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  • Serial podcast contributors

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    Students and Professor Deirdre Enright of the Innocence Project at the UVA School of Law have been featured on the hit podcast "Serial."
  • Supreme Court Litigation Clinic

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    The Supreme Court Litigation Clinic is bringing a key case to the court this year. Elonis v. United States involves "true threats," criminal intent and free speech.
  • Professor Alex Johnson and his small-section class

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    UVA Law is known for collegiality among students. One way the school embeds the value of community is through small-section classes.
  • #UVALawDay

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    Students recently documented a day in the life of the Law School through social media.
  • Supreme Court clerks

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    Virginia, Harvard, Stanford and Yale contributed the most clerks to the U.S. Supreme Court from 2005-14.
  • Admissions Dean Cordel Faulk

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    Cordel Faulk '01 recently discussed his new role as head of UVA Law's admissions office, his career and why applicants should choose Virginia.
  • Washington, D.C.

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    UVA Law's externships program allows students to earn credit while working for nonprofit or government employers.
  • New dinner series connects students and professors, staff

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    A new dinner series is helping UVA Law students connect with faculty, staff and alumni over issues affecting women.
  • John W. Glynn, Jr. Law & Business Program alumni

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    The John W. Glynn, Jr. Law & Business Program recently celebrated 10 years of training students to better serve business clients.
  • UVA Law students travel to Guatemala

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    Two UVA Law students recently traveled to Guatemala to train women about their rights, working with a nonprofit founded by alumna Kate Flatley '08.
  • Professor Anne Coughlin receives Lambda award

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    A new award offered by the UVA Law student organization Lambda Law Alliance recognizes those who support the LGBT community.
  • Professor Brandon Garrett

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    Professor Brandon Garrett's new book "Too Big to Jail: How Prosecutors Compromise with Corporations" examines the lenient deals federal prosecutors forge with big business.
  • BLSA travels to Liberia

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    Members of the Black Law Students Association recently traveled to Liberia to raise awareness of and prevent human trafficking.
  • Public speaking at UVA Law

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    Virginia Law's curriculum includes a number of courses and extracurricular programs focused on honing students' public speaking skills.
  • Professor Douglas Laycock at the Supreme Court

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    Professor Douglas Laycock argued Holt v. Hobbs before the Supreme Court in October — his third case there in the past four years. Students attended and toured the court.
  • Jean-Pictet Competition

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    A team of UVA Law students won the renowned Jean-Pictet International Humanitarian Law Competition, held in Portugal in March 2014.
  • Students earn public service grants

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    UVA Law and the student-run Public Interest Law Association gave $438,000 to 99 students working in public service jobs over the summer.

 

OUTCOMES

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class of
2017 profile

Median LSAT: 169
25%-75% LSAT: 166-170
Median GPA: 3.85
25%-75% GPA: 3.57-3.93
Average Age: 24 (range is 20 to 32)
Meet the Graduates

Meet the Graduates

Members of the Class of 2014 discuss Virginia Law

contact

J.D. Admissions lawadmit@virginia.edu | (434) 924-7354 | Fax: (434) 982-2128
Financial Aid lawfinaid@virginia.edu | (434) 924-7805
Graduate Studies gradlawadmit@virginia.edu | (434) 924-3154 | Fax: (434) 982-6682

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