William and Mary Law School

Faculty Activities

May 12 -13  - Professor Tara Grove's most recent article, Standing Outside of Article III, 162 U. Pa. L. Rev. __ (2014), was one of three articles selected for presentation at the 2014 New Voices in Civil Justice Workshop at Vanderbilt Law School, which will take place May 12-13.

April 10 - Professor Jeffrey Bellin's "eHearsay" exception is being considered by a federal committee. Read the story.

April 8 - Professor Christie Warren, director of the Program in Comparative Legal Studies and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding, introduced guests of the program, Justice Anthony M. Kennedy of the Supreme Court and Justice (ret.) Richard Goldstone of South Africa, at a panel presented for law students. Read about the panel in the story titled "Justices Kennedy and Goldstone Discuss Constitutions, Old and New, at the Law School."

March 31 - Professor Susan S. Grover, currently a University Professor for Teaching Excellence, was named the university's vice provost for academic and faculty affairs. Professor Grover has served in a number of campus-wide leadership roles at William & Mary. She will assume her new responsibilities July 1. Read the announcement.

March 30 - Professor Christie Warren, director of the Program in Comparative Legal Studies and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding, introduced Judge (ret.) Albie Sachs of South Africa at a lecture hosted by the program, the Reves Center, and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Sachs also lectured at the Law School on March 31. Read about his lecture at CW in a story titled "A South African Founder in Williamsburg."

March 24 - Professor Jayne Barnard was the lead organizer  of an amicus curiae brief [opens .pdf] filed by 44 corporate and criminal law scholars in support of the petitioners in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. v. Sebelius, cases pending before the Supreme Court. Read the story.

March 21 - Professor Adam M. Gershowitz wrote an amicus brief [opens .pdf] on behalf of 28 criminal law professors in support of Petitioner Riley and Respondent Wurie in Riley v. California and United States v. Wurie, cases pending before the Supreme Court. Read the story.

February 20 - Professor Nathan B. Oman presented the Law School's 2014 Blackstone Lecture titled "Shakespeare and the Predicament of Contract Theory." Read the story.

January 31 - Professor Timothy Zick participated in a First Amendment Roundtable at Washington University (St. Louis). The event gathered First Amendment scholars from around the country to discuss scholarship and ideas relating to the freedom of speech.

January 23 - Professor Lynda L. Butler presented the Law School's 2014 St. George Tucker Lecture titled "The Resilience of Property." Read the story.

January 16 - Dean Davison M. Douglas led a discussion of Martin Luther King's theory of civil disobedience as articulated in his famous 1963 "Letter from a Birmingham Jail." Read the story.

January 14 - Professor Michael Steven Green gave an invited talk at the Portmouth, Va., Second Tuesday Forum titled "Why Constitutionally Protect Private Arms Possession?"