Law Newshttp://law.wm.edu/rss/news.xmlLaw News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 17:22:09 -0400Cascade Serverweb@wm.eduLL.M. Program Hosts Events in Chinahttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/ll.m.-program-hosts-events-in-china.phpProfessor Jennifer Stevenson recently traveled to Beijing, Shanghai, Chongqing, and Fuzhou, China.  She held admitted students/alumni receptions in Beijing, Shanghai, and Chongqing. Sun, 22 Apr 2018 14:30:00 -0400Election Law Program hosts symposium on the role of courts in promoting election securityhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/election-law-program-hosts-symposium-on-the-role-of-courts-in-promoting-election-security.phpThe William & Mary Election Law Program recently hosted "Election Data Security: Testing Critical Infrastructure Designation,” a symposium that began with a war game simulating an election security dispute in the fictional state of Flichigan.Tue, 17 Apr 2018 17:00:00 -0400Students in Law and Public Policy Aid Virginia's Battle Against Floodinghttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/students-in-law-and-public-policy-aid-virginias-battle-against-flooding.phpCommissioned by Sea Grant Virginia and Wetlands Watch, Taylor Goelz, Lauren Pudvah and Peter Quinn-Jacobs prepared reports on 16 communities, from Barnstable, Massachusetts, to Miles City, Montana. They wanted to know how those communities worked at producing their Community Rating System, thus saving money for residents with government issued flood insurance.Mon, 16 Apr 2018 09:50:00 -0400The Honorable Pierre N. Leval Presents Annual Mervis Lecture in Intellectual Propertyhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/the-honorable-pierre-n.-leval-presents-annual-mervis-lecture-in-intellectual-property.phpThe Honorable Pierre N. Leval, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, delivered the 2017-18 Mervis Lecture in Intellectual Property on April 3 at William & Mary Law School.Sat, 14 Apr 2018 17:00:00 -0400Jim Penney J.D. '83 and LauraLeigh Young Give $1 Million Gift Toward Scholarshipshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/jim-penney-j.d.-83-and-lauraleigh-young-give-1-million-gift-toward-scholarships.phpWhen Jim Penney J.D. ’83 attended law school, he needed to take out loans to pay for his degree and to make ends meet. Thirty-five years later, Penney and his wife, LauraLeigh Young, have chosen to help reduce the financial burden for future William & Mary law students with a $1 million gift toward scholarships, the top priority of the university’s For the Bold campaign.Thu, 12 Apr 2018 22:02:00 -0400Marilyn F. Booker to Speak at Law School’s May 13 Diploma Ceremonyhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/marilyn-f.-booker-to-speak-at-law-schools-may-13-diploma-ceremony.phpMarilyn F. Booker, Managing Director and Head of Morgan Stanley’s Urban Markets Group, will deliver the address at William & Mary Law School’s Diploma Ceremony on May 13.Thu, 12 Apr 2018 17:00:00 -0400Professor Jay Butler Honored with Francis Lieber Prize for Outstanding Articlehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/professor-jay-butler-honored-with-francis-lieber-prize-for-outstanding-article.phpWilliam & Mary Law School Professor Jay Butler was recognized on April 5 with the Francis Lieber Prize by the American Society of International Law for the most outstanding article published in 2017 in the field of law and armed conflict.Tue, 10 Apr 2018 17:00:00 -0400Law School Ranks First Among Law Programs on New List of Military Friendly® Graduate Schoolshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/law-school-ranks-first-among-law-programs-on-new-list-of-military-friendly-graduate-schools.phpWilliam & Mary Law School ranks number one among law programs on the 2018-2019 list of Top 10 Military Friendly® Graduate Schools, Victory Media announced on April 4. Tue, 10 Apr 2018 14:00:00 -0400Law School Hosts SEC Commissioner Michael S. Piwowarhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/law-school-hosts-sec-commissioner-michael-s.-piwowar.phpThe Law School’s Center for the Study of Law and Markets recently hosted Securities and Exchange Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar, who gave a detailed overview of the SEC and answered student and faculty questions about the agency’s current focuses.Mon, 09 Apr 2018 17:00:00 -0400Students from Saudi Arabia Join Law School Community for LL.M. Studies http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/saudi-students-earn-ll.m.-degrees.phpThe Law School has been fortunate to have students from multiple continents take part in the LL.M. program and offer a wealth of experience and knowledge. In particular, the Law School has enjoyed having multiple students from Saudi Arabia.Mon, 09 Apr 2018 13:53:00 -0400Professor Stewart E. Sterk to be honored with Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize in Octoberhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/professor-stewart-e.-sterk-to-be-honored-with-brigham-kanner-property-rights-prize-in-october.phpProfessor Stewart E. Sterk of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law will receive the 2018 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize in October from the William & Mary Property Rights Project. Sterk will be honored during the project’s 15th annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference to be held at William & Mary Law School in Williamsburg, Va., on October 4-5.Thu, 05 Apr 2018 17:00:00 -0400VA General Counsel Byrne visits with law students and facultyhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/va-general-counsel-byrne-visits-with-law-students-and-faculty.phpVA General Counsel James M. Byrne recently visited the Law School and addressed the combined classes of the Lewis B. Puller, Jr. Veterans Benefits Clinic.Thu, 05 Apr 2018 17:00:00 -0400Join us here April 13-14 for Law Alumni Weekend!http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/latest-alumni-weekend-news.phpOn April 13-14, the Law School community welcomes alumni back to campus for our annual alumni weekend!Wed, 04 Apr 2018 17:00:00 -0400For Alumna Nikki Sanford, Cross-Country Relay to Benefit MS Research Is Chance to Go Big or Go Homehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/alumna-nikki-sanford.phpNikki Sanford, a Class of 2016 graduate of William & Mary Law School, practices law at Baker & Hostetler in Seattle and is one of 19 runners who will participate in the 2018 MS Run the US cross-country relay which begins later this month. Mon, 02 Apr 2018 13:52:00 -0400Class of 2017 Employed Across Legal Spectrumhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/class-of-2017-employed-across-legal-spectrum.phpTen months out, the Class of 2017 is getting some impressive jobs.Mon, 26 Mar 2018 17:00:00 -0400White House Counsel discusses parameters of job during Law School visithttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/white-house-counsel-discusses-parameters-of-job-during-law-school-visit.phpWhite House Counsel Don McGahn visited William & Mary Law School on Friday, March 23, to give a talk to first-year constitutional law students.Mon, 26 Mar 2018 17:00:00 -0400William & Mary Law School Faculty Honors Professor Roberta Romano with Marshall-Wythe Medallionhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/william-law-school-faculty-honors-professor-roberta-romano-with-marshall-wythe-medallion.phpProfessor Roberta Romano of Yale Law School received the 2017-2018 Marshall-Wythe Medallion at a dinner in her honor on March 15 held at William & Mary's historic Wren Building.Sun, 25 Mar 2018 12:00:00 -0400William & Mary Cyber Conference Examines Digital Data at Riskhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/william-mary-cyber-conference-examines-digital-data-at-risk.phpW&M's Law and Business schools recently teamed up to hold a two-day conference with experts who represent the cutting edge of thought and action in the field of cyber security. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 17:00:00 -0400Note by Matt Rosendahl J.D. '18 Selected for Burton Legal Writing Awardhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/note-by-matt-rosendahl-j.d.-18-selected-for-burton-legal-writing-award.phpThird-year Law Student Matt Rosendahl has won a Burton Legal Writing Award for his Note , iTenant: How the Law Should Treat Rental Relationships in the Sharing Economy. Rosendahl’s Note was published earlier this year in the William & Mary Law Review.Thu, 15 Mar 2018 00:36:00 -0400On Office Hours: The Real Taylor Reveleyhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/on-office-hours-the-real-taylor-reveley.phpToday’s guest is William & Mary President Taylor Reveley. Finishing out the last year of his ten-year term, President Reveley looks back over his career, discusses the state of higher education and William & Mary, and reveals his plans for the future.Mon, 12 Mar 2018 23:34:00 -0400