Law Newshttp://law.wm.edu/rss/news.xmlLaw News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 17:22:09 -0400Cascade Serverweb@wm.eduProfessor Angela Banks on Respectability Narratives and the Quest for Citizenshiphttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/professor-angela-banks-on-respectability-narratives-and-the-quest-for-citizenship.phpHow 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. Wed, 03 Feb 2016 10:00:00 -0500Professor Roberts Inducted into Virginia Law Foundation’s 2016 Class of Fellowshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/professor-roberts-inducted-into-virginia-law-foundations-2016-class-of-fellows.phpHonoring legal excellence and community involvement, the Virginia Law Foundation has inducted Professor Patricia Roberts into its 2016 Class of Fellows. Mon, 01 Feb 2016 17:00:00 -0500Puller Clinic Wins Victory for Veteran Exposed to Asbestos in Servicehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/law-schools-puller-clinic-wins-victory-for-veteran-exposed-to-asbestos-in-service.phpThird-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. Thu, 28 Jan 2016 14:48:00 -0500Feb. 19-20 William & Mary Law Review Symposium: Judicial Supremacy v. Departmentalismhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/feb.-19-20-judicial-supremacy-v.-departmentalism.phpJoin us at William & Mary Law Review's annual symposium. This year's topic is "Judicial Supremacy v. Departmentalism." Tue, 26 Jan 2016 12:19:00 -0500Professor Paul Marcus to Serve as AALS President-Elect http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/professor-paul-marcus-to-serve-as-president-elect-of-the-american-association-of-law-schools.phpProfessor 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.Fri, 15 Jan 2016 10:00:00 -0500The Rule of Law: 3L Kaylee Gum Goes to Iraq and Backhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/the-rule-of-law.phpKaylee 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.Thu, 14 Jan 2016 12:05:00 -0500Law Alumnae Cross Paths at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodiahttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/law-alumnae-cross-paths-at-the-extraordinary-chambers-in-the-courts-of-cambodia.phpAlthough 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.Thu, 14 Jan 2016 00:35:00 -0500Military Mondays (Puller Clinic & Starbucks): Vote Online for ABA's Brown Select Innovation Honor! http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/puller-veterans-clinic--starbucks-military-mondays-vote-online-innovation-honor.phpMilitary Mondays is among this year's nominees for the ABA's Louis Brown Award for Access which recognizes innovative contributions to the delivery of legal services. The "Brown Select" award will be presented to the nominee who receives the most online votes from the general public by January 8 (noon, central time).Fri, 18 Dec 2015 12:48:00 -0500Appellate Clinic News: Fourth Circuit Issues Opinion in U.S. v. Williamshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/appellate-clinic-news-fourth-circuit-issues-opinion-in-u.s.-v.-williams.phpOn 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.Tue, 15 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0500Appellate Clinic News: Fourth Circuit Issues Opinion in U.S. v. Williamshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/appellate-clinic-news-fourth-circuit-issues-opinion-in-u.s.-v.-williams.phpOn 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.Tue, 15 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0500Professor Angela Banks on Respectability Narratives and the Quest for Citizenshiphttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/professor-banks-on-the-quest-for-citizenship-and-respectability-narratives.phpHow 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 recent Blackstone Lecture at the Law School. Fri, 11 Dec 2015 11:18:00 -0500Zick Explores Protecting First Amendment Liberties At and Beyond Our Bordershttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/zick-explores-protecting-first-amendment-liberties-at-and-beyond-our-borders.phpIn 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. Wed, 09 Dec 2015 08:51:00 -0500Zick Explores Protecting First Amendment Liberties At and Beyond Our Bordershttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/zick-explores-protecting-first-amendment-liberties-at-and-beyond-our-borders.phpIn 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. Wed, 09 Dec 2015 08:51:00 -0500Officials Discuss Economic Realities of Climate Change at Coastal Policy Conferencehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/officials-discuss-economic-realities-of-climate-change-at-coastal-policy-conference.phpA number of elected officials addressed important coastal policy issues at the third annual Virginia Coastal Policy Center Conference.Wed, 18 Nov 2015 17:00:00 -0500Law School Dedicates George Wythe Roomhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/law-school-dedicates-george-wythe-room.phpW&M Law School recently celebrated the opening of the George Wythe Room in the Wolf Law Library, which contains copies of many of the books in George Wythe's collection.Tue, 17 Nov 2015 17:00:00 -0500Combs Appointed Goodrich Professor of Law at William & Maryhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/combs-appointed-goodrich-professor-of-law-at-william--mary.phpNancy Combs, director of William & Mary Law School's Human Security Law Center, has been appointed as the Ernest W. Goodrich Professor of Law. Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:00:00 -0500Professor Christie Warren Consults with Ukrainian Constitutional Commissionhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/professor-christie-warren-consults-with-ukrainian-constitutional-commission.phpProfessor Christie Warren recently traveled to Ukraine on behalf of USAID and the FAIR Justice Project to consult with members of Parliament, the Constitutional Commission, the government, academics and civil society organizations on draft amendments to the country's 1996 constitution. Fri, 06 Nov 2015 11:47:00 -0500Judge Harry T. Edwards Honored with 2015 Marshall-Wythe Medallionhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/judge-harry-t.--edwards-honored-with-2015-marshall-wythe-medallion.phpThe Honorable Harry T. Edwards of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit received the 2015 Marshall-Wythe Medallion at a dinner in his honor at William & Mary's historic Wren Building on Oct. 27. The medallion, presented to Judge Edwards by Law School Dean Davison M. Douglas, is the highest honor conferred by the William & Mary law faculty and recognizes members of the legal community who have demonstrated exceptional accomplishment in law.Thu, 05 Nov 2015 14:30:00 -0500Devins Named Inaugural Sandra Day O’Connor Professor of Law at William & Maryhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/devins-named-inaugural-sandra-day-oconnor-chair-at-william--mary.phpProf. Neal E. Devins was recently appointed the inaugural Sandra Day O’Connor Professor of Law at William & Mary.Mon, 02 Nov 2015 17:00:00 -0500Second Annual National Conference on Law Clinics Serving Veterans to Be Held in Washington, D.C. http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/second-annual-national-conference-on-law-clinics-serving-veterans-to-be-held-in-washington,-d.c.-.phpThe National Law School Veterans Clinic Coalition is hosting a conference in Washington, D.C., on November 2-3, 2015.Sat, 31 Oct 2015 17:00:00 -0400