John Roberts Jr., chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, attended the School of Law’s 2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards event. Kevin Lipson, a 1980 alum being honored, is a partner at Roberts’ former law firm. Read more about the honorees on the law site.
President Donald Trump, in a long-awaited speech May 11, took aim at reducing drug prices in America. But there was little in the speech or the administration’s plan that takes direct aim at industry, says an expert on drug policy at Washington University in St. Louis.
The St. Louis-based Koch family has agreed to contribute a $12 million endowment to establish the Koch Center for Family Business at Washington University in St. Louis’ Olin Business School as well as two distinguished professorships.
For Tim Briscoe, JD candidate in the School of Law, the Interdisciplinary Environmental Clinic offered a unique opportunity to learn about the Missouri River — and make a case for “two birds and a fish.”
This spring, two teams comprised of multidisciplinary graduate students from the Brown School, Olin Business School and the School of Law took part in the first-ever Social Innovation Initiative, tackling the problem of infant mortality in St. Louis.
While Michael Cohen, one of President Donald Trump’s lawyers, may be permitted to keep silent in the civil case involving Stephanie Clifford, his silence may still be used against him, said Peter Joy, professor of law at Washington University in St. Louis.
Andrew F. Tuch, professor of law at the School of Law, has been appointed to a four-year term on the National Adjudicatory Council of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.
The School of Law’s national moot court team made it to the final round of the American Bar Association’s National Appellate Advocacy Competition, finishing as the national runner-up.
The recent search of the office, home and hotel of Michael Cohen, lawyer to President Donald Trump, is a pivotal event when it comes to issues of attorney-client privilege and client confidentiality, says Peter Joy, professor at the School of Law and an expert on criminal law.
Washington University brings excellent speakers to campus every year to share ideas and new perspectives with students and the community. Here are a few of the speakers from the past year.