Professor A. Benjamin Spencer joined Washington and Lee in 2008. One of the
nation's rising stars in the field of civil procedure and federal jurisdiction,
Professor Spencer has in a relatively short time built an impressive scholarly record by
publishing in some of the most prestigious national law reviews and has developed a
reputation among students as an excellent classroom teacher.
Professor Spencer recently was appointed to the West Publishing Company Law School
Advisory Board, and in 2007 he was awarded the Virginia State Council of Higher Education
“Rising Star” award, given to the most promising junior faculty member among all academic
fields at all colleges and universities in Virginia. Professor Spencer was the first law
professor to receive this award.
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