William and Mary Law School

Faculty in the News

December 30, 2010 - Professor Nathan B. Oman publishes an op-ed in the Richmond Times Dispatch about religious conservatism.
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December 19, 2010 - Professor Nathan B. Oman publishes an op-ed in the Deseret News about the unlikely threat of Sharia law in U.S. courts.
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December 14, 2010 - The Virginia Pilot quotes Professor Larry I. Palmer in a story about the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act.
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December 13, 2010 - Professor William W. Van Alstyne is interviewed on WTOP radio for a story about the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act.
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December 13, 2010 - Professor Laura A. Heymann is quoted in the Chicago Tribune in a story about Internet security.
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December 8, 2010 - Professor Linda Malone is interviewed in a story on NPR's All Things Considered about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
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December 7, 2010 - Professor Scott Dodson publishes a guest post on SCOTUSBlog about oral arguments in Henderson v. Shinseki, a civil procedure case about federal court subject-matter jurisdiction.
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December 5, 2010 - Professor Fredric Lederer is quoted in an article in Canada's National Post about digitizing the law.
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December 3, 2010 - SCOTUSBlog offers a summary of and a link to Professor Scott Dodson's article discussing Henderson v. Shinseki, a civil procedure case about federal court subject-matter jurisdiction.
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December 2, 2010 - The Eleventh Circuit cites to an article by Professor Scott Dodson in Jacobs v. Tempur-Pedic Int’l, Inc., No. 08-12720 (11th Cir. 2010) (Ryskamp, J., dissenting) (citing New Pleading, New Discovery).
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November 30 2010 - Professor Scott Dodson is quoted in an article by The United States Law Week about removal jurisdiction in May v. Wal-Mart Stores.
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November 29, 2010 - The ABA's Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases includes an article by Professor Scott Dodson discussing Henderson v. Shinseki, a civil procedure case about federal court subject-matter jurisdiction.
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November 21, 2010 - Professor Charles Koch is quoted in a story in the Daily Press about the federal courthouse in Newport News.
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November 18, 2010 - An article written by Professor Timothy Zick is quoted extensively in an opinion by the Supreme Court of New Jersey regarding the constitutionality of state recall of United States senators.
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November 17, 2010 - Professor Allison Orr Larsen's article "Bargaining Inside the Black Box" is reviewed favorably on the blog EvidenceProf Blog.
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November 1, 2010 - Professor Nathan B. Oman publishes an op-ed in the Deseret News entitled "Prosperity versus equality at the polls."
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October 14, 2010 - Professor Nathan B. Oman is quoted in an article in the Richmond Times-Dispatch about the foreclosure crisis.
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October 13, 2010 - The Virginia Gazette publishes an article featuring a Q&A with Professor Nathan B. Oman regarding the foreclosure crisis.
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October 5, 2010 - The Virginia Informer publishes a story about the annual Raft Debate, which featured Professor Scott Dodson as the Devil's Advocate.  Dodson also won the debate.
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September 30, 2010 - The Flat Hat publishes a story about the annual Raft Debate, which featured Professor Scott Dodson as the Devil's Advocate.  Dodson also won the debate.
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September 30, 2010 - Dean Davison M. Douglas is quoted in an article about Constitutional Conversations in The Flat Hat.
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September 28, 2010 - Legal Theory Blog calls Professor Scott Dodson's new article, The Complexity of Jurisdictional Clarity, "very interesting and highly recommended."
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September 27, 2010 - Dean Davison M. Douglas is quoted in an article in the Daily Press about constitutionalism.
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September 19, 2010 - Professor Nathan B. Oman writes an op-ed in the Deseret News about a proposed balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.
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September 16, 2010 - Professor Alan Meese is mentioned in an article in The Flat Hat about his participation in a Constitution Day debate with Professor Michael Klarman over constitutional originalism.
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September 16, 2010 - Professor Linda A. Malone is cited in an article in MWC News about her involvement with a high profile legal case from 1987.
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September 11, 2010 - Professor Timothy Zick is quoted in a BBC News story about the First Amendment implications of burning a Quran.  Professor Zick is also quoted in a similar story in AdnKronos International.
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September 8, 2010 - Professor Timothy Zick is quoted in a story on AOLNews.com about the implications of the proposed Quran desecration.
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September 6, 2010 - Radio Netherlands Worldwide airs an interview with Professor Nancy Combs about her new book, Fact-Finding Without Facts, published by Cambridge University Press.  The interview is reposted with commentary on the website Global Transitional Justice.
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August 13, 2010 - Professor Nancy Combs is quoted in an article in Slate about Naomi Campbell's testimony during the trial of former Liberian president Charles Taylor.
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August 11, 2010 – SCOTUSBlog.com mentions Professor Scott Dodson’s recent article in the Michigan Law Review about pleading standards after Twombly and Iqbal.
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August 10, 2010 - Professor Nathan B. Oman has written an opinion piece in The Washington Times about the hidden costs of the auto bailout.
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August 10, 2010 - An article in the Lake Placid News features Professor Linda A. Malone and her work with a select group of students  assisting the chief Pentagon prosecutor in the cases proceeding before the Guantanamo Bay military commissions.
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August 9, 2010 - Professor Nathan B. Oman is a signatory to an amicus brief filed with the Supreme Court in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Vincent and Liza Concepcion, a case arguing that California has been applying its common law of contract in a way that violates the Federal Arbitration Act.
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August 9, 2010 - Opinio Juris offers a glowing review of Professor Nancy Combs' new book, Fact-Finding Without Facts, published by Cambridge University Press.
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August 9, 2010 - The scholarship of Professor Nathan B. Oman is discussed in an article entitled "The Challenges of (Non-existent?) Mormon Theology" by Blake Ostler on Patheos.com.
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August 9, 2010 - Professor Nancy Combs writes a guest post on the blog IntLawGrrls about her new book, Fact-Finding Without Facts, published by Cambridge University Press.
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August 3, 2010 - Professor Scott Dodson is quoted in an article in The United States Law Week about Cappuccitti v. DirecTV and the Class Action Fairness Act.
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August 2, 2010 - In a book review for The New Republic, Harvard law professor Adrian Vermeule favorably cites Professor Scott Dodson's work.  The book review is excerpted on Legal Theory Blog.
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July 31, 2010 - Professor Nathan B. Oman is quoted in a story in the Desert News about Mitt Romney and his potential presidential bid in 2012.
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July 23, 2010 - Professor Scott Dodson writes a blog post for PrawfsBlawg about teaching Civil Procedure.
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July 23, 2010 - Poverty Law Blog mentions Professor Erin Ryan's book chapter, "How the New Federalism Failed Katrina Victims."
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July 21, 2010 - Media Law Prof Blog mentions Professor Timothy Zick's new article, Territoriality and the First Amendment: Free Speech At - And Beyond - Our Borders.
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July 18, 2010 - Professor Erin Ryan is quoted in a story in the Financial Times about the BP Oil spill.
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July 15, 2010 - PrawfsBlawg has a post about an amicus brief currently pending before the Supreme Court in Snyder v. Phelps, to which Professor Timothy Zick is a signatory.
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July 12, 2010 - Legal Theory Blog has a post about Professor Erin Ryan's book chapter, How the New Federalism Failed Katrina Victims.
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July 11, 2010 - Professor William W. Van Alstyne is quoted in an article about the Supreme Court's recent decision in McDonald v. Chicago.
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July 9, 2010 - Professor Timothy Zick's recent opinion piece is mentioned on SCOTUSBlog's Friday Round-Up.
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July 8, 2010 - Professor Michael Green, contributing editor of the Jurisprudence Section of JOTWELL: Journal of Things We Like (Lots), reviews an article by Julie Dickson.
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July 5, 2010 - Professors Alan Meese and Nathan B. Oman co-author an article in National Review Online about the end of Progressive Constitutionalism.  The article is discussed on the blog The Volokh Conspiracy.
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July 2, 2010 - Professor Timothy Zick publishes an opinion piece in U.S. News & World Report Weekly about the free speech implications of protests at military funerals.
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June 15, 2010 - Professor Erin Ryan is mentioned in a blog about the interjurisdictional problems experienced during the Deepwater Horizon cleanup effort.
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May 18, 2010 - Dean Davison M. Douglas is quoted in a story on LAW.com about Elena Kagan and the amount of scholarship she produced while in academia.
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May 17, 2010 -  Dr. Andy Opel of Florida State University conducts a video interview with Professor Timothy Zick about the history of public space and free speech.
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May 11, 2010 - Professor Scott Dodson is quoted in an article entitled, "Federal Law Includes Permissive Claims Within Supplemental Jurisdiction Definition," for BNA's The United States Law Week. 
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May 10, 2010 - In an NPR story, Professor Neal Devins comments on the debate regarding whether or not it matters U.S. Solicitor General Elena Kagan has no previous judicial experience in relation to her Supreme Court nomination.
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May 6, 2010 - Professor Linda Malone is quoted in an article on FOXNews.com in an article about the Clery Act in relation to a University of Virginia lacrosse player's violent past.
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April 27, 2010 - Professor Scott Dodson is quoted in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (Little Rock)  about a Wal-Mart sex-discrimination suit.
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April 24, 2010 - Professor Nathan Oman is quoted in an article entitled, "How did this happen? Riverside to Review How It Vets Companies" about the controversy surrounding Riverside Regional Medical Center's new anesthesiology group.
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April 21, 2010 - Professor Ronald Rosenberg's article, "Diversifying America's Energy Future: The Future of Renewable Wind Power," was selected for inclusion in Top Ten Global Justice Law Review Articles, 2008, edited by University of Utah Law Professor Amos N. Guiora. The volume is published by Oceana Publications, Inc., a sub-unit of Oxford University Press.

April 14, 2010 -  Professors Jayne W. Barnard, James G. Dwyer, and Alan J. Meese are among 20 professors from the College of William & Mary selected to receive Plumeri Awards for Faculty Excellence in recognition of their exemplary achievements in regard to teaching, research and service.
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April 9, 2010 - Professor Alan Meese is quoted on the website Law360 in an article about outgoing U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens.
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April 7, 2010 - Legal Theory Blog has a post about Professor Erin Ryan's article, Negotiating Federalism, forthcoming from Boston College Law Review.
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April 6, 2010 - Professor Scott Dodson is quoted in an article for BNA's The United States Law Week about the U.S. Supreme Court's Shady Grove Orthopedic Associates, P.A. v. Allstate Ins. Co. class action case.
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  (Reproduced with permission from The United States Law Week, 78 U.S.L.W. 1600 (Apr. 6,2010).Copyright 2010 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033) <http://www.bna.com>)

April 2, 2010 - Professor Timothy Zick is quoted in a news story for Stars and Stripes about freedom of speech  at a fallen servicemember's funeral. 
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March 23, 2010 - Professor William W. Van Alstyne is featured in a news story on Wavy-TV 10 about the Virginia Attorney General's lawsuit against the Health Care Reform Law.
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March 22, 2010 - Professor Larry I. Palmer is quoted in a story in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution about health care reform.
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March 19, 2010 - Dean Davison M. Douglas is quoted in a news release from Hunton & Williams LLP about William& Mary student  involvement in a program entitled “Introduction to the College Admission Process.” 
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March 11, 2010 - VOANews.com publishes an article entitled "What Citizens United Does for US Companies" featuring commentary from Professor William W. Van Alstyne.
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March 10, 2010 - The journal Insights, of the American Society of International Law, publishes an article written by Professor Linda Malone entitled "The Responsibility to Protect Haiti."
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March 9, 2010 - The United States Law Week publishes an article about the Supreme Court's decision in Reed Elsevier v. Muchnick featuring commentary from Professor Scott Dodson.
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March 4, 2010 - The blogs The Juvenile Instructor and Religion in American History offer commentary on Professor Nathan B. Oman's article, "Natural Law and the Rhetoric of Empire: Reynolds v. United States, Polygamy, and Imperialism."
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March 3, 2010 - The Copyright Law Blog Exclusive Rights as well as PrawfsBlawg mention Professor Scott Dodson's discussion of Reed Elsevier v. Muchnick in their analysis of the opinion.
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March 2, 2010 - Professor Scott Dodson offers commentary on the Supreme Court's opinion in Reed Elsevier v. Muchnick on Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog.
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February 26, 2010 - The Fulbright Italy Newsletter publishes an announcement of Professor Linda Malone's Distinguished Fulbright Chair in International Environmental Law.
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February 23, 2010 - Professor Erin Ryan appears on Cathy Lewis's NPR "Hearsay" program on WHRV to talk about the William & Mary Do One Thing (DOT) Initiative.  The segment airs from 12-12:30pm.

February 21, 2010 - PrawfsBlawg publishes an announcement regarding the Lewis & Clark Law School symposium Pondering Iqbal, which features an article by Professor Scott Dodson.
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February 19, 2010 - The blog Publisher's Notebook mentions Professor Paul Marcus and his recent Outstanding Faculty Award.
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February 19, 2010 - The Daily Press mentions Professor William W. Van Alstyne's contributions to an amicus brief currently pending before the Supreme Court in McDonald v. Chicago.
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February 18, 2010 - The radio program Capital Thinking on Voice of America discusses Professor Alan Meese and a paper he co-wrote about the Ticketmaster/LiveNation merger.
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February 18, 2010 - The blog of the First Amendment Center discusses Professor Timothy Zick's book, Speech Out of Doors: Preserving First Amendment Liberties in Public Places (Cambridge 2009).
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February 17, 2010 - The website Mormon Scholars Testify publishes a profile of Professor Nathan B. Oman.
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February 16, 2010 - The Flat Hat has a story about René Magloire's discussion of Haiti after the earthquake, sponsored by the Program in Comparative Legal Studies and Post-Conflict Justice, which is directed by Professor Christie Warren.
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February 15, 2010 - WAVY News Channel 10 airs a segment about René Magloire, former Minister of Justice of Haiti and Special Advisor to the President and Ministry of Justice of Haiti, who visited the Law School on February 15 to discuss the rule of law in Haiti after the earthquake.  His visit was sponsored by the Program in Comparative Legal Studies and Post-Conflict Justice, which is directed by Professor Christie Warren.
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February 2, 2010 - The blog Truth on the Market offers commentary on Professor Alan Meese's recent op-ed in The Huffington Post about the Ticketmaster Live Nation decision.

February 2, 1010 - About.com's Guide to Law School has an entry about Professor Linda Malone and her students who will be assisting the Chief Prosecutor of the Pentagon's Office of Military Commissions this semester in the government's case against detainees currently held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
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February 1, 2010 - Professor Stanley Fish references Professor William W. Van Alstyne and his "distinguished scholarship" on the First Amendment on The New York Times Opinion page.
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January 31, 2010 - The Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog has an entry about Professor Alan Meese's op-ed in The Huffington Post.
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January 30, 2010 - The DoG Street Journal publishes an article about The Law of War panel, held at the Law School on January 27, 2010, which was moderated by Professor Scott Dodson.
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January 29, 2010 - Professor Alan Meese publishes an op-ed article in The Huffington Post about the Ticketmaster Live Nation decision.  The op-ed is republished by Industry-News.org, Silobreaker, and DRAGlobal.com.
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January 29, 2010 - The Flat Hat has a story about the college-wide Do One Thing (DOT) Initiative, which is chaired by Professor Erin Ryan.
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January 29, 2010 - The Daily Press notes that Professor Paul Marcus was honored by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia with a 2010 Outstanding Faculty Award.
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January 26, 2010 - The Washington Post blogs about Professor Linda Malone and her students who will be assisting the Chief Prosecutor of the Pentagon's Office of Military Commissions this semester in the government's case against detainees currently held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
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January 26, 2010 - BNA's The United States Law Week quotes Professor Scott Dodson in an article about the Supreme Court's opinion in South Carolina v. North Carolina.
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January 26, 2010 - The Flat Hat publishes a story about Professor Christie Warren's recent United Nations appointment.
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January 23, 2010 - Professor Alan Meese posts an entry about the Supreme Court's opinion in Citizen's United on the blog BishopMadison.
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January 22, 2010 - The Daily Press publishes a story about Professor Linda Malone and her students who will be assisting the Chief Prosecutor of the Pentagon's Office of Military Commissions this semester in the government's case against detainees currently held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.  The article is reprinted on DailyMe.com.

January 21, 2010 - WVEC 13News aired a segment on Professor Linda Malone and her students who will be assisting the Chief Prosecutor of the Pentagon's Office of Military Commissions this semester in the government's case against detainees currently held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
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January 21, 2010 - The Williamsburg Yorktown Daily publishes a story about Professor Linda Malone and her students who will be assisting the Chief Prosecutor of the Pentagon's Office of Military Commissions this semester in the government's case against detainees currently held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
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January 20, 2010 - Professor Neal Devins is listed as an expert on abortion law on the website ReligionLink.com.
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January 19, 2010 - The blog Wash Park Prophet discusses at length Professor Scott Dodson's article, "New Pleadings, New Discovery."  The article is also featured on the Civil Procedure and Federal Courts Blog.
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January 19, 2010 - Professor Fredric Lederer authors an article in the new edition of Criminal Justice Magazine.
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January 19, 2010 - The Daily Press publishes a story about Professor Christie Warren's recent United Nations appointment.  The article is republished in the online editions of USA Today, ABC 7 News, Newsday.com, NBC29.com, the Virginia Gazette and the Virginia AP.

January 18, 2010 - Professor Scott Dodson's recent article, "New Pleadings, New Discovery," is mentioned on The Trial Warrior Blog.
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January 16, 2010 - An upcoming panel discussion about Justice Antonin Scalia featuring Professor Alan Meese is mentioned in the Daily Press.

January 5, 2010 - A new post is available on Professor Timothy Zick's blog, Speech Out of Doors, regarding restrictions on commercial speech on college campuses.
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