Prof. Mark Drumbl on ICTR’s genocide conviction of Pauline Nyiramasuhuko

Here is an IntLawGrrls blog post from W&L Law Professor Mark Drumbl on the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda's genocide conviction of Pauline Nyiramasuhuko: Much of the literature on gender and conflict focuses, appropriately, on women as victims of violence. Women, however, may also act as agents of violence, including mass atrocity, during conflict situations. … Continue reading Prof. Mark Drumbl on ICTR’s genocide conviction of Pauline Nyiramasuhuko

Call for Papers: Climate Change

This October, the Washington and Lee University School of Law's Law and History Center, in partnership with Virginia Sea Grant, will host a symposium on Climate Change in the Former Colonies: Challenges of Property and History. Dr. Jill Fraley, the Director of the Law and History Center, is overseeing the symposium details. Recognizing the unique … Continue reading Call for Papers: Climate Change

W&L Law Journal Rankings: 2011 Update

On Tuesday, the Washington and Lee School of Law released its 2011 list of Law Journal Rankings. The Project ranks legal journals based on the number of times they have been cited over the preceding eight years as a measure of their impact on legal scholarship. The top ten journals in 2011 are as follows: Harvard Law … Continue reading W&L Law Journal Rankings: 2011 Update

Faculty Profile: Susan Franck

Professor Susan Franck has opened two new areas of international investment law for one common goal: improving international dispute resolution systems. Professor Franck is best known in academic and policy circles for her scholarship on the empirical evaluation of international investment law.  This work has been cited in the U.S. Department of State’s Report of … Continue reading Faculty Profile: Susan Franck