William and Mary Law School

August 31, 2011

Dean Douglas

Message from Dean Douglas

Greetings from Marshall-Wythe!  We began a new academic year on August 22 and we are poised for another outstanding chapter in our history.  Click here to read more.


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 Law School Welcomes New Students

 Our new students arrived for orientation the week of Aug. 15. "These students' outstanding academic, service, and professional backgrounds are a tribute to the many strengths of William & Mary Law School," said Faye Shealy, Associate Dean for Admission.  Click here for story.


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Law School Enjoys Record-Breaking Private Giving

Despite the nation's economic difficulties, Marshall-Wythe's alumni and friends supported the school in record-breaking numbers during the fiscal year that ended June 30.  Total giving to the Law School came to $3,340,067 - a new record.  Click here for story.


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Beijing Conference to Explore Property Rights on a Global Scale

On Oct. 14-15, the Law School's Property Rights Project will host Marshall-Wythe's first international conference at Tsinghua University in Beijing.  Click here for story.


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Professor Nancy Combs Becomes Vice Dean

Professor Combs, a noted expert on international law and human rights, became the Law School's new vice dean in August. She is the author of numerous scholarly publications, including Fact-Finding without Facts: The Uncertain Evidentiary Foundations of International Criminal Convictions (Cambridge University Press 2010). Click here for story.


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Frantz '70, J.D. '73, LL.M. '81 Appointed to W&M Board of Visitors

Alumnus Thomas R. Frantz, chief executive officer of Williams Mullen, recently was appointed to the College's Board of Visitors by Gov. Bob McDonnell. Frantz was the recipient of the Law School Association's 2009 Citizen-Lawyer Award.  Click here for story.


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Professor Tara L. Grove Joins Faculty

Professor Grove, a scholar in the areas of federal courts, constitutional law, and jurisdiction, recently joined the faculty from Florida State University College of Law. Click here for story.


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Professors Meese and Zick Receive Cabell Research Professorships

Professors Alan Meese and Timothy Zick have been named William H. Cabell Research Professors for the 2011-12 academic year. The professorships are made possible by an endowment established by Robert G. and Maude Morgan Cabell III of Richmond, Va.  Click here for story.

 


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Four Recently Appointed Professors Bring Intellectual Diversity to Community

Four recently appointed faculty - Professors Sarah L. Stafford, Jason M. Solomon, Allison Orr Larsen, and Tara L. Grove - bring unique perspectives and sets of skills to our growing faculty. Click here for story.


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On the Calendar
Sept. 23-24: 2011-12 Supreme Court Preview

Oct. 14-15 (Beijing): Eighth Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference

Nov. 9-11: W&M Tax Conference


Career Services for Alumni
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We encourage alumni to use the Employer Services page to schedule employment interviews on-campus, via Skype or videoconference, or at an off-campus interview program; request resume collection; or list positions to which students and/or graduates can apply individually.


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