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  • 5/12/17 8:58 am CDT
         Topeka, Kan. – Washburn University faculty and staff members were recently honored with the status of emeritus and eminentes universitatis. The title of emeritus is given to faculty who have taught at Washburn for ten years or more and retire in good standing. “Eminentes universitatis” can be loosely translated to “outstanding ones of the university” and is an honor given to staff members who have been employed at Washburn for ten years or more, and retire in good standingmore...
  • 5/10/17 10:30 am CDT
         Washburn University School of Law invites members of Topeka and the surrounding communities to serve as jurors or witnesses for mock trials on Saturday, May 20, 2017. Washburn Law students participating in Washburn Law’s Intensive Trial Advocacy Program (ITAP) will put their trial skills to the test after a week of intense training. The mock trials will take place at the Shawnee County Courthouse, 200 SE 7th St., Topeka, from 8 a.m. to noon.    more...
  • 4/7/17 9:34 am CDT
    Washburn Law Professor Mary Ramirez and her husband, Professor of Law and Associate Dean at Loyola University of Chicago Steven Ramirez, recently published “The Case for the Corporate Death Penalty: Restoring Law and Order on Wall Street.” The book is a critical examination of  the wrongdoing underlying the 2008 financial collapse and reveals that the government failed to use its most powerful law enforcement tools despite overwhelming proof of wide-ranging and large-scale fraud on Wallmore...
  • 4/6/17 2:41 pm CDT

    Washburn University School of Law has been honored nationally for the exceptional quality of its legal writing program, practical training, and trial advocacy program.

    Washburn University School of Law has been honored nationally for the exceptional quality of its legal writing program, practical training, and trial advocacy program.Washburn Law was ranked 15th nationally in Legal Writing in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Grad Schools, Law, 2018 edition, released earlier this month. The magazine prefaced the rankings with, “Legal writing is a vital skill for any practicing lawyer. Through these courses, students learn to perform legal analysis and tomore...
  • 3/28/17 2:42 pm CDT
         Professor Harold Hongju Koh of Yale Law School will deliver a lecture at Washburn University School of Law on Friday, March 31, on the topic of the Trump Administration and International Law. He will explore key areas of U.S. foreign policy and its likely impact on international law, from climate change and disarmament, to human rights and international trade.     His presentation will be the 40th in the Annual Foulston Siefkin Lecture series, whichmore...

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