Law Newshttp://law.wm.edu/rss/news.xmlLaw News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 17:22:09 -0400Cascade Serverweb@wm.eduProfessor Kami Chavis Joins William & Mary Faculty as Haynes Professor of Lawhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/professor-kami-chavis-joins-faculty.phpProfessor Kami Chavis will join the William & Mary Law School faculty as the R. Hugh and Nolie Haynes Professor of Law beginning in the 2022-2023 academic year (pending final approval by the Board of Visitors). Chavis comes to William & Mary from Wake Forest University, where she is Vice Provost, Professor of Law, and Director of the Criminal Justice Program. Wed, 19 Jan 2022 21:15:00 -0500Professor Paul Marcus to Retire; Supports Student Public Interest Fellowship Endowmenthttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/professor-paul-marcus-to-retire-supports-student-public-interest-fellowship-endowment.phpAs he prepares to retire, Prof. Paul Marcus has created an endowment to support law students engaging in public service work after graduation.Wed, 19 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0500Leading in the Service of Justice and Equityhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/in-service-of-justice-and-equity.phpThe Center for Racial & Social Justice is a university-wide initiative housed at William & Mary Law School. Professor Vivian Hamilton serves as the Center's inaugural director. Among its projects and progress: giving voice to an Asian legacy at the university, advancing equity in education, putting a spotlight on diverse history, developing a university-wide mentoring program and creating a national resource to advance criminal justice.Thu, 13 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0500Preparing New Lawyers for 21st Century Challengeshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/alanko-preparing-new-lawyers.phpAn essay by J. Nicole Alanko '18. Reprinted with permission from the December 2021 issue of Virginia Lawyer (Virginia State Bar).Thu, 13 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0500The American Law Institute Elects Professor Jeffrey Bellin as New Memberhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/professor-jeffrey-bellin.phpThe American Law Institute (ALI) announced Monday that Professor Jeffrey Bellin is among the newest members elected to ALI membership. Bellin is the Mills E. Godwin, Jr., Professor of Law and Robert E. and Elizabeth S. Scott Research Professor at William & Mary Law School.Tue, 21 Dec 2021 13:50:00 -0500The American Law Institute Elects Professor Jeffrey Bellin as New Memberhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/professor-jeffrey-bellin.phpThe American Law Institute (ALI) announced Monday that Professor Jeffrey Bellin is among the newest members elected to ALI membership. Bellin is the Mills E. Godwin, Jr., Professor of Law and Robert E. and Elizabeth S. Scott Research Professor at William & Mary Law School.Tue, 21 Dec 2021 13:50:00 -0500The Institute of Bill of Rights Law: Creating Opportunities for Conversationhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/ibrl.phpProfessor Allison Orr Larsen is the first woman to lead the Law School's Institute of Bill of Rights Law. In this story, she discussed how the Institute’s fulfills its mission by fostering ongoing dialogue about the Constitution. Mon, 13 Dec 2021 21:35:00 -0500William & Mary Law’s Timothy Zick Clarifies the Laws Behind the Headlineshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/william-mary-laws-timothy-zick-clarifies-the-laws-behind-the-headlines.phpProfessor Timothy Zick has been a reliable source of expertise as the press covers First and Second Amendment controversies brewing around the nation.Fri, 10 Dec 2021 12:00:00 -0500William & Mary’s “1L Courses in Context” Encourages New Perspectives on Traditional 1L Subjectshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/1l-courses-in-context.phpThe series encourages students during their 1L year to bring new perspectives to their study of law.Fri, 03 Dec 2021 12:00:00 -0500William & Mary’s “1L Courses in Context” Encourages New Perspectives on Traditional 1L Subjectshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/1l-courses-in-context.phpThe series encourages students during their 1L year to bring new perspectives to their study of law.Fri, 03 Dec 2021 12:00:00 -0500William & Mary Law Students Create National Student Network to Recruit New Generation of Poll Workers During Pandemichttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/alliance-of-students-at-the-polls.phpWilliam & Mary Law students recognized that law students around the country could play an important role in ensuring democratic functioning during the global pandemic.Thu, 18 Nov 2021 21:35:00 -0500Denise Koch Inducted as Honorary Alumna During Annual Dean’s Council Dinnerhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/denise-koch-inducted-as-honorary-alumna-during-annual-deans-council-dinner.phpDenise W. Koch was invested as an honorary alumna of William & Mary Law School during this year’s Dean’s Council Dinner on Saturday, November 13.Mon, 15 Nov 2021 17:00:00 -0500Patten Family Courtyard Dedicated at William & Mary Law Schoolhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/patten-family-courtyard-dedicated-at-william-mary-law-school.phpWilliam & Mary Law School has officially dedicated the Patten Family Courtyard, formerly known as “the patio,” now redesigned into a more comfortable space for students and for public events.Mon, 15 Nov 2021 00:00:00 -0500William & Mary Law School Celebrates Veterans Dayhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/william-mary-law-school-celebrates-veterans-day.phpOn Friday, November 11, members of the Law School and William & Mary community gathered for observation of Veterans Day at William & Mary Law School. Mon, 15 Nov 2021 00:00:00 -0500W&M Puller Veterans Benefits Clinic: Serving Those Who Served, Now and in the Futurehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/puller-clinic.phpIn the years since its founding in 2009, the Puller Veterans Benefits Clinic has achieved great success in its two-fold mission: to provide students with the skills and knowledge they need to be effective attorneys, and to help veterans affected by service-related disabilities receive the benefits they deserve.Wed, 10 Nov 2021 14:20:00 -0500Dolma ’21 Uses Master in Laws Degree in Service to Her Tibetan Communityhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/dolma-uses-master-in-laws-degree-in-service-to-her-tibetan-community.phpThe improbable journey to earning her Master of Laws degree began for Rigzin Dolma LL.M. '21 when she met Professor Christie Warren in February 2020 during Warren’s visit to the Tibetan Supreme Justice Commission. Tue, 19 Oct 2021 00:00:00 -0400Donald N. Patten Receives Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws During William & Mary's Fall Commencement Ceremonyhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/donald-n.-patten-named-honorary-law-alumnus-during-fall-commencement-ceremonies.phpDonald N. Patten, former Rector of William & Mary, was recently recognized with an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws during the university’s in-person commencement exercises for the Class of 2020.Fri, 15 Oct 2021 17:00:00 -0400W&M Law School PELE Special Education Clinic to Launch Virtual Project to Serve Military Families in Virginiahttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/virtual-project-to-serve-military-families-in-virginia.phpA $40,000 grant from the Virginia Law Foundation to the Parents Engaged in Learning Equality (PELE) Special Education Clinic at William & Mary Law School will support the launch of a virtual clinic project targeting military families across Virginia facing special education issues in their local school districts. 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