Ginsburg’s visit was a year in the making and came 20 years after she penned the majority opinion in United States v. Virginia, the landmark case that struck down VMI’s male-only admissions policy.
In February 2017, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will visit W&L Law and will give a seated interview in VMI’s Cameron Hall.
Prof. Eggert comments on his former colleague at Arnold & Porter, "a consensus builder with a brilliant legal mind" who would be an "intellectual leader on the Court."
The brief, written with Prof. Jason Rantanen of the University of Iowa College of Law and filed with the Court on December 16, 2015, involves the legal standard for increasing damages awards in patent infringement cases.
On Sept. 28, faculty at Washington and Lee University will discuss several of the most compelling cases on the 2015-16 U.S. Supreme Court docket, including the affirmative action case Fisher v. Texas.
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Timothy S. Jost, the Robert L. Willett Family Professor of Law at Washington and Lee's School of Law, published a guest column in the July 10, 2014, Washington Post about lawsuits asking the courts to invalidate the Affordable Care Act. Jost concludes the lawsuits will not succeed.
Professor Mark Rush comments the recent Supreme Court ruling which upheld Michigan's ban on the use of race as a factor in admissions to state universities. Rush is the Stanley D. and Nikki Waxberg Professor of Politics and Law at Washington and Lee University's Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics.
Paul M. Smith, former law clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Lewis Powell '27, '31L, will discuss his role the gay rights case Lawrence v. Texas during a talk on Monday Oct. 21.
During the annual U.S. Supreme Court Preview, six members of the W&L law school faculty will preview cases on topics ranging from recess appointments to ineffective counsel.
A recent report from the National Law Journal brought some attention to the growing online collection of material from the archives of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Lewis Powell '29, '31L,