Law Newshttp://law.wm.edu/rss/news.xmlLaw News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 17:22:09 -0400Cascade Serverweb@wm.eduW&M Law to Host Virginia Water Quality Conferencehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/wm-law-to-host-virginia-water-quality-conference.phpOn March 27th-28th, William & Mary Law School will host Congressman Rob Wittman and other policymakers, experts, and advocates for a discussion of current and future challenges to Virginia's water quality.Fri, 20 Mar 2015 09:06:00 -0400U.S. News: W&M Graduate Programs Remain Among Nation's Besthttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/u.s.-news-wm-graduate-programs-remain-among-nations-best.phpU.S. News and World Report recently released its 2016 rankings of graduate programs in education, law medicine, engineering and business.Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:24:00 -0400W&M Faculty and Alumni to Take Part in Presidential Precinct Global Issues Forumhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/wm-faculty-and-alumni-to-take-part-in-presidential-precinct-global-issues-forum.phpFour members of the W&M community will have key roles in a day-long global issues forum highlighted by a discussion with Britain's Prince Charles. Fri, 13 Mar 2015 16:16:00 -0400Election Law Program Launches State Election Law eBenchbook Projecthttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/election-law-program-launches-state-election-law-ebenchbook-project.phpThe Election Law Program, a joint program of the Law School and the National Center for State Courts, announced a new initiative to develop State Election Law eBenchbooks to assist courts adjudicating election matters. Mon, 09 Mar 2015 13:00:00 -0400Kraemer Scholar Speaks about Extremism and Women’s Rightshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/kraemer-scholar-speaks-about-extremism-and-womens-rights.phpBritish Muslim human rights activist Sarah Khan delivered a lecture as the 2015 Kraemer Middle East Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence.Thu, 05 Mar 2015 17:00:00 -0500Justice John Charles Thomas Delivers Passionate Speech on Persuasionhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/justice-john-charles-thomas-delivers-passionate-speech-on-persuasion.phpJustice John Charles Thomas recently spoke to the Mediation Society as the final lecturer in the Science of Persuasion Speaker Series.Thu, 05 Mar 2015 17:00:00 -0500Professor Dwyer Discusses Special Rights During St. George Tucker Lecturehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/professor-dwyer-discusses-special-rights-during-st.-george-tucker-lecture.phpOn Feb. 13, Arthur B. Hanson Professor of Law James G. Dwyer delivered the 2014-2015 St. George Tucker Lecture, "The Special Rights Fallacy: How Rights Enactments for Vulnerable Groups Can Actually Make Them Worse Off."Thu, 05 Mar 2015 09:27:00 -0500Learning About ACUS from Chairman Paul Verkuilhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/law-and-public-policy-students-learn-about-acus-from-chairman-paul-verkuil.phpOn Feb. 12, Paul Verkuil, chairman of the Administrative Conference of the United States, and William & Mary president emeritus, gave his audience a primer on the agency.Wed, 04 Mar 2015 20:55:00 -0500Wolf Law Library's Scholarship Repository Surpasses Another Milestone (Now 10,000+ Items)http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/scholarship-repository-surpasses-another-milestone-now-10,000-items.phpOn March 4, 2015 the William & Mary Law School Scholarship Repository hit another milestone, breaking 10,000 items. Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:17:00 -0500Visitors from Around the Globe Join Law School Community http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/visitors-from-around-the-globe-join-law-school-community-through-international-scholar-in-residence-program.phpFourteen legal professionals are currently scholars-in-residence at the Law School.Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:05:00 -0500Washington, D.C., Semester Externship Programhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/externships.phpSix third-year students completed externships in Washington in Fall 2014. The new D.C. program builds on the Law School's highly successful externship program that has been in place for many years. Wed, 04 Mar 2015 11:52:00 -0500General Assembly Includes Funding for W&M's Puller Clinic in State Budgethttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/general-assembly-includes-funding-wm-puller-clinic-in-state-budget.phpThe Law School's Lewis B. Puller, Jr. Veterans Benefits Clinic is slated to receive $245,000 in funding from the Commonwealth of Virginia in FY2015/16 through the state budget passed by the Virginia General Assembly last week. This legislation is now before Governor McAuliffe for his approval.Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:12:00 -0500UN Special Expert Reflects on International Justice in Cambodiahttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/un-special-expert-reflects-on-international-justice-in-cambodia.phpUN Special Expert David J. Scheffer delivered a speech, "What is 'Extraordinary' About International Justice in Cambodia," on Feb. 25 at the Law School. Includes links to text of speech.Tue, 03 Mar 2015 09:35:00 -0500Alumni Mock Interview Program Prepares 1Ls for Summer Job Searcheshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/alumni-mock-interview-program-prepares-1ls-for-summer-job-searches.phpThe annual Alumni Mock Interview Program for 1Ls, held this year on January 30 in collaboration with the Legal Practice Program, is designed to ensure students are prepared for their summer job searches and beyond.Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0500Angela Ciccolo Addresses Law School at BLSA Wilder Speaker Serieshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/angela-ciccolo-addresses-law-school-at-blsa-wilder-speaker-series.phpAngela Ciccolo recently gave a lecture entitled "You Can Change the World," detailing how a lawyer’s work can be a force of change in the world.Tue, 24 Feb 2015 17:00:00 -0500William & Mary Law Professor Investigates Judicial Ethics Complaint on Behalf of Federal Courtshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/william--mary-law-professor-investigates-judicial-ethics-complaint-on-behalf-of-federal-courts.phpIn August 2013 a three-judge Special Committee appointed Bellin as Special Counsel to investigate a misconduct complaint filed against a prominent federal judge.Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:46:00 -0500British Muslim Human Rights Activist to Speak at W&Mhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/british-muslim-human-rights-activist-to-speak-at-wm.phpSara Khan, director of Inspire, a women's human rights and counter-terrorism organization which seeks to address inequalities facing British Muslim women, is the 2015 Kraemer Middle East Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence. She will give two lectures in March. Both are free and the public is welcome.Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:31:00 -0500Law School Hosts Pre-Election Litigation Symposium on Feb. 26http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/law-school-to-host-symposium-on-pre-election-litigation-on-feb.-26.phpThe 9th Annual Election Law Symposium will feature nationally prominent election attorneys, voting rights advocates, and a former Texas Solicitor General.Wed, 04 Feb 2015 16:00:00 -0500National Experts Convene on Feb. 20-21 to Discuss the Future of Plea Bargaininghttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/national-experts-convene-on-feb.-20-21-to-discuss-the-future-of-plea-bargaining.phpThis month, nearly two-dozen of the most prominent criminal procedure scholars in the nation will convene at William & Mary Law School to discuss the future of plea bargaining in the United States.Wed, 04 Feb 2015 12:56:00 -0500Public Service Fund: Calling for Donations for Its Annual Auctionhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/public-service-fund-call-for-donations-for-its-annual-auction.phpPSF is calling on alumni, faculty, students, and friends for donations for this year’s Auction. 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