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News: W&L Law Symposium Explores Legacy of German Free Law Movement
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 - Washington and Lee University School of Law will host a symposium next month exploring the legacy of Hermann Kantorowicz's 1906 essay "The Battle for Legal Science" and its impact on the emergence of legal realism movements in Germany and abroad.News: Author of 1940s Rape Trial Account to Speak at W&L
Thursday, September 09, 2010 - Alex Heard, editor of Outside magazine, will lecture on his book, The Eyes of Willie McGee: A Tragedy of Race, Sex, and Secrets in the Jim Crow South.Multimedia: Justice Unity Dow Lecture
Thursday, August 27, 2009 - Critically acclaimed novelist and former Botswana High Court Judge Unity Dow speaks at the law school about Africa's engagement with the norms of international law.News: Critically Acclaimed Novelist and Former Botswana High Court Judge visits School of Law
Friday, August 21, 2009 - Unity Dow, the first woman appointed as Justice in the High Court of Botswana, will deliver a public lecture at Washington and Lee School of Law on Thursday, Aug. 27. Multimedia: When Massachusetts was Religious and Virginia Wasn't
Friday, February 22, 2008 - William E. Nelson, the Judge Edward Weinfeld Professor of Law at New York University Law School, delivers the inaugural Hendricks Lecture in Law and History. Professor Nelson's lecture is titled "When Massachusetts was Religious and Virginia Wasn't - and Why it Changed." News: Law School Symposium to Address Sexual Orientation and the Law
Monday, February 04, 2008 - On Friday, February 29, beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the Millhiser Moot Court Room, the Washington and Lee University School of Law will host a symposium titled "A Queer Definition of Equality: Exploring Major Issues in Sexual Orientation and the Law."News: Inaugural Hendricks Lecture to Address When Massachusetts was Religious and Virginia Wasn't
Thursday, January 31, 2008 - William E. Nelson, the Judge Edward Weinfeld Professor of Law at New York University Law School, will deliver the inaugural Hendricks Lecture in Law and History. The lecture will debut on George Washington's birthday, Friday, February 22, at 2:00 p.m. in the Millhiser Moot Court Room at the Washington and Lee University School of Law.News: Law Center Scholar-in-Residence to Discuss Reportorial Privilege and Restitution during December Events
Thursday, November 15, 2007 - This December, Eoin O'Dell, Lewis Law Center Scholar-in-Residence at the Washington and Lee University School of Law, will deliver a public lecture on the journalist's privilege and host a scholar's roundtable discussion addressing restitution in North America.News: Jack Goldsmith to Discuss Limits of Executive Power and the Terror Presidency
Wednesday, November 14, 2007 - Jack Goldsmith, author of The Terror Presidency and Washington and Lee alumnus, will deliver two lectures on Monday, Nov. 26.News: Law Symposium Examines Gender-Relevant Legislation In Muslim and Non-Muslim Countries
Tuesday, March 13, 2007 - On March 30 and 31, a distinguished multidisciplinary group of international scholars and activists will convene at the Washington and Lee School of Law to discuss various women's issues at the Gender-Relevant Legislative Change in Muslim and non-Muslim Countries symposium.
Louise Halper, symposium director and professor of law at the School fo Law says that many people assume that Muslim women can't speak for themselves. From her travels in the region, she saw a different picture.