Law Newshttp://law.wm.edu/rss/news.xmlLaw News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 17:22:09 -0400Cascade Serverweb@wm.eduNewcomb J.D. ’88 Honored with 2015-16 St. George Tucker Adjunct Professorship Awardhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/newcomb-j.d.-88-honored-with-2015-16-st.-george-tucker-adjunct-professorship-award.phpProf. Mark Newcomb J.D. '88 received the 2015-16 St. George Tucker Adjunct Professor of Law Award at the Law School's annual kickoff luncheon.Thu, 03 Sep 2015 17:00:00 -0400Special Education Advocacy Award Presented to Elizabeth Barry Heddleston '15http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/special-education-advocacy-award-presented-to-elizabeth-liz-barry-heddleston-15.phpThe Special Education Advocacy Award is given each year at the annual Awards Ceremony during graduation weekend and is presented to a law student who has shown dedicated commitment to special education law and the rights of children. This award was established by Claire Maddox Ribble, and her husband, Bob, in honor of their son Evan and in memory of Evan's twin brother, Brooks.Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:30:00 -0400Making a Difference: Clinic Helps Children with Special Needs and Their Familieshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/pele-clinic.phpThree families' stories illustrate how clinic students under the guidance of PELE Managing Attorney Crystal Shin have helped advocate for children with special needs and their families.Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:28:00 -0400Law School Welcomes New Studentshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/law-school-welcomes-new-students.phpThe Law School recently welcomed the J.D. Class of 2018, the LL.M. Class of 2016, and transfer and visiting students.Thu, 20 Aug 2015 17:00:00 -0400Law School Welcomes Bruhl to Facultyhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/law-school-welcomes-bruhl-to-faculty.phpAaron-Andrew P. Bruhl has joined the Law School this Fall as a Professor of Law.Thu, 20 Aug 2015 12:05:00 -0400Gershowitz Named Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Developmenthttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/gershowitz-named-associate-dean-for-research-and-faculty-development.phpAs the new school year begins, Professor Adam M. Gershowitz takes on a new role at William & Mary Law School, that of Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development. Tue, 18 Aug 2015 17:00:00 -0400Message on the Passing of Associate Registrar Creechhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/message-on-the-passing-of-associate-registrar-creech.phpThe Law School community was saddened to learn the news on Thursday of the death of Chris Creech, who passed away that day. Chris recently retired as Associate Registrar.Sun, 16 Aug 2015 17:00:00 -0400Law School Private Giving Again Breaks Records in Fiscal Year 2015http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/law-school-private-giving-again-breaks-records-in-fiscal-year-2015.phpWilliam & Mary Law School enjoyed another record-breaking year of fundraising.Tue, 11 Aug 2015 17:00:00 -0400Registration Open for Oct. 2 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conferencehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/registration-open-for-oct.-2-brigham-kanner-property-rights-conference.phpWilliam & Mary Law School will host the 12th Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference on October 2. During the conference the project will recognize Joseph William Singer of Harvard Law School with the 2015 Brigham-Kanner Prize. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:30:00 -0400William & Mary Law’s Revive My Vote Project Receives $230,000 Grant from Knight Foundation http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/william--mary-laws-revive-my-vote-project-receives-230,000-grant-from-knight-foundation-.phpA generous grant from The Knight News Challenge will support W&M Law School's Revive My Vote project to help eligible Virginians regain their right to vote.Wed, 22 Jul 2015 17:00:00 -0400Professor Malone Honored With Spirit of Vassar Awardhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/professor-malone-honored-with-spirit-of-vassar-award.phpProf. Linda Malone's alma mater has honored her for her volunteer efforts.Mon, 20 Jul 2015 17:00:00 -0400Judge Advocates Foundation Recognizes Professor Lederer with Highest Honorhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/judge-advocates-foundation-recognizes-professor-lederer-with-highest-honor.phpThe Judge Advocates Foundation honored William & Mary Chancellor Professor of Law Fredric I. Lederer on May 26 with the Chief Justice John Marshall Lifetime Achievement Award, the Foundation's highest honor. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400Ruth Hocker, J.D. '15 Takes Second Place in Disability and Law Writing Competitionhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/hocker-15-takes-second-in-disability-and-law-writing-competition.phpRuth Hocker, a member of the J.D. Class of 2015, took second place in the most recent Jameson Crane III Disability and the Law Writing Competition. Mon, 22 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400Virginia Supreme Court Justices explore the “Art of Appellate Advocacy” in new videohttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/virginia-supreme-court-justices-explore-the-art-of-appellate-advocacy-in-new-video.phpA new video produced by W&M Law School and featuring current justices of the Supreme Court of Virginia explores the "Art of Appellate Advocacy."Fri, 19 Jun 2015 17:00:00 -0400Scholarships Created in Honor of Professors Barnard and Leehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/scholarships-created-in-honor-of-professors-barnard-and-lee.phpTwo scholarships have been created in honor of the careers of Professors Jayne Barnard and John Lee.Thu, 04 Jun 2015 17:00:00 -0400Law Faculty Honors Colleen R. Smith, J.D. ’15 with I'Anson Awardhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/law-faculty-honors-colleen-r.-smith-with-ianson-award.phpThe award is given by the Law School faculty each year at the Diploma Ceremony in recognition of a graduate's great professional promise as demonstrated through scholarship, character, and leadership.Thu, 04 Jun 2015 11:37:00 -0400Belema Idoniboye, J.D. ’15 Receives George Wythe Awardhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/belema-idoniboye,-j.d.-15-receives-george-wythe-award.phpIdoniboye received the award at the Law School's Diploma Ceremony on May 17. The award is named in honor of George Wythe - William & Mary's and the nation's first professor of law - and is given to a graduating student in recognition of his or her outstanding and selfless service.Thu, 04 Jun 2015 10:46:00 -0400Del. William C. Smith, B.A. ’04, J.D. ’09 of Maryland Honored with Taylor Reveley Awardhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/del.-william-c.-smith,-b.a.-04,-j.d.-09-of-maryland-honored-with-taylor-reveley-award.phpThe William & Mary Law School Association recognized Smith, a member of the Maryland House of Delegates, as recipient of the Taylor Reveley Award during the Law School's May 17 Diploma Ceremony. Thu, 04 Jun 2015 10:08:00 -0400Law Alumni Appointments to W&M Board of Visitorshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/law-alumni-appointments-to-wm-board-of-visitors.phpLaw School alumnus James A. Hixon, J.D. '79, M.L.T '80 had been appointed to the Board of Visitors by Va. Governor Terry McAuliffe, and Thomas R. Frantz '70, J.D. '73, M.L.T. '81 has been reappointed to the Board. Hixon and Frantz join fellow William & Mary Law School alumni DeRonda M. Short, J.D. '78 and Robert E. Scott J.D. '68 as Board members. Thu, 04 Jun 2015 00:11:00 -0400Class of 2015 Honors Professor Gershowitz with Teaching Awardhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/class-of-2015-honors-professor-gershowitz-with-teaching-award.phpThe Walter L. Williams, Jr., Memorial Teaching Award is Gershowitz's seventh teaching honor.Mon, 01 Jun 2015 12:40:00 -0400