Law Newshttp://law.wm.edu/rss/news.xmlLaw News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 17:22:09 -0400Cascade Serverweb@wm.eduLaw School Welcomes New J.D. and LL.M. Studentshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/law-school-welcomes-new-j.d.-and-ll.m.-students.phpThe Law School recently welcomed the J.D. Class of 2020, the LL.M. Class of 2018, and transfer and visiting students.Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:00:00 -0400Advocates from Across Country Gather for Seventh Annual Institute for Special Education Advocacyhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/advocates-from-across-country-gather-for-seventh-annual-institute-for-special-education-advocacy.phpThe PELE Clinic, along with Wrightslaw, hosted the 7th annual Institute for Special Education Advocacy (“ISEA”) on July 30 through August 4, 2017 at the Law School. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 12:00:00 -0400Law School Receives $5.2M Gift to Support Scholarships and Other Prioritieshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/law-school-receives-5.2m-gift-to-support-campaign-and-other-priorities.phpThe Law School recently received a $5.2 million gift in honor of the late Judge R. William Arthur ’38, LL.D. ’40. The gift powered the Law School closer to its goal of raising $75 million during the For the Bold campaign. Gifts and commitments to the school topped $66.2 million since the start of the campaign, with $10.5 million raised in fiscal year 2017 alone.Tue, 01 Aug 2017 09:00:00 -0400New Online Program to Educate and Train Veterans, Attorneys and Advocateshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/new-online-program-to-educate-and-train-veterans,-attorneys-and-advocates.phpThe Law School will offer an online certificate program beginning in August that is designed for anyone who wants to become a knowledgeable and effective advocate for veterans and service members seeking disability compensation benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs.Fri, 28 Jul 2017 09:00:00 -0400Law School to Host 14th Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference October 12-13http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/law-school-to-host-14th-annual-brigham-kanner-property-rights-conference-october-12-13.phpWilliam & Mary Law School will host the 14t Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference on October 12-13. During the conference, the William & Mary Property Rights Project will recognize Professor David L. Callies of the University of Hawai’i at Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law with the 2017 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:10:00 -0400Professor Rebecca Green, Scholars File Amicus Brief Challenging Gerrymandering in Virginiahttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/professor-rebecca-green,-scholars-file-amicus-brief-challenging-gerrymandering-in-virginia.phpA group of Virginia law professors has filed a brief supporting a challenge to the General Assembly's 2011 legislative districts.Thu, 06 Jul 2017 17:00:00 -0400Barbara Johnson Appointed to William & Mary Board of Visitorshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/barbara-johnson-appointed-to-william--mary-board-of-visitors.phpW&M Law alumna Barbara Johnson J.D. '84 will join the William & Mary Board of Visitors in July.Tue, 06 Jun 2017 17:00:00 -0400Virginia Environmental Endowment Funds William & Mary Projectshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/virginia-environmental-endowment-funds-william--mary-projects.phpThe Virginia Coastal Policy Center at William & Mary Law School, the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, and Virginia Sea Grant have each received funding for projects during the latest round of grants from the Virginia Environmental Endowment (VEE), the VEE announced on May 9.Tue, 06 Jun 2017 15:43:00 -0400Address on Sudan and South Sudan Explores Conflict and Prospects for Peacehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/may-3-address-on-sudan-and-south-sudan-explores-prospects-for-peace.phpU.N. Special Envoy Nicholas Haysom discussed the crisis in a May 3 address at the European University Institute, co-sponsored by the Center for Comparative Legal Studies and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding.Wed, 31 May 2017 09:46:00 -0400Heidi W. Abbott J.D. ’91 Receives Law School Association’s Citizen-Lawyer Awardhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/heidi-w.-abbott-j.d.-91-receives-law-school-associations-citizen-lawyer-award.phpThe William & Mary Law School Association honored Heidi W. Abbott J.D. ’91 with the 2017 Citizen-Lawyer Award during the Law School's Diploma Ceremony on May 14. The award is the association’s highest recognition and is given annually to a graduate or friend of the Law School who has made "a lifetime commitment to citizenship and leadership."Tue, 30 May 2017 15:30:00 -0400William & Mary Law Faculty Organize International Law Workshophttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/william--mary-law-faculty-organize-international-law-workshop.phpW&M Law faculty recently brought together leading experts to address the challenges and opportunities of 21st-century international law.Thu, 25 May 2017 17:00:00 -0400Text of Judge Lucy H. Koh's Diploma Ceremony Remarks on May 14http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/text-of-judge-lucy-h.-kohs-diploma-ceremony-remarks-on-may-14.phpJudge Koh addressed J.D. and LL.M. graduates at the Law School's May 14 Diploma CeremonyWed, 24 May 2017 15:24:00 -0400Class of 2017 Honors Professor Kern-Scheerer with Walter L. Williams, Jr., Teaching Awardhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/class-of-2017-honors-professor-kern-scheerer-with-williams-teaching-award.phpThe Class of 2017 honored Professor Stacy Kern-Scheerer with the 2017 Walter L. Williams, Jr., Teaching Award.Mon, 22 May 2017 10:40:00 -0400Professor Paul Marcus Receives McGlothlin Award for Exceptional Teachinghttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/professor-paul-marcus-receives-mcglothlin-award-for-exceptional-teaching.phpProfessor Paul Marcus was honored with the McGlothlin Award for Exceptional Teaching at William & Mary Law School’s May 14 Diploma Ceremony. The annual award was established in 2016 and is given to two outstanding educators from the Law School and Mason School of Business who have demonstrated sustained commitments to teaching. Mon, 22 May 2017 09:30:00 -0400Bishop M. Garrison J.D. '10 Honored with Taylor Reveley Awardhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/bishop-m.-garrison-j.d.-10-honored-with-taylor-reveley-award.phpThe William & Mary Law School Association recognized Bishop M. Garrison J.D. '10 as recipient of the Taylor Reveley Award during the Law School's May 14 Diploma Ceremony. Fri, 19 May 2017 17:00:00 -04003L Class Gift Breaks 90 Percent Participation for Fourth Straight Yearhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/3l-class-gift-breaks-90-percent-participation-for-fourth-straight-year.phpAt graduation, the Class of 2017 celebrated another amazing Class Gift participation rate, 92 percent.Fri, 19 May 2017 17:00:00 -0400Kellam Honored With 2017 John Marshall Awardhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/kellam-honored-with-2017-john-marshall-award.phpOn the eve of her retirement, Sally Kellam is awarded for her years of selfless service to the Law School.Fri, 19 May 2017 17:00:00 -0400"Lives Led by Those We Love" Can Inspire and Guide Us, Koh Tells Law Graduates at William & Maryhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/lives-led-by-those-we-love-can-inspire-and-guide-us,-koh-tells-law-graduates-at-william--mary.phpAs the members of the Class of 2017 celebrated their graduation, Judge Lucy Haeran Koh urged them to think about the people who have played important roles in their lives. She shared how the example set by her grandmother and parents continues to inspire and guide her.Fri, 19 May 2017 12:30:00 -0400Awards Ceremony Celebrates the Class of 2017’s Achievements and Contributionshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/awards-ceremony-celebrates-the-class-of-2017s-achievements-and-contributions.phpOn Saturday, May 13, the Law School community gathered in Colonial Williamsburg's Kimball Theatre with soon-to-be-graduates, their families, and friends to celebrate the Class of 2017's contributions and achievements. Thu, 18 May 2017 17:00:00 -0400Law School Celebrates Grover’s Service, Names Student Fund in Her Honorhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/law-school-celebrates-grovers-service,-names-student-fund-in-her-honor.phpThe Law School community recently celebrated Prof. Susan Grover's 29 years of service to William & Mary.Wed, 17 May 2017 17:00:00 -0400