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  • 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...
  • 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...

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