The Online Edition is a new online complement to the Washington and Lee Law Review’s print edition. Established in 2014, the Online Edition allows authors to publish commentary on the latest legal issues in real time. The goal of the Online Edition is to foster discussion within the legal community on the most relevant trends in legal scholarship. It provides a platform from which scholars, practitioners, and others can share their research and ideas with the legal community in a timely and focused manner. In addition, the Online Edition provides authors with valuable publication tools. The Online Edition is committed to helping authors achieve high exposure for their work and connecting legal scholars to encourage academic dialogue.