Frances Lewis Law Center

Faculty News

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Professor Seaman Speaks at PatCon 7

Washington and Lee law professor Christopher Seaman participated at PatCon 7 on Saturday, April 8, 2017.  PatCon 7 was held at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in Chicago, IL.  It is the largest...

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Prof. Seaman participates in INPRECOMP Project

Washington and Lee law professor Christopher Seaman recently participated in a workshop for the INPRECOMP Project at Arizona State Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law in Phoenix, Arizona.  This...

Recent Publications

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - Victoria Sahani

Reshaping Third-Party Funding

Third-party funding is a controversial business arrangement whereby an outside entity—called a third-party funder—finances the legal representation of a party involved in litigation or...

Friday, January 27, 2017 - Michelle Lyon Drumbl

Beyond polemics: Poverty, taxes, and noncompliance

The earned income tax credit (EITC) is perhaps the most significant refundable credit in the U.S. tax system. Designed as an anti-poverty program, it is a social benefit administered by the...