Washington and Lee University

Washington and Lee University

November 2007

Professor Tim Jost to Present at Fresh Thinking Project

Lexington, VA -- November 30, 2007 • On Friday, November 30, Washington and Lee University School of Law Professor Tim Jost will present a paper at Stanford University for the Fresh Thinking project along with the leading health law and regulation scholars in the country.

School of Law Takes the United States Constitution to the Community

Lexington, VA -- November 30, 2007 • The Washington and Lee University School of Law has initiated a new community outreach program designed to provide a forum for exploring Constitutional issues currently at play in society and the courts.

Law Center Scholar-in-Residence to Discuss Reportorial Privilege and Restitution During December Events

Lexington, VA -- 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.

Jack Goldsmith to Give Lectures on Limits of Executive Power and on the Terror Presidency

Lexington, VA -- November 13, 2007 • Goldsmith, author of The Terror Presidency: Law and Judgment Inside the Bush Presidency and W&L alumnus, will deliver two lectures on Monday, Nov. 26. The first will be at 2:00 p.m. in the Millhiser Moot Court Room. It is titled "Are there Limits on Executive Power in an Age of Terror?" This talk is sponsored by the Lewis Law Center, the Transnational Law Institute, and the Department of Philosophy.

W&L's Contact Speaker's Series Presents the Third Talk on the Middle East

Lexington, VA -- November 13, 2007 • The third lecture of Spotlight on the Middle East, Washington and Lee University's Contact-sponsored speaker series will be on Tuesday, Nov. 27. The lecture on Spotlight on Religion in the Middle East will be given by Ambassador Akbar Ahmed, Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies, American University in Washington, at 7:30 p.m. in Lee Chapel.

McCardell and Wall Elected to W&L Board of Trustees

Lexington, VA -- November 6, 2007 • Washington and Lee University recently announced the election of John M. McCardell Jr., professor and former president of Middlebury College, and Thomas R. Wall, IV, managing director of Kelso & Co., to its Board of Trustees. Both McCardell and Wall will join the board at its February 2008 meeting.

Law School Tax Clinic to Receive Grant from IRS

Lexington, VA -- November 5, 2007 • The Tax Clinic at the Washington and Lee University School of Law has been awarded a matching grant from the Internal Revenue Service's Low Income Taxpayer grant program. The grant partially will fund the clinic for the 2008 calendar year and may cover as much as 50 percent of the cost of operating the clinic.

Gerald Donato: Reinventing the Game Opens in Staniar Gallery

Lexington, VA -- November 3, 2007 • "Gerald Donato: Reinventing the Game" opens in Staniar Gallery at Washington and Lee University on Friday, Nov. 9 with a gallery talk and reception at 5:30 p.m. The exhibition, curated by Amy Moorefield, assistant director and curator of collections at VCUarts Anderson Gallery, comes to Staniar Gallery as a cross-section of the major retrospective of the Donato's work at VCUarts Anderson Gallery last winter.

Rebecca Blank to Lecture on Improving Poverty Measurement in the U.S.

Lexington, VA -- November 3, 2007 • Rebecca M. Blank, Robert V. Kerr Visiting Fellow at the Brookings Institution for 2007-2008, will discuss how poverty is measured in the United States and her various research on this subject in a lecture at Washington and Lee University on Monday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m. in the Northen Auditorium in Leyburn Library.

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