Christopher Seaman Presents at Intellectual Property Scholars Conference

Washington and Lee law professor Christopher Seaman recently spoke at the 17th Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference hosted at Cardozo School of Law.  The IP Scholars Conference brings together intellectual property scholars to present their works-in-progress in order to benefit from the critique of colleagues. On Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017 Professor Seaman presented his new … Continue reading Christopher Seaman Presents at Intellectual Property Scholars Conference

W&L Law Profs Present On Supreme Court Cases to Roanoke Bar

On August 31, 2017, Professors Joan Shaughnessy, Timothy MacDonnell, and Brian Murchison reviewed notable cases of the 2016-17 Supreme Court Term at a meeting of the Roanoke Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. Prof. Shaughnessy discussed two cases.  In the first, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, the latest in a series of … Continue reading W&L Law Profs Present On Supreme Court Cases to Roanoke Bar

Delaware Corporate Law Anniversary Symposium features W&L faculty member Lyman Johnson

The upcoming Delaware Corporate Law Anniversary Symposium will be held on September 26 & 27, 2017.  The symposium commemorates the 50th anniversary of the 1967 general revision of the Delaware General Corporation Law, the 225th anniversary of the establishment of the Delaware Court of Chancery and the 25th anniversary of the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act. Washington and … Continue reading Delaware Corporate Law Anniversary Symposium features W&L faculty member Lyman Johnson

Scholarly Commons Hits 2,000,000 Downloads!

This month, Scholarly Commons, the law school's institutional repository, reached a new milestone - 2 million downloads!  The 14,722 total items in the repository have been downloaded a total of 2,046,581 times. Scholarship at W&L Law is downloaded in countries across the world by individuals at 5,405 educational institutions, 23,784 different commercial entities, and 1,127 … Continue reading Scholarly Commons Hits 2,000,000 Downloads!

Professor Parella publishes “The Information Regulation of Business Actors” in AJIL Unbound

Professor Parella’s recent essay, “The Information Regulation of Business Actors,” was recently published in the American Journal of International Law (AJIL) Unbound series and is available for download here . The abstract is below: A transnational legal order (TLO) is emerging regarding the role of businesses in respecting human rights. This legal order includes multistakeholder … Continue reading Professor Parella publishes “The Information Regulation of Business Actors” in AJIL Unbound

Prof. Lyman Johnson Publishes in Cambridge Series on Law and Christianity

Washington and Lee Law professor Lyman Johnson has contributed to a new book published by Cambridge University Press, Agape, Justice, and the Law: How Might Christian Love Shape Law.  This new volume is part of the Cambridge Series on Law and Christianity.  Professor Johnson's work is titled "Law, Agape, and the Corporation" in which he discusses … Continue reading Prof. Lyman Johnson Publishes in Cambridge Series on Law and Christianity

Professor Todd Peppers Publishes Book, “A Courageous Fool”

Washington and Lee Visiting Professor of Law, Todd Peppers, will publish a new book this summer with co-author Margaret Anderson.  The book, titled "A Courageous Fool: Marie Deans and Her Struggle against the Death Penalty" will be published by Vanderbilt University Press on July 15, 2017. From the publisher: There have been many heroes and … Continue reading Professor Todd Peppers Publishes Book, “A Courageous Fool”