William and Mary Law School

Faculty Blogs


September 27 - Clinical Professor of Law Patricia Roberts, Director of Clinical Programs and Director of the Puller Veterans Benefits Clinic, blogged about the personal rewards of work done by faculty and students on behalf of clients (and the inherent stresses of such work) in a post titled "You are the Light " (Clinical Law Prof Blog). Read the post.

August 17 - In a post for new students, "Welcome to the Legal Profession," Professor Patty Roberts shared her thoughts on the profession of law. The Citizen Lawyer she referenced may be familiar to many William & Mary alumni readers and members of Virginia bar associations: the late Ken Roberts, J.D. '90. Read the post.

July 25 - Professor Alan J. Meese praised a decision by the North Carolina Supreme Court that rejected a challenge to the state's Opportunity Scholarship Program. Read the post.

July 12 - In a post titled "Job Growth Still Weak, Like the Economy," Professor Alan J. Meese examined the latest employment figures as well as data since the recovery began in June 2009.  "This recovery is a disappointment," he noted, "that still leaves millions of Americans without the economic opportunities they deserve." Read the post.

July 2 - Professor Alan J. Meese blogged about the Sherman Anti-Trust Act on the 125th anniversary of the act's signing into law. Read the post.

April 13-May 5 – In a four-part series, Professor Jeffrey Bellin blogged about selective findings of his new book comparing the Virginia and Federal Rules of Evidence.  Read about the book. Read the posts.

April 15 – Professor Thomas McSweeney published a post on Magna Carta ("Happy 790th, Magna Carta). Read the post.

April - During the month of April, Professor Nathan Oman blogged at the Center for Law and Religion Forum, sponsored by St. John’s University School of Law. Read the posts.

January 31 - Professor Alan J. Meese explored and responded to a recent essay by Thomas K. Lindsay about the causes and cures of low college graduation rates. Read the post.

January 22 - Professor Alan J. Meese refuted Paul Krugman's claim that those judges who disagree with the Obama administration are corrupt. Read the post.

January 20 - Professor Darian M. Ibrahim blogged about his recent article on crowdfunding (SSRN) on the Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog.  Read the post.

January 17 - In a post titled "Florida Rising, New York Fading,"  Professor Alan J. Meese explored how the "disparate fortunes of these states are a case study in the operation of competitive federalism and the concomitant protection for economic liberty." Read the post.

January 16 - Professor Alan J. Meese rebutted the claim by E.J. Dionne and others that state and local taxation is "regressive." Read the post.