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  • 5/29/18 2:22 pm CDT
    Photograph: Professor Gillian Chadwick
         Topeka, Kan. - The Washburn Law Clinic, in collaboration with McGuireWoods LLP, helped secure an $8 million judgment on behalf of a survivor of human trafficking last week. The award comes after a federal judge in Kansas City found that the plaintiff, Kendra Ross, had been made to work over 40,000 uncompensated hours by a “regimented cult” from 2002 to 2012. The judgment is one of the largest single-plaintiff trafficking awards in American history.   more...
  • 5/4/18 2:19 pm 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 19, 2018. 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.About 70 volunteers are needed to serve as jurors ormore...
  • 4/10/18 2:40 pm CDT

    Washburn University School of Law is pleased to announce that its 41st signature Foulston Siefkin scholarly lecture will be delivered this year by Ruth Okediji, Harvard Law School's Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Professor of Law.

         Washburn University School of Law is pleased to announce that its 41st signature Foulston Siefkin scholarly lecture will be delivered this year by Ruth Okediji, Harvard Law School's Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Professor of Law.     "The Right to Own?: Protecting Indigenous Peoples’ Knowledge in the Age of Intellectual Property" will be held on Thursday, April 12, from 12:10 to 1 p.m. in Room 102 of the Law School. In the presentation, Okediji, a renowned scholar inmore...
  • 2/22/18 7:17 am CST
         Washburn Univerity's School of Law is cancelleing the Emerging Technology Symposium to Address Technology in Law and Government for today, February 22, due to the weather conditions.-30-more...
  • 2/21/18 3:11 pm CST
         Washburn University School of Law’s Diversity Committee and the Washburn University Office of Diversity and Inclusion will host the Fair Housing and Financial Markets Diversity Symposium on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. The symposium, which is free and open to the public, will run from 8:15 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center on the Washburn University campus.     The event will highlight the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act and the 10thmore...

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