William & Mary Law School Professor Michael Stein played an integral role in the Human Rights Convention which will be adopted Dec. 13 by the U.N. General Assembly.
Inaugural Stanley H. Mervis Lecture on Nov. 6 brings leading intellectual property law expert to campus.
Professor Paul Marcus of William & Mary Law School and Mary Sue Backus '01 of the University of Oklahoma Law School recently completed a comprehensive analysis of media coverage of indigent defense issues at the behest of the National Committee on the Right to Counsel. Their findings, gathered with the help of a team of William & Mary Law students, will be formally released in early 2007 and illustrate problems that are common across the nation and which undermine the fundamental right to counsel.
The Class of 1975's 30th Reunion Gift has transformed one of the Law School's largest classrooms into an elegant, state-of-the-art lecture hall named in honor of former Law School Dean and College President Tim Sullivan.
Hundreds gathered on Nov. 10 to celebrate the naming of the library under construction at the Law School in honor of alumnus Henry C. Wolf.
The library under construction at the Law School has been named the Wolf Law Library to honor alumnus and Vice Rector of the College Henry C. Wolf.
The Law School's Election Law Program is making an effort to assist state court judges in dealing with election-related issues.
Christopher Supino JD '06, a recent Law School graduate, received second place honors in the Seventh Annual Program for Judicial Awareness Writing Competition.
William & Mary Chancellor and retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor visited campus in early October. During her time here, she shared her thoughts on religious rights and freedom at a panel sponsored by the Institute of Bill of Rights Law.
The Law School's Property Rights Project has honored Vanderbilt University Law and History Professor James W. Ely, Jr. with the 2006 Brigham-Kanner Prize.
William & Mary law students vied against law students from Australia in 'virtual' competition which concluded on Oct. 8.
The new Law Library addition has opened its doors and renovations have begun on the 1980 facility.
Annual tour is designed to teach law students about the history and ideals of the Law School's founders.
Class hails from 39 states, DC, China and Korea and possesses compelling credentials (median undergraduate GPA of 3.64, median LSAT score of 165/93rd percentile).
Howard J. Busbee received the 2006 Citizen Lawyer Award during the Law School's commencement exercises on May 14.
Noelle J. Coates '06, a recent graduate of the Law School, has been selected to receive a 2006 Burton Award for Legal Achievement. The Law School has been recognized with the Burton Program's 2006 Record of Distinction Award, which is given to law schools that have had student award winners for three or more years.
Members of the Class of 2006 received honors and special recognitions at the Law School’s 4th annual awards ceremony on May 13.
The College of William & Mary recognized Professor Paul Marcus with a 2006 Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award which is given in consideration of "characteristics of heart, mind, and helpfulness to others."
Joe Waldo '78, a Norfolk, Va., attorney who specializes in eminent domain and property rights, has endowed an annual Law School conference to bring together members of the bench, bar and academia to explore recent developments in takings law and other areas of the law affecting property rights.
Lawyers and judges hold the keys of justice in their hands and judicial independence must be maintained for the country’s system of government to work, William & Mary Chancellor Sandra Day O’Connor told more than 200 graduates at the Law School.
Internship money from the Virginia Law Foundation will help support the work of five William & Mary law students this summer.
Brian Soiset '06 will spend a year studying law at the University of London.
Joshua D. Heslinga ’06 received the National Best Advocate award earlier this month at the National Appellate Advocacy Competition sponsored by the American Bar Association’s Law Student Division.
Judith S. Kaye, Chief Judge of the State of New York, received the 2005-06 Marshall-Wythe Medallion at a dinner and special ceremony in the College’s historic Wren Building on April 10.
Fundraising efforts by law students and Law Library staff netted more than $11.5K to support William & Mary's Alan Buzkin Bone Marrow Drive this spring. Bob Fay '07, who joined the bone marrow registry last year during the annual drive, became a donor earlier this month.
The Courtroom 21 Project at the Law School will test its state-of-the-art technologies on April 1 during a lab trial designed to provide equal courtroom access to persons with disabilities.
Courtney Lynch JD '03, an author, consultant, and Marine Corps captain, will present a lecture at the Law School on March 27.
Jayne W. Barnard, William & Mary Cutler Professor of Law, has been appointed to the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) National Adjudication Council. The 14-member Council, which serves as the "court of appeals" in the brokerage industry's private regulatory system, meets five times per year to review cases involving discipline and reinstatement of financial professionals.
1st Lt. Laura L. Richmond '08, who is attending law school at William & Mary under the Air Force Funded Legal Education Program, recently received the Meritorious Service Medal in recognition of her exemplary performance as tour director of the Air Force's Tops In Blue entertainment unit.
The Law School's Law Studies Abroad program, established in 2005, offers law students opportunity for advanced foreign legal study in Austria, Japan, New Zealand, and Spain.
William & Mary Law Professor William W. Van Alstyne is among 14 legal scholars and former government officials who recently signed a letter to Congress expressing concern about the National Security Agency's domestic spying program.