Marshall-Wythe E-News - September 10, 2015
Law School Welcomes New Students
The 201 members of the J.D. Class of 2018 were selected from a pool of 4,571 applicants, hailing from 37 states, D.C. and five different countries. We also welcomed 28 students to our LL.M. program and seven transfer and two visiting students. Read more.
Private Giving Breaks Records in FY 2015
Giving to the Law School (including the Annual Fund, endowment gifts, the building fund, and in-kind gifts) came to $4,635,842--the largest total in our history. During the past three years, total giving has increased by 65 percent. Read more.
Faculty News
SCOTUS, Amicus Facts & Stephen Colbert
As Stephen Colbert debuts as Late Show host, take a fond look back at Professor Allison Orr Larsen's 2014 interview on "The Colbert Report." Watch the video (04:26).
Clinic News
Revive My Vote Receives Knight Foundation Grant
A generous grant from The Knight News Challenge will support our Revive My Vote project to help eligible Virginians regain their right to vote. Read more.
Video: Virginia Supreme Court Justices Explore "Art of Appellate Advocacy"
A new video featuring the justices aims to deepen lawyers' and law students' appreciation of appellate advocacy and help them to prepare to practice before the Court. Watch the video.
Study in London: Drapers' Scholarship
Third-year W&M law students and W&M law alumni who graduated within the last two years are eligible for a scholarship that supports a year of study at Queen Mary College of the University of London. Application deadline: October 15. Learn more.
Remembering Chris Creech
The Law School community was saddened to learn of the recent death of Chris Creech, former Associate Registrar of the Law School. Read more.
Faculty Experts
Prof. Jeff Bellin: On the McDonnell case & a Surprising SCOTUS
Announcement (begins 27:50) (NPR Norfolk)

Prof. Laura Heymann: "Even in the New Alphabet, Google Keeps Its Capital G" (New York Times)
Prof. Patricia Roberts: "Welcome to the Legal Profession" (Virginia Lawyers Weekly)
Prof. Timothy Zick: Is a Law Banning Selfies in Voting Booths Unconstitutional? (Bloomberg Law, .mp3)

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