Law Newshttp://law.wm.edu/rss/news.xmlLaw News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 17:22:09 -0400Cascade Serverweb@wm.eduWilliam & Mary Law School Honored for Outstanding Commitment to Veterans http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/william--mary-law-school-honored-for-outstanding-commitment-to-veterans-.phpOne month after being designated a 2017 Military Friendly® School, William & Mary Law School has been ranked a Top 10 Graduate School for outstanding commitment and programs for veterans and their families.Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:00:00 -0500Waterfront Master Plan and Groundwater Injection Project Highlighted During Annual Coastal Policy Center Conferencehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/waterfront-master-plan-and-groundwater-injection-project-highlighted-during-annual-coastal-policy-center-conference.phpThe Virginia Coastal Policy Center recently hosted its fourth annual conference, "Living with the water: Too much, and too little."Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:00:00 -0500Professor Patricia Roberts Chairs New National Law School Veterans Clinic Consortiumhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/professor-patricia-roberts-leads-national-veterans-clinic-consortium.phpProfessor Patricia Roberts serves as chair of The National Law School Veterans Clinic Consortium (NLSVCC), which was announced on Veterans Day. Roberts is Clinical Professor of Law, Director of Clinical Programs, and Director of the Lewis B. Puller, Jr. Veterans Benefits Clinic at the Law School.Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:48:00 -0500Military Mondayshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/military-mondays.phpSecond Lieutenant Austin Swink J.D. '17 talks about his life and his involvement with the Puller Veterans Benefits Clinic Military Mondays program.Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:00:00 -0500$1M given to William & Mary Law School for new atriumhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/1m-given-to-william--mary-law-school-for-new-atrium.phpA modern atrium space for law students called Penny Commons will be a part of the new wing of William & Mary Law School, thanks to a $1 million commitment from Pamela Jordan Penny '77 and James D. Penny J.D. '83. Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:00:00 -0500Annual BLSA Thanksgiving Basket Competition Helps Families in Needhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/annual-blsa-thanksgiving-basket-competition-helps-families-in-need.phpFirst-year W&M law students touch many lives in the community through the 16th annual Thanksgiving Basket Competition, sponsored by BLSA.Mon, 21 Nov 2016 17:00:00 -0500Lutzes and Class of 1975 Honored with Named Classroomshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/lutzes-and-class-of-1975-honored-with-named-classrooms.phpLaw School named classrooms for Jake '81 and Robin Lutz and the Class of 1975.Thu, 17 Nov 2016 17:00:00 -0500Economic Toll of Sea Level Rise Could Be Significant in Hampton Roads, Study Findshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/economic-toll-of-sea-level-rise-could-be-significant-in-hampton-roads-study-finds.phpA new study commissioned by the Virginia Coastal Policy Center (VCPC) at William & Mary Law School, "Costs of Doing Nothing," projects that absent any adaptive measures, sea level rise could exact a profound economic toll on the Hampton Roads region in coming decadesWed, 16 Nov 2016 16:30:00 -0500Law School Community Gathers to Honor Veterans' Servicehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/law-school-community-gathers-to-honor-veterans-service.phpMore than 100 students, faculty, staff and alumni gathered at the Law School on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, for the school’s annual observance honoring the sacrifices and service of the nation’s veterans. Fri, 11 Nov 2016 16:10:00 -0500Virginia Coastal Policy Center Hosts Dec. 2 Conference, "Living with the Water"http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/virginia-coastal-policy-center-hosts-dec.-2-conference,-living-with-the-water.phpThe Virginia Coastal Policy Center at the Law School will host its fourth annual conference on Friday, Dec. 2, at the Williamsburg Lodge in Williamsburg, Virginia. With the theme “Living with the Water: Too Much, and Too Little,” the conference will feature industry and government leaders addressing the pressing issues facing Virginia’s coastal areas now and in the future.Fri, 11 Nov 2016 10:46:00 -0500Army National Guardsman Joshua Barnett J.D. '19 Looks Forward to New Career in Public Service Lawhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/law-student-joshua-barnett-j.d.-19.phpA member of the Army National Guard since 2007 who has deployed to Iraq, Barnett recently decided to trade in his helmet and uniform for the chance to earn his law degree at William & Mary.Thu, 10 Nov 2016 14:27:00 -0500Herbert J.D. ’19 Dedicates Hike Along Appalachian Trail to Helping Other Veteranshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/herbert-j.d.-19-dedicates-hike-along-appalachian-trail-to-helping-other-veterans.phpThrough a hike of more than 2,000 miles along the Appalachian Trail, a veteran who is now a first-year law student at William & Mary raised more than $4,000 this past summer to support the work of the school’s Puller Veterans Benefits Clinic.Wed, 09 Nov 2016 17:09:00 -0500Clinic Victory in U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit (Corrigan v. District of Columbia)http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/appellate-and-supreme-court-clinic-victory-in-u.s.-court-of-appeals-for-the-d.c.-circuit.phpOn November 8, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit decided Corrigan v. District of Columbia in favor of Appellant Matthew Corrigan, a client of the William & Mary Appellate and Supreme Court Clinic. Wed, 09 Nov 2016 16:17:00 -0500Internationally Renowned Peruvian Economist de Soto Honored at 13th Property Rights Conferencehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/internationally-renowned-peruvian-economist-de-soto-honored-at-13th-property-rights-conference.phpPeruvian economist Hernando de Soto has been awarded the 2016 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize.Mon, 07 Nov 2016 17:00:00 -0500“Fiduciaries of Humanity”: Professors Criddle and Fox-Decent Explore Fundamental Shift in International Law in New Bookhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/fiduciaries-of-humanity-new-book-by-professors-evan-criddle-and-evan-fox-decent--explores-fundamental-shift-in-international-law.phpA new book by Professor Evan Criddle and Professor Evan Fox-Decent, “Fiduciaries of Humanity: How International Law Constitutes Authority,” is now available from Oxford University Press. Mon, 07 Nov 2016 16:18:00 -0500McGlothlin Leadership Fellows Engage with Law and Business Students during Annual Forumhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/mcglothlin-leadership-fellows-engage-with-law-and-business-fellows-during-annual-forum.phpThe 2016 McGlothlin Leadership Forum gave law and business students the opportunity to engage with three top leaders in law and business during seminar-style classes and other events during the three-day proceedings on October 25-27. The annual forum, now its sixth year, is the vision of Frances G. and James W. McGlothlin ’62, J.D. ’64, LL.D. ’00.Mon, 07 Nov 2016 11:42:00 -0500Message from the Puller Veterans Benefits Clinichttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/message-from-the-puller-veterans-benefits-clinic.phpAs we approach Veterans Day, the law schools who help veterans on a pro bono basis need just your name in support of their work . . . Help us reach our goal of 500 more names before Veterans Day!Mon, 07 Nov 2016 10:04:00 -0500Trial Team Wins Regionals to Advance to National ABA LEL Trial Advocacy Competition http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/trial-team-wins-regionals-to-advance-to-national-aba-lel-law-trial-advocacy-competition-.phpWilliam & Mary Law School’s National Trial Team will advance to the national ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law 13th Annual Law Student Trial Advocacy Competition in New Orleans in January after taking top honors at the regional competition held in Washington, D.C., on October 29-30.Mon, 07 Nov 2016 09:11:00 -0500Trial Team Takes First Place in St. John’s National Civil Rights Trial Competitionhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/trial-team-takes-first-place-in-st.-johns-national-civil-rights-trial-competition.phpWilliam & Mary Law School’s National Trial Team took home first place at the Peter James Johnson Memorial National Civil Rights Trial Competition hosted by St. John’s University School of Law in New York on October 20-23. William & Mary faced Houston, last year’s winners, in the final round of the competition. Thu, 03 Nov 2016 15:28:00 -0400Law Students to Host Election Day VOTElinehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/law-students-to-host-election-day-voteline.phpOn Nov. 8, students at William & Mary Law School are set to run the W&M VOTEline at (757) 221-2890, a voter assistance hotline aimed at responding to questions local citizens have about voting. This non-partisan voter assistance hotline will be operated by students in William & Mary Law School’s Election Law Society.Mon, 31 Oct 2016 17:00:00 -0400