William & Mary Law School’s Virginia Coastal Policy Center is undertaking a project with the Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Partnership to increase engagement among tribal communities, government agencies, and universities.
J. Nicole Alanko J.D. ’18 has joined William & Mary Law School's Immigration Clinic as an Immigrant Justice Corps Fellow. As a Fellow, Nicole will share her expertise and work closely with William & Mary law students to serve immigrants in Hampton Roads.
W&M Law School’s Moot Court Team enjoyed several major competition successes this past spring, including winning best brief at Fordham Law School’s 45th Irving R. Kaufman Memorial Securities Law Moot Court Competition.
The Institute of Bill of Rights Law went online this year to host W&M Law School's annual Supreme Court Preview. The event featured federal court of appeals judges, Supreme Court advocates who have collectively argued hundreds of cases before the Supreme Court, and leading Supreme Court reporters and columnists from the nation’s top newspapers.
For Summer 2020, 99 William & Mary law students received public service fellowships totaling $172,650. Students assisted 85 organizations in 18 states, the District of Columbia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Czech Republic, Indonesia, Kosovo, Malaysia, Netherlands, South Africa, and Switzerland.
William & Mary Law School has a new director of its Institute of Bill of Rights Law: Professor Allison Orr Larsen. Since its founding nearly 40 years ago, the Institute has become one of the foremost centers in the nation for scholarship, teaching, discussion and debate of constitutional issues. A noted scholar and award-winning teacher, Larsen joined the William & Mary faculty in 2010 and is the first woman to lead the Institute.