Law Newshttp://law.wm.edu/rss/news.xmlLaw News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 17:22:09 -0400Cascade Serverweb@wm.eduJudge Advocates Foundation Recognizes Professor Lederer with Highest Honorhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/judge-advocates-foundation-recognizes-professor-lederer-with-highest-honor.phpThe Judge Advocates Foundation honored William & Mary Chancellor Professor of Law Fredric I. Lederer on May 26 with the Chief Justice John Marshall Lifetime Achievement Award, the Foundation's highest honor. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400Ruth Hocker, J.D. '15 Takes Second Place in Disability and Law Writing Competitionhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/hocker-15-takes-second-in-disability-and-law-writing-competition.phpRuth Hocker, a member of the J.D. Class of 2015, took second place in the most recent Jameson Crane III Disability and the Law Writing Competition. Mon, 22 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400Virginia Supreme Court Justices explore the “Art of Appellate Advocacy” in new videohttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/virginia-supreme-court-justices-explore-the-art-of-appellate-advocacy-in-new-video.phpA new video produced by W&M Law School and featuring current justices of the Supreme Court of Virginia explores the "Art of Appellate Advocacy."Fri, 19 Jun 2015 17:00:00 -0400Scholarships Created in Honor of Professors Barnard and Leehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/scholarships-created-in-honor-of-professors-barnard-and-lee.phpTwo scholarships have been created in honor of the careers of Professors Jayne Barnard and John Lee.Thu, 04 Jun 2015 17:00:00 -0400Law Faculty Honors Colleen R. Smith, J.D. ’15 with I'Anson Awardhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/law-faculty-honors-colleen-r.-smith-with-ianson-award.phpThe award is given by the Law School faculty each year at the Diploma Ceremony in recognition of a graduate's great professional promise as demonstrated through scholarship, character, and leadership.Thu, 04 Jun 2015 11:37:00 -0400Belema Idoniboye, J.D. ’15 Receives George Wythe Awardhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/belema-idoniboye,-j.d.-15-receives-george-wythe-award.phpIdoniboye received the award at the Law School's Diploma Ceremony on May 17. The award is named in honor of George Wythe - William & Mary's and the nation's first professor of law - and is given to a graduating student in recognition of his or her outstanding and selfless service.Thu, 04 Jun 2015 10:46:00 -0400Del. William C. Smith, B.A. ’04, J.D. ’09 of Maryland Honored with Taylor Reveley Awardhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/del.-william-c.-smith,-b.a.-04,-j.d.-09-of-maryland-honored-with-taylor-reveley-award.phpThe William & Mary Law School Association recognized Smith, a member of the Maryland House of Delegates, as recipient of the Taylor Reveley Award during the Law School's May 17 Diploma Ceremony. Thu, 04 Jun 2015 10:08:00 -0400Law Alumni Appointments to W&M Board of Visitorshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/law-alumni-appointments-to-wm-board-of-visitors.phpLaw School alumnus James A. Hixon, J.D. '79, M.L.T '80 had been appointed to the Board of Visitors by Va. Governor Terry McAuliffe, and Thomas R. Frantz '70, J.D. '73, M.L.T. '81 has been reappointed to the Board. Hixon and Frantz join fellow William & Mary Law School alumni DeRonda M. Short, J.D. '78 and Robert E. Scott J.D. '68 as Board members. Thu, 04 Jun 2015 00:11:00 -0400Class of 2015 Honors Professor Gershowitz with Teaching Awardhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/class-of-2015-honors-professor-gershowitz-with-teaching-award.phpThe Walter L. Williams, Jr., Memorial Teaching Award is Gershowitz's seventh teaching honor.Mon, 01 Jun 2015 12:40:00 -0400Awards Ceremony Celebrates the Class of 2015's Achievements and Contributionshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/awards-ceremony-celebrates-the-class-of-2015s-achievements-and-contributions.phpOn Saturday, May 16, the Law School community gathered in Colonial Williamsburg's Kimball Theatre with soon-to-be-graduates, their families, and friends to celebrate the Class of 2015's contributions and achievements. Fri, 29 May 2015 17:00:00 -0400Puller Clinic Partners with Starbucks for Veterans Outreachhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/puller-clinic-partners-with-starbucks-for-veterans-outreach.phpIn a pilot program, the Law School's Puller Clinic will host claims consultations, community discussions and topical presentations at local Starbucks. Fri, 29 May 2015 10:36:00 -0400Law Library’s Blaiklock Honored with 2015 John Marshall Awardhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/law-librarys-blaiklock-honored-with-2015-john-marshall-award.phpSteve Blaiklock is awarded for his selfless service to the Law School.Thu, 28 May 2015 17:00:00 -0400James J. Thomas II ’76 Inducted as Honorary Member of Order of the Coifhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/james-j.-thomas-ii-76-inducted-as-honorary-member-of-order-of-the-coif.phpJames J. Thomas II '76 was inducted as an honorary member of the Order of the Coif during the Law School's Awards Ceremony on May 16. Thu, 28 May 2015 17:00:00 -0400Class of 2015 Celebrates Record 92 Percent Gift Participation at Graduationhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/class-of-2015-celebrates-record-92-percent-gift-participation-at-graduation.phpAt graduation, the Class of 2015 celebrated a record 92 percent Class Gift participation rate.Thu, 28 May 2015 17:00:00 -0400Burke J.D. ’15 Receives 2015 Thurgood Marshall Award at Graduationhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/burke-j.d.-15-receives-2015-thurgood-marshall-award-at-graduation.phpThe Law School Association bestows the honor each year to a member of the graduating class who engages in distinguished public service.Thu, 28 May 2015 17:00:00 -0400Diploma Ceremony: Welcoming Remarks by Ru (Alice) Bai, LL.M. ’15http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/ru-alice-bai,-ll.m.-15-speaks-at-william--mary-law-schools-diploma-ceremony.phpBai, a member of the LL.M. Class of 2015, provided words of welcome at the May 17 event.Thu, 28 May 2015 15:26:00 -0400Diploma Ceremony: Welcoming Remarks by SBA President Blake Christopher, J.D. ’15http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/welcoming-remarks-at-graduation-by-sba-president-blake-christopher,-j.d.-15.phpThe text of the welcoming remarks given by 2014-15 Student Bar Association President Blake Christopher, J.D. ’15Thu, 28 May 2015 11:30:00 -0400Virginia Coastal Policy Clinic Has a New Namehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/virginia-coastal-policy-clinic-has-a-new-name.phpThe Law School’s Virginia Coastal Policy Clinic, created in 2012, has been renamed the Virginia Coastal Policy Center, the school announced today.Fri, 22 May 2015 10:30:00 -0400William & Mary’s Puller Veterans Benefits Clinic Receives $25k Grant from Dominionhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/william--marys-puller-veterans-benefits-clinic-receives-25k-grant-from-dominion.phpDominion Virginia Power is helping veterans with a grant to the Law School's Puller Veterans Benefits Clinic.Thu, 21 May 2015 17:00:00 -0400"A Time of Consequence": Rice, Gates Reflect on Public Servicehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/a-time-of-consequence-rice,-gates-refect-on-public-service.phpAbout 30 William & Mary student leaders got a peek beyond the headlines – and beyond the official titles – during an intimate chat Friday with Condoleezza Rice and Robert Gates.Tue, 19 May 2015 15:11:00 -0400