William and Mary Law School

Faculty Activities

November 19-23, 2011- Professor Christie S. Warren participated in a training program on Post-Conflict Constitution Building at the Barcelona International Peace Resource Center.

November 18, 2011- Professor James Dwyer spoke at a conference on Educational Innovation and the Law at Notre Dame Law School.

November 10-11, 2011- Professor Linda Malone spoke to Mexico's Civil Intelligence Agency on human security law in Mexico City, Mexico.

November 9, 2011- Professor Scott Dodson's essay Rethinking Extraordinary Circumstances, 106 Nw. U. L. Rev. Colloquy 111 (2011), was published by Colloquy.

November 9, 2011- Dean Davison M. Douglas participated in a one-day roundtable discussion on the topic "The Challenges of Writing Biographies of Feminist Legal Icons" at the annual meeting of the American Society for Legal History in Atlanta, Georgia.  Dean Douglas is currently writing a biography of Pauli Murray, a twentieth-century women's rights and civil rights activist.

November 5, 2011- Professor Tara L. Grove presented Second-Best Safeguards for the Federal Judiciary at the University of Wisconsin Law School's Wisconsin Discussion Group on Constitutionalism in Madison, WI.

October 30-November 4, 2011 - Professor Linda Malone spoke at the International Bar Association Annual Conference in Dubai.

October 28, 2011- Professor Tara L. Grove presented The Article II Safeguards of Federal Jurisdiction at Notre Dame Law School in South Bend, IN.

October 28, 2011- Professor Christie S. Warren participated in the American Bar Association's Section on International Law panel on "What Law Schools Do [and Need to Do] to Prepare Students to Work in the Rule of Law Field" in Washington, D.C.

October 27-28, 2011- Vice Dean Nancy Combs presented a paper on Trial Procedures at the Concluding Conference of the International Expert Framework on International Criminal Procedure in The Hague, Netherlands.  

October 13, 2011- Professor Tara L. Grove presented the Article II Safeguards of Federal Jurisdiction at Fordham University School of Law in New York, NY.

October 13, 2011- Professor Timothy Zick was invited to participate  in a discussion on SCOTUSblog concerning the Stolen Valor Act.

October 7, 2011- Professor Christie S. Warren is being featured on WHRO's series Women, War and Peace.

October 5, 2011- Professor Jayne Barnard has been appointed to the FINRA Investor Education Foundation board.

September 27, 2011- Professor Tara L. Grove presented the Article II Safeguards of Federal Jurisdiction at Kansas University School of Law in Lawrence, KS.

September 23-24, 2011- Dean Davison M. Douglas, Professor Tara L. Grove, Professor Allison Orr Larsen, Professor William Van Alstyne, and Professor Timothy Zick participated in the Institute of Bill of Rights Law's annual Supreme Court Preview. The event was featured in the Los Angeles Times.
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September 19, 2011- Professor Scott Dodson signed an amicus brief in a case pending before the United States Supreme Court, Minneci v. Pollard.

September 16, 2011- Professor Tara L. Grove spoke at American University Washington College of Law's Judges and Judging Workshop on the topic The Exceptions Clause as a Structural Safeguard in Washington, D.C.

September 2011- Professor Timothy Zick was a guest blogger on the blog Concurring Opinions.

August 21, 2011 - Professor Alan Meese signed an amicus brief in a case pending before the United States Supreme Court, Hosana Tabor v. Equal Opportunity Commission.

August 11-12, 2011 - Professor Laura A. Heymann presented "A Name I Call Myself: Creativity and Naming" at the 11th Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference, held at the DePaul University College of Law in Chicago, IL.

August 7-11, 2011 - Professor Linda Malone attended the annual meeting of the International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law in Ottawa, ON.

August 2, 2011 - Dean Davison M. Douglas received the 2010 Distinguished Service Award from the National Center for State Courts (NCSC) at a ceremony in Atlanta, GA.

July 29, 2011 - Professor Scott Dodson moderated a panel on Judicial Deference to the Elected Branches, and participated in a roundtable discussion on Civil Procedure: Evolution or Revolution? at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools Conference in Hilton Head, SC.

July 25, 2011- Professor Tara L. Grove spoke at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools Conference in Hilton Head, SC.

July 25, 2011- Professor Scott Dodson's article "Federal Pleading and State Presuit Discovery," was cited in Infection Prevention Technologies, LLC v. UVAS.

July 24-30, 2011- Professor Linda Malone spoke at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools Conference in Hilton Head, SC.

July 3-7, 2011 - Professor Linda Malone attended the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Colloquium in Eastern Cape, South Africa.

June 8, 2011 - Professor William W. Van Alstyne testified before Congress at a hearing for the Committee on the Judiciary, “The President’s Request to Extend the Service of Director Robert Mueller of the FBI Until 2013.”

June 4, 2011 - Professor Laura A. Heymann was an invited fellow at the University of Houston Law Center's Institute for Intellectual Property & Information Law's National Conference, held in Santa Fe, NM.

June 3, 2011 - Professor Alan Meese participated in the conference "100 Years of Standard Oil" at George Washington University. His paper, "Standard Oil as Lochner's Trojan Horse," will be published in the Southern California Law Review.

June 2, 2011 - Professor Charles Koch presented a paper entitled “Merging the European and Rulemaking Strategies” at a program on comparative administrative law at the Law and Society meeting.

May 13, 2011 - Professor Charles Koch presented paper entitled “War Between the Legislative and Executive in the Presidential System” in Amsterdam for ReNeual, an organization associated with Freiburg law school developing a restatement of administrative law for Europe.

May 12, 2011 - Professor Charles Koch presented a paper to the Europe Court of Justice staff entitled “Merging the European and Rulemaking Strategies” in Luxembourg.

May 9, 2011 - Professor Nancy Combs gave a presentation about her book Factfinding Without Facts: The Uncertain Evidentiary Foundations of International Criminal Convictions at the University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Center for International Law.

May 5, 2011 - Professor Scott Dodson presented his paper, Hybridizing Jurisdiction, at the Virginia Junior Faculty Forum in Richmond, VA.

April 26 - May 12, 2011 - Professor Charles Koch taught a mini-course in Luxembourg University’s graduate program in comparative law entitled “Introduction to the US Legal System.”

April 22-23, 2011 - Professor Laura A. Heymann participated in the Third Trademark Scholars Roundtable, held at Indiana University's Maurer School of Law in Bloomington, IN.

April 8, 2011 - Professor Laura A. Heymann presented "A Name I Call Myself: Creativity and Naming in Virtual Worlds" at a symposium titled "Governing the Magic Circle: Regulation of Virtual Worlds" at the University of California - Irvine School of Law in Irvine, CA.

April 6, 2011 - Professor Peter Alces presented his paper "Secular Justice" as an invited lecturer at the St. Louis University School of Law in St. Louis, MO.

April 5, 2011 - Professor Laura A. Heymann's article The Grammar of Trademarks, 14 Lewis & Clark L. Rev. 1313 (2010), was selected for inclusion in the 2011 edition of the Intellectual Property Law Review, which recognizes the best law review articles related to intellectual property law published within the last year.   Her article The Trademark/Copyright Divide, 60 SMU L. Rev. 55 (2007), had previously been selected for inclusion in the 2008 edition, and her article How to Write a Life: Some Thoughts on Fixation and the Copyright/Privacy Divide, 51 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 825 (2009), was selected for inclusion in the 2010 edition of Copyright Annual Anthology as a notable scholarly work on copyright published in 2009.

April 1, 2011 - Professor Nancy Leong presented her paper "Making Rights," at the faculty colloquium at the University of San Diego School of Law in San Deigo, CA.

March 31- April 1, 2011 - Professor Jayne Barnard participated in the conference "Corporate Governance and Business Ethics in a Post-Crisis World" at Notre Dame Law School in South Bend, IN.

March 31, 2011 - Professor William W. Van Alstyne presented "Free Speech after Snyder v. Phelps" for the Federalist Society at Columbia Law School in New York City, NY.

March 31, 2011 - Professor Michael Stein moderated a seminar on Disability & Race at Harvard Law School in Cambridge, MA.

March 30, 2011 - Professor Michael Stein presented a talk at a Faculty Workshop on Disability Cause Lawyers at Emory Law School in Atlanta, GA.

March 25, 2011 - Professor Nathan B. Oman presented his paper "Promise and Private Law" at the conference "Contract as Promise at 30" at Suffolk Law School in Boston, MA.

March 25, 2011 - Professor Nancy Combs presented her book Factfinding Without Facts at a panel discussion at the American Society of International Law Annual Meeting moderated by Professor Linda Malone.

March 24 - April 16, 2011 - Professor James Dwyer played Richard the Lionheart in The Lion in Winter at the Williamsburg Playhouse.

March 24, 2011 - Professor Michael Stein presented a talk on Comparative Disability Law at Columbia Law School in New York, NY.

March 23-26, 2011 - Professor Angela Banks moderated "Trade and Investment in Africa," a discussion at the American Society of International Law Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

March 23, 2011 - Professors Paul Marcus, Nancy Leong, and Fredric Lederer participated in the "Symposium on Protections Under the Sixth Amendment" at William & Mary Law School in Williamsburg, VA.

March 21, 2011 - Professor Scott Dodson published "The Complexity of Judicial Clarity" in the Virginia Law Review.

March 21, 2011 - Professor Jayne Barnard presented  "Bernie Madoff's Victims and the Power of Bereavement" at the University of Georgia School of Law in Athens, GA.

March 20-23, 2011 - Professor Christie S. Warren participated in a conference in Pretoria for the International Institute of Democracy and Electoral Assistance on Constitution Building and the Dynamics of Economic Change that will include constitutionalists from North Africa, including Egypt and Libya.

March 18, 2011 - Professor Erin Ryan presented "Harnessing Emotion in Negotiation" for the Virginia Mediation Network in Richmond, VA.

March 18, 2011 - Professor Michael Stein presented a talk on Global Trends in Implementating the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities at Renmin University Law School in Beijing.

March 17, 2011 - Dean Davison M. Douglas spoke on the separation of church and state at a Town and Gown event organized by the Christopher Wren Association in Williamsburg, VA.

March 7-11, 2011 - Professor Christie S. Warren taught a course on Post-Conflict Justice and the Rule of Law at the Centre for Political and Constitutional Studies in the Office of the Presidency of Spain and gave a presentation on Interim Constitutions as Peacebuilding Tools at the Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.

March 7, 2011 - Professor Jayne Barnard presented "Bernie Madoff's Victims and the Power of Bereavement" at Temple University Beasley School of Law, in Philadelphia, PA.

March 5, 2011 – Professor Erin Ryan took part in a panel presentation on “State and Federal Land Law in the Coastal Zone” for the Association for Law, Property, & Society, at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

March 1-3, 2011 - Professor Peter Alces served as the Chair of the ABA/AALS Site Inspection Team conducting the sabbatical inspection of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in Pittsburgh, PA.

March 2011 – Professor Nancy Combs discussed her book, Fact-finding Without Facts: The Uncertain Evidentiary Foundations for International Criminal Convictions,  at a roundtable at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law.

February 26, 2011 - Professor Christie S. Warren presented "Legislating the Protection of Human Rights: Public Participation in Constitutional Processes in Post-Conflict Environments" at the colloquium "Subjugated Histories, Decolonizing Practices" hosted by the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, VA.

February 25, 2011 - Professor Patricia Roberts took part in a panel discussion at "Keeping the Needs of Students with Disabilities on the Agenda: Current Issues in Special Education Advocacy" at American University, Washington College of Law, in Washington, D.C.

February 24, 2011 - Professor Michael Stein discussed the impact of Arizona's new immigration law on refugees, at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law in Tucson, AZ.

February 22, 2011 - Professor Michael Stein gave a talk on Human Rights & Development at Harvard Law School in Cambridge, MA.

February 21, 2011 - Professor Scott Dodson presented his paper Hybridizing Jurisdiction at a faculty workshop at Washington and Lee University University School of Law in Lexington, VA.

February 18, 2011 -Professor Patricia Roberts organized the inaugural meeting of the Advisory Committee of Helping Military Veterans Through Higher Education at William & Mary Law School in Williamsburg, VA.

February 12, 2011 – Professor Erin Ryan gave a book presentation with discussion at the “Conference on Federalism and Its Future” at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas.

February 12, 2011 - Professor Nathan B. Oman presented at the Symposium on Civil Recourse at the Florida State University College of Law in Tallahassee, Florida.

February 11-12, 2011 - Professor Laura A. Heymann presented  "The Law of Reputation and the Interest of the Audience" as part of the Works-in-Progress Intellectual Property Colloquium at the Boston University School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts.

February 11, 2011 - Professor Jason Solomon gave a presentation at the Symposium on Civil Recourse at the Florida State University College of Law in Tallahassee, Florida.

February 10, 2011 - Professor Patricia Roberts co-authored “Empowering Special Education Clients Through Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration: Lessons Learned for Current Clients and Future Professionals," which will be published in the Journal of Gender, Social Policy and the Law’s symposium issue, “Keeping the Needs of Students with Disabilities on the Agenda: Current Issues in Special Education Advocacy.”

February 2011 – Professor Nancy Combs contributed to a lecture series put on by the Vrij University of Amsterdam and the Amsterdam Centre of Interdisciplinary Research on International Crimes and Security in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

February 2011 - Professor Paul Marcus spoke on "Comparative Criminal Justice" at Florida International University in Miami, FL.

January 28, 2011 – Professor Nancy Combs spoke about international criminal procedure at “Common Civility: International Criminal Law as a Cultural Hybrid,” a conference in The Hague, the Netherlands.

January 21, 2011 - Professor Rebecca Hulse participated in a forum about redistricting procedures at the James City-Williamsburg Community Center in Williamsburg, VA.

January 12, 2011 – Professor Scott Dodson was counsel of record and author of an amicus brief filed in the Supreme Court on behalf of federal jurisdiction professors in O’Connell v. Chapman University.

January 2011 - Professor Patricia Roberts presented at the Henrico County and the Williamsburg/ James City County Special Education Advisory Committees in Virginia.

January 2011 - Dean Davison M. Douglas published the 3d edition of a co-authored constitutional law casebook, Constitutional Law in Context (Carolina Academic Press, 3d ed. 2011) (with Curtis, Parker, Finkelman, and Ross).

 

March 1-3, 2011 – Professor Peter Alces will serve as the Chair of the ABA/AALS Site Inspection Team conducting the sabbatical inspection of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.