Scott Commons

A Timeline

UVA Law is the second-oldest continuously operating law school in the nation. Read about key events.

Students dance in the 1980s

Looking Back

Explore a bicentennial photo album of historical highlights.

Statue of James McConnell 1910

100 Change Agents

UVA Lawyer profiles a “completely incomplete” list of 100 alumni who changed the world.

Black alumni collage

The Standard-Bearers

Learn about Black graduates who have made a mark in their fields.

Clark Hall

An Architectural Work in Progress

This book tells the story of the school’s many homes and path to North Grounds.

Student argues at Lile Moot Court

Lasting Appeal

A photo flashback of the 90-plus-year history of UVA Law’s Lile Moot Court.


A Timeline History

Read the history of trailblazing women at UVA Law.