Law Newshttp://law.wm.edu/rss/news.xmlLaw News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 17:22:09 -0400Cascade Serverweb@wm.eduAlumnus Bill Hoffmann Shares Why Pro Bono Work Mattershttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/alumnus-bill-hoffmann-shares-why-pro-bono-work-matters.phpWilliam E. Hoffmann, Jr. '67, J.D. '77 visited campus for two days this fall as both a Dunn Fellow and a Williamson Fellow.Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:04:00 -0500Labor Attorney Garland Helps Law Students Take Charge of Their Careershttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/labor-attorney-garland-helps-law-students-take-charge-of-their-careers.phpDavid Garland '80 recently returned to W&M Law School to share advice on how law students can take charge of their careers.Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:00:00 -0500Sen. Tim Kaine Provides Keynote at William & Mary Coastal Policy Conferencehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/sen.-tim-kaine-provides-keynote-at-william--mary-coastal-policy-conference.phpU.S. Senator for Virginia Tim Kaine was keynote speaker at a Dec. 5 conference hosted by W&M Law School's Virginia Coastal Policy Clinic.Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:00:00 -0500Jeffrey Ambroziak J.D. '98 on Cartography, 3D Moon Maps, and Writing Patentshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/jeffrey-ambroziak-j.d.-98-on-cartography,-3d-moon-maps,-and-writing-patents.phpThe Student Intellectual Property Society welcomed alumnus Jeffrey Ambroziak J.D. '98 on November 21 as he presented a talk detailing his journey to becoming the cartographer and inventor he is today. Wed, 03 Dec 2014 15:58:00 -0500Breckenridge Addresses Law Students at L. Douglas Wilder Speaker Series Lecturehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/breckenridge-addresses-law-students-at-l.-douglas-wilder-speaker-series-lecture.phpProf. Tillman J. Breckenridge recently gave the second lecture in the W&M Black Law Students Association L. Douglas Wilder Speaker Series.Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:00:00 -0500Meese Joins with Other Antitrust Scholars in Amicus Brief in O'Bannon v. NCAAhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/meese-joins-with-other-antitrust-scholars-in-amicus-brief-in-obannon-v.-ncaa.phpWilliam & Mary Law School Professor Alan J. Meese has joined an amicus brief with 14 other antitrust scholars in O'Bannon v. NCAA.Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:00:00 -0500Law Students Collect 4,114 Food Items to Help Local Communityhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/law-students-collect-more-4,114-food-items-for-local-community.phpStudents at William & Mary Law School set aside their studies on Friday, Nov. 21, to participate in the 14th annual Thanksgiving Basket Competition sponsored by the Black Law Students Association.Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:00:00 -0500Law School Celebrates Groundbreaking for Major New Buildinghttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/law-school-celebrates-groundbreaking-for-major-new-building.phpThe largest one-time gift in the school's history, made by graduate James A. Hixon J.D. '79, M.L.T. '80 was announced at the ceremony. The building will be named the James A. and Robin L. Hixon Center for Experiential Learning and Leadership. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 06:00:00 -0500Law School Names Reading Room for Noted Alumnus Harvey Chappellhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/law-school-names-reading-room-for-noted-alumnus-harvey-chappell.phpThe Law School honors R. Harvey Chappell, Jr. with a reading room in the Wolf Law Library.Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:00:00 -050045 Years (and 400 Issues) of the Law School's Student Newspapers Now Online http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/45-years-of-student-newspapers-now-available-online-through-scholarship-repository.phpThanks to the staff of the Wolf Law Library, four hundred issues of the Law School's student newspapers--published over the past 45 years--can now be read online via the Scholarship Repository.Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:30:00 -0500Law School Dedicates John E. Donaldson Classroomhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/law-school-dedicates-john-e.-donaldson-classroom.phpWilliam & Mary Law School formally dedicated the John E. Donaldson Classroom (Room 127) on Nov. 6 in honor of John E. Donaldson J.D. '63, the Ball Professor of Law Emeritus. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 10:40:00 -0500Video: Cell Phone Searches and the Lawhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/video-cell-phone-searches-and-the-law.phpProfessors Paul Marcus and Adam Gershowitz discuss the impact of the Supreme Court's decision involving police search of cell phones and unanswered questions arising from it.Fri, 14 Nov 2014 17:00:00 -0500Zick Explores Protecting First Amendment Liberties At and Beyond Our Bordershttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/zick-explores-protecting-first-amendment-liberties-at-and-beyond-our-borders.phpIn his latest book, "The Cosmopolitan First Amendment: Protecting Transborder Expressive and Religious Liberties," Professor Timothy Zick invites readers to examine the First Amendment not in domestic places like public parks and streets, but at and beyond America's territorial borders.Wed, 12 Nov 2014 21:21:00 -0500Professor Timothy Zick Featured in Documentary Film, Preempting Dissenthttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/professor-zick-featured-in-documentary-film,-preempting-dissent.phpAccording to its creators, Preempting Dissent “exposes the political, social, and economic roots of preemptive forms of protest policing and their manifestations in spatial tactics [.]” Fri, 07 Nov 2014 09:51:00 -0500W&M Virginia Coastal Policy Clinic to Host Governor's Climate Change Commission at Dec. 5 Conferencehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/wm-virginia-coastal-policy-clinic-to-host-governors-climate-change-commission-at-dec.-5-conference.phpThe commission will convene at the clinic's second annual conference on the topic of "Adaptive Planning for Flooding and Coastal Change in Virginia: Next Steps for the Commonwealth." U.S. Senator Tim Kaine will give the keynote address. Thu, 06 Nov 2014 11:34:00 -0500Law Faculty Awards Marshall-Wythe Medallion to Richard A. Epsteinhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/law-faculty-awards-marshall-wythe-medallion-to-richard-a.-epstein.phpDistinguished legal scholar Richard A. Epstein received the 2014 Marshall-Wythe Medallion on October 29. The medallion is the highest honor conferred by the law faculty.Thu, 06 Nov 2014 11:19:00 -0500Law School Receives DOJ Grant to Expand Services to Domestic Violence Victimshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/law-school-receives-doj-grant-to-expand-services-to-domestic-violence-victims.phpThe Law School has announced that its Domestic Violence Clinic is the recipient of a grant from the Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women (DOJ OVW). The grant will provide more than $250,000 over two years to expand the services of the existing clinic.Thu, 06 Nov 2014 09:37:00 -0500Michael Berger Honored With 2014 Brigham-Kanner Prizehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/michael-berger-honored-with-2014-brigham-kanner-prize.phpProperty rights expert Michael M. Berger has been awarded the 2014 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize.Tue, 04 Nov 2014 17:00:00 -0500Students Get Vital Skills Training While Serving Veteranshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/students-get-vital-skills-training-while-serving-veterans.phpStudents handle complex and time-consuming claims when they work for the Veterans Benefits Clinic, developing skills that have a huge impact on their future success.Tue, 04 Nov 2014 17:00:00 -0500Rosenberg Appointed to Virginia State Board of Governors for the Environmental Law Sectionhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/rosenberg-appointed-to-virginia-state-board-of-governors-for-the-environmental-law-section.phpWilliam & Mary Chancellor Professor of Law Ronald Rosenberg has been honored with an appointment to the Virginia State Bar Board of Governors for the Environmental Law Section.Tue, 04 Nov 2014 17:00:00 -0500