William and Mary Law School

Faculty in the News

December 19, 2011 - Professor James Dwyer is quoted in the Virginian-Pilot in an article about public schools renting space to local churches.
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December 6, 2011 - Professor Timothy Zick is quoted in the Christian Science Monitor about the Occupy Wall Street movement.
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December 5, 2011 - Legal Theory Blog has a post about a new article based on Professor Scott Dodson's work on mandatory rules.
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December 1, 2011 - Professor Timothy Zick is quoted in an article in The Atlantic about freedom of speech.
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November 21, 2011 - Professor Timothy Zick has a blog post about the Occupy Wall Street movement on the blog of Cambridge University Press.
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November 16, 2011- Professor William W. Van Alstyne is quoted in an article for The Detriot Free Press.
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November 15, 2011- Professor Timothy Zick is quoted in an article in The Wall Street Journal on the Occupy Wall Street protests. USA Today, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Huffington Post, The Dallas Morning News, The Miami Herald, Salon , Newsvine.com, The Boston Globe, ABC News, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and Chicago Sun-Times also linked the article.  
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November 15, 2011- Professor Laura A. Heymann gave an interview on the weekly podcast Surprisingly Free on reputation.
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November 15, 2011- Professor Scott Dodson is quoted in an article for BNA's United States Law Week regarding the Seventh Circuit's ruling in City of Chicago v. FEMA.
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November 11, 2011- Professor Neal Devins co-wrote an article for The Slate about the Supreme Court's ideological positions related to their political parties.
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November 10, 2011- Professor Jayne Barnard is quoted in an article in Forbes on big banks.
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November 8, 2011- Professor Neal Devins is quoted in an article on The Wall Street Journal law blog.
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November 7, 2011- Professor Jayne Barnard is quoted in an article in The New York Times on S.E.C. fraud cases.
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November 7, 2011- Professor Neal Devins is quoted in an article in The Wall Street Journal on the legality of GPS tracking devices on suspects' cars.
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November 2, 2011- Professor William W. Van Alstyne and Professor Timothy Zick are quoted in an article in Forbes about protesters' rights at Occupy events.
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October 28, 2011- Professor Neal Devins is quoted in an article in The Washington Post.
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October 27, 2011- Professor Timothy Zick gave an interview about Occupy Wall Street on WRVA Richmond.
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October 26, 2011- Professor Jayne Barnard was quoted in the Wharton School's online journal article.
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October 25, 2011- Vice Dean Nancy Combs' promotion was mentioned in The National Jurist.
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October 24, 2011- Professor Scott Dodson's article "Hybridizing Jurisdiction" is reviewed on JOTWELL.
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October 20, 2011- Professor Scott Dodson's article "New Pleading, New Discovery" is cited in the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals' decision McCauley v. City of Chicago.
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October 20, 2011- Professor Christie S. Warren's comments were featured in an article on dailypress.com.
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October 20, 2011- Professor Timothy Zick participated in a discussion on the website The Daily Beast.
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October 13, 2011- Professor Timothy Zick participated in a discussion on SCOTUSblog concerning the Stolen Valor Act.
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October 5, 2011- Professor Fredric Lederer is quoted in the magazine Law Technology News.
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September 26, 2011- Professer Eric A. Kades' comments were featured in an article on HamptonRoads.com.
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September 22, 2011- Professor Timothy Zick publishes a blog post on the blog Concurring Opinions.
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September 11, 2011- Dean Davison M. Douglas's 9-11 remarks were excerpted in the "Crime & Legal Issues Notebook" in the Daily Press.

September 9, 2011 - Professor Alan Meese has a guest post on the blog The Conglomerate.
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September 5, 2011 - Professor Allison Orr Larsen's article "Perpetual Dissents" is featured in The New York Times. The ABA Journal also linked the article.
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September 2, 2011- Professor Timothy Zick publishes a blog post on the blog Concurring Opinions.
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August 30, 2011- Professor Scott Dodson publishes a blog post on SCOTUSblog about class actions.
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August 14, 2011 - Professor Nathan B. Oman publishes an op-ed piece in Deseret News about Warren Jeffs.
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August 13, 2011 - Professor Linda Malone is quoted in an article in the Virginia Gazette about the sentencing of former 93rd District Delegate Phil Hamilton.
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August 3, 2011 - The Virginia Gazette publishes a story about Dean Davison M. Douglas receiving the 2010 Distinguished Service Award from the National Center for State Courts (NCSC) at a ceremony in Atlanta, GA. Virginia Lawyers Weekly and The Daily Press also have announcements of the award.
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July 25, 2011 - JOTWELL has a positive review of Professor William W. Van Alstyne's forthcoming article Clashing Visions of the Constitution, which will appear in CATO's Supreme Court Review 2011 in September.
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July 8, 2011 - Professor Cynthia Ward is quoted in the Daily Press in an article about the Casey Anthony verdict.
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July 5, 2011 - Professor Nathan B. Oman is quoted in an article in The Boston Globe about the Broadway musical, "The Book of Mormon."
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July 1, 2011 - Professor Nathan B. Oman publishes an op-ed in the Deseret News about the passage of New York's law recognizing same-sex marriage.
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June 29, 2011 - Professor Alan Meese participates in an online debate about Marbury v. Madison and Judicial Review on PublicSquare.net.
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June 24, 2011 - Professor Scott Dodson is quoted in an article in Class Action Litigation Report about the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005.
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June 25, 2011 - Professor Scott Dodson publishes a blog post on Civil Procedure and Federal Courts Blog.
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June 9, 2011 - Multiple news sources publish stories about Professor William W. Van Alstyne's testimony before Congress, including CNN, The Legal Times, Politico and The Virginia Gazette.

June 8, 2011 - Professor William W. Van Alstyne testifies before Congress at the hearing “The President’s Request to Extend the Service of FBI Director Robert Mueller Until 2013."
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June 2011 - Professor Fredric Lederer publishes an article in Legal Technology News about the role of court technology in the judiciary.
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May 31, 2011 - Professor Linda Malone is a featured guest on the radio program "HearSay with Cathy Lewis" discussing perjury.
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May 27, 2011 - Legal Theory Blog has a post about Professor William W. Van Alstyne's latest article, "Clashing Visions of a 'Living' Constitution."
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May 25, 2011 - Professor Nathan B. Oman publishes an op-ed in the Deseret News.
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May 24, 2011 - Professor William W. Van Alstyne is quoted in the International Business Times in an article regarding the U.S. involvement in Libya.
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May 20, 2011 - Professor Alan Meese has two new posts about antitrust topics on his blog BishopMadison.
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May 16, 2011 - Professor Scott Dodson's article, "The Complexity of Jurisdictional Clarity," is cited favorably by the Fifth Circuit.
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May 2, 2011 - Professor Linda Malone discusses the possible political implications of Osama Bin Laden's death in a WVEC article.
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May 2, 2011 - Virginia Law Review In Brief publishes a response to Professor Scott Dodson's article "The Complexity of Jurisdictional Clarity."
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April 28, 2011 - Professor Scott Dodson is quoted in a Los Angeles Daily Journal article about a recent Supreme Court case on the enforceability of class action arbitration clauses.
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April 21, 2011 - Professor Scott Dodson is quoted in an article in BNA's Toxics Law Reporter about litigation concerning the BP oil spill.

April 19, 2011 - Professor Rebecca Hulse is quoted in a Nooga.com article about prospective challenges to Tennessee's proposed voter identification law.
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April 19, 2011 - Professor Scott Dodson is quoted in a BNA article about forum non conveniens.
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April 18, 2011 - Professor Alan Meese authors a blog post in honor of Tax Day.
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April 8, 2011 - Professor Paul Marcus is quoted in a Washington Post article about possible defenses for the "Christmas bomber."

April 7, 2011 - Professor Scott Dodson's article In Search of Removal Jurisdiction is discussed extensively in an article on the Civil Procedure and Federal Courts Blog. Read the article.

April 6, 2011 - Professor Angela Banks' video discussing Arizona's immigration reform legislation is featured on the Immigration Prof Blog.
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April 5, 2011 - Professor Scott Dodson's article Hybridizing Jurisdiction is reviewed by Professor Lawrence B. Solum, who calls it "very interesting [and] highly recommended."
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April 4, 2011 - Professor Linda Malone authored a post on IntLawGrrls about the UN's "responsibility to protect" doctrine.
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March 25, 2011 - Professor Scott Dodson is quoted in a BNA article about class action litigation.
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March 20, 2011 - Professor Scott Dodson is quoted in a Arkansas Democrat Gazette article about Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., a sex discrimination case.
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March 17, 2011 - Professor Susan Grover's article Consider the Source: When the Harasser is the Boss, co-authored with Kimberley Piro, is reviewed on the blog Jotwell.
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March 16, 2011 - Professor Rebecca Hulse is featured in an article documenting her team's participation in the College and University Redistricting Competition, a contest to redraw Virginia's legislative districts.
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March 5, 2011 - Professor William Van Alstyne is quoted in the York Daily Register about whether the Supreme Court should have addressed any additional issues in Snyder v. Phelps.
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March 3, 2011 - Professor Neal Devins is quoted in a New York Times blog entry about members of the House seeking to uphold DOMA's constitutionality.
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March 2, 2011 - Professor Timothy Zick is quoted in The Baltimore Sun and Stars and Stripes about the First Amendment implications of Snyder v. Phelps.

March 2, 2011 - Professor Scott Dodson writes a post for the Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog about Henderson v. Shinseki, a case regarding the statutory time limit for appeals with the Veterans Court.
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March 1, 2011 - Professor Scott Dodson writes a post for SCOTUSblog about Henderson v. Shinseki.
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February 17, 2o11 - Professor Fredric Lederer is quoted in The Sun Herald about courtrooms he designed in the new Robert J. Curry Public Safety Center in Gulfport, MS.

February 16, 2011 - Professor Allison Orr Larsen is featured on the blog Fight The Hypo for her video discussing the constitutionality of healthcare reform.
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February 14, 2011 - Professor Timothy Zick is quoted in the cover story for the February edition of Washington Lawyer, discussing the scope of protection that the first amendment gives to controversial speech.
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February 8, 2011 - Professor James Dwyer is quoted in an article in the Philadelphia Inquirer on a family that has been enjoined from treating their injured son with alternative medicine.
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February 5, 2011 - Professor Nathan B. Oman publishes an op-ed on the role Mormonism will likely play in the next presidential election.
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February 1, 2011 - Professor Nathan B. Oman appeared on an NPR program discussing Jon Huntsman's possible run for the presidency and the role of religion in presidential elections.
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February 1, 2011 - Professor Scott Dodson is quoted in an article by the Bureau of National Affairs on a recent Ninth Circuit ruling on time limits for removal jurisdiction. Read the article.

February 1, 2011 - Professor Susan Grover is quoted in an article in the Richmond Times-Dispatch on recent sexual harassment allegations between aides to Richmond's City Council.
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February, 2011 - Professor Patricia Roberts is quoted in an article on clinical education in the ABA's Student Lawyer magazine.
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January 31, 2011 - Professor Nathan B. Oman is quoted in a news story on Utah television station KSL's website in a story on John Huntsman's possible run for the presidency.
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January 21, 2011 - Senior Lecturer Rebecca Hulse participated in a forum on redistricting in Virginia, in preparation for a contest among Virginia public universities to help process census data for the controversial upcoming redistricting.

January 21, 2011 - Professor Paul Marcus is quoted in an article in the Christian Science Monitor about the possibility of an insanity plea for Jared Lee Loughner.
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January 21, 2011 - Professor Nathan B. Oman publishes an op-ed article in the Deseret News about the role of religion in government in Egypt.
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January 8, 2011 - Professor William W. Van Alstyne is quoted in an article distributed by the Associated Press about the legal challenges to the Affordable Care Act.
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January 5, 2011 - Professor Rebecca Hulse is featured in a Virginia Gazette article about an upcoming forum on redistricting.
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January 2, 2011 - Multiple news sources report that Professor Jim Dwyer filed an amicus brief (signed by 15 professors) in an adoption case before an appeals court in California. 
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