News Archive

February 15, 2019

Not only are alumni spread across the energy sector, the network of graduates is strong within companies like Chevron, Longroad and Dominion.

February 14, 2019

Students in the yearlong Human Rights Study Project at the University of Virginia School of Law trekked through Nepal in January.

February 13, 2019

The symposium “The Corporate Dilemma: Balancing Social Responsibility and Profitability Across Borders” will be held Feb. 19 at the University of Virginia School of Law.

February 12, 2019

Students, alumni and public interest lawyers explored how to make the legal system fairer through creative solutions at the third annual Shaping Justice conference Feb. 8-9 at the University of Virginia School of Law.

February 11, 2019

More University of Virginia School of Law faculty have recently joined Twitter, contributing to the broader conversation on law scholarship online.

February 8, 2019

The Admissions Office at the University of Virginia School of Law talks to diverse members of the UVA Law community about getting in and thriving in “Law Schooled,” a new podcast.

February 7, 2019

Alumni at the University of Virginia School of Law report on what they are doing five, 10, 15 and 25 years out of law school.

February 6, 2019

University of Virginia School of Law seminar students traveled to Richmond to learn about the state’s constitutional and political history.

February 6, 2019

A group of 16 University of Virginia School of Law students recently traveled to Israel to learn more about how the nation’s laws shape its entrepreneurial culture.

February 5, 2019

The University of Virginia School of Law is presenting an exhibit of 100 images featuring black Law School life as part of a cross-Grounds exhibit, “Everyday People.”

February 4, 2019

Students who took the Criminal Defense Clinic in the fall won five acquittals and six case dismissals on behalf of their clients.

February 1, 2019

Michele St Julien, a second-year student at the University of Virginia School of Law, was named this year’s recipient of the Gregory H. Swanson Award.

January 30, 2019

Gloria Cordes Larson ’77, retired Bentley University president, explains why she credits millennials for her decision to pursue a college presidency.

January 28, 2019

Professor Douglas Laycock of the University of Virginia School of Law has been appointed a reporter for the American Law Institute’s restatement on torts.

January 25, 2019

Appellate litigator Cate Stetson '94 answers our last-page questions.

January 24, 2019

Tim Goodell ’84 is senior vice president and general counsel of Hess, a Fortune 100 corporation headquartered in New York. 

January 24, 2019

University of Virginia School of Law faculty listed here are available to speak to the media about the 2018-19 Supreme Court term.

January 23, 2019

Three University of Virginia School of Law alumni — Michelle Harrison ’12, Chinh Q. Le ’00 and Julia Pierce ’98 — will be honored for their public service work at the third annual Shaping Justice conference Feb. 9.

January 22, 2019

See which alumni are clerking for judges during the 2018 term.

January 21, 2019

Before his cartoons with legal one-liners appeared in books and major newspapers, Michael Goodman ’80 entertained readers of the Virginia Law Weekly.

January 18, 2019

A conference at the University of Virginia School of Law on Feb. 1 will explore corporate governance in an era of activism.

January 17, 2019

A new survey finds 91 percent happiness among Class of 1990 graduates of the University of Virginia School of Law.

January 16, 2019

Kevin Cope, an expert in international law who develops new legal data for cutting-edge research, has joined the University of Virginia School of Law faculty as an associate professor of law.

January 15, 2019

Yuji Iwasawa S.J.D. ’97, recently elected to a seat on the International Court of Justice, the United Nations’ principal judicial body,emphasizes the importance of international law and, by extension, the institutions that uphold it.

January 11, 2019

A conference at the University of Virginia School of Law on Jan. 25 will examine how technology is threatening democratic institutions and what the law is doing about it.

January 11, 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court granted cert in Quarles v. United States, a case filed by the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic at the University of Virginia School of Law.

January 10, 2019

The third annual Shaping Justice conference, aimed at inspiring students and lawyers to promote justice through public service, will take place Feb. 9-10 at the University of Virginia School of Law.

January 9, 2019

The Supreme Court Litigation Clinic at the University of Virginia School of Law won a unanimous decision that may benefit Social Security claimants.

January 7, 2019

Co-authored for the first time by University of Virginia School of Law professor A. Benjamin Spencer, Volume 5A of Wright & Miller’s “Federal Practice and Procedure” has been published.

January 4, 2019

Alumni and students of the University of Virginia School of Law won an injunction on Wednesday to enforce adequate health care for female prisoners in Fluvanna.

January 3, 2019

A team led by University of Virginia School of Law alumni won an important victory in a groundbreaking lawsuit challenging Virginia’s license suspension policy. 

January 2, 2019

Being tapped to run an office for a large international law firm carries with it a significant downside: It pulls the new managing partner away from practicing law. James F. Williams ’88, the managing partner of Perkins Coie’s Seattle office, is determined to resist.