[PAST EVENT] The Equal Rights Amendment and Its Passage in Virginia: What Happens Now?

October 6, 2020
12:45pm - 2pm
Law School, Zoom
613 S Henry St
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
Access & Features
  • Open to the public
VA Ratify ERA

Event is co-sponsored by William & Mary Law School's American Constitution Society, Women's Law Society, Public Discourse Initiative, and If/When/How.  

Toby Heytens is Virginia's sixth Solicitor General. He previously spent eight years as a professor at the University of Virginia School of Law, where he served as co-director of the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, coached the three-time national champion undergraduate trial advocacy team, and received an All-University Teaching Award. His teaching and research interests include civil procedure, constitutional torts, criminal procedure and remedies. He also has served as a visiting assistant professor at Cornell Law School.

Heytens is a graduate of Macalester College and the University of Virginia School of Law. After graduating from law school, Heytens clerked for Chief Judge Edward R. Becker of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, served as a Bristow Fellow in the Solicitor General’s Office, and then clerked for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. He spent several years working at O’Melveny & Myers in Washington, D.C., where his practice focused on appellate litigation.