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 2012

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Random Chance or Loaded Dice: The Politics of Judicial Designation, Todd C. Peppers, Katherine Vigilante, and Christopher Zorn

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Examining the Tax Advantage of Founders' Stock, Gregg D. Polsky and Brant J. Hellwig

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Willful Patent Infringement and Enhanced Damages After In re Seagate: An Empirical Study, Christopher B. Seaman

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Categories, Tiers of Review, and the Roiling Sea of Free Speech Doctrine and Principle: A Methodological Critique of United States v. Alvarez, Rodney A. Smolla

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The Law School Critique in Historical Perspective, A. Benjamin Spencer

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Juror Privacy in the Sixth Amendment Balance, Melanie D. Wilson

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Charting the Success of Same-Sex Marriage Legislation, Robin F. Wilson

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Ten Questions Every Cohabitant Should Think About Before Moving In, Robin F. Wilson

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The Calculus of Accommodation: Contraception, Abortion, Same-Sex Marriage, and other Clashes Between Religion and the State, Robin F. Wilson

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Conflict Minerals Legislation: The SEC’s New Role as Diplomatic and Humanitarian Watchdog, Karen E. Woody

Publications from 2011

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Culture, Dissent, and the State: The Example of Commonwealth African Marriage Law, Johanna E. Bond

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Corporate Governance Reform in a Time of Crisis, Christopher M. Bruner

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Good Faith in Revlon-Land, Christopher M. Bruner

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Managing Corporate Federalism: The Least-Bad Approach to the Shareholder Bylaw Debate, Christopher M. Bruner

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The Changing Face of Money, Christopher M. Bruner

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Nexus Crystals: Crystallizing Limits on Contractual Control of Virtual Worlds, Joshua A.T. Fairfield

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Finding Possession: Labor, Waste and the Evolution of Property, Jill M. Fraley

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Missionaries to the Wilderness: A History of Land, Identity, and Moral Geography in Appalachia, Jill M. Fraley

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Rationalizing Costs in Investment Treaty Arbitration, Susan D. Franck

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The ICSID Effect? Considering Potential Variations in Arbitration Awards, Susan D. Franck

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Innovative Transactional Pedagogies, Joan MacLeod Heminway, Michael A. Woronoff, and Lyman P.Q. Johnson

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Beyond the Inevitable and Inadequate Regulation of Bankers, Lyman P. Q. Johnson

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Delaware's Non-Waivable Duties, Lyman P. Q. Johnson

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Techniques to Teach Substance and Skill in Contract Drafting: In-Office Meetings and Analytical Memos, Lyman P. Q. Johnson

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Debarring Faithless Corporate and Religious Fiduciaries in Bankruptcy, Lyman P.Q. Johnson

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Enduring Equity in the Close Corporation, Lyman P.Q. Johnson

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Reality Check on Officer Liability, Lyman P.Q. Johnson

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Loopholes in the Affordable Care Act: Regulatory Gaps and Border Crossing Techniques and How to Address Them, Timothy Stoltzfus Jost

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The Real Constitutional Problem with the Affordable Care Act, Timothy Stoltzfus Jost

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A Fine Line, Redefined: Moving Toward More Equitable Asylum Policies, Heather M. Kolinsky

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Taking Away an Employer's Free Pass: Making the Case for a More Sophisticated Sex-Plus Analysis in Employment Discrimination Cases, Heather M. Kolinsky

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Sense and Sensibility in Mandatory Minimum Sentencing, Erik Luna and Paul G. Cassell

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Two Models of Corporate Social Responsibility, David K. Millon

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Keeping Hope Alive, David K. Millon

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Modeling the American Lawyer Ethics System, James E. Moliterno

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Rectifying Wrongful Convictions: May a Lawyer Reveal Her Client's Confidences to Rectify the Wrongful Conviction of Another? (A Roundtable Discussion of the ABA's Standards for Criminal Litigation), James E. Moliterno

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The Case Against an International Cyber Warfare Convention, Lawrence L. Muir Jr.

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Justice Hugo Black and His Law Clerks: Match-Making and Match Point, Todd C. Peppers

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Till Death Do Us Part: Chief Justices and the United States Supreme Court, Todd C. Peppers and Chad M. Oldfather

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Who’s Going to Pick Up the Trash? Using the Build America Bond Program to Help State and Local Governments’ Cash Deficits, Randle B. Pollard

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Measurement of Restitution: Coordinating Restitution with Compensatory Damages and Punitive Damages, Doug Rendleman

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Brief of Reporter and Advisers to Restatement (Third) Restitution and Unjust Enrichment, as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondent, Doug Rendleman and Douglas Laycock

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The Judicial Power and the Inferior Federal Courts: Exploring the Constitutional Vesting Thesis, A. Benjamin Spencer

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Quieting Cognitive Bias with Standards for Witness Communications, Melanie D. Wilson

Publications from 2010

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Gender, Discourse, and Customary Law in Africa, Johanna E. Bond

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Power and Purpose in the "Anglo-American" Corporation, Christopher M. Bruner

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"Partial-Birth Abortion" Is Not Abortion: Carhart II's Fundamental Misapplication of Roe, Samuel W. Calhoun

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Accountability for System Criminality, Mark A. Drumbl

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Castles in the Air: F. Gregory Lastowka's Virtual Justice, Joshua A.T. Fairfield

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Re-examining Acts of God, Jill M. Fraley

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Empirical Modalities: Lessons for the Future of International Investment, Susan D. Franck

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The Crossroads of Investment Arbitration, Susan D. Franck

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Taxing Structured Settlements, Brant J. Hellwig and Gregg D. Polsky

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Bankruptcy Federalism: A Doctrine Askew, Margaret Howard

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Re-Enchanting the Corporation, Lyman P.Q. Johnson

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Oversight of Marketing Relationships Between Physicians and the Drug and Device Industry: A Comparative Study, Timothy Stoltzfus Jost

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Respecting Working Mothers with Infant Children: The Need for Increased Federal Intervention to Develop, Protect and Support a Breastfeeding Culture in the United States, Heather M. Kolinsky

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Judicial Discretion: A Look Back and a Look Forward Five Years After Booker, Erik Luna

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Mandatory Minimalism, Erik Luna and Paul G. Cassell

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Balancing Security and Liberty in Germany, Russell A. Miller

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Germany's Basic Law and the Use of Force, Russell A. Miller

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Clinton, Ginsburg, and Centrist Federalism, Russell A. Miller

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Response, The Still-Elusive Quest to Make Sense of Veil-Piercing, David K. Millon

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Exporting American Legal Ethics, James E. Moliterno

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Reflections on Breach of Confidence from the U.S. Experience, Brian C. Murchison

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A Tribute to Joseph Edward Ulrich, Brian C. Murchison, Ross W. Krumm, James Jennings, Robert Connolly '80L, Rebecca Buehler Connelly '88L, Samuel W. Calhoun, Lyman Johnson, Ann MacLean Massie, Uncas McThenia, Joan M. Shaughnessy, and Sarah K. Wiant

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Collecting a Libel Tourist's Defamation Judgment?, Doug Rendleman

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An Uncertain Future for Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act: The Need for a Revised Bailout System, Christopher B. Seaman

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Reconsidering the Georgia-Pacific Standard for Reasonable Royalty Patent Damages, Christopher B. Seaman

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First Amendment Martyr, First Amendment Opportunist: Commentary on Larry Flynt's Role in the Free Speech Debate, Rodney A. Smolla

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Iqbal and the Slide Toward Restrictive Procedure, A. Benjamin Spencer

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The Restrictive Ethos in Civil Procedure, A. Benjamin Spencer

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An Exclusionary Rule for Police Lies, Melanie D. Wilson

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Improbable Cause: A Case for Judging Police by a More Majestic Standard, Melanie D. Wilson

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"You Crossed the Fog Line!"—Kansas, Pretext, and the Fourth Amendment, Melanie D. Wilson

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Insubstantial Burdens: The Case for Government Employee Exemptions to Same-Sex Marriage Laws, Robin Fretwell Wilson

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Privatizing Family Law in the Name of Religion, Robin Fretwell Wilson

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The Death of Jesse Gelsinger: New Evidence of the Influence of Money and Prestige in Human Research, Robin Fretwell Wilson

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Trusting Mothers: A Critique of the American Law Institute's Treatment of De Facto Parents, Robin Fretwell Wilson

Publications from 2009

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Getting the Framers Wrong: A Response to Professor Geoffrey Stone, Samuel W. Calhoun

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Good Conduct Time: How Much and For Whom? The Unprincipled Approach of the Model Penal Code, Nora V. Demleitner

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Replacing Incarceration: The Need for Dramatic Change, Nora V. Demleitner

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Terms of Imprisonment: Treating the Noncitizen Offender Equally, Nora V. Demleitner

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Accountability for Property Crimes and Environmental War Crimes: Prosecution, Litigation, and Development, Mark A. Drumbl

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Book Review, Victor Peskin, International Justice in Rwanda and the Balkans: Virtual Trials and the Struggle for State Cooperation (2008), Mark A. Drumbl

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Reviewing Kenneth S. Gallant, The Principle of Legality in International and Comparative Criminal Law (2009), Mark A. Drumbl

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Reviewing Supranational Criminology: Towards A Criminology of International Crimes, Alette Smeulers & Roelof Haveman, eds. (2008), Mark A. Drumbl

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The Push to Criminalize Aggression: Something Lost Amid the Gains?, Mark A. Drumbl

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Escape Into the Panopticon: Virtual Worlds and the Surveillance Society, Joshua A.T. Fairfield

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The Cost of Consent: Optimal Standardization in the Law of Contract, Joshua A.T. Fairfield

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The End of the (Virtual) World, Joshua A.T. Fairfield

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The God Paradox, Joshua A.T. Fairfield

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The Magic Circle, Joshua A.T. Fairfield

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The Government Contractor Defense and Superior Orders in International Human Rights Law, Jill M. Fraley

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International Investment Arbitration: Winning Losing and Why, Susan D. Franck

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The Future of Law and Development: Investment Treaty Abritration and Law & Development, Susan D. Franck

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Development and Outcomes of Investment Treaty Arbitration, Susan D. Franck

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On Discounted Partnership Interests and Adequate Consideration, Brant J. Hellwig

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Close the Yield Exemption Loophole Created by Childs, Brant J. Hellwig and Gregg D. Polsky

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Bankruptcy Bondage, Margaret Howard