Frances Lewis Law Center

Faculty News

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Professor Seaman Publishes Op-Ed in Roanoke Times

Washington and Lee law professor Christopher Seaman published an opinion piece this week in the Roanoke Times.  In The harmful myth of widespread voter fraud , Professor Seaman discusses the impact...

Monday, February 20, 2017

Professor Sahani Presents at ASCL Workshop

On February 10-11, 2017 Prof. Sahani was selected to present her work-in-progress, Governing Third-Party Funders, at the American Society of Comparative Law Younger Comparativists Committee’s...

Friday, February 17, 2017

Prof. Johnson Presents at UCLA Law

Washington and Lee law professor Lyman Johnson is presenting Feb. 18 at UCLA School of Law as part of a symposium titled “Can Delaware Be Dethroned? Evaluating Delaware’s Dominance of...

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...