News Archive

January 17, 2020

A Jan. 30-31 conference, “Healing Hate: A Public Health Perspective on Civil Rights in America,” hosted by the University of Virginia Schools of Law and Medicine, will focus on the impact of racial and ethnic discrimination in driving public health disparities.

January 16, 2020

University of Virginia School of Law alumnus David Rubin ’19 won the IFA USA 2019 Writing Competition, and students Justin Aimonetti J.D.-M.A. ’20 and Christian Talley ’20 won the Stanford Law Review’s inaugural Student Essay Competition.

January 15, 2020

In her work at the Southern Center for Human Rights in Atlanta, Terrica Ganzy ’02 is on a mission to help people who are sentenced to death.

January 14, 2020

Mary Beth Tinker, the plaintiff in the seminal U.S. Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines, will deliver the keynote address at a conference on free speech at the University of Virginia School of Law. 

January 13, 2020

Jennifer Eberhardt, a social psychologist at Stanford University, will be the featured speaker at the University of Virginia School of Law’s Community MLK Celebration event Jan. 21.

January 10, 2020

Alumni of the University of Virginia School of Law discuss their lives 5, 10, 15 and 25 years after law school.

January 9, 2020

The fourth annual Shaping Justice conference, aimed at inspiring students and lawyers to promote justice through public service, will take place Feb. 7 at the University of Virginia School of Law.

January 8, 2020

Three University of Virginia School of Law alumnae in the Class of 1982 served as clerks on the U.S. Supreme Court. Find out what they learned from the experience.

January 7, 2020

Professor Thomas Nachbar of the University of Virginia School of Law has been appointed to the Federal Communications Commission advisory subcommittee that promotes the resiliency of the nation’s communications system.

January 6, 2020

Pioneering legal advocate and scholar Catharine A. MacKinnon will deliver the McCorkle Lecture on “The First Amendment: An Equality Reading” at the University of Virginia School of Law on Feb. 6.

January 3, 2020

Professors Ashley Deeks and Deborah Hellman of the University of Virginia School of Law were recently elected members of the American Law Institute, increasing the number of UVA Law faculty affiliated with ALI to 26.

January 2, 2020

As partner-in-charge of Jones Day Europe, Mary Ellen Powers ’80 oversees the firm’s 10 offices in Europe, in addition to representing clients in high-stakes litigation. The University of Virginia School of Law alumna discusses her career path and offers advice to lawyers interested in litigation.