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Prof. Murchison Reviews U.S. Supreme Court Term for Federal Bar in Roanoke
Professor Brian Murchison reviewed the 2013-14 U.S. Supreme Court Term as guest of the Federal Bar Association chapter in Roanoke on August 21, 2014.  This was Murchison’s third annual review for the FBA.    Among the cases he discussed were:  Kaley v. United States (rejecting, as destructive of grand jury independence, an indicted party’s challenge of […]  read more about Prof. Murchison Reviews U.S. Supreme Court Term for Federal Bar in Roanoke
Prof. Mark Drumbl Teaches at Monash University School of Law
Washington and Lee law professor Mark Drumbl was recently appointed Visiting International Fellow at the Monash University School of Law in Melbourne, Australia.  Professor Drumbl taught a course to JD and LLM students titled  ‘Victims, Law, and Mass Atrocity’.    The course explored “the tensions that may inhere between various communities of victims, between victim involvement […]  read more about Prof. Mark Drumbl Teaches at Monash University School of Law
New Publications from Prof. Todd Peppers
Visiting professor Todd Peppers has completed a number of new scholarly works this summer addressing the role of Supreme Court law clerks. Professor Peppers authored two essays entitled “Form Your Battalions and Fight: The Story of Justice Holmes, His Law Clerks, and Saucy French Novels” and“The Care and Feeding of Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.” will be published in […]  read more about New Publications from Prof. Todd Peppers
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Recent Faculty Publications
Lyman P. Q. Johnson, The Dwindling of Revlon, 71 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 167 (2014)
Joshua A.T. Fairfield, Big Data, Big Problems: Emerging Issues in the Ethics of Data Science and Journalism, 29 J. Mass Media Ethics 38 (2014).
Lyman P. Q. Johnson, Rethinking How Business Purpose Is Taught in Catholic Business Education, 32 J. Cath. Higher Ed. 59 (2013).
Lyman P. Q. Johnson, Unsettledness in Delaware Corporate Law: Business Judgment Rule, Corporate Purpose, 38 Del. J. Corp. L. 405 (2013).