Faculty in the News
April 30, 2013 - The Daily Press (Virginia) quotes Professor of the Practice of Law Stacey-Rae Simcox in a story titled "Cutting the VA Backlog: William and Mary May Have National Model." Simcox is the managing attorney of the Law School's Lewis B. Puller, Jr. Veterans Benefits Clinic.
March 28, 2013 - The New York Times in an article titled “For Obama, Tricky Balancing Act in Enforcing Defense of Marriage Act" cited a 2012 Columbia Law Review article by University of Virginia law professor Saikrishna Prakash and Professor Neal Devins and ("The Indefensible Duty to Defend," SSRN). Read the New York Times article.
March 23, 2013 - Professor Linda Malone is quoted in a March 23 Virginian-Pilot story titled "Va.'s 'Rocket Docket' Takes on International Cases."
March 9, 2013 - Professor of Law and Director of The Wolf Law Library James Heller is quoted in a Daily Press article titled "Virginia's Open Records Law Presumes Everything Is Public." He also is quoted in a related article, published on March 11, titled "Most Local Budgets Are Just a Few Clicks Away."
March 8, 2013 - Professor Cynthia Ward discusses the standards of competency in a Daily Press article titled "York Hit and Run Case Still Pending After Two Years."
March 1, 2013 - Professor Jeffrey Bellin commented on the legality of law enforcement agencies' use of surveillance cameras in public places in a story published by the Daily Press (Hampton Roads, Va.)
February 13, 2013 - Professor Fredric Lederer is quoted by the Williamburg-Yorktown Daily in a story titled "Fairy Tale Trial Teachs Law to Elementary Students." The trial, staged by our students, introduced the youngsters to basic legal concepts such as the roles of counsels, juries, and judges. A broadcast story on the trial is available on the WCVE-FM website. The station is an affiliate of National Public Radio.
January 30, 2013 - Professor Linda Malone is quoted in stories published by international media including CNN, the Los Angeles Times, the Miami Herald, the Sacramento Bee, and Radio Free Asia about Vietnam's release of American citizen and democracy activist Nguyen Quoc Quan. Malone served as a pro bono counsel for Dr. Quan, who had been detained in Vietnam since April 2012.
January 16, 2013 - Professor Neal Devins, director of the Institute of Bill of Rights Law, was asked about the prospects that the abortion issue will be on the Supreme Court docket in a Gannett News Service story titled "Rules, Laws Put Limits on Abortions."