In 2014, Marla Borkson volunteered in Nepal for five months. When an earthquake hit in April 2015 while she was in the middle of her 1L year at Washington University, Borkson knew she had to act. She spent her summer in Nepal helping citizens in rural Nepal get health treatments.
A memorial service for Richard Teitelman, JD ’73, and judge on the Missouri Supreme Court, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, in Graham Chapel. Read more about Teitelman on the School of Law site.
The 21st Century Cures Act, the vast bill aimed at bolstering medical research and revamping the way drugs are approved, is a step in the right direction but is far from perfect, says an expert on the health care industry at the School of Law at Washington University in St. Louis.
If a Trump administration follows his campaign rhetoric and advisers, then his most immediate and far-reaching environmental target will be domestic and international efforts to address climate change. Maxine Lipeles, director of the Interdisciplinary Environmental Clinic at the Washington University School of Law, offers her thoughts on Trump’s expected policies toward the environment.
For the second time in less than 20 years, the winner of the presidential popular vote has lost the electoral college. Once is a fluke, twice is a trend, said Greg Magarian, professor of law and expert on election law.
At a transformative moment in our nation’s history, when America’s “Brexit vote” came to pass, where better than Washington University to bring together the thought leaders and experts from disparate fields covering the littered landscape that was, is and forever will be Election 2016?
Stephen Legomsky, renowned expert on immigration policy and former chief counsel of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, says that while Trump’s immigration policies will be more hard line, comprehensive immigration reform is still possible.
John Inazu has been installed as the inaugural Sally D. Danforth Distinguished Professor of Law and Religion. A lecture and a reception to celebrate the occasion were held Sept. 7 in the Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom and Crowder Courtyard in Anheuser-Busch Hall.
The claims by Donald Trump and some of his surrogates that this year’s presidential election is rigged against Trump have no basis in logic or fact, says an election law expert at Washington University in St. Louis.
Lee Epstein, the Ethan A. H. Shepley Distinguished University Professor, has accepted a visiting professor appointment in comparative politics and in law at the University of Bergen in Bergen, Norway.