William and Mary Law School
Upcoming Dunn Lecturers

FacultyLee Epstein is the the Ethan A.H. Shepley Distinguished University Professor at Washington University in St. Louis.  Before returning to Washington U., she was Provost Professor of Law and Political Science and the Rader Family Trustee Chair in Law at the University of Southern California; the Henry Wade Rogers Professor, a University-wide chair, at Northwestern University; and the Edward Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professor of Political Science and Professor of Law at Washington University in St. Louis. In 2004, she was designated a Thorsten Sellin Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science; and in 2006 she was named a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. During the 2013-14 academic year, she is also serving as a Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar, a Guggeheim Fellow, and a Lecturer in Law at the University Chicago.

Douglas Laycock is one of the nation's leading authorities on the law of remedies and also on the law of religious liberty.
Before joining Virginia's faculty in 2010, Laycock served as the Yale Kamisar Collegiate Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School. Prior to that he taught for 25 years at the University of Texas and for five years at the University of Chicago.  Laycock has testified frequently before Congress and has argued many cases in the courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court. He is the author of the leading casebook Modern American Remedies; the award-winning monograph The Death of the Irreparable Injury Rule; and many articles in the leading law reviews. He has co-edited a collection of essays, Same-Sex Marriage and Religious Liberty, and he recently published Religious Liberty, Volume I: Overviews and History, and VolumeII: The Free Exercise Clause. These two volumes are the first half of a four-volume collection of his many writings on religious liberty.

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Kenji Yoshino is the Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Constitutional Law at NYU School of Law. A graduate of Harvard (A.B.), Oxford (M.Sc. as a Rhodes Scholar), and Yale (J.D.), Kenji taught at Yale Law School from 1998 to 2008, where he served as Deputy Dean and the inaugural Guido Calabresi Professor of Law. He has published broadly in scholarly journals, such as the Harvard Law Review, Stanford Law Review, and Yale Law Journal, as well as in more popular venues such as the New York Times, the Washington Post, and Slate. He is a frequent contributor to NPR and MSNBC. He is the author of Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights (2006) and A Thousand Times More Fair: What Shakespeare’s Plays Teach Us About Justice (2012). He is now at work on his third book, which analyzes the federal litigation over same-sex marriage. He is a current member of the Harvard Board of Overseers. In 2013, he became a member of Deloitte’s Inclusion External Advisory Council.