Law Newshttp://law.wm.edu/rss/news.xmlLaw News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 17:22:09 -0400Cascade Serverweb@wm.eduInnovative Courses in William & Mary's Washington, D.C., Programhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/d.c.-attorney-stanley-brand-offers-innovative-course-on-congressional-investigations.phpRenowned Washington, D.C. attorney Stanley Brand will be teaching a new course -- “The IRS Scandal Over Political Advocacy: Citizens United, Congress and IRS Regulation” to William & Mary law students. Tue, 20 Sep 2016 14:46:00 -0400Warren Heads to Europe with Fulbright Fellowship to Create Tools for Peacehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/warren-heads-to-europe-with-fulbright-fellowship-to-create-tools-for-peace.phpProfessor Christie Warren is serving as the 2016-17 Fulbright-Schuman Chair at the European University Institute.Wed, 14 Sep 2016 17:00:00 -0400Nate Green Presented with Annual St. George Tucker Awardhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/nate-green-presented-with-annual-st.-george-tucker-award.phpProf. Nate Green J.D. '88 received the 2016-17 St. George Tucker Adjunct Professor of Law Award at the Law School's annual kickoff luncheon.Wed, 07 Sep 2016 17:00:00 -0400Building an Appellate Clinic, an essay by Professor Tillman J. Breckenridgehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/building-an-appellate-clinic.phpThis essay originally appeared on the ABA website. ©2016 by the American Bar Association. Reprinted with permission. All rights reserved. This information or any or portion thereof may not be copied or disseminated in any form or by any means or stored in an electronic database or retrieval system without the express written consent of the American Bar Association.Tue, 06 Sep 2016 20:15:00 -0400Study in London: Drapers' Scholarship (Application Deadline: October 17, 2016)http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/study-in-london-drapers-scholarship-application-deadline-is-october-17,-2016.phpThe Drapers' Scholarship competition is open to third-year students at William & Mary Law School and William & Mary law alumni who have graduated within the last two years. Tue, 30 Aug 2016 15:15:00 -0400Law School Welcomes New Studentshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/law-school-welcomes-new-students.phpThe Law School recently welcomed the J.D. Class of 2019, the LL.M. Class of 2017, and transfer and visiting students.Tue, 16 Aug 2016 18:06:00 -0400Professor Jay Butler Joins Facultyhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/professor-jay-butler-joins-faculty.phpWilliam & Mary welcomes a new international law scholar and teacher to the faculty: Professor Jay Butler.Mon, 15 Aug 2016 12:00:00 -0400Appellate Clinic News: Sixth Circuit Issues Opinion in Crawford v. Geigerhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/appellate-clinic-news-sixth-circuit-issues-opinion-in-crawford-v.-geiger.php On August 11, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit decided in favor of William & Mary Appellate and Supreme Court Clinic clients Mark Crawford, Brendon Reed, and Debra Ornelas, the Plaintiff-Appellees in Crawford v. Geiger, Case Nos. 15-4180 and 15-4181. The Plaintiffs allege that they were unlawfully arrested with excessive force when police escalated a misunderstanding regarding a burglary call into a violent arrest of a family on their own rural Ohio property. Fri, 12 Aug 2016 16:00:00 -0400Library Digitizes St. George Tucker Almanacshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/library-digitizes-st.-george-tucker-almanacs.phpWilliam & Mary Libraries recently digitized its collection of St. George Tucker almanacs, making these materials open and accessible online.Tue, 19 Jul 2016 11:44:00 -0400Join Us at the 13th Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference in The Haguehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/join-us-at-the-13th-annual-brigham-kanner-property-rights-conference-in-the-hague.phpRegistration is now open for the Oct. 19-21 event.Mon, 18 Jul 2016 10:30:00 -0400Professor Hamilton Worked with Advocates and Legislature on New Law Restricting Underage Marriage in Virginiahttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/professor-hamilton-worked-with-advocates-and-legislature-on-new-law-restricting-underage-marriage-in-virginia.phpA new law, which took effect on July 1, has raised the minimum age at which young people in Virginia may marry to 18. Fri, 08 Jul 2016 13:05:00 -0400Professors Criddle and Combs Organize Workshop on International Law in Twenty-First Centuryhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/workshop-explores-challenges-and-opportunities-of-international-law-in-twenty-first-century.phpProfessor Nancy Combs and Professor Evan Criddle recently hosted the May workshop at the Law School with colleagues from around the nation.Mon, 27 Jun 2016 09:20:00 -0400Virginia Environmental Endowment Funds William & Mary Projectshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/virginia-environmental-endowment-funds-two-william--mary-projects.phpThe Virginia Coastal Policy Center at William & Mary Law School and William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science have each received funding for projects during the latest round of grants from the Virginia Environmental Endowment (VEE). The grants were among VEE awards of more than $250,000 to 13 organizations.Tue, 21 Jun 2016 16:30:00 -0400Law Alumni Appointments to William & Mary Board of Visitorshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/law-alumni-appointments-to-william--mary-board-of-visitors.phpW&M Law alumni S. Douglas Bunch '02, J.D. '06; Anne Leigh Kerr '91, J.D. '98; and Brian P. Woolfolk J.D. '96 have been appointed to the William & Mary Board of Visitors.Tue, 14 Jun 2016 17:00:00 -0400Web Resource Launched to Help Judges Understand State Election Codeshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/election-law-web-tool-launched-five-months-ahead-of-national-elections-to-prepare-state-judges-for-possible-november-challenges.phpIn this presidential election year and an already hotly contested election season, the Election Law Program has launched a web-based tool aimed at helping judges resolve election litigation fairly and efficiently.Tue, 07 Jun 2016 10:00:00 -0400Douglas E. Brown '71, J.D. '74: Actively Engaged in Helping the Next Generationhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/douglas-e.-brown-71,-j.d.-74-actively-engaged-in-helping-the-next-generation.phpA loyal and proud alumnus, Doug Brown spends significant time in retirement actively involved with the William & Mary community. Like many alums, Brown feels grateful and happy to give his time and resources to the alma mater that gave him so much.Mon, 06 Jun 2016 16:17:00 -0400Michael Collett J.D. '16 Honored for Outstanding Service to the Law School Communityhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/michael-collett-j.d.-16-honored-for-outstanding-service-to-the-law-school-community.phpMichael Collett J.D. ’16 received the George Wythe Award at the Law School's Diploma Ceremony on May 15. The award is named in honor of George Wythe, William & Mary's and the nation's first professor of law, and is given each year to a graduating student in recognition of his or her outstanding and selfless service.Sun, 05 Jun 2016 17:45:00 -0400Cameron Ginder J.D. '16 Receives I'Anson Awardhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/cameron-ginder-j.d.-16-receives-ianson-award.phpCameron Ginder J.D. '16 received the I'Anson Award, the highest award given to a graduating student by the Law School faculty, during the Law School's Diploma Ceremony on May 15. Sun, 05 Jun 2016 15:15:00 -0400Maryann Nolan Chong J.D. ’07 Honored with Taylor Reveley Awardhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/maryann-nolan-chong-j.d.-07-honored-with-taylor-reveley-award.phpThe William & Mary Law School Association recognized Maryann Nolan Chong J.D. ’07 as recipient of the Taylor Reveley Award during the Law School's May 15 Diploma Ceremony. Sun, 05 Jun 2016 12:38:00 -0400Diploma Ceremony: Welcoming Remarks of Shajee Hamid Hanfi LL.M. '16http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/diploma-ceremony-welcoming-remarks-of-shajee-hamid-hanfi-ll.m.-16.phpWelcoming remarks by LL.M. graduate Shajee Hamid HanfiFri, 03 Jun 2016 11:10:00 -0400