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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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Professor Richards Writes in Forbes about Whether Posters of Hacked Nude Celebrity Photos Can Be Held Liable

September 2014 [View Release]

Fall Public Interest Law & Policy Speakers Series Kicks Off September 8, Takes on Timely Issues

September 2014 [View Release]

Prof. Quinn Publishes Co-authored Op-ed in Huffington Post: 'When Will Youth of Color Receive Same Due Process as Officer Wilson?'

August 2014 [View Release]

Prof. Richards Publishes Op-Ed on CNN.Com: ‘Can Technology Prevent Another Ferguson?’

August 2014 [View Release]

Dean Nancy Staudt Starts the School Year Right with Fun Run, ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

August 2014 [View Release]

Profs. Dresser, Law, Norwood, and Sadat Receive Prestigious Research Support

August 2014 [View Release]

Orientation 2014 Offers Great Introduction to Law School

August 2014 [View Release]

Prof. Norwood Publishes Op-ed on CNN.com: ‘Why I Fear for My Sons’

August 2014 [View Release]

ABA House of Delegates Adopts Resolution on Crimes Against Humanity; Report Cites Law School Initiative’s Model Treaty

August 2014 [View Release]

Faculty Share Expertise with National, International News Media on Legal Issues in Ferguson, Tax Inversion, Corporate Governance, Medical Ethics, and more

August 2014 [View Release]

Prof. Legomsky Defends Legality of President Obama’s Pending Immigration Plan

August 2014 [View Release]

Prof. Inazu Publishes Op-ed: Let’s Talk About Race

August 2014 [View Release]

Prof. Levin Elected to ABA House of Delegates

August 2014 [View Release]

Law School Hosts International Delegations Seeking Expertise in Intellectual Property and Dispute Resolution

August 2014 [View Release]

Global Public Interest Law Fellows Provide Legal Services Around the World

August 2014 [View Release]

EIP Clinic Students and Faculty Provide Assistance to Client Establishing Animal Assisted Therapy Organization

August 2014 [View Release]

Corporate Boards and Governance Class Offers Inside View into Business Leaders' World

August 2014 [View Release]

Prof. Rosenzweig Says High Stock Prices, Low Interest Rates Causing Rise in Corporate Tax Inversions

August 2014 [View Release]

Summer in Somalia is Personal for Law Student Abadir Barre

July 2014 [View Release]

IEC Wins Victory in Missouri Court of Appeals in Coal Ash Landfill Case; Grants Support Ongoing Work

July 2014 [View Release]

Constitutional Law Expert Magarian Weighs In on Congressional Effort to Amend Controlled Substances Act

July 2014 [View Release]

Law School Offering Online Option for Master of Legal Studies

July 2014 [View Release]

Prof. Sadat Offers In Memoriam Tribute to ICC Judge Hans-Peter Kaul

July 2014 [View Release]

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]