Law Newshttp://law.wm.edu/rss/news.xmlLaw News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 17:22:09 -0400Cascade Serverweb@wm.eduAppellate Clinic wins case in Eighth Circuit Court of Appealshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/appellate-clinic-wins-case-in-eighth-circuit-court-of-appeals.phpOn July 26, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit issued a published opinion in Ross v. City of Jackson, Missouri, in favor of Appellant James Ross, a client of the William & Mary Appellate and Supreme Court Clinic. The opinion was a unanimous decision, authored by Judge Jane Kelly and joined by Judges James B. Loken and Raymond W. Gruender. Wed, 08 Aug 2018 13:55:00 -0400Professor Breckenridge honored as one of 2018’s Most Influential Black Lawyershttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/professor-breckenridge-honored-as-one-of-2018s-most-influential-black-lawyers.phpProfessor Tillman Breckenridge, managing attorney of W&M Law School’s Appellate and Supreme Court Clinic, has been named one of 2018’s “Most Influential Black Lawyers."Wed, 01 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400Experts converge at W&M for forum on preparing for a climate-changed futurehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/experts-converge-at-wm-for-forum-on-preparing-for-a-climate-changed-future.phpThe Center for Climate and Security, the Virginia Coastal Policy Center, and the Whole of Government Center of Excellence recently held a Joint Discussion Forum that saw experts discussing ways that Hampton Roads communities and military bases can address the impacts of a rising sea.Thu, 12 Jul 2018 17:00:00 -0400Professor James G. Dwyer publishes new book on Child Welfare Policyhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/professor-james-g.-dwyer-publishes-new-book-on-child-welfare-policy.phpProf. Dwyer’s new book, published by Routledge, provides a child-centered perspective on liberal child welfare policy.Mon, 09 Jul 2018 17:00:00 -0400W&M Law Professors Combs and Stern Remember Clerking for Justice Kennedyhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/wm-law-professors-combs-and-stern-remember-clerking-for-justice-kennedy.phpWilliam & Mary Law Professors Nancy Combs and James Stern served as law clerks for Justice Anthony Kennedy and fondly remember their former boss.Fri, 29 Jun 2018 17:00:00 -0400Citizen Lawyers Abroad: Our Summer International Internship Programhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/citizen-lawyers-abroad.phpA growing number of William & Mary law students are able to share their skills and gain a global perspective on challenges to the rule of law through the Law School’s Summer International Internship Program.Fri, 29 Jun 2018 13:18:00 -0400Theresa Williams Carter J.D. ’93 invested as 16th District General District Court Judgehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/theresa-williams-carter-j.d.-93-invested-as-16th-district-general-district-court-judge.phpCarter, a graduate of W&M Law School and the former assistant Orange County Commonwealth’s Attorney, is the first woman and African-American to be a full-time 16th District General District Court Judge.Thu, 28 Jun 2018 17:00:00 -0400Center for Legal and Court Technology to participate in international research project on artificial intelligence and justicehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/center-for-legal-and-court-technology-to-participate-in-international-research-project-on-artificial-intelligence-and-justice.phpWilliam & Mary Law School’s Fredric I. Lederer and the Center for Legal and Court Technology (CLCT) are part of an exciting new project on Artificial Intelligence and Justice, funded by the Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.Thu, 28 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400Law and undergraduate students use GIS tools to redraw 11 Virginia House districtshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/law-and-undergraduate-students-use-gis-tools-to-redraw-11-virginia-house-districts1.phpProfessor Rebecca Green, Co-Director of the Law School's Election Law Program, and Dr. Robert Rose, Director of William & Mary's Center for Geospatial Analysis (CGA) co-taught a new course in fall 2017 titled "Legislative Redistricting and Geographic Information Systems." Wed, 27 Jun 2018 08:30:00 -0400Virginia Governor signs bill establishing new cabinet position to address coastal adaptation and floodinghttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/virginia-governor-signs-bill-establishing-new-cabinet-position-to-address-coastal-adaptation-and-flooding.phpWilliam & Mary Law School hosted Governor Ralph Northam, who signed House Bill 345, establishing a new cabinet position for Virginia: Special Assistant to the Governor for Coastal Adaptation and Protection.Mon, 25 Jun 2018 17:00:00 -0400Thomas and Gorsuch Cite Professor James Y. Stern in Dissents in Carpenterhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/thomas-and-gorsuch-cite-professor-james-y.-stern-in-dissents-in-carpenter.phpJustices Clarence Thomas and Justice Neil Gorsuch cited an article by Professor William Baude (Chicago) and Professor James Y. Stern (William & Mary) in their dissents in Carpenter v. United States, a decision announced today. Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:00:00 -0400Campus Speech and the Modern Universityhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/campus-speech-and-the-modern-university.phpText of remarks given by Professor Timothy Zick to the Virginia Council of Presidents on June 18.Wed, 20 Jun 2018 17:34:00 -0400Professor Stacy Kern-Scheerer Awarded Kelly Professorship for Excellence in Teachinghttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/professor-stacy-kern-scheerer-awarded-kelly-professorship-for-excellence-in-teaching.phpProfessor Stacy Kern-Scheerer has been awarded the Kelly Professorship for Excellence in Teaching for a two-year term beginning in fall 2018. The professorship is named in honor of the late Herbert V. Kelly, Sr., B.A. '41, B.C.L. '43, who was the senior partner at Jones, Blechman, Woltz & Kelly in Newport News, Va., until his death in 2007. Thu, 07 Jun 2018 14:10:00 -0400Class of 2018 Competition Team Successeshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/class-of-2018-competition-team-successes.phpDean Douglas provided an overview of the successes of the Moot Court Team, National Trial Team, and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Team during the J.D. Class of 2018 Awards Ceremony on May 12.Tue, 05 Jun 2018 09:00:00 -0400Laura Bladow J.D. ’18 Receives I’Anson Awardhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/laura-bladow-j.d.-18-receives-ianson-award.phpLaura Bladow J.D. ’18 received the I’Anson Award on May 13. The award recognizes great professional promise as demonstrated through scholarship, character and leadership.Mon, 04 Jun 2018 17:00:00 -0400Michaela Lieberman J.D. ’18 Receives 2018 Thurgood Marshall Awardhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/michaela-lieberman-j.d.-18-receives-2018-thurgood-marshall-award.phpFor her commitment to distinguished public service, Michaela Lieberman J.D. ’18 was presented with the Thurgood Marshall Award during this year's graduation ceremony. Mon, 04 Jun 2018 17:00:00 -0400LL.M. Students Receive Awards during Annual Spring Luncheonhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/ll.m.-students-receive-awards-during-annual-spring-luncheon.phpA number of W&M LL.M. students received awards during the annual luncheon before spring graduation.Mon, 04 Jun 2018 17:00:00 -0400Professor Jay Butler Selected as 2018-19 LAPA Fellow at Princeton http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/professor-jay-butler-selected-as-2018-19-lapa-fellow-at.phpProfessor Jay Butler is among five scholars selected for fellowships by Princeton University’s Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA) for the 2018-19 academic year. Sun, 03 Jun 2018 14:00:00 -0400Kevin McCandlish J.D. ’18 Receives George Wythe Award at Graduationhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/kevin-mccandlish-j.d.-18-receives-george-wythe-award-at-graduation.phpKevin McCandlish J.D. ’18 received the George Wythe Award at the Law School's Diploma Ceremony on May 13. The award is named in honor of George Wythe—Wiliam & Mary's and the nation's first professor of law—and is given each year to a graduating student in recognition of his or her outstanding and selfless service. Sun, 03 Jun 2018 14:00:00 -0400J.W. Montgomery III J.D. ’72 Inducted as Honorary Member of Order of the Coif at William & Mary Law Schoolhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/j.w.-montgomery-iii-j.d.-72-inducted-as-honorary-member-of-order-of-the-coif-at-william-mary-law-school.phpJ.W. (“Jack”) Montgomery III, a member of William & Mary Law School’s Class of 1972, was inducted as an honorary member of the Order of the Coif during the school’s Awards Ceremony on May 12 in Williamsburg, Va. Sun, 03 Jun 2018 13:26:00 -0400