Brass Tax: Cutting through the politics of tax reform

As Americans begin to file their last returns under a fading tax system, as President Donald Trump concludes his first State of the Union with a great emphasis on the economy, as the world watches this country undergo tectonic changes, it’s time to cut through the politicking and positioning. Washington University in St. Louis compiled researchers and experts across campus to attempt to put the new tax reform into perspective, plainly speaking.

Law student earns VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship

Edward Tjaden, a third-year student at Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, has been awarded a Veterans of Foreign Wars-Student Veterans of America Legislative Fellowship, a semester-long academic experience. 
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Smith elected to American Law Institute

Peggie Smith, the Charles F. Nagel Professor of Employment and Labor Law at Washington University’s School of Law, has been elected to the American Law Institute.
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WashU Expert: Incentivizing new uses for off-patent drugs

Generic medications could be an effective way to improve health outcomes while lowering costs, but the existing drug patent system is poorly designed to motivate such discoveries, says an expert on health law at Washington University in St. Louis.
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WashU alumna named Schwarzman Scholar

Lingyu Zhou, a Washington University in St. Louis School of Law alumna, has been awarded a highly selective 2019 Schwarzman Scholarship for graduate study at Tsinghua University in Beijing. A student and another alum were semifinalists.