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  • Innocence Clinic

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    The Innocence Project at UVA Law recently uncovered evidence long thought lost in the case of a man who says he was wrongfully convicted.
  • Supreme Court Litigation Clinic

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    The Supreme Court Litigation Clinic has argued 12 cases at the Supreme Court since 2006.
  • Professor Alex Johnson and his small-section class

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    UVA Law is known for collegiality among students. One way the school affirms 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 2005-16.
  • 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 dinner series helps UVA Law students connect with faculty, staff and alumni over issues affecting women.
  • Entrepreneurial Law Clinic

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    The Entrepreneurial Law Clinic, part of the John W. Glynn, Jr. Law & Business Program, allows students to act as general counsel for startups.
  • HRSP members

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    Students in the Human Rights Study Project recently traveled to Colombia to report on human rights concerns there. See the photos from their journey.
  • Dean Strang

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    Dean Strang '85, a criminal defense attorney featured in "Making a Murderer," recently stopped by the Law School to discuss criminal justice and his career.
  • Jennifer Hulvey

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    Director of Financial Aid Jennifer Hulvey received Lambda Law Alliance's Alvarez-Coughlin Award for 2015 to honor her commitment to diversity.
  • NYSE trip

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    Professor Andrew Vollmer took students in his Law & Business Program classes to visit the New York Stock Exchange.
  • Negotiations class

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    Offered through the Public Speaking Program, Negotiations is designed to teach students the persuasive skills needed across a wide variety of situations a lawyer might encounter.
  • Professor Douglas Laycock at the Supreme Court

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    The annual Diversity Pledge is part of the Law School's Diversity Week activities.
  • Spring day

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    See a photo slideshow of a typical spring day at UVA Law — and catch a glimpse of community, classes and the study scene.
  • Guantanamo Bay observers

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    Several students recently observed detainee hearings at Guantanamo Bay through Judicial Watch.
  • Appellate and Immigration Clinics

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    Working with the Appellate Litigation and Immigration Law clinics, Jean Zhuang (center) helped win a victory in a federal appeals court for a client seeking asylum.
  • BLSA in South Africa

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    Members of the Black Law Students Association traveled to South Africa recently to work on human rights issues.

 

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class of
2019 profile

Median LSAT: 169
25%-75% LSAT: 164-170
Median GPA: 3.86
25%-75% GPA: 3.48-3.94
Age Range: 20 to 37
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