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Lee-Richardson '12 Wins Intellectual Property Writing Prize

A paper written by Brittany Lee-Richardson, a 2012 graduate of William & Mary Law School, was chosen as the winning submission in the inaugural Intellectual Property Student Writing Competition sponsored by Georgia State University College of Law.

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Law School Celebrates 75 Years of Women

Read the essay by Dean Douglas and watch a video that celebrate the 75th anniversary of the first woman to graduate from William & Mary Law School: Virginia Mister, in 1937.

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Feinberg Reflects on Mass Torts

Renowned dispute resolution expert and mediator Kenneth R. Feinberg spoke to law students about his work negotiating settlements for the victims of 9/11, the BP oil spill and other high profile cases.

Larsen Honored with 2012 W&M Alumni Fellowship Award

Professor Larsen was among five faculty members honored by the Alumni Association at the Fall Awards Ceremony with a 2012 Alumni Fellowship Award.

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Two W&M Students Honored as 2012 Anderson Scholars

W&M law student Jennifer Lynn Eaton '14 and undergraduate business major Molly Shreves Awad '13 recently were honored as TowneBank's 2012 Alvin P. Anderson Scholars.

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Lamberth '04 Elected to Tennessee State House

William Lamberth, a 2004 graduate of William & Mary Law School, was elected on Nov. 6 to represent the 44th District in the Tennessee House of Representatives.

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Law School Enjoys Record-Breaking Private Giving

Donations to the Annual Fund totaled $1,907,660 by June 30, 2012, compared to $1,553,017 in FY 2011. This was the largest, one-year increase in the Annual Fund in the Law School's history.

Drapers' Scholarship Competition

Each year the Drapers' Scholarship provides funds for a year of post-graduate study for one recent W&M Law graduate. The scholarship competition is open to third-year W&M law students and W&M law alumni who have graduated within the last two years.

Say Hello to MyLaw

We're implementing a new system to share news, announcements, course syllabi, and more with our students ... it's called MyLaw.

CLCT Helps Demonstrate a First in Remote Technology

During the Center for Legal and Court Technology's May Court Affiliates Conference, there was a demonstration of live, remote stenographic transcription using digital courtroom audio.

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Bozman '12 Receives I'Anson Award

Jeffrey T. Bozman '12 received the I'Anson Award at graduation, the highest award given to a graduating student by the law faculty.

Thomas Reminds Graduates That They Are the "Hope of the Law"

Justice John Charles Thomas drew on his experience as a jurist and a lawyer to inspire the Law School's Class of 2012 at their May 13 graduation to "be great, powerful changers of the law for the good."

A Banner Year for Law School's Competitive Teams

The Alternative Dispute Resolution, Moot Court, and National Trial teams proved to be formidable competitors at tournaments around the country during the 2011-12 school year.

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Former Va. Justice to Speak at Graduation

Former Supreme Court of Virginia Justice John Charles Thomas will deliver the commencement address at the Law School's May 13 ceremony.

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Law School to Welcome Four New Professors

Meredith Aden, Jeffrey Bellin, Adam Gershowitz, and Christopher L. Griffin, Jr., will join the Law School faculty this summer.

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Law School Association - Annual Meeting April 13

To cast your vote for nominees to the Association's Board of Directors, please submit a Nomination Proxy or attend the Annual Meeting on Friday, April 13, at 2PM, in the North Wing Faculty Room.

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Law Students Hold Day of Caring

On a recent Saturday, about three dozen law student volunteers at W&M rolled up their sleeves to volunteer at local organizations during students' first Day of Caring.

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W&M Chancellor Robert Gates Visits Law School

W&M Chancellor Robert Gates, who served as U.S. Secretary of Defense under Presidents Bush and Obama, visited the Law School on Feb. 4 as a guest of the International Law Society.

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Professor Charles H. Koch, Jr. (1944-2012)

Charles H. Koch, Jr., the Dudley Warner Woodbridge Professor of Law and an esteemed member of the Law School community for more than 30 years, died February 18.

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Julie Silverbrook '12 Relishes "Constitutional Conversations"

3L Julie Silverbrook has been the moving force behind Constitutional Conversations, a workshop series led by W&M law students that is designed to engage people of all ages in a dialogue about their duties and rights as citizens.