Professor Murchison Publishes New Article in Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts

Washington and Lee law professor Brian Murchison has published a new article in the latest issue of the Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts.  Professor Murchison's article is titled "Speech and the Truth-Seeking Value" and appears the first issue of volume 39. Download the full text of of the article here. From the abstract: … Continue reading Professor Murchison Publishes New Article in Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts

Prof. Murchison Reviews U.S. Supreme Court Term for Federal Bar in Roanoke

Professor Brian Murchison reviewed the 2013-14 U.S. Supreme Court Term as guest of the Federal Bar Association chapter in Roanoke on August 21, 2014.  This was Murchison’s third annual review for the FBA.    Among the cases he discussed were:  Kaley v. United States (rejecting, as destructive of grand jury independence, an indicted party’s challenge of … Continue reading Prof. Murchison Reviews U.S. Supreme Court Term for Federal Bar in Roanoke

Prof. Murchison cited in Center for Public Integrity report

Washington & Lee law professor Brian Murchison's scholarship is cited in "Breathless and Burdened:  Dying from Black Lung, Buried by Law and Medicine". The report from the Center for Public Integrity won a Pulizer Prize in the Investigative Reporting category for its detailed analysis of controversial denials of black lung benefits to coal miners. Professor … Continue reading Prof. Murchison cited in Center for Public Integrity report

Prof. Brian Murchison Recognized for Service to Law Journal

Washington and Lee law professor Brian Murchison was recognized Oct. 24 during the annual meeting of the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys for his service as editor in chief of the  Journal of Civil Litigation. Prof. Murchison served as editor in chief for five years. The Journal is published four times a year. Each edition contains an … Continue reading Prof. Brian Murchison Recognized for Service to Law Journal

Prof. Brian Murchison Presents on U.S. Supreme Court Cases

On August 22, Prof Brian Murchison lectured on the 2012-13 U.S. Supreme Court Term at a meeting of the Federal Bar Associaction’s chapter in Roanoke.  Murchison discussed some of last Term’s leading cases, including the split decisions on California’s Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act; the challenge to the constitutionality of the Voting … Continue reading Prof. Brian Murchison Presents on U.S. Supreme Court Cases

W&L Law Prof Brian Murchison Recaps 11-12 Supreme Court Term in Federal Bar Association Talk

Professor Brian Murchison was guest speaker on August 23, 2012, at a meeting of the Federal Bar Association’s chapter in Roanoke.  Professor Murchison’s talk, entitled “The 2011 Term:  Momentous Struggle for the Center,” addressed the recently concluded Term of the U.S. Supreme Court.   Among the cases discussed by Professor Murchison were Zivotofsky v. Clinton, involving … Continue reading W&L Law Prof Brian Murchison Recaps 11-12 Supreme Court Term in Federal Bar Association Talk

Prof. Murchison on the First Amendment

Professor Brian Murchison, the Charles S. Rowe Professor of Law, recently spoke at the Washington and Lee Institute for Honor, which took place on March 2-3 and brought together journalists, professors, students, alumni, and other interested persons for a program entitled “The New Conversation: How Are the News Media Shaping Our Political Beliefs?" The title of … Continue reading Prof. Murchison on the First Amendment