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October 2016 
Reading Groups Make For Lively Discussions Among Faculty and New Students

The 1L Reading Group Program provided springboards for informal conversations among faculty and new students. Professor Thomas J. McSweeney and students in his group, for example, gathered at Chowning's Tavern to discuss "The Return of Martin Guerre."

Professor Tara Leigh Grove Honored with Alumni Fellowship Award

Professor Grove was among five outstanding young faculty members honored in September by the William & Mary Alumni Association. Earlier this year, she was honored with the 2016 Bator Award as the top legal scholar in the nation under the age of 40.

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Clinical Program News

Puller Veterans Clinic Faculty Participate in

Capitol Hill Briefing and Discussion on Male Sexual Trauma in the Military

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Appellate and Supreme Court Clinic Seeks Supreme Court Certification in Civil Case Involving Appointment of Council for Indigent Client

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Faculty in the News

Professor Neal Devins quoted in article, "Weighed Down: Does the Supreme Court Have Too Many 'Friends?'"

Professor Fredric Lederer quoted in story about problems with the accuracy and timeliness of trial transcripts
Visiting Professor Elizabeth Tarloski quoted in story about the challenges facing male survivors of sexual assault in the military

Professor Jeffrey Bellin quoted about proposed change to Virginia's witness impeachment rule. Professor Bellin is author of "The Virginia and Federal Rules of Evidence: A Concise Comparison with Commentary."

An article by Professors Allison Orr Larsen and Neal Devins was cited in an
analysis of the Supreme Court's Amicus Curiae docket. Professor Larsen's work, "The Trouble with Amicus Facts," was also cited in the analysis.

National Law Journal
Professor Adam Gershowitz talked about his course based on the HBO series,"The Wire," in the story, "Law Schools Delve into Racial Strife"
Law and Business Students Honored with Anderson Scholarships

MaryKatelyn (Katie) Lukish '18 from the Law School, and Seroja Boyakhchian '16 from the Mason School of Business, recently were honored as recipients of scholarships created to honor the memory and

contributions of the late Alvin P. Anderson '70, J.D. '72.

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Rising Waters, Shifting Coastlines

A panel  during Homecoming will discuss the science of sea level rise, the implications for global coastlines, and how cross-disciplinary partnerships at William & Mary are addressing the complex issues involved. Panelists include Professor Elizabeth Andrews, Director of the Virginia Coastal Policy Center.

October 19-21

13th Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference

The Hague

October 25-27

Sixth Annual McGlothlin Leadership Forum

Law School and Raymond A. Mason School of Business

October 26

Dunn Speaker Series

Professor Burt Neuborne

Founding Director of the Brennan Center for Justice

New York University Law School

Sponsored by the Institute of Bill of Rights Law

October 29

Representing Service Members and Veterans

Free! Live CLE and Simultaneous Webcast

5.5 Virginia CLE credits and Department of Veterans Affairs Accreditation CLE

Sponsored by the Puller Veterans Benefits Clinic, Lawyers for Warriors: Hampton Roads, and the ABA's Military and Veterans Health Law Task Force


November 1

"Law and Taboo Markets"

Professor Kimberley D. Krawiec, Duke University Law School

Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Law and Markets

November 1

"Future Environmental Challenges Facing the Commonwealth"

Molly Ward J.D. '87

Secretary of Natural Resources for Virginia

Sponsored by the Virginia Coastal Policy Center and the Muscarelle Museum of Art

November 9-11

62nd Annual William & Mary Tax Conference

How Career Services Can Help Alumni & How You Can List Openings or Schedule Interviews

Are you looking for a job? The Office of Career Services gladly assists alumni who are seeking employment or new career opportunities.  Read more
Are you hiring? We'd welcome hearing from you if you'd like to schedule interviews on campus, via Skype or videoconference, or at off-campus interview programs; request resume collection; or list positions to which students and/or alumni can apply. Read More
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