William and Mary Law School
BLSA Food Drive Benefits Area Families in Need

The annual Thanksgiving Basket Contest sponsored by the Black Law Students Association came to a close on Nov. 21 and benefited area families in need.

Members of Law Faculty to Serve on Judicial Futures Commission

Cutler Professor Jayne W. Barnard, Professor Emeritus John E. Donaldson, Judge Walter S. Felton, and Chancellor Professor Fredric I. Lederer will contribute to "The Commission on Courts in the 21st Century - To Benefit All, to Exclude None."

Law School Hosts Annual Awards Ceremony

School honors members of graduating class on Saturday, May 14. In addition, Dennis C. Hensley '70, was inducted as an honorary member of Order of the Coif. The Law School hosted its annual awards ceremony at the Kimball Theater in Colonial Williamsburg on Saturday afternoon, May 14, 2005.

Edwards Urges Law Graduates to Help Others in Need

Former senator and vice presidential candidate John Edwards urged the audience at the Law School's May 15 commencement exercises to focus on eradicating poverty in America.

Sommers '06 Sets Power-Lifting Records

As a child and young adult, Anne Sommers lived with a painful, deteriorating hip condition. Today, this 24-year-old law student is setting powerlifting records.

Legal Leader: Professor Eric A. Kades

Eric A. Kades, Professor of Law, is one of five College faculty profiled in an article titled “The Professors: Leading Students Down the Academic Road,” William and Mary Alumni Magazine, Winter 2004/2005.

Sonn Traces Rights in Islamic law

Tamara Sonn, the College's Kenan Professor of Humanities in the department of religious studies, gave a recent lecture at the Law School on Islamic Law.

Wilson Supports Athletes and Law Students

As part of the Campaign for William & Mary, Mrs. Anne Steuart "Stu" Gantt Wilson is building on her husband's legacy by establishing a charitable remainder trust in support of two endowments supporting student athletes and students at the Law School.

CITIZEN LAWYERS, FROM GEORGE WYTHE TO THE 21ST CENTURY

On Thursday, January 20, 2005, students, faulty and staff gathered to hear Professor Dave Douglas talk about George Wythe's concept of legal education for the then, young Nation. Dean Reveley then spoke about how William & Mary is creating citizen lawyers for the 21st Century. The following is a summary of the talks of Professor Douglas and Dean Reveley.