Marshall-Wythe E-News
September 2017  
New Students Join Law School Community 

We recently welcomed our newest classes of J.D. and LL.M. students. The 187 members of the J.D. Class of 2020 were selected from more than 4,000 applicants, hailing from 33 states, D.C., Canada, China and France. In addition, 16 students have joined us for study in the American Legal System Program as LL.M. degree candidates. Read more.
Judge Thomas Convocation 2017
Judge Thomas to New Students: "Get Some Light and Share It"  

The arc of the moral universe may bend toward justice as Martin Luther King, Jr., once said, but it doesn't do so on its own, Judge John Charles Thomas told new students at Opening Convocation. Judge Thomas is a former justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia and longtime member of William & Mary's Board of Visitors. He is a partner at Hunton & Williams. Read more.
Thank You
Annual Fund Sets New Record for Twentieth Year in a Row

Thanks to the generosity of alumni and friends, the Law School recently completed the most successful fundraising year in its history, receiving $8.27 million in Annual Fund contributions. For the twentieth year in a row, the Law School set a new Annual Fund record. Read more.
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Professor Kevin Haeberle Joins Faculty   

Professor Haeberle, an expert in securities regulation with a particular focus on the regulation of trading markets, has joined our faculty. He taught previously at the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he was named Teacher of the Year in his first year.  Read more.
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Alumni in the News    

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe appointed Barbara Johnson '84 to a four-year term on William & Mary's Board of Visitors. Read more.  

Professor Patricia Roberts '92 recently became the Law School's Vice Dean. Read more.
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In the Courts

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a district court's finding in favor of a client of the Appellate and Supreme Court Clinic. Read more.

Professor Rebecca Green joined a group of professors who filed an amicus brief challenging gerrymandering in Virginia.  Read more.

Professor Nathan B. Oman co-authored a brief in Trump v. International Refugee Assistant Project signed by scholars of law and Mormon history. Read more.
ISEA 2017
Clinics Offer New Certificates  

Summer Institute attendees earned the first Certificates in Special Education Advocacy. Read more.

Puller Clinic faculty have launched the first of its kind online program to educate and train veterans, attorneys and advocates. Read more.
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Join Us for Our Fall Events
Mark your calendars for April 13 & 14 for our 2018 Law Alumni Weekend! The festivities include reunion parties for the Classes of '68, '73, '78, '83, '88, '93, '98, '03, '08, and '13. Read more.
In HuffPost: Professor Vivian Hamilton was quoted in an article titled "Grown Men Are Exploiting Loopholes in State Laws to Marry Children."  Read the story.

On Bloomberg Radio: Professor Jeffrey Bellin and attorney Robert Mintz of McCarter and English discussed the overturn of the corruption conviction of former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. Listen now.

In Texas Monthly: Professor Paul Marcus, president of the Association of American Law Schools, was quoted in a story titled  "Law School Association Ditches Texas Over Immigration, Bathroom Bill."  Read the story.
Study in London: The Drapers' Scholarship competition is open to third-year students and law alumni who have graduated within the last two years. Read more.
One Tribe, One Network: We are looking for alumni, faculty and students willing to share their stories about the "Power of Networking." Interested? Please tell us more.
Veterans & Active Duty Service Members: If you would like to be kept up to date on activities related to the military and veterans at the Law School and throughout the university, please let us know.
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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