William and Mary Law School

Faculty Activities


February - Professor Jeffrey Bellin was elected to the Executive Committee of the AALS Section on Evidence. 

February - Professor Evan Criddle's article "Standing for Human Rights Abroad" was recently published in the Cornell Law Review.

February - Professor Neal Devins and Professor Louis Fisher's book The Democratic Constitution is now in its second edition. The volume will be published later this year. 

February - Professor James Dwyer's article "Misused Concepts and Misguided Questions: Fundamental Confusions in Family Law Debates" was favorably reviewed by Brian Bix at the legal scholarship review site Jotwell. 

February - Professor James Dwyer presented a paper at the 2015 AALS Annual Meeting as part of a panel titled "Dead Upon Birth: The Inter-Generational Cycle of Thwarted Lives in America's Poorest Neighborhoods."

February - Professor Adam M. Gershowitz's article "An NTSB for Capital Punishment" was published in a symposium issue of Texas Tech Law Review.

February - Professor Tara Grove moderated a panel on "The Executive's Power Not to Enforce the Law" and presented a paper titled "Reconsidering the Political Question Doctrine" at the Federalist Society's Seventeenth Annual Faculty Conference.

February - Professor Darian Ibrahim was elected to the Executive Committee of the AALS Section on Securities Regulation.

February -  Professor Fredric Lederer conducted a demonstration of the McGlothlin Courtroom for a multinational group from the Middle East and a second demonstration, via videoconferencing, for judges from Brazil. 

February - Professor Fredric Lederer, Professor Christine Williams and several Center for Legal and Court Technology (CLCT) students are conducting a pro bono project to assist therapists in providing remote assistance to military personnel and their family members dealing with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

January - Professor Jayne Barnard was elected chair of the AALS Section on Business Associations for the 2015 calendar year.

January - Professor James Dwyer gave the keynote address, titled "Speaking Truth For and With Children", at a conference on "Denialism and Human Rights" held at the University of Maastricht on January 22-23. 

January -  Professor Tara Grove participated in a panel on "The Role of History in the Federal Courts Cannon" at the 2015 AALS Annual Meeting, where she presented "Article III in the Political Branches." Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was a co-panelist.

January - Professor Patricia Roberts served as chair and as one of the co-authors of the chapter on interprofessional education that will appear in the forthcoming book, Building on Best Practices: Transforming Legal Education in a Changing World (Lexis 2015).