June 13-14, 2013 - Professor Angela Banks will present her current scholarship at the University of California at Irvine during the 2013 Emerging Immigration Law Scholars and Teachers Conference.
June 8-10, 2013 - Professor Jayne Barnard participated in the ACLU National Leadership Conference. She will complete her term as president of the ACLU of Virginia in August 2013.
June 3, 2013 - Professor Christie Warren co-moderated a workshop on Citizen Lawyers in the Current Global Economic Context for the Aspen Institute of Spain in Madrid.
May 31, 2013 - Professor Timothy Zick participated in a roundtable on "The Governing of Assembly" at the annual Law & Society conference.
May 13 - 18, 2013 - Professor Christie Warren traveled to Singapore to work with the attorney general of Myanmar, as well as a group of Burmese human rights lawyers, to discuss the creation of a national legal aid system in Myanmar.
April 29, 2013 - Professor Tara Grove presented "Why Congress Cannot Represent Itself in Court" (co-authored with Professor Neal Devins) at the Constitutional Law Colloquium, hosted by the University of Illinois College of Law.
April 19, 2013 - Professor Christopher L. Griffin, Jr., presented "Medical Leave-Taking After the FMLA: An Empirical Analysis of Affirmative Employment Rights" at the Fourth Annual Empirical Health Law Conference organized by Georgetown University Law Center's O'Neill Institute and Cornell Law School.
April 11, 2013 - The Student Intellectual Property Society hosted a "last lecture" by Professor Trotter Hardy on the topic of copyright and new technology. Professor Hardy retired from the faculty at the end of the spring 2013 semester after 31 years of service.
April 1-5, 2013 - Professor Paul Marcus lectured at the University of Puerto Rico in San Juan. The audience was made up of judges, practicing lawyers, law professors and law students. He continues to serve on the Executive Committee of the Association of American Law Schools.
April 1, 2013 - Professor Alan Meese and Professor Michael Klarman of Harvard Law School faced off in the fourth in a series of debates on the topic of constitutional originalism.
March 29, 2013 - The International Law Society, the Asian Law Students Association, the William & Mary Journal of Women and the Law, the Election Law Society and the Women's Law Society co-sponsored a symposium on the topic "Post-Conflict Reconstruction and the Rule of Law." Faculty participants included Judge Judith Barzilay and Professor Christie Warren, director of the Comparative Legal Studies and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding Program.
March 28, 2013 - Professor Alan Meese was one of eighteen scholars signing an amicus brief urging the Supreme Court to grant certiorari in Eaton Corp. v. ZF Meritor, LLC, and reverse an antitrust decision by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. Read the brief. Thomsonreuters.com referred to the group as "a group of renowned economists and law professors."
March 22, 2013 - Professor Jayne Barnard presented a lecture titled "Shirking, Opportunism, Self-Delusion and More: The Agency Problem Lives On" at Wake Forest University Law School.
March 22, 2013 - The Center for Legal and Court Technology, directed by Professor Fredric Lederer, conducted a simulated bi-national marine commission hearing to determine how legislative hearings can best use modern technology to enhance success, efficiency, and transparency.
March 18, 2013 - Professor Adam M. Gershowitz was a member of a panel that discussed wrongful conviction. The event was sponsored by William & Mary Students for the Innocence Project. Judge Tommy E. Miller moderated the discussion.
March 15, 2013 - During the William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal's Administrative Law Symposium honoring the late Professor Charles Koch, three faculty moderated panels. Professor Peter A. Alces moderated the panel titled "Procedural Protections of Individual Rights in the Administrative System"; Professor Allison Orr Larsen moderated the panel "Striking the Balance Between Expertise and Accountability"; and Professor Ron Rosenberg moderated the panel "The Implementation and Influence of (Semi-)Autonomous Administrative Actors."
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.
February 28, 2013 - Professor Eric Chason presented 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 M. Gershowitz was one of four William & Mary faculty members who served as panelists at a campus forum on gun control and gun violence.
February 22, 2013 - Professor Christopher L. Griffin, Jr., presented "Corrections for Racial Disparities in Law Enforcement" at the American University Washington College of Law workshop series.
February 22, 2013 - Professor Tara Grove presented "Why Congress Cannot Represent Itself in Court" (co-authored with Neal Devins) at "The Structure of Standing at 25" symposium held in honor of Judge William Fletcher of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals at the Alabama University School of Law.
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 M. 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 Law School faculty. Read the story.
January 4 -7, 2013 - The following faculty presented during the 2013 AALS Annual Meeting in New Orleans: Professor Neal Devins, at the Administrative Law session; and Professor James Dwyer, at the Family and Juvenile Law session and Children and the Law session.
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). She also was elected chair-elect of AALS's Federal Courts Section.
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.