Prof. Drumbl Participates in Online Symposium at Opinio Juris

Washington and Lee law professor Mark Drumbl, director of the Transnational Law Institute, participated in an online symposium hosted by the blog Opinio Juris and the NYU Journal of International Law and Politics. The symposium focuses on a recent paper titled The (Re)collection of Memory After Mass Atrocity and the Dilemma for Transnational Justice, by Drexel law … Continue reading Prof. Drumbl Participates in Online Symposium at Opinio Juris

False Confessions Symposium Underway

The False Confessions Symposium is underway at Washington & Lee University School of Law in Lexington, VA. This symposium is examining the story of the Central Park Five, the Norfolk Four, and other cases involving false confessions. Speakers include Steve Drizin, a leading researcher in the field; Steve Northup, lawyer from Troutman Sanders who represented … Continue reading False Confessions Symposium Underway

Prof. Jost Comments on Delay in Implementing Health Reform

Here is the beginning of a post by W&L Law Professor Tim Jost at the Health Affairs Blog regarding the Obama Administration's recent announcement of a delay in implementation of the Affordable Care Act's employer mandate: Late in the day on July 2, 2013, Mark Mazur, Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy at the Department of … Continue reading Prof. Jost Comments on Delay in Implementing Health Reform

Professor Michele Drumbl’s Tax Clinic Featured on WVTF

Tax Clinic: Making Peace with the IRS By SANDY HAUSMAN   Enlarge image Michelle Drumbl and law student Jessica Unger discuss a client's issue. Many Virginians are heaving a sigh of relief after getting tax returns done and in the mail, but for some the challenge of paying taxes as just begun. They’re the ones who … Continue reading Professor Michele Drumbl’s Tax Clinic Featured on WVTF

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

Professor Spencer Appears in the Virginia Lawyer Magazine in an Issue Dedicated to Legal Education

Professor A. Benjamin Spencer is featured in the October 2012 issue of the Virginia Lawyer, the official publication of the Virginia State Bar.  Professor Spencer appears in his capacity as Chair of the VSB Section on the Education of Lawyers.  In the magazine, Professor Spencer introduces the issue, which is dedicated to coverage of the … Continue reading Professor Spencer Appears in the Virginia Lawyer Magazine in an Issue Dedicated to Legal Education

Professor Russell Miller Publishes Book on German Constitutional Law

We are pleased to announce the publication of the third edition of Professor Russell Miller's book The Constitutional Jurisprudence of the Federal Republic of Germany (Duke University Press). This renowned English-language guide to German constitutional law has been fully updated and significantly expanded to incorporate previously omitted topics and recent decisions of the German Federal Constitutional … Continue reading Professor Russell Miller Publishes Book on German Constitutional Law