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Welcome to the Washington University School of Law News web site. Please check this page for developments that may be of particular interest to you. We also include notices and other current information of interest to the Law School Community. Explore the links on the left side of this page for more information, including Faculty in the News, which offers a sampling of faculty quoted in their areas of expertise by the news media.

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UN International Law Commission to Elaborate New Global Convention on Crimes Against Humanity Following Experts Meeting in Geneva

July 2014 [View Release]

Prof. Sale Calls SCOTUS Halliburton II Decision a Loss for Shareholders

July 2014 [View Release]

Team of Practicing Attorneys Shares Expertise in Advanced Legal Writing Course

July 2014 [View Release]

Prof. Norwood Teaches Legal Concepts to High School Students in College Prep Program

July 2014 [View Release]

International Students Experience U.S. Judicial System Through Programs with State and Federal Judges

July 2014 [View Release]

Commentary by Prof. Epstein on Unanimous SCOTUS Decisions in New Republic

July 2014 [View Release]

Prof. Epstein Dissects Unanimous SCOTUS Decisions in New York Times

July 2014 [View Release]

Prof. Inazu Analyzes SCOTUS Decisions in Hobby Lobby, McCullen in Christianity Today

July 2014 [View Release]

Prof. Sepper Criticizes SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Decision for Allowing Corporate Religious Exemptions at Workers' Expense

June 2014 [View Release]

Law School Hosts Law and Religion Roundtable

June 2014 [View Release]

New York Times Analysis of SCOTUS Justice Voting Records Draws from Prof. Epstein’s, CERL Researchers’ Database

June 2014 [View Release]

Alumna Katz to Receive National Legal Aid & Defender Association Honor

June 2014 [View Release]

U.S. Navy Vice Admiral Praises Work of Student Veterans Organizations

June 2014 [View Release]

Prof. Crain Discusses ‘Economic Fragility’ of U.S. Workforce at D.C. Conference

June 2014 [View Release]

Profs. Epstein and Martin Share Expertise with International Group of Scholars at Empirical Workshop

June 2014 [View Release]

Associate Professor Dinner’s Scholarship Selected for Harvard/Stanford/Yale Junior Faculty Forum

June 2014 [View Release]

Alumnus Winship Creates Juristat to Mine Patent Prosecution Data for Clients

June 2014 [View Release]

Prof. Smith Named Law School Vice Dean Prof. Smith Named Law School Vice Dean

June 2014 [View Release]

Law School Adds LLM with Concentration in Negotiation & Dispute Resolution

June 2014 [View Release]

Recent Grads, Law Student Secure Prestigious Placements with Delaware Judiciary

June 2014 [View Release]

Law School Honors 2014 Distinguished Law Alumni Award Recipients

June 2014 [View Release]

Prof. Emeritus Mutharika Elected President of Malawi

June 2014 [View Release]

Harris Institute Convenes Meeting in Geneva on Crimes Against Humanity Convention

June 2014 [View Release]