William and Mary Law School

Conferences, Panels, and Symposia

A wealth of speakers, a world of topics

Come join us! What's below is just a partial list of what's coming up on our calendar.  A complete list can be found on our Events page.  Heard about an event but don't see it listed? Please let us know in the [[jpwelc, Office of Law School Communications]] and we'll help you find the information you're looking for.

Spring 2015

February 27: 20 Years of Feminism

Expect an engaging discussion about health and reproductive rights issues, women in the corporate world, and mail-order brides and feminism at the annual symposium sponsored by the William & Mary Journal of Women and the Law and the Women's Law Society. Read the special issue celebrating the Journal's founding 20 years ago!

February 28-March 1: ABA Law Student Division Spring Conference
The conference will feature an array of speakers on topics ranging from current legal careers to loan repayment to pro bono activities.

March 6-7: 5th Annual Capital Area Legal Writing Conference
The Legal Practice Program will welcome legal writing faculty from southeastern law schools for discussions about teaching techniques, technology in the classroom, and responding to changes in the legal academy and workplace.

March 27-28: What's in Your Water: A Discussion of Threats to Virginia's Water Quality
This essential discussion of threats to the Commonwealth's water resources will feature participants such as Congressman Rob Wittman and Virginia Secretary of Public Safey and Homeland Security Brian Moran. Presented by the William & Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review and the Virginia Coastal Policy Clinic.

April 1: Litigating the Same-Sex Marriage Case (Room and time to come)
The Institute of Bill of Rights Law will host Tim Bostic and Tony London. Our guests will participate in a conversation about their experiences litigating the same-sex marriage case, including how they work with their attorneys to advance their cause in the media.

April 3: Healing the Rift: Infectious Diseases in Post-Conflict Zones
Expert participants include Dr. Kaveh Khoshnoon of Yale School of Public Health and Mr. Gissou Nia, Deputy Director at the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. Sponsored by the Student Division of the Program in Comparative Legal Studies and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding.

Fall 2015

October 2: Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference (with Conference Award dinner on Oct. 1)

November 11-13: William & Mary Tax Conference