Literature and Law
Reading Groups Make for Lively Discussions Among Faculty and New Students

Fourteen groups led by faculty comprised William & Mary Law School’s 1L Reading Group Program in fall 2016. Among the books chosen this year by participating faculty for discussion were “The Autobiography of an Execution” by David R. Dow, “Gideon’s Trumpet” by Anthony Lewis, and “Between the World and Me” by Ta-Nehisi Coates.

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Clinic Seeks Supreme Court Certification in Civil Case Involving Appointment of Counsel for Indigent Client

On September, 2,the Law School's Appellate and Supreme Court Clinic filed a Petition for Writ of Certiorari in the Supreme Court of the United States on behalf of Sai, an individual. Sai's petition presents the issue of whether orders denying appointment of counsel in civil cases should be immediately appealable under the collateral order doctrine.

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