Professor Moliterno

Washington and Lee law professor Jim Moliterno recently returned from the Czech Republic and Slovakia where he spent several days  speaking with lawyers, judges, and educators about the legal profession. Professor Moliterno's engagements included: A two-day lawyer ethics course at Masaryk University in Brno Czech Republic (November 23-24) for forty student participants. A public forum … Continue reading Professor Moliterno

Professor Russell Miller publishes new work on German Law

Washington and Lee law professor Russell Miller has published several new scholarly works in the area of German Law. First, Professor Miller's latest article, A Pantomime of Privacy: Terrorism and Investigative Powers in German Constitutional Law, was recently published in Volume 68 of the Boston College Law Review.   From the abstract: Germany is widely regarded … Continue reading Professor Russell Miller publishes new work on German Law

Professor Seaman presents at IPSDM 2017

On Wednesday, November 14, 2017, Washington and Lee law professor Christopher Seaman presented a new paper entitled The DTSA at One:  An Empirical Study of the First Year of Litigation under the Defend Trade Secrets Act (forthcoming in the Wake Forest Law Review in spring 2018) with co-author David S. Levine at the IP Statistics for … Continue reading Professor Seaman presents at IPSDM 2017

Professors Fairfield and Fraley win Lewis Prize for Excellence in Legal Scholarship

Each fall, two prizes are awarded by the Frances Lewis Law Center to recognize outstanding legal scholarship supported by our summer grants.  This year’s winners of the Lewis Prize for Excellence in Legal Scholarship are Josh Fairfield and Jill Fraley. Professor Fairfield's award recognizes his outstanding scholarship on the intersection of law and technology.  In … Continue reading Professors Fairfield and Fraley win Lewis Prize for Excellence in Legal Scholarship

Professor Parella Presents at Yale Law Workshop on Informal-Formal Governance

On September 28, 2017 Professor Kish Parella presented her working draft, “Public Relations Litigation,” at a workshop exploring the intersection of formal and informal governance sponsored by the Center for Private Law at Yale Law School. Her draft explores the reputational repair functions of business litigation, especially for plaintiffs implicated in a broader corporate crisis.  … Continue reading Professor Parella Presents at Yale Law Workshop on Informal-Formal Governance

Professor Parella Hosts Scholarly Roundtable on the Information Effects of Litigation

On September 21-22, 2017 Professor Kish Parella hosted a scholarly roundtable on the information effects of litigation. The other participants were Sadie Blanchard (Yale), Nathan Cortez (SMU), Brandon Garrett (UVA), Jake Linford (FSU), Kathryn Sabbeth (UNC), and Roy Shapira (IDC).  All participants exchanged working drafts exploring the information value of litigation, including the reputational benefits … Continue reading Professor Parella Hosts Scholarly Roundtable on the Information Effects of Litigation

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