Professor Kish Parella Presents at Corporations on Trial: International Criminal and Civil Liability for Corporations for Human Rights Violations

On Friday, September 15, 2017 Professor Kish Parella presented at Corporations on Trial: International Criminal and Civil Liability For Corporations for Human Rights Violations that was held at Case Western Reserve University School of Law and co-sponsored by CWRU's Frederick K. Cox International Law Center, Center for Professional Ethics, and Inamori International Center for Ethics … Continue reading Professor Kish Parella Presents at Corporations on Trial: International Criminal and Civil Liability for Corporations for Human Rights Violations

Professor Lyman Johnson Authors Supreme Court Amicus Brief

Washington and Lee law professor Lyman Johnson has co-authored an amicus curiae brief submitted to the United States Supreme Court on Friday, September 8, 2017.   The brief was submitted in support of respondents in Leidos, Inc. v. Indiana Public Retirement System, No. 16-1581.  Professor Sarah Haan also signed the brief. The legal question presented in Leidos is whether a … Continue reading Professor Lyman Johnson Authors Supreme Court Amicus Brief

Professor Parella Presents at Emory Law Faculty Colloquium

On September 6, 2017, Professor Kish Parella presented her work in progress, “Public Relations Litigation,” at the Emory Law Faculty Colloquium. In this draft, Parella explores the comparative advantages of civil litigation as an information mechanism within society.  Specifically, she examines the information effects of a particular form of business litigation that she calls “public … Continue reading Professor Parella Presents at Emory Law Faculty Colloquium

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!