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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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Library of Congress Features Alumnus Pearcy’s Diary as WWII POW

January 2017 [View Release]

LLM Degree Candidate Falconer Focusing on Indigenous Law in Australia

December 2016 [View Release]

Acting Solicitor General Gershengorn Explains Many Roles with SCOTUS, POTUS & Congress

December 2016 [View Release]

In Memoriam: Missouri Supreme Court Judge Richard B. Teitelman, JD ’73

November 2016 [View Release]

Corporate Judicial Externs Gain Experience at Delaware Supreme Court, Meet SCOTUS Justices

November 2016 [View Release]

Judge Wilkins Lectures on National Museum of African American History and Culture, Cites WashULaw Connection

November 2016 [View Release]

HEC-TV Features CERL’s Innovative Supreme Court Database

November 2016 [View Release]

Prof. Legomsky Discusses President-Elect Trump and Immigration Policy

November 2016 [View Release]

Prof. Magarian Offers Expert Commentary on Electoral College

November 2016 [View Release]

Founders Day Honoree: Vice Provost Davis Examines the Intersection of Race, Gender, and the Law

November 2016 [View Release]

Prof. Epps’ Scholarship Questions Commonly-Held Principles in the Criminal Justice System

November 2016 [View Release]

Prof. Sachs Finds Her Focus at the Intersection of Law, Innovation, and Health Care

November 2016 [View Release]

Prof. Magarian Weighs In on Rigged Election Claims

October 2016 [View Release]

Appellate Clinic Students Victorious in Habeas Corpus Appeal

October 2016 [View Release]

First-Year Law Student Spins the Wheel on Price is Right

October 2016 [View Release]

Law Students Gain Insider's Perspective of the Presidential Debate Hosted by Wash U

October 2016 [View Release]

Prof. Epps Launches Seasonal SCOTUS Podcast

October 2016 [View Release]

Prof. Epstein Offers Expert Commentary on Presidential Candidates and Their Possible Supreme Court Picks

October 2016 [View Release]

Prof. Sale Appointed to FINRA Board of Governors

September 2016 [View Release]

Iowa Supreme Court Cites Prof. Joy’s Criminal Law Scholarship

September 2016 [View Release]

150th Anniversary Celebration Features Selfies with a Clydesdale, Cake, and a Toast

September 2016 [View Release]

In Memoriam: Law Alumna Phyllis Schlafly, JD ’78

September 2016 [View Release]

Prof. Sachs: EpiPen Controversy Highlights Need for Price Controls

August 2016 [View Release]

Missouri Supreme Court Judges and National Judiciary among Speakers at Orientation 2016

August 2016 [View Release]

ABA Adopts Resolution Presented by Prof. Levin on Privately Drafted Standards

August 2016 [View Release]

Law Students Argue Before Sixth Circuit Challenging Denials of Writs of Habeas Corpus

August 2016 [View Release]

Alumna Zhao Argues Sentencing Guidelines Case Before Eighth Circuit

August 2016 [View Release]

Prof. Epstein to Receive American Political Science Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award

July 2016 [View Release]

Law School Recalls Contributions of Clerkship Professor Charles Bobinette

July 2016 [View Release]

Prof. Richards: Proposed ‘Revenge Porn’ Bill Balances Regulation with Protecting Free Expression

July 2016 [View Release]

Prof. Crain’s New Book Explores Effects of Invisible Labor on Workers

July 2016 [View Release]