Washington and Lee Law Faculty to Present at AALS Annual Meeting

Lexington, VA Monday, December 18, 2006

Washington and Lee University School of Law faculty members Dorothy Brown and Doug Rendleman will participate in several sessions at the annual meeting of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS). The conference will take place Jan. 3 6, 2007 in Washington, D.C.

Professor Brown will participate in the Workshop on the Ratings Game, which will contemplate the effects of and alternatives to law school rankings systems such as the U.S. News and World Report system. The title of Prof. Brown's session is "Can't Join 'Em, Beat 'Em: Building Alternatives". In addition, Prof. Brown will participate in sessions discussing scholarship and the new professor and the institutional support and promotion of scholarship.

Professor Rendleman will participate in the Workshop on Remedies: Justice and the Bottom Line, offering his perspective on the challenges and joys of teaching Remedies in a session titled "There Must Be Fifty Ways to Teach a Remedies Course". He will be joined by several editors of Remedies casebooks and several young teachers of Remedies.

The AALS is a non-profit association of 166 law schools. The purpose of the association is the improvement of the legal profession through legal education. It serves as the learned society for law teachers and is legal education's principal representative to the federal government and to other national higher education organizations and learned societies.

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