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Dean Demleitner Speaks on Legal Education in Boulder, CO
Dean Nora Demleitner speaks this week in Boulder, Colorado at two events. On Thursday, April 17, 2014, Silicon Flatirons Center at the University of Colorado sponsored “The Future of Law School Innovation“.   Dean Demleitner joined panelists Melissa Hart (University of Colorado Law School), William Henderson (Indiana University) and Michael Moffitt (University of Oregon School […]  read more about Dean Demleitner Speaks on Legal Education in Boulder, CO
$25,000 to Professors Who Inspire: Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award Trust Seeks Applicants for 2014
The Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award Advisory Committee is currently seeking nominations for the 2014 Beckman Award. The award is given to professors who inspired their former students to achieve greatness. Each recipient will receive a one-time cash award of $25,000. Preference will be given to educators who teach or who taught in the fields of […]  read more about $25,000 to Professors Who Inspire: Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award Trust Seeks Applicants for 2014
Prof. Murchison cited in Center for Public Integrity report
Washington & Lee law professor Brian Murchison’s scholarship is cited in “Breathless and Burdened:  Dying from Black Lung, Buried by Law and Medicine“. The report from the Center for Public Integrity won a Pulizer Prize in the Investigative Reporting category for its detailed analysis of controversial denials of black lung benefits to coal miners. Professor […]  read more about Prof. Murchison cited in Center for Public Integrity report
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Recent Faculty Publications
Lyman P. Q. Johnson, The Dwindling of Revlon, he 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).