Law Newshttp://law.wm.edu/rss/news.xmlLaw News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 17:22:09 -0400Cascade Serverweb@wm.eduLaw School Welcomes New Studentshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/law-school-welcomes-new-students.phpThe Law School recently welcomed the J.D. Class of 2019, the LL.M. Class of 2017, and transfer and visiting students.Tue, 16 Aug 2016 18:06:00 -0400Professor Jay Butler Joins Facultyhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/professor-jay-butler-joins-faculty.phpWilliam & Mary welcomes a new international law scholar and teacher to the faculty: Professor Jay Butler.Mon, 15 Aug 2016 12:00:00 -0400Appellate Clinic News: Sixth Circuit Issues Opinion in Crawford v. Geigerhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/appellate-clinic-news-sixth-circuit-issues-opinion-in-crawford-v.-geiger.php On August 11, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit decided in favor of William & Mary Appellate and Supreme Court Clinic clients Mark Crawford, Brendon Reed, and Debra Ornelas, the Plaintiff-Appellees in Crawford v. Geiger, Case Nos. 15-4180 and 15-4181. The Plaintiffs allege that they were unlawfully arrested with excessive force when police escalated a misunderstanding regarding a burglary call into a violent arrest of a family on their own rural Ohio property. Fri, 12 Aug 2016 16:00:00 -0400Library Digitizes St. George Tucker Almanacshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/library-digitizes-st.-george-tucker-almanacs.phpWilliam & Mary Libraries recently digitized its collection of St. George Tucker almanacs, making these materials open and accessible online.Tue, 19 Jul 2016 11:44:00 -0400Join Us at the 13th Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference in The Haguehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/join-us-at-the-13th-annual-brigham-kanner-property-rights-conference-in-the-hague.phpRegistration is now open for the Oct. 19-21 event.Mon, 18 Jul 2016 10:30:00 -0400Professor Hamilton Worked with Advocates and Legislature on New Law Restricting Underage Marriage in Virginiahttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/professor-hamilton-worked-with-advocates-and-legislature-on-new-law-restricting-underage-marriage-in-virginia.phpA new law, which took effect on July 1, has raised the minimum age at which young people in Virginia may marry to 18. Fri, 08 Jul 2016 13:05:00 -0400Professors Criddle and Combs Organize Workshop on International Law in Twenty-First Centuryhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/workshop-explores-challenges-and-opportunities-of-international-law-in-twenty-first-century.phpProfessor Nancy Combs and Professor Evan Criddle recently hosted the May workshop at the Law School with colleagues from around the nation.Mon, 27 Jun 2016 09:20:00 -0400Virginia Environmental Endowment Funds William & Mary Projectshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/virginia-environmental-endowment-funds-two-william--mary-projects.phpThe Virginia Coastal Policy Center at William & Mary Law School and William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science have each received funding for projects during the latest round of grants from the Virginia Environmental Endowment (VEE). The grants were among VEE awards of more than $250,000 to 13 organizations.Tue, 21 Jun 2016 16:30:00 -0400Law Alumni Appointments to William & Mary Board of Visitorshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/law-alumni-appointments-to-william--mary-board-of-visitors.phpW&M Law alumni S. Douglas Bunch '02, J.D. '06; Anne Leigh Kerr '91, J.D. '98; and Brian P. Woolfolk J.D. '96 have been appointed to the William & Mary Board of Visitors.Tue, 14 Jun 2016 17:00:00 -0400Web Resource Launched to Help Judges Understand State Election Codeshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/election-law-web-tool-launched-five-months-ahead-of-national-elections-to-prepare-state-judges-for-possible-november-challenges.phpIn this presidential election year and an already hotly contested election season, the Election Law Program has launched a web-based tool aimed at helping judges resolve election litigation fairly and efficiently.Tue, 07 Jun 2016 10:00:00 -0400Douglas E. Brown '71, J.D. '74: Actively Engaged in Helping the Next Generationhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/douglas-e.-brown-71,-j.d.-74-actively-engaged-in-helping-the-next-generation.phpA loyal and proud alumnus, Doug Brown spends significant time in retirement actively involved with the William & Mary community. Like many alums, Brown feels grateful and happy to give his time and resources to the alma mater that gave him so much.Mon, 06 Jun 2016 16:17:00 -0400Michael Collett J.D. '16 Honored for Outstanding Service to the Law School Communityhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/michael-collett-j.d.-16-honored-for-outstanding-service-to-the-law-school-community.phpMichael Collett J.D. ’16 received the George Wythe Award at the Law School's Diploma Ceremony on May 15. The award is named in honor of George Wythe, William & Mary's and the nation's first professor of law, and is given each year to a graduating student in recognition of his or her outstanding and selfless service.Sun, 05 Jun 2016 17:45:00 -0400Cameron Ginder J.D. '16 Receives I'Anson Awardhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/cameron-ginder-j.d.-16-receives-ianson-award.phpCameron Ginder J.D. '16 received the I'Anson Award, the highest award given to a graduating student by the Law School faculty, during the Law School's Diploma Ceremony on May 15. Sun, 05 Jun 2016 15:15:00 -0400Maryann Nolan Chong J.D. ’07 Honored with Taylor Reveley Awardhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/maryann-nolan-chong-j.d.-07-honored-with-taylor-reveley-award.phpThe William & Mary Law School Association recognized Maryann Nolan Chong J.D. ’07 as recipient of the Taylor Reveley Award during the Law School's May 15 Diploma Ceremony. Sun, 05 Jun 2016 12:38:00 -0400Diploma Ceremony: Welcoming Remarks of Shajee Hamid Hanfi LL.M. '16http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/diploma-ceremony-welcoming-remarks-of-shajee-hamid-hanfi-ll.m.-16.phpWelcoming remarks by LL.M. graduate Shajee Hamid HanfiFri, 03 Jun 2016 11:10:00 -0400Professors Larsen and Bradley Receive McGlothlin Award for Exceptional Teaching http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/professors-larsen-and-bradley-receive-mcglothlin-award-for-exceptional-teaching-.phpThe inaugural McGlothlin Faculty Teaching Award was recently bestowed on two outstanding faculty members from the Raymond A. Mason School of Business and William & Mary Law School.Thu, 26 May 2016 15:09:00 -0400The Honorable Carla Archie ’95 Honored With Citizen Lawyer Awardhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/the-honorable-carla-archie-95-honored-with-citizen-lawyer-award.phpThe award, the Association's highest recognition, is given annually to a graduate or friend of the Law School who has made "a lifetime commitment to citizenship and leadership."Tue, 24 May 2016 17:00:00 -0400Gum J.D. '16 Receives 2016 Thurgood Marshall Award at Graduationhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/gum-j.d.-16-receives-2016-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.Tue, 24 May 2016 17:00:00 -0400Diploma Ceremony: Welcoming Remarks of SBA President Scott Krystiniak J.D. '16http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/diploma-ceremony-welcoming-remarks-of-sba-president-scott-krystiniak-j.d.-16.phpWelcoming Remarks of 2015-16 Student Bar Association President Scott Krystiniak J.D. '16Tue, 24 May 2016 15:11:00 -0400Awards Ceremony Celebrates the Class of 2016's Achievements and Contributionshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/awards-ceremony-celebrates-the-class-of-2016s-achievements-and-contributions.phpOn Saturday, May 14, 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 2016's contributions and achievements. Fri, 20 May 2016 17:00:00 -0400