Marshall-Wythe E-News
March 31, 2017  
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Join Us for Alumni Weekend!

On Friday and Saturday, April 7 & 8, the Law School community will welcome back alumni and their friends and family.

Professor Marcus
Professor Marcus on "Access to Justice"

Professor Paul Marcus began his term in January as president of the Association of American Law Schools. Watch the video of his inaugural address titled "Access to Justice" or read the transcript of his remarks.
Professor Cunningham
Helping Lawyers from Other Countries Turn Theory into Practice

Adjunct Professor Darryl Cunningham is helping lawyers from other countries who are enrolled in our LL.M. program in the American Legal System gain valuable exposure to the real-life practice of law in America. Cunningham is the senior attorney at the Williamsburg office of the Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia and managing attorney of the Law School's Domestic Violence and Family Law clinics.

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BLSA Symposium Explores Implicit Racial Bias

Legal academics, psychologists, and other experts gathered in William & Mary's Sadler Center in February to explore "The Influence of Implicit Racial Bias in Society and Criminal Justice."

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MC Amerine
Amerine J.D. '17 Nets Three Writing Awards

3L Mary Catherine Amerine has won three writing competitions during the course of her law school studies. Her successes have given her the opportunity to meet the nation's top intellectual property lawyers.

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Professor Hopkins
Hopkins J.D. '77 to Give Keynote at Oliver Hill Scholarship Brunch

Professor Beth Hopkins, a 1977 graduate of the Law School and former faculty member at Wake Forest University for more than 30 years, will return to campus on Saturday, April 8, to give the keynote at
the 22nd Annual Oliver Hill Scholarship Brunch hosted by the Black Law Students Association.

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Faculty in the News

The New York Times interviewed Professor Vivian Hamilton for a story about child marriages in the state of New York. Read the story.
A column in the Washington Post cited an article by Professor Neal Devins and Ohio State University Professor Larry Baum, forthcoming in the Supreme Court Review, titled "Split Definitive: How Party Polarization Turned the Supreme Court into a Partisan Court." Read the column.
Bloomberg BNA talked to Professor Aaron-Andrew P. Bruhl for a three-part series examining the prospects for enactment of federal litigation reform in 2017. Read the story.
Professor Tara Leigh Grove was quoted in the Bloomberg Politics story, "Virginia Judge Tees Up Travel Ban Argument for Top Court." Read the story.
March 31: "How the Other Half Banks: Poverty and Banking" by Professor Mehrsa Baradaran, sponsored by the Center for the Study of Law and Markets 
April 1: Ali's 5K Run/Walk
April 4: "U.S. Trade Policies: Where We Have Been, Where We Are Going and How to Get Back on Track" by former U.S. Ambassador to Belize Vinai Thummalapally, sponsored by the Human Security Law Center 
April 6: "Career Advice from Women in Practice" with panelists from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

April 6: Guest Jay Sinha J.D. '12 on "Data Privacy and Cybersecurity" 
April 7: "Morality, Markets, and Contract Law," conference sponsored by the Center for the Study of Law and Markets

April 7 & 8: Law Alumni Weekend

April 8: BLSA Annual Oliver Hill Scholarship Brunch 
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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