Prof. David Bruck to Present on Death Penalty System

On November 12, Washington and Lee law professor David Bruck will speak in Atlanta at the National Symposium on the Modern Death Penalty in America. Former President Jimmy Carter will open the American Bar Association-sponsored event, which will feature many special issue panels. Prof. Bruck’s panel is titled "Professionalism:  The Role of the Courts, Prosecutors, … Continue reading Prof. David Bruck to Present on Death Penalty System

Prof. David Bruck to Teach Capital Defense in Tokyo

Washington and Lee law professor David Bruck will travel to Tokyo, Japan this month to help teach a day-and-a-half seminar for Japanese capital defense attorneys on mental health issues, false confessions, and sentencing fact-investigation in death penalty cases.   He will be joined by a U.S. psychologist and a staff attorney from the American Bar Association. The … Continue reading Prof. David Bruck to Teach Capital Defense in Tokyo

Professor David Bruck’s Advocacy in Murder Case Profiled in South Carolina Newspaper

W&L Professor David Bruck recently participated in oral arguments before the South Carolina Supreme Court on behalf of his client, Billy Wayne Cope.  The Herald of Rock Hill, S.C. covered the proceedings in an article on November 13, 2012.  Here is an excerpt: The fate of Billy Wayne Cope , convicted of raping and killing … Continue reading Professor David Bruck’s Advocacy in Murder Case Profiled in South Carolina Newspaper

2010 Supreme Court Preview

Each year, the W&L Law chapter of the American Constitution Society sponsors a Supreme Court Preview, where law faculty discuss some of the key cases on the U.S. Supreme Court docket for the upcoming term. During the panel discussion, W&L professors frame the important issues of the case and explain the routes the cases took … Continue reading 2010 Supreme Court Preview