Faculty Profile: Johanna Bond

For most, our self-concept is a complex creation, mingling together different aspects of our life experiences and personal traits. Too often, however, in academia and in the law, this inherent complexity is glossed over in favor of essentialism—the idea that the human “self” can be reduced to a singular essential characteristic such as race or … Continue reading Faculty Profile: Johanna Bond

W&L Law Faculty Present at SEALS

Several Washington and Lee Law School faculty members presented last week at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS). In addition, David Millon, J. B. Stombock Professor of Law at Washington and Lee University School of Law, took the helm as President of SEALS for the 2012-13 term. In addition to his duties … Continue reading W&L Law Faculty Present at SEALS

Prof. Millon SEALS President-Elect

Professor David Millon, the J. B. Stombock Professor of Law and Law Alumni Faculty Fellow at Washington and Lee University School of Law, was named president-elect of the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) at its recent annual meeting. Millon will serve in this position during 2011-12 and will become president of the organization for … Continue reading Prof. Millon SEALS President-Elect

Prof. Bond on African Marriage Law

Professor Johanna E. Bond, Associate Professor of Law, recently published her article, Culture, Dissent, and the State: The Example of Commonwealth African Marriage Law, 14 Yale Hum. Rts. & Dev. L.J. 101 (2011), in the Yale Human Rights and Development Law Journal. The article is the first to explore the transnational applicability of recent theoretical critiques … Continue reading Prof. Bond on African Marriage Law

Johanna E. Bond: Gender, Discourse, and Customary Law in Africa

Professor Johanna E. Bond recently published her article, Gender, Discourse, and Customary Law in Africa, in the Southern California Law Review (83 S. Cal. L. Rev. 509). It was also featured on the AVON Global Center for Women and Justice at Cornell Law School. The article is the first to comprehensively explore the potential of discourse ethics … Continue reading Johanna E. Bond: Gender, Discourse, and Customary Law in Africa