2019 News

Jim Dwyer profile
A Lot On His Plate: Research and Teaching with Professor Jim Dwyer

Dwyer, the Arthur B. Hanson Professor of Law at William & Mary, has been more than busy engaging in the usual research, thinking, and writing of a law professor. And he has newly authored books to show for it, one on child welfare policy and one on homeschooling.

Speed Networking 2019
LL.M. and M.B.A. Students Enjoy Joint Speed Networking Event

On February 2, William & Mary’s LL.M. and MBA programs jointly held their first internetworking mixer for graduate students at the Hair of the DoG Bottle Shop in Merchant's Square in Williamsburg. It was an opportunity to meet, to mingle, and to forge lasting professional and personal connections.

Matteo Capponi
Matteo Capponi LL.M. '16, Co-Founder of CubePit: On Developing a Global Vision of IP Law

Matteo Capponi graduated from William & Mary Law School in May 2016, after completing studies for his LL.M. degree. He is co-founder of CubePit, a company that manages intellectual property rights connected to 3D printing. In this profile, he described how he first heard of William & Mary, his student experience here, and his entrepreneurial career.

240th Anniversary Logo
1779-2019: A Special Anniversary

During a series of special events in 2019, the Law School community will recall our school's place in history as America's first law school and the contributions of all the citizen lawyers educated here who have epitomized the spirit of leadership, integrity and selfless service.

Richmond Times-Dispatch: 3L Hallie Hovey-Murray Has Autism, Is Founder of One in 68 Foundation, and Is Competing for Miss Virginia

Richmond Times-Dispatch reporter Colleen Curran spoke to 3L Hallie Hovey-Murray about having autism, her path to law school, and the upcoming Miss Virginia competition. Hovey-Murray is the founder of One in 68 Foundation, which promotes academic and career success for young people on the autism spectrum. The story was carried by the Associated Press (AP) and appeared in the Washington Post.

Willam W. Van Alstyne
In Memoriam: Professor William W. Van Alstyne

William W. Van Alstyne, one of the nation's foremost constitutional law scholars, and William & Mary’s Lee Professor of Law from 2004 to 2012, died on January 29 in Southern California.