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It’s often said, “sunlight is the best disinfectant.” So often, in fact, that we’ve taken it to be a truism. The statement isn’t wrong, but it isn’t always right. Sometimes sunshine is the best disinfectant. Other times it causes the infection to spread.

Posted Sept. 18, 2006


Posted June 27, 2007

Dear friends,

I write to you from Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, where I am working this summer as an assistant in the political and economic section of the U.S. Embassy.

Posted Nov. 12, 2009

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Posted Sept. 12, 2006


Ralph Baxter '74 offered career tips to students Sept. 12.

Posted March 26, 2015

Posted June 27, 2003

This year's graduation awards honored a number of outstanding law students--including Melissa Arbus, Elaina L. Blanks and Set Wood--who all took a break from BAR/BRI to reflect on their experiences at Virginia.

The presidency will not concede any of its constitutional prerogatives while George W. Bush holds the office, his Deputy Counsel, Timothy E. Flanigan, asserted in a talk titled "Restoring the Powers of the Presidency" March 5 at the Law School.

Posted Dec. 1, 2014 | Updated April 18, 2016

This year's graduation awards honored a number of outstanding law students-including Ted Kiem, Allison Orr, Kevin Ritz, and James Whitehead.

Graduation 2002
Kit Lasher, winner of the Powell Fellowship.

Posted April 14, 2015

The International Court of Justice operates through a unique blend of the legal traditions of the nations represented on the court, Judge Joan E. Donoghue told an audience at the University of Virginia School of Law on Monday.

Posted Dec. 12, 2012

University of Virginia School of Law faculty, staff and alumni opened up their cookbooks and shared recipes and memories from the holiday season.

March 20, 2003
Caplin Pavilion

Posted Jan. 13, 2006

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Judge Dale Harris oversees custody cases in which the children are born out of wedlock.

Posted Sept, 23, 2015

It's a hotbed for the tech industry and business — the San Francisco Bay Area is also a region where University of Virginia School of Law alumni have thrived.

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


leungBrian Leung takes office as Student Bar Association president March 1, following in the footsteps of third-year law student Adam Wolk.

Posted March 31, 2015

The University of Virginia School of Law's 17,000 graduates are located in 50 states and more than 60 countries, but Boston is a hotbed for alumni leadership in the legal industry.