Law Newshttp://law.wm.edu/rss/news.xmlLaw News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 17:22:09 -0400Cascade Serverweb@wm.eduBerger to Receive 2014 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prizehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/berger-to-receive-2014-brigham-kanner-property-rights-prize.phpMichael M. Berger, a partner in the Los Angeles office of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, will receive the 2014 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize at the 11th annual conference on October 30-31 sponsored by the William & Mary Property Rights Project, the Law School announced today.Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:00:00 -0400Bellin's "eHearsay" Exception Considered by Federal Committeehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/bellins-ehearsay-exception-considered-by-federal-committee.phpProfessor Jeffrey Bellin presented a proposal drawn from his recent article, "eHearsay," at a recent symposium sponsored by the Federal Advisory Committee on the Rules of Evidence.Wed, 09 Apr 2014 16:55:00 -0400Warner Provides Keynote at Veterans Clinic Conferencehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/warner-provides-keynote-address-at-william--mary-law-school-veterans-benefits-clinic-conference.phpU.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner gave the keynote address at W&M Law School's "National Conference on Law Clinics Serving Veterans."Tue, 08 Apr 2014 17:00:00 -0400April 11: Annual Meeting, Law School Associationhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/annual-meeting-of-law-school-association.phpTo cast your vote for nominees to the Association's Board of Directors, please submit a Nomination Proxy or attend the Annual Meeting on Friday, April 11, at 12:30 p.m.Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:00:00 -0400Revive My Vote: Project to Help Virginians with Prior Felony Convictions Regain Right to Votehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/revive-my-vote-helping-virginians-with-prior-felony-convictions-regain-right-to-vote.phpThe Law School and the Williamsburg Bar Association are teaming up for the "Revive My Vote" project.Wed, 02 Apr 2014 14:00:00 -0400William & Mary Law School to Host "Law Clinics Serving Veterans" Conference in D.C.http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/william--mary-law-school-to-host-law-clinics-serviving-veterans-conference-in-d.c..phpSenator Mark Warner to give keynote address at 12:15PM on Thursday, April 3.Wed, 02 Apr 2014 10:00:00 -0400A South African Founder in Williamsburghttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/a-south-african-founder-in-williamsburg.phpAlbie Sachs, who rose from imprisoned freedom fighter to become a justice on South Africa's highest court, recounted his career in a talk on Sunday at Hennage Auditorium, an event co-sponsored by the Program in Comparative Legal Studies and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding, the Reves Center for International Studies, and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.Tue, 01 Apr 2014 15:10:00 -0400Susan Grover Named Vice Provost for Academic and Faculty Affairshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/susan-grover-named-vice-provost-for-academic-and-faculty-affairs.phpSusan Grover, a longtime professor at the Law School, has been named the university’s vice provost for academic and faculty affairs.Mon, 31 Mar 2014 15:52:00 -0400W&M Appellate Clinic Wins Third Circuit Casehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/wm-appellate-clinic-wins-third-circuit-case.phpOn February 26, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued an opinion in Lawal v. McDonald in favor of the appellants, who are represented by the W&M Appellate and Supreme Court Clinic.Mon, 31 Mar 2014 09:30:00 -0400Justice Scalia to Speak at William & Mary Law School Graduationhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/justice-scalia-to-speak-at-william--mary-law-school-graduation.phpU.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia will deliver the commencement address at William & Mary Law School’s graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 11.Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:00:00 -0400Va. Attorney General Guest Presenter at Election Law Society's D.C. Awards Ceremonyhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/va.-attorney-guest-presenter.phpDuring the March 21 event, ELS presented two awards recognizing outstanding teaching and outstanding contributions.Fri, 28 Mar 2014 12:10:00 -0400Fourth Circuit Holds Oral Argument at William & Mary Law Schoolhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/fourth-circuit-holds-oral-argument-at-william--mary-law-school.phpWilliam & Mary Law School hosted the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit on March 20.Thu, 27 Mar 2014 17:00:00 -0400Blackstone Lecture Brings Together Shakespeare and Contract Theoryhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/blackstone-lecture-brings-together-shakespeare-and-contract-theory.phpNathan Oman, Professor of Law and Tazewell Taylor Research Professor of Law at W&M, delivered the 2013-13 Blackstone Lecture.Tue, 25 Mar 2014 17:00:00 -0400Election Law Program Hosts Symposium on Law of Political Giving http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/election-law-program-hosts-symposium-on-law-of-political-giving-.phpW&M Law School’s Election Law Program hosted three distinguished practitioners of political and election law for the 2014 Election Law Symposium.Tue, 25 Mar 2014 17:00:00 -0400Viewing Hobby Lobby Case Through Lens of Corporate Lawhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/amicus-brief-applies-corporate-law-principles-to-hobby-lobby-case.phpProfessor Jayne Barnard was the lead organizer of an amicus curiae brief filed by 44 corporate and criminal law scholars in support of the petitioners in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. v. Sebelius, cases pending before the Supreme Court.Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:00:00 -0400Cell Phone Searches: Gershowitz's Amicus Brief Argues Aluminum Foil Is Simple Remedyhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/cell-phone-searches-gershowitzs-amicus-brief-in-supreme-court-argues-aluminum-foil-is-simple-remedy.phpIn a brief written by Professor Adam Gershowitz, criminal procedure scholars argue that the Court should forbid warrantless cell phone searches and instead encourage police to preserve evidence by placing phones in Faraday bags or by wrapping them in aluminum foil.Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:30:00 -0400Campaign Finance Primer (Video): Interview with Kenneth Gross on McCutcheon v. FEChttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/campaign-finance-primer-video-kenneth-gross-on-the-impact-of-mccutcheon-on-states.phpAllison Davis '16 of the Election Law Society talked with nationally prominent campaign finance attorney Kenneth Gross in the video titled "Campaign Finance Primer: The Impact of McCutcheon on the States."Thu, 13 Mar 2014 13:00:00 -0400U.S. News Rankings Place W&M Law School Among Nation's Besthttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/u.s.-news-rankings-place-wm-law-school-among-the-best.phpIn the 2015 survey, released today, William & Mary Law School climbed nine spots to 24th - tied with the University of Washington. This is the highest rank ever given the country's oldest law school by the magazine, which began publishing an annual ranking of law schools in 1990. Tue, 11 Mar 2014 08:30:00 -0400Summer International Internships Help Broaden Students' Skills and Horizonshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/summer-international-internships-help-broaden-students-skills-and-horizons.phpThe world is a classroom each summer for a growing number of W&M law students.Thu, 06 Mar 2014 09:00:00 -0500Haider Ala Hamoudi to Serve as 2014 Kraemer Scholar-in-Residencehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/haider-ala-hamoudi-to-serve-as-2014-kraemer-scholar-in-residence.phpHaider Ala Hamoudi of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, the 2014 Kraemer Scholar-in-Residence, will present a lecture on March 13 at the Law School on "Islam in the Iraq Constitution." The event is free and open to the public.Wed, 05 Mar 2014 14:00:00 -0500