W&L Law Review Symposium on Gideon at 50 Concludes

We've just wrapped up the Law Review Symposium on Gideon at 50 here at W&L School of Law. Each of the speakers and panels were very informative and thought provoking. Moving beyond an idealistic nostalgia for Gideon, the panelists took on the meaning and value of Gideon today and the future of the right to … Continue reading W&L Law Review Symposium on Gideon at 50 Concludes

W&L Law Symposium Explores Landmark Gideon Case and Right to Counsel

Fifty years ago the landmark case Gideon v. Wainwright established the right to counsel for criminal defendants. An upcoming symposium at Washington and Lee School of Law will explore the legacy of this case, its impact on the criminal justice system, and the future of the right to counsel. The symposium is scheduled for Nov. 8-9 in … Continue reading W&L Law Symposium Explores Landmark Gideon Case and Right to Counsel

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. King on Misdemeanors

Professor John D. King, Associate Clinical Professor, recently had his paper, "Procedural Justice, Collateral Consequences, and the Adjudication of Misdemeanors" published in The Prosecutor in Transnational Perspective, edited by Erik Luna and Marianne Wade (Oxford University Press 2011). Scholarly analysis and popular perceptions of the American criminal justice system tend to focus on serious crimes. … Continue reading Prof. King on Misdemeanors