Law Newshttp://law.wm.edu/rss/news.xmlLaw News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 17:22:09 -0400Cascade Serverweb@wm.eduWilliam & Mary Law School’s Immigration Clinic Wins First Asylum Casehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/william-mary-law-schools-immigration-clinic-wins-first-asylum-case.phpOn July 13, William & Mary Law School’s Immigration Clinic received outstanding news: the Clinic has won its first asylum case. Tue, 20 Jul 2021 17:05:00 -0400Cutting Straight to the (Price) Point: William & Mary Law Faculty Self-Publish Reader-friendly, Inexpensive Casebookshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/cutting-straight-to-the-price-point-william-mary-law-faculty-self-publish-reader-friendly,-inexpensive-casebooks.phpThree W&M law professors, Jeffrey Bellin, Adam Gershowitz and Sarah R. Wasserman Rajec, have self-published recent casebooks because they want to offer their students high-quality texts at low prices. Thu, 24 Jun 2021 00:00:00 -0400William & Mary Law School Places Seventh in 2020-2021 ABA Competitions Championshiphttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/william-mary-law-school-places-seventh-in-2020-2021-aba-competitions-championship.phpWilliam & Mary Law School's ADR and Moot Court teams' excellent year in competition put the Law School in the Top 10 of the 2020-2021 ABA Competitions Championship.Thu, 10 Jun 2021 17:00:00 -0400Class of 2021 Members Honored with I’Anson, Thurgood Marshall and George Wythe Awardshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/class-of-2021-members-honored-with-ianson,-thurgood-marshall-and-george-wythe-awards.phpEach year, the Law School, law faculty, and Law School Association present special awards to members of the graduating class in recognition of professional promise, exceptional service and distinguished pro bono work. Thu, 10 Jun 2021 17:00:00 -0400William & Mary Law School Recognizes Exceptional Service With Spring Awardshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/william-mary-law-school-recognizes-exceptional-service-with-spring-awards.phpLaura Shepherd, the Associate Dean for Student and Academic Services, and Betta Labanish, Administrative Assistant, have been honored for their outstanding service to the Law School.Thu, 10 Jun 2021 17:00:00 -0400Leadership Boards: A Changing of the Guardhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/leadership-boards-a-changing-of-the-guard.phpAbout 50 alumni lend their time and talents each year as members of our leadership boards to ensure that the Law School flourishes now and in the future. We thank these board members for their support and encouragement which has meant so much to our students, staff and faculty, particularly amid the challenges of the past year.Wed, 26 May 2021 00:00:00 -0400Faculty and Staff Recognized for Excellencehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/faculty-and-staff-recognized-for-excellence.phpWilliam & Mary Law School recognizes exceptional teaching and service with annual spring awards.Mon, 24 May 2021 12:00:00 -0400Law School Recognizes Contributions and Achievements of 2021 J.D. and LL.M. Graduateshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/law-school-recognizes-contributions-and-achievements-of-2021-j.d.-and-ll.m.-graduates.phpThe Law School community gathered virtually with friends and family to celebrate the Class of 2021 on May 21 at 11:30AM.Mon, 24 May 2021 00:00:00 -0400Law School’s Virginia Coastal Policy Center Joins a Network of National Partners in Launching the State Resilience Partnership http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/law-schools-virginia-coastal-policy-center-joins-a-network-of-national-partners-in-launching-the-state-resilience-partnership.phpThe Law School's Virginia Coastal Policy Center has joined the newly launched State Resilience Partnership. This partnership brings together a network of 15 organizations — convened by the American Flood Coalition and The Pew Charitable Trusts — united by a commitment to support state leaders as they craft resilience strategies. Thu, 13 May 2021 12:00:00 -0400William & Mary Law School's Moot Court Team Is Seventh in New National Rankinghttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/william-mary-law-schools-moot-court-team-is-seventh-in-new-national-ranking.phpWilliam & Mary Law School’s Moot Court team is ranked seventh in the nation according to new data compiled by the University of Houston Law Center. Mon, 03 May 2021 17:00:00 -0400Professor Allison Orr Larsen Offers Senate Testimony on Supreme Court Fact-Findinghttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/professor-allison-orr-larsen-offers-senate-testimony-on-supreme-court-fact-finding.phpProfessor Allison Orr Larsen testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee (subcommittee on Federal Courts) on Tuesday, April 27 during a hearing involving “Supreme Court Fact-Finding and the Distortion of American Democracy.” Thu, 29 Apr 2021 17:00:00 -0400William & Mary Law School 1Ls Support First Generation Students With New Alliancehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/william-mary-law-school-1ls-support-first-generation-students-with-new-alliance.phpJam Jamison and Charleigh Kondas of the Class of 2023 are building a strong network of fellow first-generation students, alumni and faculty with the First Generation Student Alliance.Tue, 20 Apr 2021 17:00:00 -0400Reaching Back, Moving Forward: Courtney Malveaux Supports Diversity With Endowed Scholarshiphttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/reaching-back,-moving-forward-courtney-malveaux-supports-diversity-with-endowed-scholarship.phpCourtney Malveaux ’02 is making a difference for law school diversity with the creation of the Reaching Back Scholarship Endowment.Tue, 20 Apr 2021 17:00:00 -0400An Afghan Human Rights Activist Gives and Receives Inspiration at William & Mary Law Schoolhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/afghan-human-rights-activist.phpSarina Faizy L.L.M. '21 is a human rights activist from Kanadahar who is about to receive her L.L.M. from William and Mary Law School.Mon, 19 Apr 2021 21:05:00 -0400Law School’s Alumni Weekend a Virtual Successhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/law-schools-alumni-weekend-a-virtual-success.phpThis years Alumni Weekend may have been online, but the fun was real as 20 reunion classes gathered to catch up, celebrate, and support the Law School through their class gifts.Mon, 19 Apr 2021 17:00:00 -0400Congressman Scott Outlines Path to Equality in Community Conversationhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/congressmanscott.phpCongressman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott spoke about efforts to redress longstanding racial and economic inequality and systemic racism in the United States during a virtual conversation on April 8 with students, faculty, staff and other members of the local community.Fri, 16 Apr 2021 15:35:00 -0400William & Mary Law Review Hosts Annual Symposium on the Future of Law and Neurosciencehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/william-mary-law-review-hosts-annual-symposium-on-the-future-of-law-and-neuroscience.phpAt its annual symposium, the William & Mary Law Review hosted renowned scholars from around the world for a discussion of how advances in neuroscience can and should influence our constantly evolving legal system.Thu, 08 Apr 2021 17:00:00 -0400William & Mary Law’s Alternate Dispute Resolution Team Wins National Client Counseling Championshiphttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/william-mary-laws-alternate-dispute-resolution-team-wins-national-client-counseling-championship.phpW&M Law’s ADR team of Katheryn Maldonado ’21 and Nick Armah ’21 won the 2021 ABA Law Student Division Client Counseling Competition in March.Thu, 01 Apr 2021 17:00:00 -04002021 Oliver W. Hill Scholarship Awarded to Shakuan Smith '23http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/2021-oliver-w.-hill-scholarship-awarded-to-shakuan-smith-23.phpShakuan Smith, a first-year student at William & Mary Law School, was honored Wednesday evening as the 2021 Oliver W. Hill Scholarship recipient. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 15:30:00 -0400A Clear ‘Yes’ to Law School and to William & Mary: Andrea Macchiavello ’23http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/a-clear-yes-to-law-school-and-to-william-mary-andrea-macchiavello-23.phpA profile of first-year student Andrea Macchiavello.Wed, 24 Mar 2021 21:01:00 -0400