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Washington & Lee University School of Law

Lexington, United States
Joined September 2016
Presence in: United States
Focus: Criminal Justice, Education, Governance, Accountability & Transparency

The Washington and Lee University School of Law’s mission is to provide an extraordinary and innovative program of legal education. We emphasize critical thinking and effective oral and written communication. We are committed to law and justice at all levels: local, national, and international. By assembling an academically exceptional and diverse student body in small instructional settings, the law school aims to produce ethically grounded professionals possessing a unique combination of intellectual and practical ability, with the motivation to serve. We also seek to enrich public discourse by sustaining an outstanding faculty from a spectrum of backgrounds and experiences.

University Mission Statement

Washington and Lee University provides a liberal arts education that develops students’ capacity to think freely, critically, and humanely and to conduct themselves with honor, integrity, and civility. Graduates will be prepared for life-long learning, personal achievement, responsible leadership, service to others, and engaged citizenship in a global and diverse society.

People Associated With This Organization

Speedy Rice

United States  
Washington & Lee University School...
Joined September 2016
Interests: Criminal Justice, Governance, Accountability & Transparency
Washington & Lee University
School of Law
Sydney Lewis Hall
Lexington, VA 24450
+1.540.458.8521 Office
+1-540-458-8488 Fax

Professor of Practice. Washington and Lee University, School of Law, Transnational Law Institute, Lexington, Virginia. Teaching Practicums.

August 2007 – Present.
1. United Nations Convention Against Corruption and Good Governance practicum currently coordinated with Ukrainian law school in Chernivtsi and L’viv.
2. Tribunals practicum, currently supporting the Defense Section of Tribunals, including the International Criminal Court, specific case before the ICTY, and the Military Tribunal in Guantanamo, Cuba. Past support: Extraordinary Chamber of the Courts of Cambodia.
3. Access to Justice for Pretrial Detainees practicum, in partnership with University of Tirana, Albania. Past: Law Schools in Liberia (2008-2014) and Palestine (2014-2015)
4. European Court of Human Rights-Serbia Practicum, in partnership with Union Law School, Belgrade, Serbia, and the Law Faculty of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv Ukraine, on cases before the European Court of Human Rights.
Speedy Rice is the network champion (main point of contact) for Washington & Lee University School of Law.

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