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Boy Scouts at William & Mary Law School

Five participants in the Law School's recent conference in Beijing shared common bonds as Eagle Scouts. About a dozen law students also recently welcomed Boy Scouts to the Law School for a day-long Law Merit Badge program.

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Law Students to Host W&M VOTEline

W&M law students will operate the W&M VOTEline hotline at (757)221-2890 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Nov. 8 to assist local voters with questions they may have about voting.

You're Invited! Public Plenary Session, McGlothlin Leadership Forum

On Nov. 2, from 2 to 3:30PM at the Mason School of Business, the 2011 McGlothlin Leadership Forum Fellows - pre-eminent leaders in their fields - will participate in a plenary session of open exchange, active debate, and analysis of the global economy and the political, legal, and free enterprise system that comprise it. Free and the public is welcome.

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McGlothlin Leadership Forum Launches at Business and Law Schools

Named in honor of James W. McGlothlin '62, J.D. '64, LL.D. '00, the inaugural McGlothlin Leadership Forum will run Nov. 1-3. The Public Plenary Session, titled "Is America's Economic Engine Off Track?," will be held Nov. 2 at the Mason School of Business.

Law School Convenes First International Conference in Beijing

Scholars, jurists, and practitioners from the U.S. and China gathered on Oct. 14 at Tsinghua University School of Law in Beijing for the start of the Law School's international conference on property rights.

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IBRL Hosts Annual Supreme Court Preview Sept. 23-24

Distinguished lawyers, judges, journalists, and law professors from around the country will come together at the annual Preview to discuss and analyze the Court's upcoming term.

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Dean Douglas's Remarks at 9-11 Ceremony

The remarks of Dean Davison M. Douglas from the Sept. 8 ceremony at the Law School commemorating the 10th anniversary of 9-11.

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Law School Welcomes New Students

The newest student members of the Law School community arrived on Aug. 15. "Our new students are an impressive group of aspiring citizen lawyers, and we are truly honored that such highly qualified individuals seek a William & Mary legal education," said Associate Dean for Admission Faye Shealy.

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Law School Enjoys Record-Breaking Private Giving in 2011

WMLS achieved a new milestone in private support. Giving to the Law School totaled more than $3.3 million - the largest amount in the Law School's history - during the fiscal year that ended June 30.

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National Court Nonprofit Honors Dean Douglas

Dean Davison M. Douglas is the recipient of a Distinguished Service Award from the National Center for State Courts.

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Boxler '11 and Urban '11 Receive I'Anson Awards

Brandon L. Boxler '11 and Garrett D. Urban'11 received Lawrence W. I'Anson Awards, the highest awards given to a graduating student, or students, by the law faculty, during graduation on May 15.

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Kaufman & Canoles Awards Recognize First-Year Students for Legal Writing

Dustin H. DeVore, a 2001 graduate of the Law School, and partner at the firm's Williamsburg office, presented the 2011 Kaufman & Canoles Writing Awards to Jarred O. Taylor '11, for first place, to Samuel G. Mann '11, for second place, and to Emily M. Benz '11, for third place.

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Law Students' Research Aids International Peacebuilding Efforts

Together, Jessica Jeanty '12, Pearl J. Kim '11, and Eve M. Grina '11 can say "rule of law" in seven languages. They also can say that while they were in law school they used their legal education to make a difference in the world.

2011 Ali's Run Race Results

More than 100 students, faculty, staff, and members of the Williamsburg community literally hit the ground running on April 2 for the Seventh Annual "Ali's Run," a fundraiser sponsored by the Bone Marrow Drive Committee in memory of Alison Ruth Kaplan.

Law School Association Annual Meeting - April 15

To cast your vote for nominees to the Association's Board of Directors, please submit a Nomination Proxy or attend the Annual Meeting on Friday, April 15, at 2PM.

Beijing Property Rights Conference to Focus on Global Perspectives

On Oct. 14-15 the W&M Property Rights Project will host its annual conference overseas in cooperation with Tsinghua University School of Law in Beijing. Participants can enjoy an optional post-conference tour through China and Hong Kong (deposits due April 1).

W&M Law School Association Announces Creation of the Taylor Reveley Award

The William & Mary Law School Alumni Association has announced that it will honor the contributions of William & Mary President Taylor Reveley with the creation of an award to be given annually to a recent graduate of the Law School, whose career has demonstrated outstanding commitment to public service. The first recipient of the award will be announced at the Law School's graduation in May.

Beijing Property Rights Conference to Focus on Global Perspectives

On Oct. 14-15 the W&M Property Rights Project will host its annual conference overseas in cooperation with Tsinghua University School of Law in Beijing. Justice Sandra Day O'Connor will receive the 2011 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize during the event.

A Conversation with Jayne Barnard

Professor Jayne Barnard has spent more than three decades working to advance the rights of the disenfranchised.