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 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 [[m|jpwelc,Office of Law School Communications]] and we'll help you find the information you're looking for.

Fall 2017

November 8-10: W&M Tax Conference
October 12-13: Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference
September 15-16: Supreme Court Preview

Spring 2017

April 7: Conference: "Morality, Markets, and Contract Law"
March 31: "How the Other Half Banks: Poverty and Banking": Lecture by Professor Mehrsa Baradaran
March 24-25: Big Data, National Security, and the Fourth Amendment
March 1: Cutler Lecture by Professor Reva Siegel of Yale Law School
February 24: Journal of Women and the Law Symposium on Human Trafficking
February 23:  Black Law Students Association Annual Race and the Law Symposium
February 17 & 18: Law Review and Election Law Program Symposium on 2020 Redistricting
February 11: Environmental Law and Policy Review Symposium on Nuclear Energy
January 27: Fifth Annual Alumnae Leadership Conference

Fall 2016

November 16 - Dan Kahan (Dunn Speaker Series)
November 9-11 - William & Mary Tax Conference

November 4 - Islamic Law: A Partner in the Fight Against Violent Extremism & Islamophobia (a symposium sponsored by the Comparative Legal Student Scholars, the Center for Comparative Legal Studies and Post Conflict Peacebuilding, the International Law Society, and the William & Mary Muslim Students Association)

November 1 - Molly Ward J.D. '87, "Future Environmental Challenges Facing the Commonwealth" (sponsored by the Virginia Coastal Policy Center and the Muscarelle Museum of Art)

November 1 - Kimberly D. Krawiec, "Law and Taboo Markets" (sponsored by the Center for the Study of Law and Markets)
October 6 - David Baugh, "Lynching, Literacy Tests, & ID Cards: The Suppression of Women and Minority Voters"

October 4 - Joint lecture by Elizabeth Andrews and Peggy Sanner, "The Commonwealth’s Efforts to Address Sea Level Rise and Restore the Chesapeake Bay"

September 26 - Mark A. Lemley, "The Surprising Resilience of the Patent System" (Mervis Lecture)

September 22 - Linda Greenhouse, "Telling it Like it Is: Abortion, Voter ID, and the Increasing Willingness of Courts to Call Out Legislatures for Acting in Bad Faith” (Dunn Speaker Series)

September 23: Neal Katyal, “Institutionalizing Dissent” (Constitution Day Lecture, sponsored by the Institute of Bill of Rights Law)
September 23-24: Supreme Court Preview (sponsored by the Institute of Bill of Rights Law)