The 17th Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference went online this year, with members of the bench, bar and academia continuing to explore recent developments in the laws that affect property rights.
Professor Henry E. Smith of Harvard Law School has received the 2020 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize from the William & Mary Law School Property Rights Project.
The Center for Comparative Legal Studies & Post-Conflict Peacebuilding recently held a symposium where experts discussed pathways from conflict to peace and explored linkages between the United States’ failure to engage in transitional justice at the end of the Civil War and current racial inequities that continue to plague the country.
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.
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.
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.