Ellie Stitzer, who is set to graduate in May with a law degree from Washington University School of Law, is a passionate advocate for disability rights.
The School of Law at Washington University in St. Louis recognized six alumni who have achieved success in their respective fields during its Distinguished Alumni Awards dinner, held April 8 at at Anheuser-Busch Hall.
If Florida’s action to strip Walt Disney World of its status as a special tax district is indeed retaliatory against the company for its opposition to the state’s so-called “Don’t Say Gay” law, then Florida has plainly violated the First Amendment, says a constitutional law expert at Washington University in St. Louis.
Arsalan Iftikhar, AB ’99, JD ’03, has spent his career speaking out against Islamophobia. In his new book, “Fear of a Muslim Planet,” he writes that the need to stand against hate is more urgent than ever.
Russell K. Osgood, visiting professor of law and interim dean of the School of Law, will continue as dean through spring 2024, announced Beverly Wendland, provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs.
Stephen Legomsky, the John S. Lehmann University Professor Emeritus at Washington University, testified at a March 15 hearing before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee about identifying and removing barriers to legal migration.
Although not every violation of the law of war amounts to a ‘war crime,” the facts emerging from the conflict thus far are deeply troubling, says international criminal law expert Leila Sadat.
Karen Tokarz, the Charles Nagel Professor of Public Interest Law & Policy, has received a 2022 What’s Right With the Region award from Focus St. Louis.
The Russian invasion of Ukraine took much of the world by surprise. On March 9, a group of WashU faculty will attempt to sort through the roots of the conflict, as well as the latest developments, in the virtual panel discussion “Crisis in Ukraine.”
The St. Louis Mediation Project, co-founded by Karen Tokarz, the Charles Nagel Professor of Public Interest Law & Policy at Washington University, received a $1.4 million grant from the Missouri Housing Development Commission to provide free mediations in eviction court and in the community pre-filing.
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