Peter Joy

Joy elected to American Law Institute

Peter Joy, the Henry Hitchcock Professor of Law and director of the Criminal Justice Clinic, has been elected one of 34 new members of the American Law Institute.
Susan Appleton

Appleton wins Dukeminier Prize

Susan Appleton, the Lemma Barkeloo & Phoebe Couzins Professor of Law, has been awarded a Dukeminier Prize from the Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law for her writing on family law.

An appreciation of the rule of law

When she was 10, Shirley Padmore Mensah survived a coup in her native Liberia. Due to that and encouragement from her father, Mensah studied at Washington University’s School of Law eventually becoming a judge in Missouri with a deep appreciation of the rule of law.
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Quoted: Faculty experts

Quotes faculty experts provided to various news outlets on a variety of topics including the Zika virus, gay olympians and nepotism in the Trump administration.