News Archive

February 6, 2023

Eight University of Virginia School of Law students traveled to Argentina to learn about human rights initiatives in Latin America in the aftermath of a Dirty War and military dictatorship.

February 2, 2023

A symposium at the University of Virginia School of Law will examine how current international strife can predict a future conflict between China and Taiwan.

February 1, 2023

The seventh annual Shaping Justice conference, aimed at inspiring students and lawyers to promote justice through public service, will take place Feb. 3 at the University of Virginia School of Law and will honor two difference-making alumni in the health care policy field.

January 31, 2023

The University of Virginia School of Law remained No. 1 in Best Quality of Life and rose to No. 2 in Career Prospects in The Princeton Review’s annual law school rankings, which were released Tuesday.

January 27, 2023

Yewande Ford, a third-year student at the University of Virginia School of Law, is this year’s recipient of the Gregory H. Swanson Award, which recognizes courage, perseverance and a commitment to justice within the community.

January 25, 2023

Professor A. E. Dick Howard ’61 of the University of Virginia School of Law has received the Virginia Bar Association’s Gerald L. Baliles Distinguished Service Award for his service and contributions to the bar and public at large.

January 23, 2023

Neil H. MacBride ’92, general counsel of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, will deliver the keynote address at a conference on U.S. use of economic measures in service of national security at the University of Virginia School of Law.

January 20, 2023

With two U.S. presidents now facing special counsel investigations and one facing legal jeopardy on a host of other matters, University of Virginia law professor Saikrishna B. Prakash explains the differing visions of presidential immunity.

January 19, 2023

The seventh annual Shaping Justice conference, aimed at inspiring students and lawyers to promote justice through public service, will take place Feb. 3 at the University of Virginia School of Law.

January 18, 2023

Students returned to traveling abroad and practicing their trial skills in this year’s January Term, or J-Term, at the University of Virginia School of Law.

January 17, 2023

Douglas Bouton, a 2010 graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, is the co-founder of Halo Top Creamery, a low-calorie treat that at one point was the most popular pint of ice cream.

January 11, 2023

LL.M. student Leah Berger has landed a clerkship with Delaware Supreme Court Chief Justice Collins Seitz Jr., who has historic family ties to the University of Virginia School of Law.

January 10, 2023

Retired Virginia Supreme Court Justice John Charles Thomas will speak Jan. 26 at the University of Virginia School of Law about the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and how his struggles reverberate today.

January 10, 2023

On the heels of the Dobbs decision and a midterm election wave of state-level change, students in one class at the University of Virginia School of Law are examining the Virginia Constitution with a critical — and feminist — eye.

January 9, 2023

Chris Gaskill, a 2008 graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, has spent the past seven years honing his business acumen as executive vice president, chief legal officer and corporate secretary of Summit Materials, a publicly traded construction materials company with nearly $2.5 billion in annual revenue.

January 6, 2023

Erin Brown, a 2021 graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, will clerk for Justice Brett Kavanaugh at the U.S. Supreme Court during the 2024 term.

January 5, 2023

Professors Douglas Laycock and Bertrall Ross of the University of Virginia School of Law are being recognized by the Association of American Law Schools for their scholarship.

January 4, 2023

David Chung, a 1998 graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, is the brains behind two of Washington, D.C.’s hottest nightclubs, St. Yves and Abigail. He discusses his career path with the school’s alumni magazine, UVA Lawyer.

January 3, 2023

Raised in Alaska, Andrea Canfield ’14 moved home after graduating from the University of Virginia School of Law to apply her legal skills to building wealth for the Native-owned corporations that now dominate Alaska business.

January 2, 2023

UVA Lawyer magazine catches up with four alumni five, 10, 15 and 25 after they graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law.