Marshall-Wythe E-News
November 2016 
Justice McClanahan Shares the Wisdom of the "72 Hour Rule" with Students

Justice Elizabeth A. McClanahan of the Supreme Court of Virginia recently gave law students valuable pointers on how to manage stress in their lives and careers.

Show Your Support of Law School Veterans Clinics

Members of the National Law School Veterans Clinic Consortium must provide the names of at least 2,000 individuals who support their work in order to receive recognition by the Department of Veterans Affairs.  The Law School's Puller Veterans Benefits Clinic needs about 300 more names by Veterans Day to reach that goal.

Law Students to Host Election Day VOTEline

Members of the Election Law Society are getting ready to host the W&M VOTEline, a nonpartisan voter assistance hotline aimed at responding to local citizens' questions about voting on Election Day.

McGlothlin Forum
Leaders Engage with Students at McGlothlin Leadership Forum

Law and business students met with Forum Fellows Patrick Fitzgerald of Skadden Arps, Dan Akerson of LDiscovery, and Ilene Gordon of Ingredion, Inc., through classes and other events during the three-day proceedings in October. The annual forum, now in its sixth year, is the vision of Frances G. '66 and James W. McGlothlin '62, J.D. '64, LL.D. '00. 
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Internationally Renowned Peruvian Economist Hernando de Soto Honored at 13th Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference

The annual conference, held in China in 2011, traveled overseas again, hosting its proceedings at the Peace Palace in The Hague in October. During the event, Hernando de Soto was honored with the 2016 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize.

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Trial Team Begins Another Winning Season

A team will advance to the national finals of the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law's Trial Advocacy Competition in January after taking top honors at the regional competition in Washington, D.C.

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The team also recently finished first at St. John's Johnson Memorial National Civil Rights Trial Competition in New York.
Faculty in the News

Professor Timothy Zick was among prominent experts quoted in a press release announcing the launch of a new human rights organization "formed to defend and advance the right to Freedom of Assembly worldwide."
Professor Aaron-Andrew P. Bruhl quoted in story, "Supreme Court Won't Let Redskins Skip Over Appeals Court" (Requires subscription)
Professor Vivian Hamilton discussed the Supreme Court's decision to hear appeal in transgender teen case (audio)
A blog post observed that Professor Fredric Lederer has developed a courtroom "that reflects deep thinking about how to make courtrooms unbiased toward citizens with special and different needs."

November 9-11
62nd Annual William & Mary Tax Conference

November 10
Nini Trivette J.D. '06: Immigration Perspectives

November 11
Dedication of the Jacob A. Lutz III, J.D. '81 and Robin Lutz Classroom, and The Class of 1975 Classroom

November 11
Veterans Day Ceremony with General Assembly Resolution Presented by Del. Monty Mason

November 16
Dunn Speaker Series: Professor Dan Kahan, Yale University Law School

December 2
Living with the Water: The Virginia Coastal Policy Center Annual 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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