William & Mary Law School will host the 12th Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference on October 2. During the conference the project will recognize Joseph William Singer of Harvard Law School with the 2015 Brigham-Kanner Prize.
In a pilot program, the Law School's Puller Clinic will host claims consultations, community discussions and topical presentations at local Starbucks.
Two scholarships have been created in honor of the careers of Professors Jayne Barnard and John Lee.
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.
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.
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.