April 20 - Professor Rebecca Green, co-director of the Election Law Program, was interviewed by WYDaily.com about the Revive My Vote project, a joint effort by law students and the Williamsburg Bar Association, which assists people who wish to find out how they can have their voting rights restored. Read the story.
April 17 - Professor Christie Warren, director of the Program in Comparative Legal Studies and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding, was quoted in a story about two recent guests of the program, Justice Anthony M. Kennedy of the Supreme Court and Justice (ret.) Richard Goldstone of South Africa. Read the story titled "Justices Kennedy and Goldstone Discuss Constitutions, Old and New, at the Law School."
April 8 - Professor Patricia Roberts, director of Clinical Programs, was quoted in a story about the first National Conference on Law Clinics Serving Veterans, hosted by the Law School, in Washington, D.C., on April 3-4. Read the story.
March 31 - Professor Susan S. Grover, currently a University Professor for Teaching Excellence, was named the university's vice provost for academic and faculty affairs. Professor Grover has served in a number of campus-wide leadership roles at William & Mary. She will assume her new responsibilities July 1. Read the announcement.
February 19 - The ABA Journal took note of Professor Adam Gershowitz's course and textbook on "The Wire" in the journal's Question of the Week: "Have you ever had a law prof use TV or film to illustrate a concept?" Read the article.
February 18 - Professor James Dwyer was a guest on Hearsay with Cathy Lewis (89.5 FM), NPR's Norfolk, Va., affiliate, and discussed the issue of same-sex marriage in Virginia and in other states through the lens of constitutional law. Listen to the interview (opens .mp3 file; interview starts around 35.35 minutes into the recording).
February 14 - Professor James Dwyer was quoted by the Virginia Gazette in a story titled "Williamsburg Activists Hail Ruling Against Gay Marriage Ban: Both Sides Say Matter Will Wind Up in U.S. Supreme Court." Read the story.
February 13 - The Virginia Gazette reported on a mock trial created to teach youngsters about court proceedings that was developed by Professor Frederic I. Lederer in a story titled "Students Find Goldilocks Guilty in Mock Fairytale Trial at W&M Law School." Read the story.
February 13 - The Daily Press (Va.) quoted Professor Adam Gershowitz on prosecutorial discretion in an editorial, "The Wrong Call: James City Sexting Case Reveals Need for Legal Discretion and Education." Read the editorial.
February 6 - Professor Jeffrey Bellin is the featured legal expert in a Newsweek story on the Fifth Amendment, immunity, and the George Washington Bridge lane closure probe titled "Will Taking the Fifth Save Christie's Sidekicks?" Read the article.
January 23 - Professor Allison Orr Larsen was recognized as an early career "Rising Star" among this year's recipients of the Commonwealth's highest honor for faculty. Read the W&M announcement and view the video. Read the announcement in the Washington Post.
January 23 -Professor Allison Orr Larsen was interviewed by WAVY (TV) 10 (Hampton Roads, Va.) and asked to provide a legal perspective on Va. Attorney General Mark Herring's announcement that he will not defend the Commonwealth's ban on same-sex marriage. Watch the video.
January 14 - The American Prospect quoted Professor Timothy Zick in an article titled "Rebuffing the Zones? The Supreme Court's Conservative Justices Could Be Poised to Roll Back Protections Against Harassment Outside Abortion Clinics." Read the article. Zick joined an amicus curiae brief with several other leading First Amendment scholars in McCullen v. Coakley. Click here to read the brief (opens .pdf).
January 13 - Slate featured an opinion piece by Professor Neal Devins titled "Counsel Rests: Why Did Mitch McConnell - Not the Senate's Lawyer - Participate in Monday's Recess Appointments Case at the Supreme Court?" Read the opinion piece.