Law News News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 17:22:09 -0400Cascade Serverweb@wm.eduAnnual Thanksgiving Basket Competition Brings Caring and Creativity to Help Families in Need W&M law students touch many lives in the community through the 18th annual Thanksgiving Basket Competition, sponsored by BLSA.Fri, 16 Nov 2018 17:00:00 -0500William & Mary Law hosts Marshall-Wythe Lecture in Legal History & Mary Law School hosted its second Marshall-Wythe Lecture in Legal History on Nov. 6. Professor Catharine MacMillan of the Dickson Poon School of Law at King’s College London delivered the lecture titled “Personal Networks and the Transference of Legal Ideas: the Trans-Atlantic Career of Judah P. Benjamin.” Fri, 16 Nov 2018 16:35:00 -0500Law Students Host Vigil for Those Slain in Pittsburgh and Kentucky Thursday evening, Nov. 2, about 200 students, faculty and staff gathered in a circle on the front lawn of William & Mary Law School to light candles in memory of the 13 people slain in Pittsburgh and in Jeffersontown, Kentucky, and to express hope in the power of unity to combat hate. Fri, 16 Nov 2018 12:14:00 -0500Law School Celebrates Generosity of Class of 1983 of June 30, the Class of 1983 added another record to its storied history. Members of the class contributed more than $5.2 million in gifts and pledges to the Law School on the occasion of their 35th Reunion—the highest amount ever raised by a reunion class. The class previously set giving records for 20th, 25th, and 30th reunions. Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:55:00 -0500SEC Commissioner Jackson Delivers Lecture at Center for the Study of Law and Markets Event Law School’s Center for the Study of Law and Markets recently hosted Securities and Exchange Commissioner Robert J. Jackson, Jr., who talked about the participation of more Americans in the American stock market and increasing competition among the exchange operators.Wed, 14 Nov 2018 17:00:00 -0500Judge Jeffrey Sutton Emphasizes the Importance of State Constitutions Jeffrey Sutton of the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently spoke at the Law School as part of the Dunn Lecture Series. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 17:00:00 -0500McGlothlin Leadership Forum and messages concerning the McGlothlin Leadership Forum from William & Mary President Katherine A. Rowe and William & Mary Law School Dean Davison M. Douglas.Sat, 10 Nov 2018 16:00:00 -0500Coastal Policy Conference Highlights Collaboration and Governor’s Executive Order to Address Resilience to Sea Level Rise Virginia Coastal Policy Center recently hosted its sixth annual conference, "Building a Resilient Virginia," with Governor Ralph Northam signing a sweeping executive order to bolster Virginia’s resilience to sea level rise and natural hazards.Fri, 09 Nov 2018 17:00:00 -0500Visiting Professor Javier Guillén delivers lecture on data protection Professor Javier Guillén delivered a lunch hour lecture on “Data Protection as a Human Right: Recent Developments in the EU and the US,” hosted by the Center for Comparative Legal Studies and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding. Fri, 09 Nov 2018 17:00:00 -0500Human Security Law Center Holds Symposium on Gender Equality in Elections and Mary Law School’s Human Security Law Center held its annual symposium on Oct. 29, welcoming experts for a discussion of “Gender Equality in Elections.”Thu, 08 Nov 2018 17:00:00 -0500Election Law Program's eBenchbook project adds Nevada and North Carolina election codes to its online database advance of the November 6, 2018 election, the Election Law Program, a joint project of William & Mary Law School and the National Center for State Courts, is proud to add to its collection of online state election "eBenchbooks" available at The new update adds Nevada and North Carolina codes to the platform, as well as text-only codes from all remaining states. Thu, 01 Nov 2018 12:30:00 -0400William & Mary Law Students to Host Election Day VOTEline on Nov. 6 Nov. 6, students at William & Mary Law School are set to run the W&M VOTEline, (757) 742-3095, a voter assistance hotline aimed at responding to questions local citizens have about voting. This non-partisan voter assistance hotline will be operated from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day by student members of William & Mary Law School’s Election Law Society.Tue, 30 Oct 2018 16:00:00 -0400Building a Resilient Virginia Is Theme of November 2 VCPC Conference and local government officials, state legislators, environmental scientists and the Chief of the Pamunkey Tribe will gather on Friday, November 2, in Williamsburg for “Building a Resilient Virginia,” the Sixth Annual Conference presented by the Virginia Coastal Policy Center (VCPC) at William & Mary Law School. The conference will be held at the William & Mary School of Education, 301 Monticello Avenue, Williamsburg, VA 23185. Fri, 26 Oct 2018 15:00:00 -0400Judge David Novak Presented with Annual St. George Tucker Award David J. Novak received the 2018-19 St. George Tucker Adjunct Professor of Law Award for his service on behalf of students.Wed, 24 Oct 2018 17:00:00 -0400Cultural Heritage Law examined during 2018 Cultural Heritage Symposium Law School hosted the 2018 Cultural Heritage Symposium, featuring speakers from UNESCO and other public and private entities, discussing relevant topics in Cultural Heritage Law. Tue, 23 Oct 2018 17:00:00 -0400Timothy Zick Appointed to The John Marshall Professorship of Government and Citizenship William & Mary Board of Visitors approved the appointment of Timothy Zick to The John Marshall Professorship of Government and Citizenship during its September meeting. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 09:15:00 -0400“First Mondays” Podcast Travels to William &Mary Law School September 21st, William & Mary Law School kicked off its Supreme Court Preview with a live taping of the “First Mondays” podcast — becoming only the fourth law school in the country to host an on-site recording of the popular series. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 16:39:00 -0400W&M has 22nd most-cited law faculty in nation in ranking by median citation scores & Mary Law School comes in as the 22nd most-cited law faculty in the nation according to a post by Professor Brian Leiter that ranked schools by their median citation scores. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 16:00:00 -0400Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference celebrates 15 years at William & Mary Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference celebrated its 15th anniversary in October, with members of the bench, bar and academia exploring recent developments in the laws that affect property rights.Thu, 11 Oct 2018 17:00:00 -0400Professor Stewart E. Sterk awarded annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize Stewart E. Sterk of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law has received the 2018 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize from the William & Mary Law School Property Rights Project.Thu, 11 Oct 2018 17:00:00 -0400