Professor McSweeney explores the text in articles in anniversary publications sponsored by the ABA and the Library of Congress.He also will help host an Institute of Bill of Rights Law conference on Magna Carta in spring 2016, the 800th anniversary of the text's reissue.
Law School alumnus James A. Hixon, J.D. '79, M.L.T '80 had been appointed to the Board of Visitors by Va. Governor Terry McAuliffe, and Thomas R. Frantz '70, J.D. '73, M.L.T. '81 has been reappointed to the Board. Hixon and Frantz join fellow William & Mary Law School alumni DeRonda M. Short, J.D. '78 and Robert E. Scott J.D. '68 as Board members.
In a pilot program, the Law School's Puller Clinic will host claims consultations, community discussions and topical presentations at local Starbucks.
Ruth Hocker, a member of the J.D. Class of 2015, took second place in the most recent Jameson Crane III Disability and the Law Writing Competition.
The Judge Advocates Foundation honored William & Mary Chancellor Professor of Law Fredric I. Lederer on May 26 with the Chief Justice John Marshall Lifetime Achievement Award, the Foundation's highest honor.
Two scholarships have been created in honor of the careers of Professors Jayne Barnard and John Lee.