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Third round of Affordable Course Materials Grant program brings student savings to $1.45 million

Monday, March 15, 2021

For the third year, the Provost’s Affordable Course Materials Grant program will help save students money on course materials, enhance the quality of their learning experience in the classroom and increase their opportunities for success. This semester, 13 faculty members in nine schools and colleges - including the law school's Assistant Professor Thomas E. Kadri and Washington, D.C., Semester in Practice Director Jessica L. Heywood - received funding through the program to transition from costly textbooks to open and affordable educational resources. The grant program is expected to save students more than $155,000 in textbook costs per academic year. 


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Hall publishes article in William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal

Friday, March 12, 2021

Associate Professor Matthew I. Hall published "The Nature of Standing" in 29 William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal 67 (2020) (with C. Turner).


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Turner publishes article in William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal

Friday, March 12, 2021

Associate Professor Christian Turner published "The Nature of Standing" in 29 William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal 67 (2020) (with M. Hall).


Carlson's book featured on MSNBC

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Callaway Chair of Law Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson's book Carlson on Evidence (with M. Carlson) was recently referenced on MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show" as the "definitive guide to Georgia evidence." The segment relating to "Georgia prosecutor investigating Trump hires racketeering expert" aired 3/9/21. 


First Amendment Clinic authors amicus brief challenging overly broad N.C. Property Protection Act

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

The First Amendment Clinic authored an amicus brief on behalf of 18 law professors challenging North Carolina’s Property Protection Act, which prohibits speech based on information obtained from the nonpublic premises of any property owner. Written by clinic Director Clare Norins, third-year student Michael Sloman and second-year student Mark L. Bailey, the brief urges the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit to declare the law unconstitutional under the First Amendment because it fails to survive heightened scrutiny and is substantially overbroad. 

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