March 5, 2013 - Professor Nancy Combs gave an invited lecture at the University of Oxford as a guest of the Oxford Transitional Justice Research network. She is the author of Fact-Finding Without Facts: The Uncertain Evidentiary Foundations of International Criminal Convictions (Cambridge Univ. Press 2010). During her time at Oxford, she also facilitated a roundtable on criminal law and transitional justice at the Centre for Criminology that featured legal and political scholars and human rights practitioners.
March 4, 2013 - Professor Michael Stein was chosen as among the inaugural recipients of the Henry Viscardi Achievement Award.
February 28, 2013 - Professor Eric Chason will present the 2013 Blackstone Lecture titled "Can Tax Policy Save the Political System?" The Blackstone Lecture Series was established in 1996 to recognize the scholarly achievements of younger members of the Law School faculty.
February 27, 2013 - Professor Adam Gershowitz is one of four W&M faculty members who will serve as panelists at a campus forum on gun control and gun violence.
February 20, 2013 - Professor Susan Grover hosted a talk by legal ethics expert Thomas Spahn of McGuireWoods on the ethics of email and social media.
February 19, 2013 - Professor Linda Malone was one of eight experts who presented a talk during the Great Decisions lecture series on foreign affairs sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Williamsburg Area. Her talk on humanitarian intervention explored the circumstances under which the international community intervenes or does not intervene during a crisis.
February 11, 2013 - A forum to discuss legal education moderated by Professor Paul Marcus included a panel of law school deans, including Dean Davison M. Douglas, Dean Wendy Collins Perdue of the University of Richmond Law School, and Dean Blake Morant of Wake Forest University Law School.
February 7, 2013 - Professor Paul Marcus moderated a discussion and debate on the U.S. and Canada that explored why the two countries have such different criminal justice systems. Professors Adam Gershowitz, Jeffrey Bellin and Laura Killinger participated as well as a number of guest scholars.
January 31, 2013 - Professor Eric A. Kades presented the 2013 St. George Tucker Lecture titled "The New Feudalism." The St. George Tucker Lecture series was established in 1996 to recognize annually the scholarly achievements of a senior member of the W&M Law School faculty.
January 4-7, 2013 - During the 2013 AALS Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Professor Tara Leigh Grove received the Section on Federal Courts Best Article Award for 2012 for her work titled "The Article II Safeguards for Federal Jurisdiction," 112 Columbia Law Review 250-318 (2012).
January 4, 2013 - Professor Laura Heymann presented "A Name I Call Myself: Creativity and Naming" at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Name Society in Boston, Massachusetts.