Calendar of Events


155th Commencement

The all-university Commencement will take place Friday, May 20, 2016, at 8:30 a.m. in Brookings Quadrangle. The Law School ceremony will take place immediately afterwards at 11:15 p.m. in the Varsity Gym, Athletics Complex. more...  


Graduate Student Orientation Begins

Orientation for MLS, JSD, international LLM, and exchange students runs August 15-26.


JD Orientation Begins

Orientation for first-year JD students runs August 22-26.


2016 Presidential Debate

Washington University will host a presidential debate on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016.  more...  

News & Headlines


JD Candidate Marold Demonstrates Leadership on the Battlefield and at WashULaw  more ...


Supreme Court Legacy: Justice Stevens Shares Insights, Wit at WashULaw more ...


Alumna Slater’s Love of Legal Research Leads to Harris Fellowship, Upcoming Position as Eighth Circuit Staff Attorney
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JD Candidate Lama Melds Passion for Business and Finance with Desire to Practice Corporate Law  more ...


Prof. Sadat Invited as an Expert to Formal Ceremony for ICC  more ...


Ambassador Susman Teaches Course Drawing from His Extensive Foreign Service Experience  more ...


WashULaw Spotlights

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ABA Required Disclosures

View information on our placement, admissions, resources and other important data. more...   

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Faculty Scholarship: Pauline Kim

Prof. Pauline Kim published “Market Norms and Constitutional Values in the Government Workplace” in the North Carolina Law Review. more...  

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Faculty Scholarship: Daniel Mandelker

Prof. Daniel Mandelker recently published the fourth edition of his coauthored monograph, Street Graphics and the Law. more...  

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Harris Institute Blog: Lex lata, lex ferenda

The Harris Institute’s Blog, Lex lata, lex ferenda (The law as it is, the law as it should be), features commentary on issues of foreign affairs and international and comparative law. more...