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Thomas R. Pickering, former undersecretary of state and U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, delivers the 2016 Henry Abraham Lecture, presented by Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression.

Posted August 21, 2002

Students faced new professors, new classes, and new dining choices at the Law School Wednesday, as they packed into the new Sidley Austin Brown & Wood Café looking for lunch.

Posted September 28, 2005

Posted June 1, 2004


The Second Amendment to the Constitution is clearly about the right of individuals to own and carry guns, George Mason University law Professor Nelson Lund said February 6 in a talk sponsored by the Federalist Society.

Class managers are kicking off the campaign for the Class of 2006 gift today, setting their sights on an 85-percent participation rate.

The race of convicted killers is not a factor in death penalty sentences in Virginia, according to a study by the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission, the General Assembly's independent investigative and research arm. But the location of the trial is significant.

Posted 2002

caplin painting
Fall, Albemarle County,
 by Ben Berns, measures 10' X 6'

Posted Sept. 1, 2002

Posted April 10, 2012

As law students enter their legal careers, they should strive to understand, respect and work with other "tribes," health care industry executive Earl M. "Duke" Collier '73 said Friday at the University of Virginia School of Law.

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The American Psychiatric Association has selected
professor John Monahan as the winner of its Manfred S. Guttmacher
Award for 2001. The prize recognizes Monahan's book Rethinking
Risk Assessment: The MacArthur Study of Mental Disorder and Violence,

Posted June 20, 2005

Students will have a new course option thanks to the changed academic schedule—January Term classes.

Posted August 9, 2007

Dear Friends: 

Federal laws passed in the 1980s that were intended to at least discourage, if not end, public financing for the stadiums major league sports teams play in have been circumvented, resulting in even more regressive burdens on taxpayers, Mildred W.

Posted June 16, 2005

This year's graduation award honored a number of outstanding law students—including Carrie Faye Apfel, Scott Cullen, Sy Damle, and Micah Schwartzman.

Posted May 21, 2013

In his commencement address on Sunday, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida urged the University of Virginia School of Law's graduating class of 2013 to always act ethically as lawyers and to restore the public's trust in the legal profession.

Posted April 6, 2005 

Several student organizations and the Dean's Office showed their appreciation to staff April 5 at an ice cream and dessert social in Spies Garden.