This symposium sponsored by the Environmental Law and Policy Review and the Virginia Coastal Policy Center will bring together seasoned academics and practitioners to discuss fresh perspectives on the definition of environmental justice; the public health implications of environmental justice; best practices for those currently fighting for environmental justice; and environmental justice in an international context.
The Journal's 2016 symposium,"Advancing LGBTQIA Rights in a Post-Obergefell World," will feature panels addressing current issues surrounding LGBTQIA rights, the future direction of the effort to advance LGBTQIA rights, and transgender youth and conversion therapy.
How is the discussion framed, and whose values are brought to the fore, when we talk about immigration and access to citizenship in our national debates? Professor Angela Banks shared perspectives informed by her current research on these and other questions at the fall Blackstone Lecture at the Law School.
Honoring legal excellence and community involvement, the Virginia Law Foundation has inducted Professor Patricia Roberts into its 2016 Class of Fellows.
Third-year student Michael Goldsmith recently won an appeal at the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims for a U.S. Air Force veteran exposed to asbestos in service and now suffering from significant health issues as a result.
Join us at William & Mary Law Review's annual symposium. This year's topic is "Judicial Supremacy v. Departmentalism."
Professor Paul Marcus was selected as president-elect of the Association of American Law Schools on January 9 during the association’s annual meeting in New York.
Kaylee Gum, a third-year student at William & Mary Law School, outlined her experience receiving financial support for her summer 2014 internship with USAID in Iraq.
Although their years at the Law School did not overlap, and it may have seemed unlikely that their paths would cross except perhaps at a reunion, Fahimeh Manjili J.D. '15 and Steffanie Garrett J.D. '91 are now colleagues at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia.
On December 14, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued a published opinion in U.S. v. Williams in favor of the appellant, represented by William & Mary Law School's Appellate and Supreme Court Clinic. The opinion was a unanimous decision, authored by Judge Robert B. King and joined by Judges Barbara Milano Keenan and Henry F. Floyd.
In recent weeks, the American public has been transfixed by the danger of online terrorist speech and calls for religion-based limits on the movement of persons across U.S. territorial borders. In his recently published book, "The Cosmopolitan First Amendment," Professor Zick describes and defends a “cosmopolitan” approach to these and other issues, one that situates First Amendment rights and values in a globalized and digitized world.