Washington and Lee law professor Jim Moliterno traveled to China recently to discuss the U.S. legal system and legal education reform with faculty and students at Zhejiang University Guanghua Law School in Hangzhou, China. While there, he also met with lawyers, judges and prosecutors in Hangzhou and Chengdu to discuss lawyer ethics reforms.
Washington and Lee University Professor Jim Moliterno has published the first book in a new series from West Academic Publishing focused on experiential education. The book, titled Experiencing Civil Procedure, is the first primary Civil Procedure course book to incorporate skills assignments into the book. The book actively involves students in the application of civil … Continue reading Professor Jim Moliterno Publishes ‘Experiencing Civil Procedure’
Washington and Lee law professor Jim Moliterno has published two articles dealing with the ongoing crisis in the American legal system. In addition, he deals with these issues in a forthcoming book from Oxford University Press.
Professor Jim Moliterno has been invited to chair a conference on criminal defense lawyer ethics in Hangzhou, China in late July 2013. The conference will examine the controversial topics surrounding the criminal defense lawyer’s role in China. Numerous prominent Chinese lawyers and law faculty will participate, with Professor Moliterno providing an international perspective on the … Continue reading Professor Moliterno to Chair Criminal Defense Lawyer Conference in China
W&L Law Professor James Moliterno has recently returned from Czech Republic and Slovakia. In Czech Republic, he spoke on legal education reform and delivered a demonstration class in experiential style at the Palacky University Faculty of Law in Olomouc. He and his colleagues there have created a year-long skills curriculum to complement their existing clinical … Continue reading Professor Jim Moliterno Advises on Legal Education Reform In Eastern Europe
W&L Professor Jim Moliterno spoke regarding the 3L curriculum reform recently at the University of Denver. At this conference of Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers (ETL), Professor Moliterno was given the Rebuilding Justice Award by ETL's associated organization, the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS). The award was in recognition of his 30 … Continue reading Professor Jim Moliterno Discusses Curriculum Reform, Receives Legal Education Award
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