Prof. Christopher Seaman co-authors amicus curiae brief

Washington and Lee law professor Christopher Seaman has recently co-authored an amicus curiae brief (with Professor Jason Rantanen of the University of Iowa College of Law).  The brief was filed at the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of several intellectual property law professors last week in two cases:  No. 14-1513, Halo Electronics, Inc. v. Pulse Electronics, Inc., and … Continue reading Prof. Christopher Seaman co-authors amicus curiae brief

Prof. Lyman Johnson Contributes to Business Law Prof Blog

Washington and Lee law professor Lyman Johnson was recently invited to contribute to the Business Law Prof Blog.  Professor Johnson's post,  Hobby Lobby - A Landmark Corporate Law Decision, discusses the Supreme Court's decision in the high profile Hobby Lobby case.   It appeared on Wednesday, July 2, 2014. An excerpt: The Court held that a closely-held … Continue reading Prof. Lyman Johnson Contributes to Business Law Prof Blog

Prof. Brian Murchison Presents on U.S. Supreme Court Cases

On August 22, Prof Brian Murchison lectured on the 2012-13 U.S. Supreme Court Term at a meeting of the Federal Bar Associaction’s chapter in Roanoke.  Murchison discussed some of last Term’s leading cases, including the split decisions on California’s Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act; the challenge to the constitutionality of the Voting … Continue reading Prof. Brian Murchison Presents on U.S. Supreme Court Cases

W&L Law’s Lyman Johnson on Corporate Personhood, Gender and Securities Law

Professor Lyman P. Q. Johnson, the Robert O. Bently Professor of Law at Washington and Lee University, recently published two articles, "Gender and Securities Law in the Supreme Court " in the Women's Rights Law Reporter, Vol. 33, 2012, and "Law and Legal Theory in the History of Corporate Responsibility: Corporate Personhood" in 35 Seattle University Law Review … Continue reading W&L Law’s Lyman Johnson on Corporate Personhood, Gender and Securities Law

Prof. Peppers on Supreme Court Clerks

Professor Todd C. Peppers, Lecturer in Law, recently published his book, In Chambers: Stories of Supreme Court Law Clerks and Their Justices. The book is being published by the University of Virginia Press. Professor Peppers co-edited the book with Artemus Ward. It is a collection of essays on law clerks and their justices by a variety … Continue reading Prof. Peppers on Supreme Court Clerks

Prof. Peppers on Judicial Humor

Professor Todd C. Peppers, Lecturer in Law, recently published his article, Did You Hear the One About Chief Justice Burger and the Itinerant Litigant?, 15 Green bag 2d 25 (2011), in The Green Bag Journal of Law. In the article, Prof. Peppers addresses the topic of Supreme Court humor. Rather than cover humor displayed by … Continue reading Prof. Peppers on Judicial Humor

Prof. Peppers on the Supreme Court

Professor Todd C. Peppers, Lecturer in Law, recently published his article, Till Death Do Us Part: Chief Justices and the United States Supreme Court, which he co-authored with Chad M. Oldfather, Professor of Law at Marquette University. The article was published in excerpt in the Marquette Lawyer and will be published in full in a … Continue reading Prof. Peppers on the Supreme Court