Faculty in the News

2021

Professor Elizabeth Andrews

February 24 - WHRO Public Media, Virginia, quoted Professor Elizabeth Andrews, director of the Virginia Coastal Policy Center, in a story titled "Virginians Could See Big Jumps in Flood Insurance Rates Soon."  Read the story.

Professor Jeffrey Bellin

March 25 - Professor Jeffrey Bellin’s commentary in SCOTUSblog about Torres v. Madrid - an important new Fourth Amendment case decided on March 25 by the Supreme Court.  Read the blog.

March 25 - NBC News quoted Professor Jeff Bellin in a story on the Torres v. Madrid opinion titled "Supreme Court Makes It Easier to Sue Big Companies and Police.  Read the story.

March 4 – Reuters quoted Professor Jeffrey Bellin in a story titled "Democrats Eye Three Progressive Prosecutors for U.S. Attorney Posts." Read the story.

January 29: Professor Jeffrey Bellin quoted in story, "Prosecutors Weigh Pro-Trump Mob's Ideology in Sedition Probe." Read the story.

Professor Eric Chason

April 24 - Tom Huddleston, Jr. of CNBC Make It spoke to W&M Law Prof. Eric Chason about a convincing way that Craig Wright can prove he is the inventor of bitcoin. Read the Story.

Professor Neal Devins

March 29 - The Wall Street Journal quoted Professor Neal Devins in story, "Biden Has First Shot at Judicial Vacancies."  Read the story.

March 23 - On the Bloomberg podcast with June Grasso, Professor Neal Devins discussed his study with Professor Allison Orr Larsen, "Weaponizing En Banc."  Listen.

March 1 -  The ABA Journal examined a new study by Professor Neal Devins and Professor Allison Orr Larsen in a story titled "Study finds 'Trump-Era Uptick' in Partisan Voting by En Banc Courts." Read the story.

February 22 – Adam Liptak of the New York Times featured research by Professor Neal Devins and Professor Allison Orr Larsen in a column titled “On Federal Appeals Court, a Spike in Partisanship.” Read the column. New York University Law Review will publish the professors’ research in a forthcoming volume. Read about the research on SSRN.

February 13 - Legal Theory Blog featured "Weaponizing En Banc" by Professor Neal Devins and Professor Allison Orr Larsen as Download of the Week.  Read the post.

January 31 - Professor Neal Devins quoted in story, "Trump Appointees Poised to Influence Legal Outcomes for Decades to Come." The story also referenced his new paper, co-authored with Professor Allison Orr Larsen, on courts using the en banc process.

Professor Adam Gershowitz

January 8 - ABC affiliate (Virginia) 13 News Now quoted Professor Adam Gershowitz about the criminal charges that can be brought against the rioters at the Capitol. Read and watch the story.

Professor Rebecca Green

March 26 - FactCheck.org turned to Professor Rebecca Green, co-director of the Election Law Program, for story titled "Three False Claims About the Voting Rights Bill.  Read the story.

March 5 – USA Today quoted Professor Rebecca Green, co-director of the Election Law Program, in a story titled “Challenges to Black Voting Rights Harken Back to Jim Crow Era.” Read the story.

Professor Kevin Haeberle

February 3 - The Hill published an opinion essay by Professor Kevin Haeberle titled "Selling the Stock Market Short." Read the essay.

January 28 – Wired quoted Professor Kevin Haeberle in a story titled “Robinhood Restricts GameStop Trading- in a Bid to Save Itself.” Read the story.

Professor Allison Orr Larsen

March 23- Listen: Professor Neal Devins discussed his study with Professor Allison Orr Larsen, "Weaponizing En Banc" with host June Grasso. Bloomberg Podcast

February 22 – Adam Liptak of the New York Times featured research by Professor Neal Devins and Professor Allison Orr Larsen in a column titled “On Federal Appeals Court, a Spike in Partisanship.” Read the column. New York University Law Review will publish the professors’ research in a forthcoming volume. Read about the research on SSRN.

Professor Thomas McSweeney

February 10: The Daily Press published an opinion essay by Professor Thomas McSweeney titled “William & Mary Stakes Claim as Oldest University in America.” Read the essay.

Professor Timothy Zick

March 25 - The New York Times quoted Professor Tim Zick in the story, "Fox News Faces Second Defamation Suit Over Election Coverage.  Read the story.

March 25 - Senior Correspondent Louis Jacobson of Politico spoke to Professor Timothy Zick for the story, "Could Jan. 6 Rioters Face Sedition Charges? And What Would That Mean?" Read the story.

February 13: PolitiFact quoted Professor Timothy Zick in the story, “How Solid Is Donald Trump’s First Amendment Impeachment Defense.” Professor Zick’s books include is "The First Amendment in the Trump Era” (Oxford University Press). Read the story.

February 8 - The New York Times talked to Professor Timothy Zick about the concept of "neutral reportage" for story, "Fox Files Motion to Dismiss Smartmatic's $2.7 Billion Defamation Suit." Read the story.

February 4: The New York Times quoted First Amendment expert Timothy Zick in the story “Fox News Is Sued by Election Technology Company for $2.7 Billion.” Read the story.

January 30 - The Virginian-Pilot quoted Professor Timothy Zick in the story, "Large, profane Virginia Beach sign shocked neighbors, but it is 100% legal." Read the story.

January 28 – The Center for International Security at Fordham Law School published a Q&A with Professor Timothy Zick titled “Protesting in America.”  Read the Q&A.

January 15 - Professor Timothy Zick, nationally recognized free speech expert and John Marshall Professor of Government and Citizenship, weighed in on recent recent events in a Q&A. Read “The First Amendment: Limitations and Freedoms.”

January 15 - The New York Times quoted Professor Tim  Zick in a story titled “Fear Spreads in Minnesota Town as “Extremist Group’ Moves to Open Church.”  Read the story.