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Rethinking Constitutions when Democracy Is under Siege: A Global Perspective
Friday, September 13
9am - 4:30pm
Law School, Room 124

The Center for Comparative Legal Studies and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and the Reves Center for International Studies will host a symposium titled "Rethinking Constitutions when Democracy Is under Siege: A Global Perspective" on Friday, September 13.


2019 Supreme Court Preview
Friday, September 13 - Saturday, September 14
5pm - 5pm
Law School, Room 119

The 2019 Supreme Court Preview will feature judges and  Supreme Court advocates who have collectively argued more than 300 cases before the Supreme Court, and leading Supreme Court reporters and columnists.

Constitution Day Lecture: Chief Justice Roberts and the Future of the Supreme Court - Joan Biskupic
Monday, September 16
12:45pm - 2pm
Law School, Room 124

Joan Biskupic will present the university's Constitution Day lecture on September 16. The nation's annual Constitution Day and Citizenship Day observance commemorates  the signing of the Constitution on September 17, 1787.

The State Role in Checking Presidential Excess - Toby Heytens
Monday, September 23
12:45pm - 2pm
Law School, Room 124

Toby Heytens will discuss the way that states, mainly state attorney general's offices, have played a role in curbing the expanding executive power during the Obama and Trump administration. 

8th Leadership Conference:  You've Already Got Talent and Training: What Comes Next?
Friday, September 27
10:15am - 6pm
Law School

William & Mary Law School has proudly presented seven leadership conferences featuring many of our distinguished alumnae. The Eighth Leadership Conference will be held on Friday, September 27, 2019.  

16th Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference
Thursday, October 3 - Friday, October 4
6:30pm - 4:45pm
Law School, TBA

The annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference is presented by the William & Mary Property Rights Project and is named in recognition of Toby Prince Brigham and Gideon Kanner for their lifetime contributions to private property rights.


The House of Representatives vs President Trump - Stanley Brand
Monday, October 28
12:45pm - 2pm
Law School, Room 124

Stanley Brand will be discussing the scope of Congress' ability to investigate the President, focusing on recent investigations into President Trump and the Mueller Report.

Guest Lecture by SEC Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Wednesday, October 30
12:50pm - 1:50pm
Law School, Room 119

SEC Commissioner Hester M. Peirce will join our community for a public lecture during the lunch hour. Free admission and the public is welcome. Her visit is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Law and Markets.

65th Annual William & Mary Tax Conference
Wednesday, November 6 - Friday, November 8
12pm - 5:30pm
Law School & Kingsmill Resort

The William & Mary Tax Conference offers lawyers and accountants an in-depth look at current topics in tax law. Please plan to join us for our 65th conference.

Professor Merritt B. Fox, "The New Stock Market: Law, Economics, and Policy"
Friday, November 8
12:45pm - 1:45pm
Law School, TBA

Professor Merritt B. Fox will present a lecture titled "The New Stock Market: Law, Economics, and Policy" based on his latest book. The lecture is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Law and Markets. Admission is free and all are welcome.

The Three Ps of Resilience: Planning, Partnerships and Paying for It All
Friday, November 15
8am - 4pm
School of Education

The Virginia Coastal Policy Center at William & Mary Law School will host its 7th annual conference. Info on program & registration details can be found at the link below. Please note conference will be held at W&M School of Education.

Wythe Lecture: Professor Danielle Citron, Boston University
Monday, March 2
12:50pm - 1:50pm
Law School, Room 127

Danielle Citron is a Professor of Law at Boston University School of Law where she teaches and writes about privacy, free speech, and civil procedure.  The annual Wythe lecture is free and open to the public.

Commencement Weekend 2020
Friday, May 15 - Sunday, May 17
TBD, Various Locations

Commencement at William & Mary is a weekend-long series of events celebrating students who are graduating.

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    240th Anniversary
    Tuesday, January 1 - Monday, December 9
    Law School, Varies

    On December 4, 1779, George Wythe became the first professor of law in America, a professorship created at William & Mary by the Board of Visitors at the urging of Thomas Jefferson. Various events will commemorate the 240th anniversary of that event.