Upcoming Events

Events by:

Academic Journals

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
3:30 PM-5:00 PM

Journal Tryout Bluebooking Session

Attend to get tips for the journal tryout editing component.

Contact: Victoria Granda
WB152
Thursday, February 21, 2019
5:00 PM-6:00 PM

Journal Tryout Bluebooking Session

Attend to get tips for the journal tryout editing component.

Contact: Victoria Granda
WB152

Admissions

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Admitted Students Open House

Contact: Ashley Merritt
Friday, March 22, 2019
12:00 PM-8:00 PM

Admitted Students Open House

Contact: Ashley Merritt

Alumni Relations

Thursday, February 21, 2019
11:45 AM

NYC Alumni Luncheon

11:45 a.m. reception, 12:15 p.m. luncheon

Contact: Alumni Relations
Yale Club
Thursday, March 21, 2019
6:30 PM-8:00 PM
Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner
Friday, May 10, 2019

Law Alumni Weekend

Contact: Alumni Relations
University of Virginia School of Law
Saturday, May 11, 2019

Law Alumni Weekend

Contact: Alumni Relations
University of Virginia School of Law
Sunday, May 12, 2019
10:00 AM

Law Alumni Weekend

Contact: Alumni Relations
University of Virginia School of Law
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
11:45 AM

Washington, D.C., Alumni Luncheon

11:45 a.m. reception, 12:15 p.m. luncheon

 

Contact: Alumni Relations
The Willard
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
6:00 PM-7:30 PM
Jefferson Hotel

American Consitution Society for Law and Policy

Thursday, February 21, 2019
12:00 PM-2:00 PM

The Foreign Policy of the Future

Join ACS, Professor Melody Barnes and Jake Sullivan for a wide-ranging conversation about building a progressive American foreign policy.

Contact: William Haynes
Purcell Reading Room
Monday, March 18, 2019
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

The Foreign Policy of the Future

Contact: William Haynes
Purcell Reading Room

American Constitution Society

Friday, February 22, 2019
3:00 PM-8:30 PM

American Constitution Society Student Convention

Join luminaries in law for the national student convention for the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy. The event kicks off  Friday in Caplin Auditorium with two sessions, followed by the keynote speech by Cyrus Habib at Darden's Abbott Center Dining room. Register to Attend


Caplin Auditorium
Saturday, February 23, 2019
9:00 AM-8:00 PM

American Constitution Society Student Convention

Join luminaries in law for the national student convention for the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy. Saturday's speakers include Dahlia Lithwick, Khizr Khan, Judge Pamela Harris, Judge L. Felipe Restrepo, Judge Carlton Reeves and Justice Anita Earls. Register to Attend


Caplin Auditorium and various locations

Asian Pacific American Law Students Association

Friday, February 22, 2019
12:00 PM-1:30 PM

APALSA, WOC, SALSA Journal Tryout Info Session

Informational session will discuss journal tryouts and VLR for APALSA, SALSA and WOC members.

Contact: Jessica Rennert
WB128

Career Services

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
11:00 AM-6:00 PM

New York Day at UVA

Seventeen firms will participate in a multi-event showcase of the benefits of practicing law in New York City. First-year students with interest in the New York market are encouraged to attend. Food will be served.

Contact: Elizabeth Kade
Caplin Pavilion
Friday, March 1, 2019
1:00 PM-3:00 PM

Are You a Keeper? Dean Donovan's Professionalism Class for 2Ls

RSVP on Symplicity under Events.

Contact: Sherry Morris
SL278
Saturday, March 2, 2019
10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Are you a Keeper? Dean Donovan's Professionalism Class for 2Ls

RSVP on Symplicity under Events.

Contact: Sherry Morris
SL278
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
3:40 PM-5:30 PM

The Academic Career Path

Considering a career in academia? Learn more from professors Rich Schragger and Molly Brady.

Contact: Lauren Parker
WB102

Center for National Security Law

Monday, March 25, 2019
11:00 AM-2:00 PM

Artificial Intelligence Panel

Details forthcoming. Food will be served.

Contact: John Norton Moore
Caplin Pavilion

Common Law Grounds

Monday, February 25, 2019
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Common Law Grounds Event

Contact: Kendall Burchard
Caplin Pavilion

Faculty

Friday, February 22, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Kish Parella of Washington and Lee University

Contact: Teri Johnson
Faculty Lounge
Friday, March 1, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Dan Kahan of Yale University

Contact: Teri Johnson
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Legal History Workshop, Lindsay Robertson (University of Oklahoma)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Legal History Workshop, Jonathan Gienapp (Stanford)

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

Faculty Workshop, Nora Engstrom of Stanford University

Contact: Teri Johnson
Faculty Lounge
Friday, March 29, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Aditya Bamzai

Contact: Teri Johnson
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

JD/MA Student Presentations

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

Faculty Workshop, Kristen Eichensehr of UCLA

Contact: Teri Johnson
Faculty Lounge
Friday, April 12, 2019
12:00 PM-1:15 PM

Faculty Workshop, Chris Serkin of Vanderbilt University

Contact: Teri Johnson
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Legal History Workshop, Barbara Welke (University of Minnesota)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Faculty Lounge
Friday, April 19, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Danielle Citron of University of Maryland

Contact: Teri Johnson
Faculty Lounge

Federalist Society

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
11:30 AM-1:00 PM

Feminism, Capitalism and Socialism

Join the Federalist Society as we discuss how socialism and capitalism affect women's well-being in society.

Contact: Jana Minich
WB128
Thursday, February 28, 2019
9:45 AM-5:00 PM

Originalism Symposium

The Federalist Society is hosting a full day of panel discussions, debates and a re-argument of the Slaughter-House Cases. Speakers include Judge Diane Sykes, Judge Thomas Griffith, Clark Neily, Mark Pulliam, Elbert Lin, Dominic Draye and more. 9:45 a.m., Introduction by Judge Griffith (D.C. Circuit); 10-11:20 a.m., The Due Process Clause: Its Original Meaning and Future Application; 11:30 a.m.-12:50 p.m., Lunch and Keynote Debate: Judicial Engagement v. Judicial Restraint; 1-2:20 p.m., Originalism Where the Text Runs Out; 2:40-4 p.m., Slaughter-House Cases Re-Argued; 4-5 p.m., Reception.

Contact: Jana Minich
Caplin Pavilion
Thursday, March 7, 2019
11:30 AM-1:00 PM

"What's So Bad About Inefficiency? Why Our Constitution is Better Than Britain's," With Judge Trevor McFadden

Contact: Jana Minich
Caplin Pavilion
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
11:00 AM-1:00 PM

The Federalist Society Welcomes Judge Gregory Katsas

Join the Federalist Society to hear from D.C. Circuit Judge Gregory Katsas.

Contact: Jana Minich
Purcell Reading Room
Monday, March 25, 2019
11:20 AM-1:35 PM

Jennifer Mascott Event

Jeniffer Mascott will discuss administrative law. 

Contact: Christian Rice
WB101

Financial Aid Office

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
3:45 PM-5:00 PM

Real-World Finances: “Saving and Investing Strategies,” With Paul Mahoney

The Office of Financial Aid is sponsoring a series on “Real-World Finances” to assist students preparing for life after law school. The first session will cover Saving and Investing Strategies with professor and former dean Paul Mahoney. Light refreshments will be served. Topics will include: understanding the financial marketplace, investment instruments and general strategies; working with a financial planner: when, how, what questions to ask; and saving, investing and debt service: achieving the right balance.

Contact: Jennifer Hulvey
WB128
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
3:45 PM-5:00 PM

Real World Finances: “Home Buying and Renting” With Professor Alex Johnson

The UVA Law Office of Financial Aid is sponsoring a series on “Real World Finances.” Our “Home Buying and Renting” speaker will be Professor Alex Johnson. Light refreshments will be served. Topics will include: • Home Buying “101” • Renting vs. Buying • Tax Consequences of Home Ownership • Buying with a spouse or partner • Brokers and the MLS • Real Estate Purchase Contract • Financing and Mortgages. This is a real “master class” in what you need to know about purchasing a home. Please join us.

Contact: Jennifer Hulvey
WB128
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
3:45 PM-5:00 PM

Real World Finances: Budgeting for Life

Led by Financial Aid staff, Budgeting for Life will teach basic budgeting and personal financial management skills. Students are invited to come and learn how to take control of their finances and develop the skills they will need to manage their resources, now and in the future.

Contact: Jennifer Hulvey
WB128

Jewish Law Students Association

Monday, March 4, 2019
12:00 PM-1:30 PM

Q&A with Human Rights Leader Irwin Cotler

Join JLSA, BLSA, Lambda, and UVA Law’s Human Rights Program for a Q&A with Dean Goluboff and former Canadian Attorney General Irwin Cotler. Professor Cotler's distinguished career includes serving as Nelson Mandela's lawyer, legalizing gay marriage while attorney general of Canada in the mid-2000s, founding the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights and raising awareness about anti-Semitism. Lunch will be served.

Contact: Baruch Nutovic
Caplin Pavilion
Monday, March 25, 2019
5:15 PM-7:00 PM

Holocaust Survivor Allan Hall Speech

Allan Hall tells his incredible story of surviving the Holocaust and miraculously reuniting with his family.

Contact: Esther Kozakevich
Caplin Pavilion

Journal of Law & Politics

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Journal of Law & Politics Symposium


Caplin Pavilion

Lambda Law Alliance

Thursday, February 28, 2019
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

A Conversation about the Transgender Military Ban

Join the Lambda Law Alliance for a panel discussing the state of the transgender military ban and the legal challenges surrounding it.

Contact: Michael Denton
WB152

Law & Economics

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Law and Economics Workshop, Ken Ayotte (UC Berkeley)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Law and Economics Workshop, Claudia Landeo (University of Alberta)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Law and Economics Workshop, Anne Piehl (Rutgers)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Law and Economics Workshop, Rachel Potter (UVA)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Faculty Lounge

Law and Public Service Program

Thursday, February 21, 2019
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

LPS Lunch & Learn

Contact: Crystal Shin
WB119

Law, Information, Security and Technology

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
3:00 PM-8:00 PM

LIST Symposium

Contact: Samantha Zwingli
Purcell Reading Room

Libel Show

Thursday, March 28, 2019
7:30 PM-10:30 PM

Libel Show

Join us for the 111th Libel Show, UVA Law’s (ideally) funniest, (definitely) oldest, and most absurd institution. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m.

Contact: John Dao
Caplin Auditorium
Friday, March 29, 2019
7:30 PM-10:30 PM

Libel Show

The 111th Libel Show, UVA Law’s funniest and oldest institution. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m.

Contact: John Dao
Caplin Auditorium
Saturday, March 30, 2019
7:30 PM-10:30 PM

Libel Show

The 111th Libel Show, UVA Law’s funniest, oldest institution. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m.

Contact: John Dao
Caplin Auditorium

Library

Monday, February 25, 2019

Everyday People: Images of Black Life at UVA Law (Through Feb. 28)

This photography exhibit highlights the contribution of black students, staff and faculty to the everyday fabric of life at the law school from 1950 to the present.


Library 2nd Floor

Muslim Law Students Association

Thursday, February 21, 2019
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Religious Minorities in Big Law: Balancing Faith and The Billable Hour

Attorneys will discuss how to have a successful career while also balancing a minority faith in the U.S. Food will be served. Co-sponsored by Jewish Law Students Association.

Contact: Hamna Ahmad
SL294

Other

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
12:00 PM-1:30 PM

Legal Practice at the NSA: A Conversation With the General Counsel

Glenn Gerstell will provide an overview of the National Security Agency and the Office of General Counsel, and will discuss the legal challenges it faces and professional opportunities for law students through the NSA’s Honors Program. Gerstell was appointed in August 2015 as general counsel of the NSA and Central Security Service. He is also an elected member of the American Academy of Diplomacy and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Prior to joining the NSA, he practiced law for almost 40 years at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, where he served as the managing partner of the firm’s Washington, D.C.; Singapore; and Hong Kong offices. Gerstell served on the president’s National Infrastructure Advisory Council, which reports to the president and the secretary of homeland security on security threats to the nation’s infrastructure, as well as on the District of Columbia Homeland Security Commission. Food will be served.

Contact: Jeremy Gordon
Caplin Pavilion

Public Interest Law Association (PILA)

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
5:15 PM-6:15 PM

PILA Spring Mentorship Mixer

PILA mentors and mentees are welcome. Food will be served.

Contact: Caroline Ramsey
Caplin Pavilion

Public Service Center

Monday, March 25, 2019
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Postgraduate Fellowships 101

Interested in child advocacy? Hoping to create a medical-legal partnership? Can't wait to put those lawyering skills to use representing low-income tenants in housing cases? Learn about project-based fellowships, important timelines and successful strategies from the Public Service Center and past fellows. We will focus on Skadden, Equal Justice Works and Powell fellowships. Lunch will be provided for those who RSVP through Symplicity by March 22.

Contact: Amanda Yale
WB103

Student Bar Association (SBA)

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
4:00 PM-5:00 PM

SBA Election Debate

Candidates for SBA office will debate the issues.

Contact: Lindsay Fisher
WB101
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
9:00 AM-4:00 PM

3L Giving Campaign

Tabling for the 3L Giving Campaign

Contact: Robert Pomeroy
Hunton & Williams Hall
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
9:00 AM-4:00 PM

3L Giving Campaign

Tabling for the 3L Giving Campaign

Contact: Robert Pomeroy
Hunton & Williams Hall
Thursday, March 21, 2019
9:00 AM-4:00 PM

3L Giving Campaign

Tabling for the 3L Giving Campaign

Contact: Robert Pomeroy
Hunton & Williams Hall
Monday, April 1, 2019
12:00 PM-2:00 PM

Sexual Assault Awareness Panel

Contact: Rachel Gray
Purcell Reading Room
Thursday, April 25, 2019
5:00 PM-7:00 PM

Charge to the Class of 2019

Contact: Robert Pomeroy
Caplin Pavilion

Student Legal Forum

Friday, March 1, 2019
12:00 PM-2:00 PM

"A Conversation With General Wesley K. Clark," Student Legal Forum

The Student Legal Forum will host retired Gen. Wesley K. Clark for a bipartisan discussion encouraging young adults to enter the modern political arena. Clark has led a long career in public service, including 38 years in the army. He previously served as NATO supreme allied commander, Europe and has received the presidential medal of freedom, the defense distinguished service medal, honorary knighthoods from the UK and the Netherlands, among others. Refreshments will be served.
Contact: Hunter Hampton
Caplin Pavilion

Student Records Office

Monday, February 25, 2019
4:45 PM-4:45 PM

Deadline for Non-1L Students to Submit an Upper-Level Writing Requirement Special Request Form

Download the form.


UVA Law

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Spring Break 


Monday, March 11, 2019

Spring Break


Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Spring Break


Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Spring Break


Thursday, March 14, 2019

Spring Break


Friday, March 15, 2019

Spring Break


Friday, April 26, 2019

Classes End


Monday, April 29, 2019

Exam Period


Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Exam Period


Thursday, May 2, 2019

Exam Period


Friday, May 3, 2019
12:00 AM-3:30 PM

Exam Period


Saturday, May 4, 2019

Exam Period


Sunday, May 5, 2019

Exam Period


Monday, May 6, 2019

Exam Period


Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Exam Period


Friday, May 10, 2019

Exam Period


Sunday, May 19, 2019

Commencement/Graduation


Virginia Entrepreneurial Society

Friday, March 1, 2019
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

ECVC Tech General Counsel Panel

A panel of technology companies' general counsel will be moderated by the firmwide head of Cooley's business department. Details to come.

Contact: Moussa Ismail
Purcell Reading Room

Virginia Journal Of International Law

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
12:00 PM-4:45 PM

The Corporate Dilemma: Balancing Social Responsibility and Profitability Across Borders

Business leaders and academics will discuss corporations’ responses and responsibilities in tackling global dilemmas. Keynote speaker Matthew Fass ’93 is president of his family’s seafood company, Maritime Products International.

Contact: Clare Myers
Caplin Pavilion

Virginia Law in Prison Project

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
3:30 PM-6:00 PM

Panel on the War on Drugs

As part of Student’s Week Against Mass Incarceration, the panel will focus on how the war on drugs contributes to mass incarceration.

Contact: Jamie Almallen
WB128

Virginia Law Women

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
4:00 PM-7:15 PM

Women in Big Law

Panels from 4-5 p.m. in the Purcell Reading Room and WB126 will precede the reception at 5:15-7:15 p.m. in Caplin Pavilion. Panelists will speak about mentorship, becoming a partner and work-life balance. Attorneys from cities across the country will attend (listed in the poster). Light refreshments will be served. Register

Contact: Rachel Staub
Purcell Reading Room, Caplin Pavilion, WB126

West Coast Wahoos

Thursday, February 21, 2019
5:30 PM-8:00 PM

West Coast Wahoos Firm Panel and Reception

Contact: Virginia Baldwin
Purcell Reading Room