2017

Nicholas Haysom
Keynote Lecture by U.N. Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan on May 2 in Florence

U.N. Special Envoy Nicholas Haysom will present a lecture, “Sudan and South Sudan: Prognosis for Peace,” on Tuesday, May 2, at 5 p.m. at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, Italy. The lecture is free and open to the public and is co-sponsored by the EUI and William & Mary Law School’s Center for Comparative Legal Studies and Post Conflict Peacebuilding.

Hixon Center
Law School Dedicates Hixon Center for Experiential Learning and Leadership

The dedication of the two-story, 12,000-square-foot center marked the culmination of a 16 -year building program, which has more than doubled the physical size of the school and also has included the addition of the North Wing and the Wolf Law Library.

Professor Marcus
Professor Marcus Among Most Influential People in Legal Education

National Jurist has named Professor Paul Marcus to its annual list of the “Most Influential People in Legal Education.” Marcus is the Haynes Professor of Law at William & Mary Law School and president of the Association of American Law Schools.

Fredric Lederer
Professor Lederer Participates in International Symposium Hosted by Supreme Court of Korea

Fredric Lederer, Chancellor Professor of Law and director of the Center for Legal and Court Technology, a joint project of William & Mary Law School and the National Center for State Courts, recently attended the fall 2016 International Judicial Symposium in Korea held by the Supreme Court of Korea. Lederer was invited to speak at the event, which focused on the “Fourth Industrial Revolution” and its impact on the future of society and the legal field.

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Clinic Students Argue Case (McLin v. Ard) in Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Carrie Mattingly, a third-year law student at William & Mary, argued the case with the support of Emily Hessler, also a third-year law student. Their classmates Melanie Lazor and Candace Wherry were primarily responsible for the briefing.