The Karsh Center

Rotunda, vigil at UVA and U.S. Capitol building

UVA Law School


The Karsh Center promotes civil discourse, civic engagement, ethics and integrity in public office, and respect for the rule of law.

Clay Hall cupola

News & Events

Read more about recent and upcoming news and events at the Karsh Center.

Bertrall Ross and Micah Schwartzman


UVA Law professors Bertrall Ross and Micah Schwartzman lead the Karsh Center.

“Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.”
—Thomas Jefferson