Law Newshttp://law.wm.edu/rss/news.xmlLaw News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 17:22:09 -0400Cascade Serverweb@wm.eduWilliam & Mary Law Dean A. Benjamin Spencer Receives Virginia State Bar Leadership in Education Awardhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/william-mary-law-dean-a.-benjamin-spencer-receives-virginia-state-bar-leadership-in-education-award.phpA. Benjamin Spencer, Dean and Trustee Professor at William & Mary Law School, was recently honored with the William R. Rakes Leadership in Education Award from the Virginia State Bar Section on the Education of Lawyers in Virginia. Tue, 05 Jul 2022 00:00:00 -0400Professor Thomas J. McSweeney Receives W&M Alumni Association’s Alumni Fellowship Awardhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/alumni-fellowship-award.phpProfessor Thomas J. McSweeney has been selected to receive a 2022 Alumni Fellowship Award by the William & Mary Alumni Association. Thu, 02 Jun 2022 09:30:00 -0400Faculty Recognitions for Outstanding Teachinghttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/faculty-recognitions-for-outstanding-teaching.phpFive faculty were honored for outstanding teaching during spring semester 2022.Wed, 01 Jun 2022 15:15:00 -0400Michael P. Chu ’92 Receives William & Mary's Inaugural Asian Centennial Awardhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/asian-centennial-awards.phpChu, a partner at McDermott Will & Emery and advocate for the Asian American community, was among five graduates honored on April 30 with inaugural William & Mary Asian Centennial Awards. Wed, 01 Jun 2022 14:20:00 -04003L and 1L Classes Recognize Professor Gershowitz and Professor Combs as Outstanding Teachershttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/teaching-awards.phpOn May 19, outgoing Student Bar Association (SBA) President Max Chu ‘22 and outgoing SBA Vice President Emilee Houghton ’22 presented awards for outstanding teaching to Professor Adam Gershowitz and Professor Nancy Combs.Tue, 31 May 2022 15:45:00 -0400William & Mary Law Professor Eric A. Kades Receives University's Graves Awardhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/graves-award-2022.phpWilliam & Mary honored Professor Eric A. Kades with the university's Graves Award for Sustained Excellence in Teaching during Commencement 2022.Tue, 31 May 2022 11:00:00 -0400Virginia Coastal Policy Center Receives Grant from Virginia Environmental Endowmenthttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/vee_grant.phpThe Virginia Coastal Policy Center (VCPC) at William & Mary Law School has received a $35,000 grant from the Virginia Environmental Endowment (VEE) for a project titled “Planning for a Climate-Changed Future in Virginia,” the Law School announced today.Tue, 24 May 2022 23:15:00 -0400Law and Business Professors Receive McGlothlin Awards for Exceptional Teachinghttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/law-and-business-professors-receive-mcglothlin-awards-for-exceptional-teaching.phpTwo William & Mary professors – Professor Scott Gibson and Professor Timothy Zick– have been selected to receive the 2022 McGlothlin Awards for Exceptional Teaching. Mon, 23 May 2022 15:25:00 -0400Two William & Mary Law Students Selected for Equal Justice Works Fellowshipshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/two-william-mary-law-students-selected-for-equal-justice-works-fellowships.phpTwo members of the William & Mary Law School Class of 2022, Majesta-Doré Legnini and Zachary R.M. Outzen, have been selected for Equal Justice Works fellowships.Wed, 18 May 2022 00:00:00 -0400William & Mary Law School’s Moot Court Team Ranks Second in the Nationhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/william-mary-law-schools-moot-court-team-ranks-second-in-the-nation.phpWilliam & Mary Law School’s Moot Court team is ranked second in the nation according to new data compiled by the University of Houston Law Center. Thu, 28 Apr 2022 00:00:00 -0400Institute of Bill of Rights Law Launches Scalia-Ginsburg Collegiality Speaker Serieshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/institute-of-bill-of-rights-law-launches-scalia-ginsburg-collegiality-speaker-series.phpThe Institute of the Bill of Rights Law at W&M Law School recently launched a Scalia-Ginsburg Collegiality Speaker Series, which brings together pairs of advocates, judges and legal scholars who share a warm friendship despite disagreements over how they see the law. Fri, 22 Apr 2022 17:00:00 -0400Alumni Weekend Festivities Bring 2s and 7s Back to Campushttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/alumni-weekend-festivities-bring-2s-and-7s-back-to-campus.phpReunion classes celebrated with a return to in-person homecoming and provided generous class gifts for the Law School during this year's Alumni Weekend festivities on April 8-9.Fri, 15 Apr 2022 00:00:00 -0400New Leadership & Professional Development Course for 1L Students at William & Mary Ensures Equal Opportunity for Skills Building http://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/leadership-and-professional-development-course.phpTo ensure that its students enter the profession equipped with a wide array of core competencies, the Law School will require first-year students to successfully complete a one-credit course in leadership and professional development. The requirement will take effect in fall 2022.Thu, 14 Apr 2022 10:40:00 -0400Colleen Chien Presents Annual Mervis Lecture in Intellectual Propertyhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/colleen-chien-presents-annual-mervis-lecture-in-intellectual-property.phpColleen Chien, Professor of Law of Santa Clara University School of Law, recently visited W&M Law School and gave the 2021-22 Stanley H. Mervis Lecture in Intellectual Property.Thu, 31 Mar 2022 17:00:00 -0400William & Mary Law School Faculty Honors Professor Robert E. Scott with Marshall-Wythe Medallionhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/william-mary-law-school-faculty-honors-professor-robert-e.-scott-with-marshall-wythe-medallion.phpRobert E. Scott J.D. ’68, the Alfred McCormack Professor of Law, Emeritus, at Columbia Law School, received the 2021-22 Marshall-Wythe Medallion at an event in his honor held at William & Mary’s historic Wren Building.Thu, 31 Mar 2022 00:00:00 -0400 Expert Panel Reflects on Afghanistan’s Future at William & Mary Law School Eventhttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/future-of-afghanistan.phpThe event featured a panel of distinguished military and diplomatic leaders, a senior war correspondent and two former Afghan ministers who offered analyses and candid reflections of their own decisions and actions over the course of what has been called by some a series of 20 one-year wars.Wed, 30 Mar 2022 13:00:00 -0400Inaugural Fourth Circuit Asylum Law Conference Examines Recent Developments in Asylum Law and Practicehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/inaugural-fourth-circuit-asylum-law-conference-examines-recent-developments-in-asylum-law-and-practice.phpThe William & Mary Law School Immigration Clinic, the William & Mary Center for Racial and Social Justice, and Immigrant Justice Corps recently held the Inaugural Fourth Circuit Asylum Law Conference.Wed, 16 Mar 2022 17:00:00 -0400Joanna Schwartz Delivers William & Mary Law School’s Annual George Wythe Lecturehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/joanna-schwartz-delivers-william-mary-law-schools-annual-george-wythe-lecture.phpProfessor Joanna Schwartz of UCLA Law presented William & Mary Law School’s Annual George Wythe Lecture on Monday, March 7, examining the problem of access to counsel for civil-rights plaintiffs. Mon, 07 Mar 2022 17:00:00 -0500Burling to Receive William & Mary Law School’s 2022 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prizehttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/burling-to-receive-william-mary-law-schools-2022-brigham-kanner-property-rights-prize.phpJames Burling, Vice President of Legal Affairs at Pacific Legal Foundation, will receive the 2022 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize at William & Mary Law School’s 19th annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference held on September 29-30.Thu, 03 Mar 2022 17:00:00 -0500Annual Koch Administrative Law Forum Examines the Supreme Court and Federal Vaccine Mandateshttp://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/annual-koch-administrative-law-forum-examines-the-supreme-court-and-federal-vaccine-mandates.phpThis year's Koch Administrative Law Forum, held on March 1, featured panelists Lindsay Wiley and Jonathan Adler discussing two Supreme Court opinions involving federal vaccine mandates.Wed, 02 Mar 2022 12:00:00 -0500