William K. McGoughran

Vanderbilt Law School

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William K. McGoughran is a second-year student at Vanderbilt Law School. He is the 2024-2025 Editor in Chief of the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law and is President of the International Law Society at VLS. William graduated summa cum laude from Anna Maria College with a B.A. in Law and Society. Prior to law school, he worked as a paralegal for Pabian Law, an immigration law firm in Boston, MA. William has interned at Guernica 37, a barrister’s chamber in London, UK, that focuses on international human rights and will intern this summer with the Department of Homeland Security’s Human Rights Violator and War Crimes Center.

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11th Circuit Enjoins Enforcement of Florida Statute on Alien Ownership of Property

Foreign ownership of agricultural property in the United States has become more common over the past decades, leading to increased efforts to limit the practice. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit is currently waiting to hear oral arguments in Shen v. Simpson a challenge to a Florida statute (SB 264) that restricts…

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