All in a Day at UVA Law

During a Recent Fall Day, We Capture Some of What Makes the Law School Special
Spies Garden

Nothing beats Spies Garden on a fall day with friends at the University of Virginia School of Law. Photos by Jesús Pino

November 20, 2018

Classes, studying and engaging with students and top scholars — during a recent fall day we caught glimpses of why the University of Virginia School of Law is consistently rated highly for quality of life and best professors.

  • Rachel Harmon

    Professor Rachel Harmon talks to a student in her Law of the Police class.

  • Library

    The Arthur J. Morris Law Library offers plenty of study nooks, including this spot on the second floor.

  • Kim Forde-Mazrui

    Professor Kim Forde-Mazrui teaches the Racial Justice and Law seminar.

  • Seminar

    In the Racial Justice and Law seminar, students examine law's role in civil rights.

  • UVA Law hallway

    Several of UVA Law's classrooms and seminar rooms are in Withers-Brown Hall.

  • Mock courtroom

    Students work on an exercise in Professor Molly Shadel's Oral Presentations Outside the Courtroom class.

  • Caleb Nelson

    Professor Caleb Nelson fills his blackboard with information during Civil Procedure.

  • Scott Commons

    Students grab a bite to eat between classes at Scott Commons.

  • Reading Room

    Next door to Scott Commons, students catch up on work in the reading room.

  • Spies Garden

    A student takes in sunny weather in Spies Garden.

  • Spies Garden 2

    At the heart of UVA Law, Spies Garden offers a casual study or meeting spot between classes.

  • Class of 1977 Terrace

    Students dine outside the cafeteria on the Class of 1977 Terrace.

  • Spies Garden 4

Founded in 1819, the University of Virginia School of Law is the second-oldest continuously operating law school in the nation. Consistently ranked among the top law schools, Virginia is a world-renowned training ground for distinguished lawyers and public servants, instilling in them a commitment to leadership, integrity and community service.

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