Faculty Enclave

Every year, the faculty at W&L Law convene to share current scholarship and provide feedback to one another. Last week, seven faculty presented their papers and invited discussions, criticism, and suggestions for improvement. The presenters were as follows: Josh Fairfield: "Virtual Currency: How to Print Money for Fun and Profit" Aaron Haas: "The Marginalization of Religious … Continue reading Faculty Enclave

Prof. Wilson on Sharía Law

Last Week, Professor Robin Wilson, the Class of 1958 Law Alumni Professor of Law, commented on The Volokh Conspiracy, a popular legal blog frequented by many of today's top legal scholars. In the post, which can be read in its entirety here, Professor Wilson discusses the Greek Family Law reforms that, among other things, abolished the practice … Continue reading Prof. Wilson on Sharía Law

Prof. Wilson on Marriage Equality

Yesterday, Professor Robin Wilson, the Class of 1958 Law Alumni Professor of Law, posted on SCOTUSblog, a popular Supreme Court forum. In the post, which can be read in its entirety here, Professor Wilson discusses the constitutional challenges presented by Perry v. Schwarzenegger (now Perry v. Brown) and Windsor v. United States and that they leave little doubt that a U.S. Supreme Court … Continue reading Prof. Wilson on Marriage Equality

Prof. Bond on African Marriage Law

Professor Johanna E. Bond, Associate Professor of Law, recently published her article, Culture, Dissent, and the State: The Example of Commonwealth African Marriage Law, 14 Yale Hum. Rts. & Dev. L.J. 101 (2011), in the Yale Human Rights and Development Law Journal. The article is the first to explore the transnational applicability of recent theoretical critiques … Continue reading Prof. Bond on African Marriage Law

Prof. Wilson on LGBT Civil Rights

Last Tuesday, April 26, Professor Robin Wilson, the Class of 1958 Law Alumni Professor of Law, was a panelist for a New York City Bar forum, titled "Reconciling Rights: Balancing Lesbian Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Civil Rights with First Amendment Religious Protections." Professor Wilson discussed marriage rights, including her proposal for religious exemptions that she presented to … Continue reading Prof. Wilson on LGBT Civil Rights