Videos/Podcasts Archive

Judge Frank H. Easterbrook
The Supreme Court and Business Litigation, With Judge Frank H. Easterbrook
April 12, 2018

Judge Frank H. Easterbrook, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, spoke at the Law School about his research into recent U.S. Supreme Court cases involving business litigation. He argued that the Supreme Court may not always exhibit the conservative or pro-business slant that many commentators expect it to. Easterbrook gave this talk on the occasion of receiving the 2018 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Law.

Acing Your Public Service Internship
Acing Your Public Service Internship
April 4, 2018

UVA Law students and the Public Service Center share their best tips for acing your public service internship.

 
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Forensics, Statistics and Law
Forensics, Statistics and Law
March 26, 2018

UVA Law professor Brandon Garrett, UVA professor Karen Kafadar, Susan M. Ballou of the National Institute of Standards and Technology and Peter Neufeld, co-director of The Innocence Project, open the conference Forensics, Statistics and Law.

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Statistics, Research and Forensics
Statistics, Research and Forensics
March 26, 2018

Iowa State University professor Alicia Carriquiry, Hari Iyer of the National Institute of Standards and Technology and UVA professor Karen Kafadar discuss "Statistics, Research and Forensics." M. Chris Fabricant of The Innocence Project moderates the panel as part of the conference Forensics, Statistics and Law.

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Judge Jed S. Rakoff
Judging Forensics
March 26, 2018

U.S. Judge Jed S. Rakoff delivers the keynote address, "Judging Forensics." The speech was part of the conference Forensics, Statistics and Law.

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Statistics in the Crime Lab
Statistics in the Crime Lab
March 26, 2018

Linda C. Jackson, director of the Virginia Department of Forensic Science; UVA professor Sharon Kelley of the Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences; Peter Stout, president and CEO of the Houston Forensic Center; and Henry Swofford of the Defense Forensic Science Center discuss "Statistics in the Crime Lab." UVA Law professor Brandon Garrett moderates the panel as part of the conference Forensics, Statistics and Law.

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Bringing Statistics into the Courtroom
Bringing Statistics into the Courtroom
March 26, 2018

David L. Faigman, dean of the University of California Hastings College of Law; Penn State Law professor David H. Kaye; A.J. Kramer of the Federal Public Defender’s Office of District of Columbia; and UVA Law professor Barbara A. Spellman discuss "Bringing Statistics into the Courtroom." University of California, Ivine professor William C. Thompson moderates the panel as part of the conference Forensics, Statistics and Law.

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A. E. Dick Howard
"Constitutional Moments," With A. E. Dick Howard
March 23, 2018

To mark his appointment to the Warner-Booker Distinguished Professor of International Law chair, professor A. E. Dick Howard gives a lecture describing lessons he has drawn from his personal experiences in the realm of constitutional law. He recounts his role in the drafting and adoption of the Virginia Constitution, his time comparing notes with constitution-makers in post-communist Central and Eastern Europe, and his observations on marking the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta.

Laura Donohue
Is There a Need for a New Congressional Authorization for the Use of Force?
March 22, 2018

Professor Laura Donohue of Georgetown Law School and UVA Law professor Robert Turner speak at the Jus ad Bellum conference. UVA Law professor John Norton Moore offers concluding remarks.

Yoram Dinstein
Extraterritorial Legal Responses to Counter International Terrorism
March 22, 2018

Yoram Dinstein, a scholar and professor emeritus at Tel Aviv University, is a specialist on international law and a prominent authority on the laws of war. He gave the keynote address at the Jus ad Bellum conference following an introduction by UVA Law Dean Risa Goluboff.

Jus ad Bellum and the International Court of Justice
Jus ad Bellum and the International Court of Justice
March 22, 2018

UVA Law professor John Norton Moore moderates a panel at the Jus ad Bellum conference that includes retired Maj. Gen. Charles Dunlap Jr. of Duke Law School, Mike A. Newton of Vanderbilt University School of Law, and Edwin Williamson, former legal adviser at the U.S. Department of State.

Ashley Deeks
New Thinking on the Legal Frameworks Guiding U.S. Military Force
March 22, 2018

Professor Kenneth Anderson of the Washington College of Law at American University moderates a panel on the 2016 Obama administration report on the legal frameworks guiding the U.S. use of military force and related national security operations. The Jus ad Bellum conference panel includes professor Bobby Chesney of the University of Texas School of Law, UVA Law professor Ashley Deeks, and Rita Siemion, legal counsel at Human Rights First.

Stephen Braga
Clinical Programs at UVA Law
March 16, 2018

Professor Stephen Braga, director of clinical programs at UVA Law, describes the clinical education offerings at UVA Law. This session was part of UVA Law's admitted students open house.

Anne Coughlin
Mock Class With Anne Coughlin
March 16, 2018

Professor Anne Coughlin gave a lecture on the Supreme Court decision in Lawrence v. Texas for a mock constitutional and criminal law class. This lecture was part of UVA Law's admitted students open house.

 
Dan Ortiz
Supreme Court Litigation Clinic at UVA Law
March 16, 2018

Professor Daniel Ortiz talks about the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic with prospective law students. This session was part of UVA Law's admitted students open house.

Michael Gilbert
Law and Democracy at UVA Law
March 16, 2018

Professor Michael Gilbert describes coursework relating to the laws underlying democratic processes. He provides a brief overview of topics within this field, including gerrymandering and election law. This session was part of UVA Law's admitted students open house.

How I Found Out I Got Into UVA Law
How I Found Out I Got Into UVA Law
March 15, 2018
Members of the UVA Law community share stories of how they found out they had been accepted to law school.
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Anne Coughlin and Lester Jackson
Talking About Race and Policing in the Law Classroom
March 15, 2018

Guest speaker Lester Jackson, a UVA employee, spoke to UVA Law professor Anne Coughlin's criminal investigation class about perceptions of the police in the African-American community.

Dr. Marc D. Lewis
Is Addiction a "Brain Disease"?
March 13, 2018

Dr. Marc D. Lewis, a neuroscientist who questions whether addiction is a disease in a scientific sense, gave the 17th P. Browning Hoffman Memorial Lecture in Law and Psychiatry. He argued that addiction is better understood as a learning process, drawing on case histories, including his own, to support his arguments. Dr. Nassima Ait-Daoud, director of the UVA Center for Addiction Research and Education, offered a response to Lewis's argument. UVA Law professor Richard J. Bonnie introduced the speakers.

Justice Stephen Breyer
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer on "The Court and the World"
March 1, 2018

Following an introduction by Dean Risa Goluboff, his former Supreme Court clerk, Justice Breyer spoke about his book on keeping a global perspective in law. A Q&A follows his talk. 

Robbie Pomeroy
A Day in the Life of a UVA Law Student
February 28, 2018

Robbie Pomeroy '19 shares a day in his life as a second-year law student at the University of Virginia School of Law.

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Book Panel on Professor Brandon Garrett's "End of Its Rope"
Book Panel on Professor Brandon Garrett's "End of Its Rope"
February 22, 2018

Leading litigators and scholars discussed professor Brandon L. Garrett's new book, "End Of Its Rope: How Killing the Death Penalty Can Revive Criminal Justice." The book analyzes data on over two decades of death sentences to both explore causes of the decline in American death sentencing and its implications for the future of criminal justice reform. The panelists were death penalty lawyer David Bruck of Washington & Lee Law School; Robin Konrad of the Death Penalty Information Center; Evan Mandery of John Jay College and author of "A Wild Justice"; and Carol Steiker of Harvard Law School and the Criminal Justice Policy Program, and co-author of "Courting Justice." UVA Law professor Steve Braga served as moderator.

Colleen E. Roh Sinzdak
Big Law, Big Impact: The Role of Private Sector Lawyers in Immigration Law
February 20, 2018

Colleen E. Roh Sinzdak, senior litigation associate at Hogan Lovells, describes her experiences working in immigration litigation from the perspective of a lawyer working for a big law firm. She has briefed, argued and won cases before multiple courts of appeals, including recent challenges to the Trump administration's "travel ban" executive orders. This speech was the keynote address of the Virginia Journal of International Law's 2018 symposium, "Immigration and Ideology: International Responses to Migration." Kevin Donovan, UVA Law senior assistant dean for career services, introduced Sinzdak.

Rep. A. Donald McEachin
U.S. Rep. A. Donald McEachin '86 Receives BLSA Alumni Spotlight Award
February 19, 2018

U.S. Rep. A. Donald McEachin '86 spoke at UVA Law before receiving the inaugural UVA Black Law Students Association Alumni Spotlight Award. McEachin, who has represented Virginia's 4th Congressional District since 2017, spoke about his career in Virginia politics and gave advice for students interested in pursuing political careers. Dean Risa Goluboff introduced McEachin.

The State of Community Policing and the Future of Police Reform
The State of Community Policing and the Future of Police Reform
February 6, 2018

Law enforcement experts critique community policing and police culture during a panel discussion at the Law School. Panelists include Chief Bernadette DiPino of the Sarasota, Florida, Police Department; Joe Brann, founder and CEO of Joseph Brann & Associates; professor Rachel Harmon; and Charles Ramsey, a former Philadelphia police commissioner and former chief of the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Police. The panel was moderated by Timothy Longo, adjunct professor and senior program director of public safety administration at the UVA School of Continuing and Professional Studies. The event was sponsored by the School for Continuing and Professional Studies.

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