WashU Prof. Leila Sadat Gives TLI Lecture on Convention on Crimes Against Humanity

On Friday, Feb. 21, The Transnational Law Institute at Washington and Lee University School of Law hosted its first spring lecture, featuring international law expert Leila Nadya Sadat of the Washington University (St. Louis) School of Law. At WashU, Prof. Sadat  teaches in the areas of criminal law, foreign affairs, terrorism, and international criminal law. She … Continue reading WashU Prof. Leila Sadat Gives TLI Lecture on Convention on Crimes Against Humanity

W&L Law Professor Lyman Johnson Speaks at Upcoming “Love and Law” Conference

Washington & Lee law professor Lyman Johnson will speak at the upcoming Love and Law Conference sponsored by the Herbert and Elinor Nootbaar Institute on Law, Religion, and Ethics and hosted at Pepperdine University.   The conference will address questions about the role of Christian love, or agape, in law. Professor Johnson will speak at … Continue reading W&L Law Professor Lyman Johnson Speaks at Upcoming “Love and Law” Conference

Professor Russell Miller to Speak Today at the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies

Here is the press release from the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies regarding today's appearance by W&L Law Professor Russell Miller: AICGS, the Goethe-Institut’s Mapping Democracy Series, the German Embassy-Cultural Division, and the Robert Bosch Foundation Alumni Association are pleased to host Donald Kommers and Russell Miller, co-authors of The Constitutional Jurisprudence of the Federal … Continue reading Professor Russell Miller to Speak Today at the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies

Visiting Professor Christopher Wheelan to Discuss Eurozone Crisis

You are invited to a presentation by Dr. Christopher Whelan a Visiting Professor of Law at Washington and Lee. The recipient of a doctorate and a law degree from the London School of Econmics, he is a member of the Faculty of Law at the University of Oxford. Since 2005, he has served as as … Continue reading Visiting Professor Christopher Wheelan to Discuss Eurozone Crisis

Professor Robin Wilson to be Featured at Religious Freedom Conference in Sydney

The University of Sydney in Australia is hosting a conference entitled The Scope and Limits of Religious Freedom in Australia.  W&L Law Professor Robin Fretwell Wilson is the featured guest speaker.  Check out the conference announcement here, which provides additional details.  It will be held on Thursday, March 15, 2013. Professor Robin Fretwell Wilson is … Continue reading Professor Robin Wilson to be Featured at Religious Freedom Conference in Sydney

German “Free Law” Symposium Underway

A symposium considering the troubled legacy of Hermann Kantorowicz's Kampf and the struggle to free law from formalism is underway at Washington & Lee University School of Law.  After a wonderful welcome from our new Dean, Nora Demleitner, the first panel focused on the intellectual history of Kampf (translation available as The Battle for Legal Science).  The second … Continue reading German “Free Law” Symposium Underway

Prof. Lister on Guest Workers

In the fourth installment of the Spring 2012 Faculty Workshop Series, sponsored by the Frances Lewis Law Center, Professor Matthew Lister, Visiting Assistant Professor at Villanova School of Law, came to speak last week about his paper, Guest-Worker Programs: A Discussion and Partial Defense. In the paper, Professor Lister argues that a well-crafted guest-worker program is … Continue reading Prof. Lister on Guest Workers