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Monday, April 12, 2021

5:00 PM-6:00 PM

Meet and Greet With Professor Craig Konnoth

Lambda Law Alliance will host a casual meet and greet with Professor Craig Konnoth, who will join the UVA Law faculty in the fall. Konnoth is currently a law professor at the University of Colorado, where he explores issues of health and civil rights, and health data, in his scholarship. Konnoth will discuss his work, his life, the classes he plans to teach and answer any additional questions. No RSVP required. Zoom details
Contact: Trevor Floyd
Sponsor: Lambda Law Alliance
Online
5:15 PM-6:15 PM

Disparate Victimhood in Intimate Partner Violence: Who is Believed and Why?

The Domestic Violence Project will host a panel discuss on how and why explicit and implicit biases produce a disparate impact on which victims are believed, with speakers Fatima Smith and Geri Greenspan. Fatima Smith is a survivor, advocate, social worker and the founder of FMS Speaks. Geri Greenspan is a lecturer at the law school and a senior pro bono fellow at Hunton Andrews Kurth. She has 10 years of experience representing survivors of intimate partner and sexual violence in protective order cases, family law matters and applications for humanitarian immigration benefits. Join online via Zoom

Contact: Alexandra Karahalios
Sponsor: Domestic Violence Project, Student Bar Association (SBA)
Online

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

12:30 PM-1:30 PM

Legal Theory Workshop, Wendy Salkin (Stanford)

Contact: Pennie Newell
Sponsor: Faculty
Online Via Zoom
12:30 PM-2:30 PM

National Lawyers Guild Disorientation Lunch, Veena Dubal

Professor Veena Dubal, UC Hastings Law, will present her forthcoming paper “The New Racial Wage Code” as part of the National Lawyers Guild at UVA's ongoing lunch series. RSVPs will be capped

Contact: Zachary Kuster
Sponsor: National Lawyers Guild
Online
5:00 PM-6:00 PM

Lee Lecture Series: “The Lost Promise of Civil Rights,” Keynote Address With Dean Risa Goluboff

The Lee Lecture Series presents an exploration of the impact of World War II on global public health, law and society, religion and popular culture, and human and civil rights. This virtual event will take place over two days, with two  panels of faculty from the college and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Dean Risa Goluboff will deliver the keynote address. Register online and details
 
Sponsor: College, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, UVA Library
Online

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Faculty Ideas in Progress: “Intimate Privacy,” With Danielle Citron

Students are invited to a workshop with Professor Danielle K. Citron, who will discuss her forthcoming book, “The Privacy Myth: How Intimacy Became Data and a Plan to Protect It,” and the process of turning advocacy and scholarship into a book project. Join online via Zoom

Contact: Teri Johnson
Sponsor: Faculty, Academic Placement Committee
Online
5:00 PM-6:00 PM

“Navigating the Derek Chauvin Trial for the Murder of George Floyd: At an Inflection Point — The Law and Policing,” With Professors Anne Coughlin and Rachel Harmon

Professor Anne Coughlin and Batten School professor Brian N. Williams will co-moderate a panel discussion that draws upon subject matter experts to discuss a range of police topics, including the history of the profession, its culture, standards and training, accountability mechanisms and future efforts to reform. Panelists include Professor Rachel Harmon, director of the UVA Law Center for Criminal Justice; Shannon Dion, director of the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services; Harvey Powers, director of the Division of Law Enforcement for the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Service; Gary Cordner, academy director for the Baltimore Police Department; and DeAnza Cook, PhD candidate at Harvard University. Register for Zoom

Sponsor: Batten School, UVA Law Center for Criminal Justice and the University Police Department
Online

Thursday, April 15, 2021

2:00 PM-3:00 PM

Climate Ambition Summit Keynote Conversation With UVA President Jim Ryan ’92 and Arun Majumdar

UVA President Jim Ryan ’92 will sit down with Arun Majumdar to discuss how the economy can achieve net zero carbon emissions and what policies can be implemented now to achieve that grand challenge. Welcoming remarks by Provost Liz Magill ’95 and ERI Director Karen McGlathery. Full schedule of Climate Ambition Summit events

Sponsor: UVA’s Office of Engagement, Career Center, the Office of the President, and Office Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs
Online

Friday, April 16, 2021

12:00 PM-1:15 PM

Oxford-Virginia Legal Dialogs: Tax Meets Non-Tax

In an environment of increasing academic specialization, Oxford-Virginia Legal Dialogs seeks to build bridges across academic disciplines by introducing a new kind of workshop. For each session, a tax scholar will select a non-tax, but law-related, work that is prominent in its own field and explain how the work is relevant to the study of taxation. The author of the work will then respond before the session is opened to questions and discussion by workshop attendees. The featured work for the April 16 session is by Ronald J. Gilson (Columbia), “Value Creation by Business Lawyers: Legal Skills and Asset Pricing,” with commentator Michael S. Knoll (Penn). The co-convenors are Tsilly Dagan of Oxford and Ruth Mason of UVA Law. Details | Register

Contact: Ruth Mason
Sponsor: Virginia Center for Tax Law, University of Oxford Faculty of Law
Online
12:30 PM-1:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Maria Ponomarenko (Minnesota Law School)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Sponsor: Faculty
Online Via Zoom
4:00 PM-5:00 PM

©opyright ©onvo: Know Your Rights as an Artist and Protect Your Work

Protecting copyright can be a significant challenge for visual artists, particularly in a digital world. This panel aims to provide an educational and engaging way to educate artists on their rights and obligations. Megan Noh, co-chair of art law at Pryor Cashman, and Katarina Feder, vice president and director of business development at Artists Rights Society, will discuss the basics of copyright law, what it does and does not cover, and steps artists can take to help prevent copyright infringement of their work. Register

Contact: Deborah White
Sponsor: Darden School of Business Startup Studio
Online

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

12:30 PM-1:40 PM

Law and Economics Workshop, Shayak Sarkar (UC Davis)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Sponsor: Law & Economics
Online Via Zoom

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

5:00 PM-6:00 PM

“Navigating the Derek Chauvin Trial for the Murder of George Floyd: Opportunities for Advocacy and Healing”

Cortney Hawkins, the University Police Department’s diversity officer, and Marrissa Jones, the Batten School’s social equity advisor, will co-moderate a panel discussion with community organizers, activists and scholars with expertise in organizing advocacy efforts, collective healing and trust building in response to instances of racial injustice. Register for Zoom

Sponsor: Batten School, UVA Law Center for Criminal Justice and the University Police Department
Online

Thursday, April 22, 2021

1:00 PM-2:00 PM

PLACE and Power: A Conversation With Sarah Krakoff and Gerald Torres

Professors Sarah Krakoff and Gerald Torres will discuss issues of politics, justice and progress at the intersection of environmental governance and the rights and interests of Native American peoples. The discussion will focus on threats to lands and other natural and cultural resources, such as Bears Ears, and the exclusion of historic tribal uses from publicly managed lands, such as the Grand Canyon. Krakoff, a nationally recognized expert in Native American law, natural resources law and environmental justice, is the Moses Lasky Professor of Law at the University of Colorado. Torres, also a distinguished scholar of environmental law and federal Native American law, is a Professor of Environmental Justice at the Yale School of the Environment and professor of law at Yale Law School. The event is the fourth in the “PLACE and Power” series of virtual conversations exploring connections between human place-based relationships and the law and politics of environmental governance, including governance of the built environment. Register for Zoom

 

Contact: Rebecca Klaff
Sponsor: Program in Law, Communities and the Environment (PLACE); the Virginia Environmental Law Journal; and the Virginia Environmental Law Forum
Online

Friday, April 23, 2021

12:30 PM-1:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Julian Mortenson (Michigan Law)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Sponsor: Faculty
Online Via Zoom

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

12:30 PM-1:40 PM

Law and Economics Workshop, Katerina Linos (Berkeley)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Sponsor: Law & Economics
Online Via Zoom

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Spring Break

Sponsor: Law School

Friday, April 30, 2021

11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Constitutional Crises at Home and Abroad

A panel of experts on law, international affairs, and political science will analyze constitutional crises in the United States and compare them to the experiences of other countries. Speakers include Professor Mila VersteegRegister online
Sponsor: Miller Center and UVA’s Democratic Statecraft Lab
Online
12:30 PM-1:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Afra Afsharipour (UC Davis School of Law)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Sponsor: Faculty
Online Via Zoom

Classes End

Sponsor: Law School

Saturday, May 1, 2021

12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Reading Period

Sponsor: Law School

Sunday, May 2, 2021

12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Reading Period

Sponsor: Law School

Monday, May 3, 2021

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Recommended Deadline to Apply for August Multistate Prof. Responsibility Exam (MPRE)

Contact: Jason Dugas
Sponsor: Student Records
Online

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School

Friday, May 7, 2021

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School

Saturday, May 8, 2021

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School

Sunday, May 9, 2021

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School

Monday, May 10, 2021

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
9:00 AM-11:30 PM

OWCAL Conference

The 2021 Online Workshop on the Computational Analysis of Law (OWCAL) Conference will highlight innovative scholarship in computational legal studies using the latest techniques from natural language processing, text analysis, and data science to understand the law and legal institutions. Schedule | Register

Contact: Rebecca Klaff
Sponsor: Faculty
Online

Friday, May 14, 2021

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School

UVA Law Virtual Reunions 2021

Please join us for UVA Law Alumni Weekend 2021, which will take place on Friday, May 14 and Saturday, May 15Reconnect with your classmates, Law School faculty, and Dean Risa Goluboff virtually. Highlights include CLE classes; the Dean's State of the Law School address; a faculty panel featuring Anne M. Coughlin, Rachel Harmon, A. E. Dick Howard ’61, John C. Jeffries Jr. '73, Alex M. Johnson Jr., and moderated by Leslie Kendrick '06; virtual tours of Monticello and Montpelier; and more. Registration for all events is free. Register online or visit the Law Alumni Weekend homepage.

Contact: Alumni Relations
Sponsor: Law School Foundation and Alumni Association
Zoom

Sunday, May 16, 2021

Lawn and Scott Stadium

Sunday, May 23, 2021

Final Exercises/Graduation

Sponsor: Law School

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Registration Deadline for August Multistate Prof. Responsibility Exam (MPRE)

Contact: Jason Dugas
Sponsor: Student Records
Online

Friday, June 11, 2021

10:00 AM-11:15 AM

Oxford-Virginia Legal Dialogs: Tax Meets Non-Tax

In an environment of increasing academic specialization, Oxford-Virginia Legal Dialogs seeks to build bridges across academic disciplines by introducing a new kind of workshop. For each session, a tax scholar will select a non-tax, but law-related, work that is prominent in its own field and explain how the work is relevant to the study of taxation. The author of the work will then respond before the session is opened to questions and discussion by workshop attendees. The featured work for this session is by Jedediah S. Britton-Purdy, Davie Singh Grewal, Amy Kapczynski, and Sabeel K. Rahman, “Building a Law-and-Political-Economy Framework: Beyond the Twentieth-Century Synthesis” (March 2, 2020), with commentator Anne Alstott (Yale). Amy Kapczynski (Yale), and possibly other of the co-authors, will attend. Details | Register

Contact: Ruth Mason
Sponsor: Virginia Center for Tax Law, University of Oxford Faculty of Law
Online

Monday, August 2, 2021

Recommended Deadline to Apply for November Multistate Prof. Responsibility Exam (MPRE)

Contact: Jason Dugas
Sponsor: Student Records
Online

Friday, September 17, 2021

Registration Deadline for November Multistate Prof. Responsibility Exam (MPRE)

Contact: Jason Dugas
Sponsor: Student Records
Online