Upcoming Events

Events by:

Alumni Relations

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
5:00 PM-6:30 PM
Purcell Garden
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Philadelphia Alumni Reception


The Logan
Thursday, October 17, 2019
7:00 PM-9:00 PM

New York City Alumni Reception

Contact: Alumni Relations
Yale Club
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
6:00 PM-7:30 PM

Houston Alumni Reception

Contact: Alumni Relations
Four Seasons Hotel Houston
Thursday, December 5, 2019
6:00 PM-7:30 PM

Charlottesville Alumni Holiday Reception

Contact: Alumni Relations
Greencroft Club
Thursday, December 12, 2019
6:30 PM-8:30 PM

Washington, D.C. Alumni Holiday Reception

Contact: Alumni Relations
The Metropolitan Club

Amici Signati Linguae

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Sign Language and Deaf Culture

Students are invited to learn about deaf culture, sign language, working with interpreters and more. Faculty from the UVA American Sign Language Program will be in attendance. Lunch will be provided.

Contact: Jana Minich
Caplin Pavilion

Dean's Office

Thursday, September 26, 2019
11:30 AM-12:45 PM

Editorial Cartoons and the First Amendment: The Supreme Court Decision that Saved Political Satire

Vice Dean Leslie Kendrick and Roslyn Mazer, counsel to the American Association of Editorial Cartoonists during the Hustler Magazine, Inc. v. Falwell litigation, for a conversation about First Amendment protection for the work of political cartoonists such as Patrick Oliphant. Oliphant will sign books following the talk. Lunch will be provided.

Contact: Rebecca Klaff
Caplin Pavilion

Faculty

Friday, September 6, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Orly Lobel

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Faculty Lounge
Friday, September 13, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Pierre Verdier

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Faculty Lounge
Friday, September 20, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, John Rappaport

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Faculty Lounge
Friday, September 27, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Lawrence Solum

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Faculty Lounge
Friday, October 4, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Tom Nachbar

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Fall Break


Friday, October 18, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Kate Shaw

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Legal Theory Workshop

Contact: Pennie Newell
Faculty Lounge
Friday, October 25, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Jocelyn Simonson

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Faculty Lounge
Friday, November 1, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Timothy Lovelace

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Legal Theory Workshop

Contact: Pennie Newell
Faculty Lounge
Friday, November 22, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Legal Theory Workshop

Contact: Pennie Newell
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Legal Theory Workshop

Contact: Pennie Newell
Faculty Lounge

Federalist Society

Thursday, August 29, 2019
11:30 AM-12:45 PM

Originalism 101

The discussion will feature Lawrence B. Solum, Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center, and Lillian R. BeVier, David and Mary Harrison Distinguished Professor of Law Emeritus.

Contact: Rachel Daley
Purcell Reading Room
Thursday, September 5, 2019
11:30 AM-12:45 PM

The Proper Role of a Federal Court of Appeals Judge in Interpreting the Law, With Judge John K. Bush

Judge John K. Bush of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit will discuss the proper role of a federal court of appeals judge in interpreting the law.

Contact: Rachel Daley
Caplin Pavilion
Thursday, September 19, 2019
11:30 AM-12:45 PM

Federalist Society Event with Judge Jennifer Elrod

The Federalist Society will host Judge Jennifer Walker Elrod of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Contact: Rachel Daley
Caplin Pavilion
Monday, October 28, 2019
11:30 AM-12:45 PM

A Conversation With Judge Trevor McFadden ’06 and Judge Andrew Oldham

Judge Trevor McFadden serves on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and Judge Andrew S. Oldham is on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Food will be served.

Contact: Rachel Daley
Caplin Pavilion

Human Rights Program

Thursday, September 19, 2019
5:00 PM-7:00 PM

Human Rights Program Kickoff

Contact: Rachel Davidson Raycraft
Caplin Pavilion

Law & Economics

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Law and Economics Workshop, Ashley Langer (University of Arizona)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Law and Economics Workshop, Lewis Kornhauser (NYU Law)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Faculty Lounge

Law School

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Caplin Auditorium
Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Upper-Level Classes Begin


Monday, October 14, 2019

Fall Break


Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Fall Break


Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Thanksgiving Recess


Thursday, November 28, 2019

Thanksgiving Recess


Friday, November 29, 2019

Thanksgiving Recess


Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Classes End


Thursday, December 5, 2019

Reading Period


Friday, December 6, 2019

Reading Period


Saturday, December 7, 2019

Exam Period


Sunday, December 8, 2019

Exam Period


Monday, December 9, 2019

Exam Period


Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Exam Period


Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Exam Period


Thursday, December 12, 2019

Exam Period


Friday, December 13, 2019

Exam Period


Saturday, December 14, 2019

Exam Period


Sunday, December 15, 2019

Exam Period


Monday, December 16, 2019

Exam Period


Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Exam Period


Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Exam Period


Thursday, December 19, 2019

Exam Period


Monday, January 20, 2020

Classes Begin


Law School

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

First-Year Classes Begin


Office of Private Practice

Wednesday, September 4, 2019
11:30 AM-12:30 PM

1L Private Sector Employment Kickoff (Sections A,E)

The Office of Private Practice will present an overview of law firm practice, as well as 1L summer job search myths and resources. Students are invited to bring questions. Attendance is mandatory to receive priority individual counseling with the Office of Private Practice.

Contact: Lynn Stiteler
TBD
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

1L Private Sector Employment Kickoff (Sections B,H)

The Office of Private Practice will present an overview of law firm practice, as well as 1L summer job search myths and resources. Students are invited to bring questions. Attendance is mandatory to receive priority individual counseling with the Office of Private Practice.

Contact: Lynn Stiteler
TBD
Thursday, September 5, 2019
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

1L Private Sector Employment Kickoff (Sections C,I,J)

The Office of Private Practice will present an overview of law firm practice, as well as 1L summer job search myths and resources. Students are invited to bring questions. Attendance is mandatory to receive priority individual counseling with the Office of Private Practice.

 

Contact: Lynn Stiteler
TBD
Monday, September 9, 2019
11:30 AM-12:30 PM

1L Private Sector Employment Kickoff (Sections D,F,G)

The Office of Private Practice will present an overview of law firm practice, as well as 1L summer job search myths and resources. Students are invited to bring questions. Attendance is mandatory to receive priority individual counseling with the Office of Private Practice.

 

Contact: Lynn Stiteler
TBD

Pro Bono Program

Thursday, August 22, 2019
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Pro Bono Orientation Session 1

The Pro Bono Program will hold the first of two identical orientation sessions for students interested in participating in pro bono work for the first time. The session will introduce students to the personal and professional rewards of pro bono service and demonstrate how to use the online pro bono system, GoodWorks, how to find a pro bono opportunity, how to apply for a posted project and how to log your hours and complete the Pro Bono Challenge. The second session will be held on August 28 at 1:00 p.m.

Contact: Andrew Broaddus
WB152

Public Interest Law Association (PILA)

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
10:00 AM-5:00 PM

PILA 2L/3L Book Sale 

Contact: Lindsay Gorman
Withers-Brown Lounge
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
10:00 AM-5:00 PM

PILA 2L/3L Book Sale 

Contact: Lindsay Gorman
Withers-Brown Lounge
Thursday, August 29, 2019
10:00 AM-5:00 PM

PILA 2L/3L Book Sale 

Contact: Lindsay Gorman
Withers-Brown Lounge
Friday, August 30, 2019
10:00 AM-5:00 PM

PILA 2L/3L Book Sale

Contact: Lindsay Gorman
Withers-Brown Lounge
Saturday, August 31, 2019
10:00 AM-5:00 PM

PILA 2L/3L Book Sale

Contact: Lindsay Gorman
Withers-Brown Lounge

Public Service Center

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
11:30 AM-12:30 PM

1L Public Service Job Search Kick-Off (Session 1)

All first-year students are invited to learn what’s out there for public service internships, get crucial timetables and take a quick dive into writing public service cover letters and resumes. 1L students who select the PSC for their first counseling appointment must attend one of these sessions and RSVP through Symplicity.

Contact: Andrew Broaddus
WB152
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
3:45 PM-4:45 PM

1L Public Service Job Search Kick-Off (Session 2)

All firsty-year students are invited to learn what’s out there for public service internships, get crucial timetables and take a quick dive into writing public service cover letters and resumes. 1L students who select the PSC for their first counseling appointment must attend one of these sessions and RSVP through Symplicity.

Contact: Andrew Broaddus
WB152
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Pro Bono Orientation Session 2

The Pro Bono Program will hold the seconld of two identical orientation sessions for students interested in participating in pro bono work for the first time. The session will introduce students to the personal and professional rewards of pro bono service and demonstrate how to use the online pro bono system, GoodWorks, how to find a pro bono opportunity, how to apply for a posted project and how to log your hours and complete the Pro Bono Challenge.

Contact: Andrew Broaddus
WN152
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
1:00 PM-1:00 PM

Real Deal: Legal Aid and Social Justice

The first part of the Public Service Center's “Real Deal” series, attorneys working for Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Democracy Forward, Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia and the Legal Aid Justice Center will discuss their work, career paths and what it is like to fight for equal justice through individual representation and systemic efforts. Lunch provided with RSVP through the Events tab on Symplicity by September 2.

Contact: Amanda Yale
Purcell Reading Room
Monday, September 9, 2019
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Real Deal: Public Defense

In the second part of a four-part "Real Deal" series for 1Ls and beyond, the Public Service Center will invite four attorneys to talk about their practices, how people get into their field and answer questions in a fast-paced, panel format. Agencies represented include Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, Bronx Defenders, Federal Public Defender for the Western District of Virginia and Charlottesville-Albemarle Public Defender’s Office. Lunch will be provided with an RSVP through the Events tab in Symplicity by Sept. 6.

Contact: Andrew Broaddus
Purcell Reading Room

Public Service Center, PILA

Thursday, August 29, 2019
5:15 PM-7:15 PM

Public Service Kickoff

Students are invited to join PILA, the Program in Law and Public Service and the Public Service Center to learn about the public service community at UVA Law. Keynote speakers will be Aida Fitzgerald ’13, Legal Aid Society of Washington, D.C., and Rachel Kincaid ’15, U.S. Attorney's Office, D. WV, formerly U.S. DOJ Civil Rights Division. Refreshments will be provided.

Contact: Annie Kim
Caplin Pavilion

SBA

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
5:00 PM-7:00 PM

SBA Activities Fair

New students are invited to learn more about the large variety of extracurricular activities at UVA Law.

Contact: Rachel Staub
Spies Garden, rain location Caplin Pavilion

Student Legal Forum

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
5:00 PM-7:00 PM

Supreme Court Roundup

Contact: Michael Shagrin
Caplin Pavilion

Student Records and Academic Services

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Faculty Panel, Electives Advising for 1Ls

Opportunity for 1Ls to gain advice from Dean Risa Goluboff and faculty panelists about considerations in choosing electives for the spring term and beyond.

Contact: Jason Dugas
Caplin Auditorium

Virginia Law Review

Friday, January 24, 2020

Speech Inside the Schoolhouse Gates: 50 Years After Tinker v. Des Moines

TBD

Contact: Nicole Bray
Caplin Pavilion, Purcell Reading Room

Virginia Law Women

Thursday, September 12, 2019
5:00 PM-7:00 PM

Virginia Law Women Faculty Wine and Cheese Night

Students and faculty are invited to get to know fellow students, members of Virginia Law Women and faculty.

Contact: Hyesu Kwun
Caplin Pavilion