WU Law Spotlights

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Law School Goes Online with LL.M. in U.S. Law

The Law School is now offering its Master of Laws in U.S. Law for Foreign Lawyers (LL.M.) in an innovative online format. Called @WashULaw, the new program is accepting applicants for January 2013. more... 

Endowed Chair Spotlight: Peggie R. Smith

Peggie R. Smith makes case for regulating care work at installation as Nagel Professor. more... 

Crimes Against Humanity Initiative Benjamin Ferencz Essay Contest

Individuals interested in addressing the relationship between crimes against humanity and the crime of aggression are invited to participate in the inaugural Benjamin B. Ferencz Essay Competition. more... 

Faculty Scholarship Spotlights

Washington University School of Law's greatest strength is its faculty. Complementing their extensive research and scholarship, law professors head the law school's three centers and one institute, devoted to empirical research, innovation and economic growth, work and social capital, and international law. more... 

Endowed Chair Installations

Professors Joy and Levin showcase their scholarship at their endowed chair installations. more... 

Law School Offers Scholarship Guarantee

The Law School has a longstanding policy of guaranteeing scholarships. more... 

East Asian Law Collection

The East Asian Law Collection with a total of 4,698 titles and 12,447 volumes in East Asian vernacular is one of the largest in the United States. more... 

Rare Books Collection

Associate Dean for Information Resources Philip C. Berwick has recently devoted his energies to surveying the Law Library's Rare Book Collection with an eye toward identifying and publicizing some of its hidden treasures. more...  

Center for Interdisciplinary Study of Work and Social Capital (CISWASC)

The center explores the relationship of work to gender, race, and class status based on labor and employment law, including several fall 2010 events. more...

Center for Empirical Research in the Law (CERL)

CERL is applying sophisticated empirical methodology to legal research in a number of current, major projects... more...  

Crimes Against Humanity Initiative

The Harris Institute is finalizing a specialized draft international convention on crimes against humanity. more...  


 For questions or comments about Washington University School of Law Spotlights, contact Ann Nicholson, 314-935-6430 or anicholson@wustl.edu