Rodney K. Adams
February - Professor Rodney Adams published a chapter titled “Trial: Defendant’s Perspective,” in the 2017 Edition of VCLE’s Medical Malpractice Law in Virginia.
February - Professor Rodney Adams co-authored an article with Lucian Roberts III on patient discharge. The article was published by the Richmond Academy of Medicine.
April - Professor Jeffrey Bellin’s article “Reassessing Prosecutorial Power Through the Lens of Mass Incarceration” was accepted for publication in the Michigan Law Review, and his article “The Silence Penalty” was accepted for publication in the Iowa Law Review.
March 21 - Professor David Boelzner participated in a panel discussion of veterans’ issues at a student forum held at Washington & Lee Law School.
February - Professors Tillman Breckenridge and Aaron-Andrew Bruhl submitted a Supreme Court amicus brief in Town of Chester v. Laroe Estates, Inc., a case concerning the Article III standing of interveners.
Aaron-Andrew P. Bruhl
February - Professors Aaron-Andrew Bruhl and Tillman Breckenridge submitted a Supreme Court amicus brief in Town of Chester v. Laroe Estates, Inc., a case concerning the Article III standing of interveners.
Eric D. Chason
March - Processor Nancy Combs' article “Deconstructing the Epistemic Challenges to Mass Atrocity Prosecutions” was accepted for publication in the Washington and Lee Law Review.
April 13 - The University of Oxford Business Law Blog featured by invitation forthcoming scholarship by Professor Evan J. Criddle. Read Professor Criddle's post about his new paper, "The Method in Fiduciary Law's Mixed Messages."
March - Professor Adam Gershowitz was a reviewer and commenter for four papers at Arizona State University’s conference on criminal justice reform. Professor Gershowitz also organized the Bill of Rights Journal’s symposium on “Big Data, National Security, and the Fourth Amendment."
Michael S. Green
Tara Leigh Grove
March - Professor Tara Leigh Grove was invited to speak at the Judicial Conference for the Fourth Circuit on “Constitutional Litigation Between State and Federal Governments” this June.
March 31 - Professor Tara Leigh Grove served as a senior commentator at the Ninth Annual Junior Federal Courts Conference, held at Emory University School of Law.
February 11 - Professor Tara Leigh Grove presented her paper “The Origins (and Fragility) of Judicial Independence” at the University of Virginia School of Law.
Susan S. Grover
March - Professor Susan Grover was the 2017 recipient of the College’s Aceto Award, which recognizes an employee who “exhibits a commitment to the core values of William & Mary, proven leadership capabilities in working with students, faculty, and staff, and a record of outstanding individual service to the university.”
January - Professor Darian Ibrahim’s article “Equity Crowdfunding: A Market for Lemons?,” 100 Minn. L. Rev. 561 (2016), was one of eight articles published in 2016 that was selected for republication in the Securities Law Review (Donald Langevoort, ed.). Read the article.
March 23 - Professor Laura Heymann presented “Does a Trademark Mean?” at a faculty workshop at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. The article will appear as a book chapter in a forthcoming volume on trademark law published by Edward Elgar.
January - Professor Fred Lederer and the CLCT received a grant from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation to educate judges and lawyers about the legal issues relating to the “Internet of things” and digital information.
March 6 - Professor Paul Marcus spoke at his alma mater, UCLA Law School on the future of legal education.
February - Professor Paul Marcus visited the University of Tennessee College of Law where he spoke to faculty and students on current issues in legal education and gave a talk on “The Interrogation of Minors.”
January - Professor Paul Marcus was also installed as President of the Association of American Law Schools at the organization’s annual meeting in San Francisco, where he gave several talks and served as the host to a large number of academics and judges from other nations.
Thomas J. McSweeney
February - Professor Thomas McSweeney’s article “Salvation by Statute: Magna Carta, Legislation, and the King’s Soul” was published in the William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal.
Alan J. Meese
March - Professor Alan J. Meese received the William Small Award for Faculty Excellence from the Society for the College. The Society for the College is an independent organization of alumni, students, faculty, and friends of William & Mary.
February - Professor Alan J. Meese participated in a conference at Notre Dame Law School honoring Justice Scalia’s contribution to the field of federal courts. Professor Meese's paper, “Justice Scalia and Sherman Act Textualism,” will be published in the Notre Dame Law Review.
Sarah Wasserman Rajec
March 2 - Professor Sarah Rajec’s article “The Intellectual Property Hostage in Trade Retaliation,” 76 Md. L. Rev. 169 (2016), was reviewed by Pam Samuelson (Berkeley) on JOTWELL. Read the review.
February 17-18 - Professor Sarah Rajec served as a commentator for a paper presented at a conference on patent damages, held at the University of Texas School of Law.
March - Professor Crystal Shin presented a CLE session titled “Special Education Eligibility: A Pro Bono Training to Assist Children with Disabilities in the Public School System” to Richmond area attorneys in an effort to train more pro bono attorneys who can assist low-income parents on special education matters.
January - Professor Crystal Shin was recently appointed to the AALS Clinical Legal Education Committee.
January - Professor James Stern presented “Intellectual Property and the Myth of Non-Rivalry” at a faculty workshop at the University of Chicago Law School.
March - Professor Christie Warren was reappointed as a constitutional advisor in Ukraine. Whereas her past work there supported the constitutional reform process, she is now advising on implementation strategies, including enabling legislation, for the successfully amended constitution.
March - Professor Christie Warren traveled to Vilnius, Lithuania, to train a group of Azeri human rights lawyers on implementing long-term human rights programs in Azerbaijan. Because the training could not be conducted in Azerbaijan due to anti-assembly laws and speech restrictions, the lawyers were brought to Lithuania for training.
January - Professor Christie Warren gave the keynote presentation at the Fulbright Seminar on the European Union in Brussels and Luxembourg. Her talk, titled “Rebalancing Reconstruction: Law’s Role Creating, Maintaining, and Resolving Conflict,” summarized her work to date on her Fulbright research agenda.