News Archive

June 13, 2024
In a new book, Professor George Rutherglen of the University of Virginia School of Law looks at three of the most high-profile recent Supreme Court decisions — on abortion, affirmative action and religious accommodations — and attempts to predict how they might play out in future employment litigation.
June 29, 2023
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday effectively struck down the ability of public and private universities to include affirmative action in admissions decisions. The opinion reverses longstanding precedent that allowed universities some leeway to consider an applicant’s race as a way to better
June 22, 2023
Retired Virginia Supreme Court Justice John Charles Thomas, a 1975 graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, spoke at his alma mater in January, reading from his new memoir and reflecting on his time as a trailblazer for Black students at UVA.