Today: Professor Robin Wilson at Georgetown Speaking on Religious Liberty

W&L Law Professor Robin Fretwell Wilson has been invited to  invited to comment on Gerry Bradley's new book, Challenges to Religious Liberty in the 21st Century.  Her comments will be part of an October 24 event at the The Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs at Georgetown University.  This invitation comes in connection with Professor Wilson's forthcoming article entitled The … Continue reading Today: Professor Robin Wilson at Georgetown Speaking on Religious Liberty

Professor Robin Wilson’s Comments on Legal Issues for Unmarried Couples Appear in Essence Magazine

W&L Law Professor Robin Fretwell Wilson recently commented on the legal considerations relating to cohabitation by unmarried couples.  Her comments appeared in Essence Magazine and addressed what such couples need to keep in mind when it comes to children, health matters, property & assets, and inheritance issues. To view Professor Wilson's discussion, click here. Professor … Continue reading Professor Robin Wilson’s Comments on Legal Issues for Unmarried Couples Appear in Essence Magazine

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. Millon SEALS President-Elect

Professor David Millon, the J. B. Stombock Professor of Law and Law Alumni Faculty Fellow at Washington and Lee University School of Law, was named president-elect of the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) at its recent annual meeting. Millon will serve in this position during 2011-12 and will become president of the organization for … Continue reading Prof. Millon SEALS President-Elect

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