Law Newshttp://law.wm.edu/rss/news.xmlLaw News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 17:22:09 -0400Cascade Serverweb@wm.eduLaw School Annual Fund Sets New Record for Twentieth Year in a Rowhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/law-school-annual-fund-sets-new-record.phpThanks to the generosity of alumni and friends, William & Mary Law School recently completed the most successful fundraising year in its history, receiving $8.27 million in Annual Fund contributions. For the twentieth year in a row, the Law School set a new Annual Fund record. Wed, 13 Sep 2017 09:53:00 -0400Professor Patricia Roberts '92 Appointed Vice Deanhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/professor-patricia-roberts-92-appointed-vice-dean.phpProfessor Roberts became Vice Dean of the Law School effective June 30. Tue, 05 Sep 2017 12:25:00 -0400Law360 Recognizes Bunch as Among "Rising Stars"http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/law360-recognizes-bunch-as-among-rising-stars.phpS. Douglas Bunch ’02, J.D. ’06 was among a select group of attorneys under 40 designated as “Rising Stars” by Law360 in July. Mon, 04 Sep 2017 12:45:00 -0400Securities Law Expert Haeberle Joins Law School Facultyhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/securities-law-expert-haeberle-joins-law-school-faculty.phpWilliam & Mary Law School welcomes Kevin Haeberle to the faculty this fall.Tue, 29 Aug 2017 17:00:00 -0400New Online Program to Educate and Train Veterans, Attorneys and Advocateshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/new-online-program-to-educate-and-train-veterans,-attorneys-and-advocates.phpThe Law School will offer an online certificate program beginning in August that is designed for anyone who wants to become a knowledgeable and effective advocate for veterans and service members seeking disability compensation benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs.Mon, 28 Aug 2017 14:00:00 -0400W&M Clinic Victory in Fifth Circuit Court of Appealshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/wm-clinic-victory-in-fifth-circuit-court-of-appeals.phpOn August 23, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed a district court’s finding in favor of Appellee, Larry Walker, a client of the Appellate and Supreme Court Clinic. Sun, 27 Aug 2017 17:00:00 -0400Study in London: Drapers' Scholarship (Application Deadline: October 16, 2017)http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/study-in-london-drapers-scholarship-application-deadline-october-16,-2017.phpThe Drapers' Scholarship competition is open to third-year students at William & Mary Law School and William & Mary law alumni who have graduated within the last two years. Thu, 24 Aug 2017 08:45:00 -0400Professor Oman Among Mormon Scholars Who File Brief in Trump v. International Refugee Assistance Projecthttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/professor-oman-among-mormon-scholars-who-file-brief-in-trump-v.-international-refugee-assistance-program.phpProfessor Nathan B. Oman and Anna-Rose Mathieson of the California Appellate Group LLP wrote a brief signed by 21 scholars of law and Mormon history filed Thursday in the U.S. Supreme Court attacking President Trump’s ban on immigrants and refugees from six Muslim nations. Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:15:00 -0400Law School Welcomes New J.D. and LL.M. Studentshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/law-school-welcomes-new-j.d.-and-ll.m.-students.phpThe Law School recently welcomed the J.D. Class of 2020, the LL.M. Class of 2018, and transfer and visiting students.Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:00:00 -0400Advocates from Across Country Gather for Seventh Annual Institute for Special Education Advocacyhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/advocates-from-across-country-gather-for-seventh-annual-institute-for-special-education-advocacy.phpThe PELE Clinic, along with Wrightslaw, hosted the 7th annual Institute for Special Education Advocacy (“ISEA”) on July 30 through August 4, 2017 at the Law School. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 12:00:00 -0400Law School Receives $5.2M Gift to Support Scholarships and Other Prioritieshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/law-school-receives-5.2m-gift-to-support-campaign-and-other-priorities.phpThe Law School recently received a $5.2 million gift in honor of the late Judge R. William Arthur ’38, LL.D. ’40. The gift powered the Law School closer to its goal of raising $75 million during the For the Bold campaign. Gifts and commitments to the school topped $66.2 million since the start of the campaign, with $10.5 million raised in fiscal year 2017 alone.Tue, 01 Aug 2017 09:00:00 -0400Law School to Host 14th Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference October 12-13http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/law-school-to-host-14th-annual-brigham-kanner-property-rights-conference-october-12-13.phpWilliam & Mary Law School will host the 14t Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference on October 12-13. During the conference, the William & Mary Property Rights Project will recognize Professor David L. Callies of the University of Hawai’i at Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law with the 2017 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:10:00 -0400Professor Rebecca Green, Scholars File Amicus Brief Challenging Gerrymandering in Virginiahttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/professor-rebecca-green,-scholars-file-amicus-brief-challenging-gerrymandering-in-virginia.phpA group of Virginia law professors has filed a brief supporting a challenge to the General Assembly's 2011 legislative districts.Thu, 06 Jul 2017 17:00:00 -0400Barbara Johnson Appointed to William & Mary Board of Visitorshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/barbara-johnson-appointed-to-william--mary-board-of-visitors.phpW&M Law alumna Barbara Johnson J.D. '84 will join the William & Mary Board of Visitors in July.Tue, 06 Jun 2017 17:00:00 -0400Virginia Environmental Endowment Funds William & Mary Projectshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/virginia-environmental-endowment-funds-william--mary-projects.phpThe Virginia Coastal Policy Center at William & Mary Law School, the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, and Virginia Sea Grant have each received funding for projects during the latest round of grants from the Virginia Environmental Endowment (VEE), the VEE announced on May 9.Tue, 06 Jun 2017 15:43:00 -0400Address on Sudan and South Sudan Explores Conflict and Prospects for Peacehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/may-3-address-on-sudan-and-south-sudan-explores-prospects-for-peace.phpU.N. Special Envoy Nicholas Haysom discussed the crisis in a May 3 address at the European University Institute, co-sponsored by the Center for Comparative Legal Studies and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding.Wed, 31 May 2017 09:46:00 -0400Heidi W. Abbott J.D. ’91 Receives Law School Association’s Citizen-Lawyer Awardhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/heidi-w.-abbott-j.d.-91-receives-law-school-associations-citizen-lawyer-award.phpThe William & Mary Law School Association honored Heidi W. Abbott J.D. ’91 with the 2017 Citizen-Lawyer Award during the Law School's Diploma Ceremony on May 14. The award is the association’s highest recognition and is given annually to a graduate or friend of the Law School who has made "a lifetime commitment to citizenship and leadership."Tue, 30 May 2017 15:30:00 -0400William & Mary Law Faculty Organize International Law Workshophttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/william--mary-law-faculty-organize-international-law-workshop.phpW&M Law faculty recently brought together leading experts to address the challenges and opportunities of 21st-century international law.Thu, 25 May 2017 17:00:00 -0400Text of Judge Lucy H. Koh's Diploma Ceremony Remarks on May 14http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/text-of-judge-lucy-h.-kohs-diploma-ceremony-remarks-on-may-14.phpJudge Koh addressed J.D. and LL.M. graduates at the Law School's May 14 Diploma CeremonyWed, 24 May 2017 15:24:00 -0400Class of 2017 Honors Professor Kern-Scheerer with Walter L. Williams, Jr., Teaching Awardhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/class-of-2017-honors-professor-kern-scheerer-with-williams-teaching-award.phpThe Class of 2017 honored Professor Stacy Kern-Scheerer with the 2017 Walter L. Williams, Jr., Teaching Award.Mon, 22 May 2017 10:40:00 -0400