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  • 11/14/18 11:25 am CST

    Free event runs from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., is designed for high school and college students with an interest in learning about the current state of the law as it pertains to the LGBTQ community.

         Washburn University School of Law will host “Q&A: Queers and Allies Discover the Law” on November 16 at the law school. This free event runs from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and is designed for high school and college students with an interest in learning about the current state of the law as it pertains to the LGBTQ community and a desire to explore law as a career option. Interested allies are also welcom to attend.     Sessions will cover the importance ofmore...
  • 10/31/18 11:36 am CDT
         The Washburn Law Journal will host a symposium titled “Law in the Post-Truth Era” on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. The symposium will bring together national experts in the legal field to define “post-truth” and discuss timely topics such as how to manage a jury harboring an aversion to evidence-based reasoning, and how fields like oil and gas law are affected by debates of “alternative facts.”     “Since the days of ancient Greece, rhetoric and emotionalmore...
  • 9/17/18 9:15 am CDT
    WHAT: Constitution Day is today, Monday, Sept. 17. In observation, Washburn University School of Law professor Davis Rubenstein will be discussing immigration laws and if they should receive special constitutional treatment.  In immigration cases, the Supreme Court’s normal rules of constitutional adjudication do not always apply. Should these laws receive special treatment for some purposes (e.g., federalism) but not others (e.g., rights)? Rubenstein will explore the transition betweenmore...
  • 7/11/18 3:03 pm CDT
         Topeka, Kan. - Officials from Washburn University and Fort Hays State University (FHSU) signed a new partnership into effect on Friday, June 30. The signed memorandum of understanding for the Law Early Admission Program (LEAP) will allow academically talented and highly motivated undergraduate students at FHSU to matriculate to the Washburn University School of Law after three or three and a half years.     The LEAP program was developed to reducemore...
  • 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...

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