W&L Law Commentary
Jost: Courts Won't Void the Affordable Care Act Over SemanticsTimothy S. Jost, the Robert L. Willett Family Professor of Law at Washington and Lee's School of Law, published a guest column in the July 10, 2014, Washington Post about lawsuits asking the courts to invalidate the Affordable Care Act. Jost concludes the lawsuits will not succeed.
W&L's Massie Discusses Separation of Church and State on WMRA's "Virginia Insight" ShowAnn Massie, professor emeritus at W&L's School of Law, has long been fascinated by the phrase "the separation of church and state"both by the history of the concept and its practice in American law. Since a recent Supreme Court decision has added new urgency to the issue, she shared her scholarly findings on NPR affiliate WMRA's "Virginia Insight" show on Thursday, May 29.
Commentary: A Prosecutor's Response to "Too Much, Too Many"Christopher Russell, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Buena Vista, Virginia and director of the public prosecutor's externship program at W&L Law, offers his thoughts on the recent feature story in the W&L Law alumni magazine addressing overcriminalization in the U.S.