty across the university in critically examining the purpose of business in society. Following the best … Continue reading Prof. Lyman Johnson publishes piece on teaching business purpose in Catholic higher education

Prof. Michelle Drumbl on Balancing Complexity, Sophistication, and Accuracy on Tax Returns

Prof. Michelle Drumbl of Washington & Lee has recently made available on SSRN her forthcoming article Those Who Know, Those Who Don’t, and Those Who Know Better: Balancing Complexity, Sophistication, and Accuracy on Tax Returns, 11 Pitt. Tax Rev. ___ (2014).  Here is the abstract: Refundable credits, particularly the earned income tax credit (EITC) and the child tax … Continue reading Prof. Michelle Drumbl on Balancing Complexity, Sophistication, and Accuracy on Tax Returns

Prof. Denis Brion Publishes Book Chapter on Criminal Trials

Washington & Lee Emeritus Professor of Law Denis J. Brion recently published a chapter in Anne Wagner and Richard Sherwin's Law, Culture and Visual Studies. The chapter is entitled The Criminal Trial as Theater: The Semiotic Power of the Image.  Here is the abstract: Under the adversarial nature of the judicial process in the United States, Prague … Continue reading Prof. Denis Brion Publishes Book Chapter on Criminal Trials

Prof. Benjamin Spencer Publishes Article on Pleading Doctrine in the UCLA Law Review

W&L Law Professor A. Benjamin Spencer has just published an article on the Supreme Court's civil pleading jurisprudence in the UCLA Law Review.  It is entitled, Pleading and Access to Civil Justice: A Response to Twiqbal Apologists. Here is the Abstract: Professor Stephen Yeazell once wrote, “A society based on the rule of law fails in one … Continue reading Prof. Benjamin Spencer Publishes Article on Pleading Doctrine in the UCLA Law Review

W&L Law Professor Russell Miller Named KoRSE Fellow at the University of Freiburg

If, as they say, timing is everything, then W&L Law Professor Russell Miller has hit upon something very special with his recent receipt of a KoRSE Fellowship at the University of Freiburg in Germany.  With the media still buzzing over the news of Edmund Snowden's evasion of an American warrant after he leaked confidential documents that chronicle … Continue reading W&L Law Professor Russell Miller Named KoRSE Fellow at the University of Freiburg

Professor Jost Publishes Health Law Book

W&L Law Professor Timothy Jost has published the Seventh Edition of Health Law: Cases, Materials, and Problems with the West Publishing Company.  The Health Law casebook has been widely used throughout the United States for teaching health law since the first edition was published in 1987, and is credited as having defined the modern health law … Continue reading Professor Jost Publishes Health Law Book