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A Moderate Amid the Shouting:
Evan Bayh ’81—The Gentleman from Indiana

Virginia Alumni at the Ready on Civil Rights

The Power of Conversation in a Fractured World: W. Robert Pearson ’68—Calm Inside the Storm


Program Helps Alumni Pursue Career Dreams

Many of them speak for those in need, some work in underserved areas of Virginia. But regardless in what capacity they serve the public, UVA Law graduates eligible for the school’s loan forgiveness program universally sing its praises. While their jobs vary in nature, they share one unfortunate reality: they earn lower salaries than what associates can at a firm. More


Kennedy Praises Values of Public Service

Public service lawyers are the perfect models for how to face the decisive issues of the 21st century while upholding the values and ideas of the Constitution, said Sen. Edward M. Kennedy ’59 (D-Mass.) in his keynote address at the annual Conference on Public Service & the Law. This year’s conference attracted more than 400 students, attorneys, professors, and community members, who debated and discussed topics in public law as well as public service careers. Kennedy stressed the importance of working toward the common good. More Video/Audio

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