Supreme Court Preview 2023
Law School Hosts 36th Annual Supreme Court Preview

Just as the U.S. Supreme Court convened its 2023-24 term, legal scholars, judges, lawyers and journalists came to W&M Law School for the Institute of Bill of Rights Law's 36th Annual Supreme Court Preview.

Stacy Kern-Scheerer
Kern-Scheerer Honored for Community Engagement

Clinical Associate Professor of Law Stacy Kern-Scheerer received the 2023 President’s Award for Service at the university’s 2023 Opening Convocation ceremony.

Kami Chavis
Professor Kami N. Chavis Appointed Vice Dean

Professor Chavis was appointed Vice Dean of William & Mary Law School, effective July 1. She is the R. Hugh and Nolie Haynes Professor of Law and founding director of the William & Mary Center for Criminal Justice Policy and Reform.

Davison M. Douglas Receives John Marshall Award

Former William & Mary Law School Dean and John Stewart Bryan Professor of Jurisprudence Davison M. Douglas received the John Marshall Award during William & Mary Law School’s Commencement Ceremony at Kaplan Arena on Saturday, May 20.

Faculty Recognitions

Five law faculty were recognized during the spring semester or during the Law School's commencement ceremony

Spong Moot Court Invitational
William & Mary Moot Court Team Hosts 52nd Annual Spong Tournament

The Moot Court team hosted its first in-person tournament in two years on February 17-18, with almost 200 competitors and coaches coming to compete in the 52nd annual William B. Spong, Jr. Invitational Moot Court Tournament.

Mervis Lecture
Professor Jessica Silbey Presents Annual Mervis Lecture in Intellectual Property

Jessica Silbey, Professor of Law and Yanakakis Faculty Research Scholar at Boston University School of Law, delivered the 2022–2023 Stanley H. Mervis Lecture in Intellectual Property on February 10, with Patricia A. Banks, Professor of Sociology at Mount Holyoke College, offering commentary.