Hillary Sale, the Walter D. Coles Professor of law and of management at the School of Law, has been appointed to the board of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.
Experts across campus discuss how to spot bad arguments, the role of these debates, and how debates can be deceptive to get you ready for the presidential debate at Washington University on October 9.
The School of Law’s 2016-17 Public Interest Law & Policy Speakers series at Washington University in St. Louis features an outstanding lineup of judges, lawyers, authors, and academics with expertise in public interest law and policy. The series begins at noon Monday, Sept. 12, with a lecture by Brenda Hollis, chief prosecutor at the Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone.
Recent scandals involving high-priced generic drugs should prompt us to consider price controls for pharmaceutical companies, says an expert on the health care industry at the School of Law at Washington University.
The School of Law is celebrating its 150th anniversary at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, with a toast, cake and a Clydesdale outside Anheuser-Busch Hall.
U.S. Congresswoman Jackie Speier introduced on July 14 a long-delayed federal bill that would outlaw nonconsensual pornography in the United States. While he supports the law, Neil Richards, privacy law expert at Washington University in St. Louis, think it’s important that the bill be drafted in such a way as to not be a tool for censorship that can threaten our commitment to free expression.
Lee Epstein, the Ethan A.H. Shepley Distinguished University Professor, will receive the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award from the Law and Courts Section of the American Political Science Association at the association’s annual meeting in September in Philadelphia.
The Supreme Court ruled June 27 to throw out a Texas law making access to abortion more difficult in the state. The move is an important win for women and their access to reproductive health care, said Susan Appleton, a noted expert on family law and reproductive rights.
By a 4-4 vote, a short-handed U.S. Supreme Court today let stand a lower court’s 2-1 decision to block President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration. The decision is “deeply regrettable,” said Stephen Legomsky, a noted expert on immigration law at Washington University in St. Louis.
Jack Terschluse, who just earned a bachelor’s degree in political science in Arts & Sciences, received the university’s Grossman-Alexander Prize. The competitive award is presented each year to an outstanding graduating senior with an emphasis on American politics.