The Scholarly Articles collection provides access to published works by members of the faculty at the Washington and Lee University School of Law. Items are downloadable in PDF and primarily include law review and journal articles, authored by current and former faculty members and arranged by year of publication.

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Publications from 2014

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Curricular Limitations, Cost Pressures, and Stratification in Legal Education: Are Bold Reforms in Short Supply?, Nora V. Demleitner

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Stratification, Expansion, and Retrenchment: International Legal Education in U.S. Law Schools, Nora V. Demleitner

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Child Pirates: Rehabilitation, Reintegration, and Accountability, Mark A. Drumbl

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When Helpers Hurt: Protecting Taxpayers From Preparers, Michelle Lyon Drumbl

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Smart Contracts, Bitcoin Bots, and Consumer Protection, Joshua A.T. Fairfield

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Digital Innocence, Joshua A.T. Fairfield and Erik Luna

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Comment: Knowledge Circles and the Duty of Care, Jill M. Fraley

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The Jurisprudence of Nature: The Importance of Defining What is "Natural", Jill M. Fraley

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Federalizing the Foreign Corporate Form, Sarah C. Haan

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Law and the History of Corporate Responsibilities: Corporate Governance, Lyman Johnson

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Innovation in Teaching LLCs: Introduction, Lyman P.Q. Johnson

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Comment on the Proposed Definition of “Eligible Organization” for Purposes of Coverage of Certain Preventative Services Under the Affordable Care Act, Lyman P.Q. Johnson, David K. Millon, Stephen M. Bainbridge, Ronald J. Colombo, Brett McDonnell, Alan J. Meese, and Nathan B. Oman

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The Dwindling of Revlon, Lyman P.Q. Johnson and Robert Ricca

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The Still-Dwindled Revlon, Lyman P.Q. Johnson and Robert Ricca

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Beyond Repeal—A Republican Proposal for Healthcare Reform, Timothy Stoltzfus Jost

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Comparative Advantage and the United Nations in Situations of Conflict, Frederic L. Kirgis

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The Ties that Bind: Reevaluating the Role of Legal Presumptions of Paternity, Heather Kolinsky

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Scholars’ Supreme Court Amicus Brief in Support of Neither Party: Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Douglas Laycock, Mark P. Gergen, and Doug Rendleman

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Is Systemic Risk Prevention the New Paradigm? A Proposal To Expand Investor Protection Principles to the Hedge Fund Industry, Cary Martin

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Germany vs. Europe: The Principle of Democracy in German Constitutional Law and the Troubled Future of European Integration, Russell A. Miller

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Radical Shareholder Primacy, David Millon

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Why Lawyers Do What They Do (When Behaving Ethically), James E. Moliterno

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And Now a Crisis in Legal Education, James E. Moliterno

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Ethics 20/20 Successfully Achieved Its Mission: It "Protected, Preserved, and Maintained", James E. Moliterno

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Combatting Cyber-Attacks Through National Interest Diplomacy: A Trilateral Treaty with Teeth, Lawrence L. Muir Jr.

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Foreign Investments and the Market for Law, Erin O'Hara O'Connor and Susan D. Franck

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Judicial Assistants or Junior Judges: The Hiring, Utilization, and Influence of Law Clerks, Chad Oldfather and Todd C. Peppers

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Outsourcing Corporate Accountability, Kishanthi Parella

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Surgeons or Scribes? The Role of United States Court of Appeals Law Clerks in "Appellate Triage", Todd C. Peppers, Micheal W. Giles, and Bridget Tainer-Parkins

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Grade Incomplete: Examining the Securities and Exchange Commission's Attempt to Implement Credit Rating and Certain Corporate Governance Reforms of Dodd-Frank, Tod Perry and Randle B. Pollard

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Collection of Student Loans: A Critical Examination, Doug Rendleman and Scott Weingart

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Third-Party Litigation Funding and the Dodd-Frank Act, Victoria Shannon

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An Essay on Poverty and Child Neglect: New Interventions, Joan M. Shaughnessy

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Brief of Professors at Law and Business Schools as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondents: Omnicare, Inc., et al. v. Laborers District Council Construction Industry Pension Fund, et al., Celia Taylor, Lyman P.Q. Johnson, J. Robert Brown, and Joan MacLeod Heminway

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Toil and Trouble: How the Erie Doctrine Became Structurally Incoherent (and How Congress Can Fix It), Alan M. Trammell

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Transactionalism Costs, Alan M. Trammell

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Comment: 3D Printing, Sarah K. Wiant

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Anti-Justice, Melanie D. Wilson

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Sentencing Inequality Versus Sentencing Injustice, Melanie D. Wilson

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Securities Laws as Foreign Policy, Karen E. Woody

Publications from 2013

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Conceptions of Corporate Purpose in Post-Crisis Financial Firms, Christopher M. Bruner

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Is the Corporate Director's Duty of Care a 'Fiduciary' Duty? Does It Matter?, Christopher M. Bruner

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Drugs, Dignity and Danger: Human Dignity as a Constitutional Constraint to Limit Overcriminalization, Michal Buchhandler-Raphael

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Can and Should Human Rights Themes Impact Decision-making in a Law School? Reflections from the U.S. Perspective, Nora V. Demleitner

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She Makes Me Ashamed to Be a Woman: The Genocide Conviction of Pauline Nyiramasuhuko, 2011, Mark A. Drumbl

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Those Who Know, Those Who Don't, and Those Who Know Better: Balancing Complexity, Sophistication, and Accuracy on Tax Returns, Michelle Lyon Drumbl

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Do-Not-Track as Default, Joshua A.T. Fairfield

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Colonial Property, Private Dams, and Climate Change in Virginia, Jill M. Fraley

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Introduction to Property, History & Climate Change in the Former Colonies Symposium Special Issue, Jill M. Fraley

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Scaled Legislation & the Legal History of the Common Good, Jill M. Fraley

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Biometric ID Cybersurveillance, Margaret Hu

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Unsettledness in Delaware Corporate Law: Business Judgment Rule, Corporate Purpose, Lyman P. Q. Johnson

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Why Register Hedge Fund Advisers—A Comment, Lyman P.Q. Johnson

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Rethinking How Business Purpose Is Taught in Catholic Business Education, Lyman P. Q. Johnson, Michael Naughton, and William Bojan

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Religious Freedom and Women's Health - Litigation on Contraception, Timothy Stoltzfus Jost

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Self-Insurance for Small Employers Under the Affordable Care Act: Federal and State Regulatory Options, Timothy Stoltzfus Jost and Mark A. Hall

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Beyond “Life and Liberty”: The Evolving Right to Counsel, John D. King

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Coercion, Consent, Compassion, John D. King

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Lamentations, Celebrations, and Innovations: Gideon at 50, John D. King

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Just Because You Can Doesn’t Mean You Should: Reconciling Attorney Conduct in the Context of Defamation with the New Professionalism, Heather M. Kolinsky

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Rage Against the Machine: A Reply to Professors Bierschbach and Bibas, Erik Luna

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Florida v. Jardines: The Wolf at the Castle Door, Timothy C. MacDonnell

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Shareholder Primacy in the Classroom After the Financial Crisis, David Millon

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Shareholder Social Responsibility, David Millon

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The Trouble with Lawyer Regulation, James E. Moliterno

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A Way Forward for an Ailing Legal Education Model, James E. Moliterno

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The Future of Legal Education Reform, James E. Moliterno

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A Methodical Approach to Legal Research: The Legal Research Plan, an Essential Tool for Today's Law Student and New Attorney, Caroline L. Osborne

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Remedies: A Guide for the Perplexed, Doug Rendleman

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Standards of Proof in Civil Litigation: An Experiment from Patent Law, David L. Schwartz and Christopher B. Seaman

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American Innovation and the Limits of Patent Law: A Response to William Hubbard, Competitive Patent Law, Christopher B. Seaman

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Recent Developments in Third-Party Funding, Victoria Shannon

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Class Actions, Heightened Commonality, and Declining Access to Justice, A. Benjamin Spencer

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Jurisdictional Sequencing, Alan M. Trammell

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Apologies in the Marketplace, Kish Vinayagamoorthy

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Contextualizing Legitimacy, Kish Vinayagamoorthy

Publications from 2012

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Strategizing for Compliance: The Evolution of a Compliance Phase of Inter-American Court Litigation and the Strategic Imperative for Victims’ Representatives, David C. Baluarte

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Victimization, Mainstreaming, and the Complexity of Gender in Armed Conflict, Johanna Bond

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A Decade After Abu Ghraib: Lessons in "Softening Up" The Enemy and Sex-Based Humiliation, Johanna E. Bond

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Honor as Property, Johanna E. Bond

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Victimization, Mainstreaming, and the Complexity of Gender in Armed Conflict, Johanna E. Bond

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Agency and the Ontology of the Corporation, Christopher M. Bruner

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Stopping Philadelphia Abortion Provider Kermit Gosnell and Preventing Others Like Him: An Outcome that Both Pro-Choicers and Pro-Lifers Should Support, Samuel W. Calhoun

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Abraham Lincoln's Religion: The Case for His Ultimate Belief in a Personal, Sovereign God., Samuel W. Calhoun and Lucas E. Morel

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The Challenges to Legal Education in 1973 and 2012: An Introduction to the Anniversary Issue of the Hofstra Law Review, Nora V. Demleitner

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From Oblivion to Memory: A Blueprint for the Amnesty, Mark A. Drumbl

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Decoupling Taxes and Marriage: Beyond Innocence and Income Splitting, Michelle Lyon Drumbl

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Avatar Experimentation: Human Subjects Research in Virtual Worlds, Joshua A.T. Fairfield

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"Do-Not-Track" as Contract, Joshua A.T. Fairfield

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Mixed Reality: How the Laws of Virtual Worlds Govern Everyday Life, Joshua A.T. Fairfield

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Stealth Constitutional Change and the Geography of Law, Jill M. Fraley

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Reviewing José E. Alvarez, The Public International Law Regime Governing International Investment, Susan D. Franck

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Law and Legal Theory in the History of Corporate Responsibility: Corporate Personhood, Lyman P.Q. Johnson

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Gender and Securities Law in the Supreme Court, Lyman P.Q. Johnson, Michelle Harner, and Jason A. Cantone

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Is Medicaid Constitutional?, Timothy Stoltzfus Jost

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Optimizing Qui Tam Litigation and Minimizing Fraud and Abuse: A Comment on Christopher Alexion’s Open the Door, Not the Floodgates, Timothy Stoltzfus Jost

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The Supreme Court and the Future of Medicaid, Timothy Stoltzfus Jost and Sara Rosenbaum

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Prosecutorial Decriminalization, Erik Luna

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The Bin Laden Exception, Erik Luna

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Crisis Regulation, James E. Moliterno