While water pressure has been restored in Jackson, Miss., the water is still not safe to drink and a boil order remains in effect. The ongoing issues are a result of years of neglect and of environmental racism, says Tara Rocque at the School of Law.
Elizabeth Katz, associate professor of law at Washington University School of Law, has been selected as the 2021-2022 Haub Law Emerging Scholar in Gender & Law by Pace University for her paper “Sex, Suffrage, and State Constitutional Law: Women’s Legal Right to Hold Public Office.”
In a new law clinic, students gain experience with litigation, parole work, clemency cases and more as they help those wrongfully convicted of crimes.
The Washington University School of Law’s Clinical Education Program held its first pro bono estate planning clinic July 26 and 28 to serve low-income members of the St. Louis community.
The Washington University Board of Trustees has four new student representatives for the 2022-23 academic year.
Experts from Washington University in St. Louis offer perspectives on the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and the impact it will have on American law, people and politics.
While the ruling in the Maine case is unsurprising given the court’s recent decisions around freedom of religion, some of the rhetoric around the case misrepresents the role of constitutional protections for religion in a pluralistic society, said John Inazu, expert on law and religion at Washington University in St. Louis.
Federal district judges appointed by Republican presidents were found to be less likely to require mask wearing in the courtroom during the COVID-19 pandemic, finds a new study from the School of Law.
Praised for her can-do spirit, professionalism and grace, Rachel Mance, director of faculty support at Washington University School of Law, has been selected as the 2022 recipient of the Gloria W. White Distinguished Service Award, which recognizes a nonacademic staff member for exceptional effort that has bettered the university.
The Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity has announced six recipients of its 2023 Faculty Fellowships.
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