Professor Nathan Oman has been elected a member of the American Law Institute, the leading independent organization in the US producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize and improve the law.
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.
A. Benjamin Spencer, a nationally renowned civil procedure and federal courts expert and current professor of law at the University of Virginia, has been named Dean of William & Mary Law School.
For Brent Allred, a professor at the Mason School of Business, and Tom McSweeney, a professor at William & Mary Law School, semester-long residencies in 2019 at Clare Hall offered time to concentrate on their scholarship, engage with an international group of fellows and graduate students from different disciplines, and enjoy Cambridge’s centuries-old grounds, history and traditions.
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.
W&M Law School turned to technology to teach students from afar to ensure the health and safety of both the law community and the general public during spring semester.