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Lexington Episcopal Church Drops “R.E. Lee,” Becomes Grace Episcopal

By: Courtney Iverson, 1L Staff Writer On August 27th, fifteen days after the fateful protests in Charlottesville, Robert W. Lee IV, a young pastor and indirect descendant of his famous


Between Reverence and Respect: Students Support “L” in W&L, but Question Legacy

By: Danielle Phillips, 2L Staff Writer The devastating events which occurred in Charlottesville ignited a nationwide discussion on the appropriate place for historical figures with controversial pasts. Universities and schools


The Trouble with Law School Grades

By: Stephen Edwards, 3L Staff Writer In the classic law-school film The Paper Chase, there is a hapless character named Kevin who simply can’t wrap his mind around how to

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Hiring Survey Speaks Half-Truths

By: Amanda Triplett, 1L Junior Layout Editor For 3Ls searching for a firm to call home in a post-2008 legal market, a study released by Robert Half Legal states that


Professors Offer Supreme Court Preview

By: Luke Charette, 1L Contributing Writer Fall typically means apple picking, playoff baseball, pumpkin spice lattes, and, most importantly, the opening of the Supreme Court, which is set to begin


Student Bar Association Members Open Up

By: Emily Kendall,1L Contributing Writer The beginning of the year at W&L Law brings many new things, including leadership on W&L’s Student Bar Association (SBA).  I sat down with some

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W&L Community Responds on Tragedy in Charlottesville

By: Alan Carillo, 3L Staff Writer The tragic events we witnessed in early August, just 75 miles away in Charlottesville, prompted conversations on campus in which students expressed heartfelt concerns.


Hiring More Adjuncts Harms Students

By: Evelyn Clark, 1L Contributing Writer The increasing shift away from tenure-track positions in higher education has been widely discussed and analyzed in recent years. Research shows that there are