Upcoming Events

Events by:

American Constitution Society for Law and Policy, South Asian Law Student Association, Black Law Student's Association

Tuesday, February 4, 2020
3:45 PM-5:45 PM

Diversity in the Judiciary

ACS wil host multiple judges to discuss the importance that diversity plays in making a judiciary that is more just, equitable and fair. Judges TBD.

Contact: Elisha Jones
Caplin Pavilion

Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, Women of Color

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
5:00 PM-8:00 PM

APALSA-WOC End of Semester Celebration

APALSA and WOC invite all to celebrate the last day of classes. Food will be provided.

Contact: Hyesu Kwun
Purcell Reading Room

Black Law Students Association

Monday, November 18, 2019
5:00 PM-7:00 PM

UVA Law Winter Diversity Reception

Network with employers at the annual career reception aimed at diverse law students.

Contact: Nicole Banton
Caplin Pavilion

BLSA

Monday, March 30, 2020
5:00 PM-7:00 PM

BLSA Spring Diversity Reception

TBD

Contact: Nicole Banton
Caplin Pavilion

Center for National Security Law

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
4:30 PM-8:30 PM

Film Screening and Panel Discussion: "The Report"

Screening of the forthcoming movie, “The Report," which explores the Senate’s investigation of the use of enhanced interrogation techniques on U.S. Government detainees post 9/11. Panel discussion on the the use of such techniques to follow.

Contact: John Norton Moore
Caplin Pavilion

Domestic Violence Project

Thursday, November 14, 2019
11:30 AM-1:30 PM

The Role of Criminal Law in Domestic Violence Cases

A variety of speakers involved in the criminal law response to domestic violence will share their experiences. Food will be provided.
Contact: Carly Wasserman
Purcell Reading Room

Faculty

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Legal Theory Workshop, Scott Altman (USC Gould School of Law)

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

Faculty Workshop, Jocelyn Simonson (Brooklyn Law School)

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, Michele Moody-Adams (Columbia University)

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

Legal Theory Workshop, Jonathan Quong (University of Southern California)

Contact: Pennie Newell
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Legal Theory Workshop, Seana Shiffrin (UCLA School of Law)

Contact: Pennie Newell
Faculty Lounge
Friday, January 31, 2020
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Adam Hofri

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Faculty Lounge
Friday, February 7, 2020
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Anne Joseph O’Connell (Stanford Law School)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Faculty Lounge
Friday, February 14, 2020
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Sam Erman (USC Gould School of Law)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Faculty Lounge
Friday, February 21, 2020
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Tamar Kricheli-Katz (Tel-Aviv University Faculty of Law)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Faculty Lounge
Friday, March 20, 2020
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Logan Sawyer (University of Georgia School of Law)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Faculty Lounge
Friday, March 27, 2020
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Sandy Mayson (University of Georgia School of Law)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Faculty Lounge
Friday, April 3, 2020
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Richard Banks (Stanford Law School)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Faculty Lounge
Friday, April 10, 2020
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Stephen Holmes (NYU School of Law)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Faculty Lounge
Friday, April 17, 2020
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Danielle Citron (Boston University School of Law)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Faculty Lounge

Faculty, Politics Department

Friday, November 22, 2019
2:00 PM-3:30 PM

Legal Theory Workshop, Melissa Schwartzberg (New York University)

Melissa Schwartzberg will present in conjunction with the Political Theory Colloquium.

Contact: Pennie Newell
Main Grounds, Monroe Hall, Room 118

Federalist Society

Thursday, October 24, 2019
11:30 AM-12:45 PM

Second Amendment: A Second-Class Right?

The Supreme Court is set to hear a Second Amendment case for the first time in a decade. New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. City of New York, involves a challenge to restrictions on handguns in New York City. Erin E. Murphy of Kirkland & Ellis and an attorney for the petitioners will discuss the case. Professor Daniel R. Ortiz will provide commentary. Food will be provided.

Contact: Rachel Daley
WB101
Tuesday, October 29, 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
Purcell Reading Room
Tuesday, November 12, 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. Food will be provided.

Contact: Rachel Daley
Caplin Pavilion
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
11:30 AM-12:45 PM

Federalist Society Event With Judge James C. Ho 

The Federalist Society will host Judge James C. Ho of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Food will be provided.

Contact: Rachel Daley
Purcell Reading Room
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
11:30 AM-12:45 PM

Federalist Society Event with Judge Elizabeth L. Branch

The Federalist Society will host Judge Elizabeth L. Branch, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Contact: Rachel Daley
Caplin Pavilion
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
11:30 AM-12:45 PM

Guest Speaker: Judge Michael B. Brennan

Lecture by Judge Michael B. Brennan, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Food will be provided.

Contact: Rachel Daley
Caplin Pavilion

First Year Council

Monday, October 28, 2019
5:30 PM-7:30 PM

Halloween Carnival

UVA Law families and students are invited to attend the annual Halloween Carnival, hosted by the First Year Council. Costumes encouraged, candy and treats provided.

Contact: Katherine O'Neal
Spies Garden, rain location Caplin Pavilion

Human Rights Program

Monday, October 21, 2019
1:00 PM-2:30 PM

Human Rights Week: Organ Harvesting in China

David Matas, a renowned human rights lawyer, will speak about how his team in 2018-19 used an independent people’s tribunal to significantly contribute to the existing evidence on forced organ harvesting in China. Joshua Li will speak about how organ harvesting particularly affects minority and subordinated groups in China, including Falun Dafa practitioners. Lunch will be provided.

Contact: Kunchok Dolma
Purcell Reading Room

Human Rights Program, South Asian Law Student Association

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
5:15 PM-7:00 PM

Human Rights Week, India Under Modi: The Difficulties of Being a Minority 

Immediately following his victory in India’s general elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the termination of Article 370 of the Constitution, asserting India’s power in the disputed Kashmir region. Since then Kashmir has been under lockdown. Human Rights Advocate Harsh Mander will deliver a candid conversation with Professor Neeti Nair to learn about the difficulties India’s millions of religious and ethnic minorities, the largest being Indian Muslims, face under Modi’s rule. Dinner will be provided.

Contact: Kunchok Dolma
Purcell Reading Room

Humans Rights Program

Thursday, October 24, 2019
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Human Rights Week, The War on Drugs: Then and Now

The Human Rights Program will welcome Sanho Tree, the director of the Drug Policy Project at the Institute for Policy Studies, and Teresa García Castro, an associate with the Drug Policy Program at WOLA. Tree and Castro will speak to their expertise on the history of the war on drugs and the impact it has today on counternarcotics efforts and women and incarceration, respectively. Lunch will be provided.

Contact: Alexandra Karahalios
Purcell Reading Room

If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice, American Constitution Society for Law and Policy

Thursday, October 31, 2019
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Reproductive Justice 101

If/When/How Movement Building Director Jeryl Hayes will give an overview of the fundamentals and history of the reproductive justice movement and the role that lawyers can play in advancing its goals. Food will be provided.
 
Contact: Olivia Roat
Purcell Reading Room

Immigration Law Program

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
12:00 PM-1:30 PM

Immigration Courts and How to Fix Them

As appendages of the Department of Justice, immigration courts can be subject to political pressures and problems. Immigration advocates fear that these courts are being weaponized against migrants, and that political priorities overrule fundamental fairness and due process. Retired U.S. Immigration Judge Paul Wickham Schmidt, who spent thirteen years at the Arlington Virginia Immigration Court, will discuss immigration courts and proposals for reform. Lunch will be provided.
 
Contact: Kevin Jackson
WB104
Thursday, October 24, 2019
12:00 PM-2:00 PM

Immigration Internships Panel

Considering a summer internship or career in immigration law? This panel will feature local immigration practitioners as well as students who have interned in the field sharing their tips and experiences. Food will be provided.

Contact: Nicole Gibson
WB104

Jewish Law Students Association

Thursday, October 24, 2019
10:00 AM-12:00 PM

JLSA Student-Faculty Bagel Brunch

Students, faculty and staff are invited to socialize over Bodo's Bagels, coffee and snacks. All are welcome. 

Contact: Maxine Jacobson
Purcell Reading Room

Karsh Center for Law and Democracy

Monday, October 21, 2019
12:50 PM-2:00 PM

What Is Impeachment?

Professors Fred Schauer and Saikrishna Prakash will discuss “What Is Impeachment?,” as part of a Karsh Center for Law and Democracy series about the power of impeachment. Recent events have raised questions about impeachment under the U.S Constitution. What are impeachment clauses and what powers do they delegate to Congress? What are the implications for those powers for the presidency, especially with respect to matters of national security? And what offenses fall within the scope of the power to impeach? The series will bring faculty expertise to bear on these questions, and provide an opportunity for students and faculty to discuss these issues. Lunch will be first-come, first-served.

Contact: Micah Schwartzman
Caplin Pavilion
Thursday, October 31, 2019
11:50 AM-1:00 PM

Impeachment, Bribery and Corruption

Professors Deborah Hellman and Michael Gilbert will discuss impeachment, bribery and corruption as part of a Karsh Center for Law and Democracy series about the power of impeachment. Recent events have raised questions about impeachment under the U.S Constitution. What are impeachment clauses and what powers do they delegate to Congress? What are the implications for those powers for the presidency, especially with respect to matters of national security? And what offenses fall within the scope of the power to impeach? The series will bring faculty expertise to bear on these questions, and provide an opportunity for students and faculty to discuss these issues. Lunch will be first-come, first-served.

Contact: Micah Schwartzman
Caplin Pavilion
Thursday, November 7, 2019
11:50 AM-1:00 PM

Impeachment and National Security

Professors Ashley Deeks and John Harrison will discuss impeachment and national security as part of a Karsh Center for Law and Democracy series about the power of impeachment. Recent events have raised questions about impeachment under the U.S Constitution. What are impeachment clauses and what powers do they delegate to Congress? What are the implications for those powers for the presidency, especially with respect to matters of national security? And what offenses fall within the scope of the power to impeach? The series will bring faculty expertise to bear on these questions, and provide an opportunity for students and faculty to discuss these issues. Lunch will be first-come, first-served.
 
Contact: Micah Schwartzman
Caplin Pavilion

Lambda Law Alliance

Thursday, March 5, 2020
12:00 PM-7:30 PM

Ele(Q)t Project Symposium

The Ele(Q)t Project for LGBTQ Leadership is organized by the students of the Lambda Law Alliance at the University of Virginia School of Law. The non-partisan symposium-style event is an afternoon-long series of candidate forums, panel speakers, discussions and workshops focused on motivating and training young LGBTQ leaders to run for political office. The project's goal is to include speakers who currently hold elected office and those who have significant political, campaigning or election law experience. The keynote address by Trevor Potter ’82 will take place at 6:30 p.m. Lunch and dinner will be provided

Contact: Chance McCraw
Caplin Pavilion

Law & Economics

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

 Law and Economics Workshop, Yair Listokin (Yale Law)

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

 Law and Economics Workshop, Rory VanLoo (Boston University School of Law)

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

 Law and Economics Workshop, Cindy Alexander (U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

 Law and Economics Workshop, David Hyman (Georgetown Law)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

 Law and Economics Workshop, Tatiana Homonoff (NYU Wagner)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

 Law and Economics Workshop, Tamar Kricheli-Katz (Tel-Aviv University Faculty of Law)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

 Law and Economics Workshop, Rachel Potter (UVA Department of Politics)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

 Law and Economics Workshop, Jordan Neyland (George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Faculty Lounge

Law School

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
1:30 PM-2:30 PM

JD/MA Information Session

Interested in earning an M.A. in history in the same three year period it takes to earn a J.D.? Interested students are invited to an information session to learn about the the Dual-Degree J.D./M.A. Program in Legal History. Session will cover how to apply and what the program entails.

Contact: Charles Barzun
WB121
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


Wednesday, January 29, 2020
4:00 PM-6:00 PM

Midway Toast, Class of 2021

Members of Class of 2021, faculty, and staff are invited to celebrate making it through three semesters of law school and looking forward to the next three together. Dean Goluboff will lead the toast.

Contact: Kate Duvall
Caplin Pavilion
Sunday, March 8, 2020

Spring Break


Monday, March 9, 2020

Spring Break


Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Spring Break


Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Spring Break


Thursday, March 12, 2020

Spring Break


Friday, March 13, 2020

Spring Break


Friday, April 24, 2020

Classes End


Saturday, April 25, 2020

Reading Period


Sunday, April 26, 2020

Reading Period


Monday, April 27, 2020
8:00 AM-8:00 AM

Exam Period


Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Exam Period


Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Exam Period


Thursday, April 30, 2020

Exam Period


Friday, May 1, 2020

Exam Period


Saturday, May 2, 2020

Exam Period


Sunday, May 3, 2020

Exam Period


Monday, May 4, 2020

Exam Period


Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Exam Period


Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Exam Period


Thursday, May 7, 2020

Exam Period


Friday, May 8, 2020

Exam Period


Sunday, May 17, 2020

Final Exercises/Graduation


Law School Foundation & Alumni Association

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
6:00 PM-7:30 PM
The Adolphus Hotel
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
6:00 PM-7:30 PM
Four Seasons Hotel Houston
Thursday, October 24, 2019
6:00 PM-7:30 PM
Offices of McDermott Will & Emery
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
12:00 PM-1:30 PM
Michelangelo's On Main
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
6:00 PM-7:30 PM
Hotel Vintage Portland
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Washington Athletic Club
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
6:00 PM-7:30 PM
Offices of Spilman Thomas & Battle
Thursday, November 14, 2019
6:00 PM-7:30 PM
Rabbit Hole Distillery
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Omni Parker House
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
11:30 AM-1:30 PM

Lunch Reception Before the VA Bar Admission & Orientation Ceremony

The Law School Foundation will host a luncheon for alumni and their guests prior to the VA Bar Admission & Orientation Ceremony. No need to RSVP.

Contact: Alumni Relations
Greater Richmond Convention Center, Room B15-A
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
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Atlanta Alumni Reception

Contact: Alumni Relations
Atlanta History Center
Thursday, March 26, 2020
6:30 PM-8:00 PM

Northern Virginia Alumni Reception

Contact: Alumni Relations
The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
11:45 AM-2:00 PM

New York City Alumni Luncheon

Contact: Alumni Relations
Yale Club
Thursday, June 11, 2020
11:45 AM-2:00 PM

Washington, D.C. Alumni Luncheon

Contact: Alumni Relations
The Willard

Office of Private Practice

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
3:45 PM-5:30 PM

Firm Mix & Mingle

Learn more about different practice areas and what it is like to practice in various markets by meeting attorneys at the Firm Mix & Mingle.

Contact: Lynn B. Stiteler
Darden’s Abbott Center Dining Room
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Intro to Employer Interactions

This information session will cover how to make the most of social events and firm interactions. It covers identical content as the Sept. 27 Intro to Employer Interactions session.

Contact: Lynn B. Stiteler
WB152
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
11:00 AM-6:00 PM

DC Day at UVA

Firms will participate in a multi-event showcase of the benefits of practicing law in Washington, DC. First-year students with interest in the D.C. market are encouraged to attend. Food will be served.

Contact: Lynn B. Stiteler
Caplin Pavilion
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
11:00 AM-6:00 PM

New York Day at UVA

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: Lynn B. Stiteler
Caplin Pavilion

Pro Bono Program

Friday, October 25, 2019
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

CAIR Coalition Training for Pro Bono Volunteers

CAIR Coalition visits the immigration detention facility in Farmville, Virginia to provide adult detainees with general information about the detention process, their legal rights and options for fighting deportation. Volunteers, accompanied by staff attorneys from CAIR, conduct legal intakes for new detainees, deliver follow-up messages and documents, and assist with legal education presentations and other tasks as needed. Spanish-speakers are highly desired, but a certain number of slots are available for non-Spanish-speakers as well. No prior legal/immigration law experience is required.
 
All interested students must attend this training before they can visit the detention center with CAIR Coalition. Lunch will be provided with an RSVP through the Events tab on Symplicity by Oct. 23. 
Contact: Andrew Broaddus
WB121
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
12:00 PM-1:45 PM

Winter Pro Bono Orientation Session

The Pro Bono Program will hold two identical orientation sessions for those students interested in participating in a winter pro bono project. The sessions will cover how to arrange a project for the winter break, how to register the project with the Pro Bono Program and how to log your hours. Students considering a winter break project should plan to attend one of these sessions.

Contact: Andrew Broaddus
WB154
Friday, November 1, 2019
12:00 PM-12:45 PM

Winter Pro Bono Orientation Session

The Pro Bono Program will hold two identical orientation sessions for those students interested in participating in a winter pro bono project. The sessions will cover how to arrange a project for the winter break, how to register the project with the Pro Bono Program and how to log your hours. Students considering a winter break project should plan to attend one of these sessions.

Contact: Andrew Broaddus
WB154

Public Interest Law Association (PILA)

Thursday, November 14, 2019
10:00 AM-5:00 PM

PILA Hornbook Sale

Contact: Lindsay Gorman
Withers-Brown Lounge
Friday, November 15, 2019
10:00 AM-5:00 PM

PILA Hornbook Sale

Contact: Lindsay Gorman
Withers-Brown Lounge
Saturday, November 16, 2019
10:00 AM-5:00 PM

PILA Hornbook Sale

Contact: Lindsay Gorman
Withers-Brown Lounge
Sunday, November 17, 2019
10:00 AM-5:00 PM

PILA Hornbook Sale

Contact: Lindsay Gorman
Withers-Brown Lounge
Monday, November 18, 2019
10:00 AM-5:00 PM

PILA Hornbook Sale

Contact: Lindsay Gorman
Withers-Brown Lounge
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
10:00 AM-5:00 PM

PILA Hornbook Sale

Contact: Lindsay Gorman
Withers-Brown Lounge

Public Service Center

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Financing Your Public Service Career

This event is part of the Fall 1L Career Development Curriculum. Get the facts about UVA Law’s loan assistance program, the federal government’s Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program and how new grads in public service make it all work. Financial Aid’s Helen Dugger and two recent public service alumni will present information and answer students’ questions.

Contact: Andrew Broaddus
SL262

Student Bar Association (SBA)

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
6:30 PM-8:30 PM

3L Game Night

All members of the Class of 2020 are invited to convene in Scott Commons for a game night. Students may bring their favorite board game. Food will be provided.

Contact: Timothy Sensenig
Scott Commons

Student Records and Academic Services

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
12:30 PM-1:00 PM

1L Advising - Course Enrollment Process Q&A

Opportunity for 1Ls to learn and ask questions about how the course enrollment process works with the Student Records Office (SRO).

Contact: Jason Dugas
Caplin Auditorium
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
Thursday, October 24, 2019

Spring 2020 Lottery Window Opens for 1Ls

Spring lottery window opens Oct. 24 at noon and goes through Oct. 28 at noon.

Contact: Adam Seid
Friday, November 15, 2019

Drop/Add Window Opens in SIS

  • 11:45 a.m., 3Ls and L.L.M.s
  • Noon, 2Ls
  • 12:30 p.m., 1Ls
Contact: Adam Seid
Thursday, January 9, 2020
12:00 PM-12:00 PM

SIS Closes for Adding/Dropping J-term 2020 Courses

Window closes at noon.

Contact: Adam Seid
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
9:00 AM-9:00 AM

Spring 2020 Add/Drop Period Ends

Window closes at 9 a.m.

Contact: Adam Seid
Friday, January 31, 2020
4:45 PM-4:45 PM

Deadline to Submit Audit Course Request

Spring 2020 deadline to submit request to audit a law course. Deadline at 4:45 p.m.

Contact: Adam Seid

VBA

Monday, October 28, 2019
12:00 PM-1:30 PM

VBA 1L Career Panel

1L students are invited to attend a panel discussion focusing on how to use 1L summer work experiences to build a meaningful career in Virginia. Lunch will be served.

Contact: Carl Retzloff
WB104

Virginia Environmental Law Forum

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
11:30 AM-1:00 PM

Environmental Law Career Panel

Food will be provided.

Contact: Nicole Pidala
WB104

Virginia Environmental Law Journal

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
8:00 AM-5:00 PM

VELJ Symposium, "The Green New Deal: Examining Climate Change in the Business Context"

Contact: Rebecca Robinson
Purcell Reading Room

Virginia Law & Business Society

Monday, October 21, 2019
5:30 PM-7:00 PM

VLBS Hosts Bank of America Global General Counsel David Leitch '85

Bank of America Global General Counsel David Leitch ’85 will speak about his experience in law and business throughout his career, in a Q&A moderated by Professor George Geis. Food will be served.

Contact: Julia Jackson
Caplin Pavilion

Virginia Law First Generation Professionals, APALSA

Friday, October 25, 2019
11:30 AM-1:30 PM

Course Selection Office Hours

Upperclassmen from APALSA and Virginia Law First Generation Professionals will host "office hours" to help 1Ls pick spring courses, offer additional perspectives and answer questions. Drop-ins welcome. Snacks provided.
 
Contact: Erin Edwards
WB119

Virginia Law Review

Friday, October 25, 2019
5:00 PM-5:00 PM

Virginia Law Review October Notes Pool Closes

The Virginia Law Review will accept submissions for its October Notes and Comments Pool from 8:00 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 11 until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25. Late submissions will not be accepted. Additional information here.

Contact: Anna Noone
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 Veterans

Monday, October 21, 2019
11:00 AM-2:00 PM

Veterans Charity Drive Tabling

Contact: Christopher Boggs
Hunton Andrews Kurth Hall
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
11:00 AM-1:00 PM

Veterans Charity Drive Tabling

Contact: Christopher Boggs
Hunton Andrews Kurth Hall
Friday, November 1, 2019
3:00 PM-5:00 PM

"Combat Obscura" Documentary Screening and Director Q&A

Screening of "Combat Obscura," followed by a Q&A with Director and U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Miles Lagoze. Combat Obscura is a Marine made documentay that looks at daily life in a war zone and examines the psychological toll of warfare. Food will be provided.

Contact: Christopher Boggs
WEB154

Virginia Law Women

Thursday, February 20, 2020
3:00 PM-8:00 PM

Women in Big Law

VLW's annual Women in Big Law event consists of panels discussions with women at various law firms throughout the country, focusing on partnership, mentoring and work/life balance. A networking reception for attorneys and 1L students will follow the panels.

Contact: Nicole Pidala
WB104, WB105, Caplin Pavilion

Virginia Law Women, PILA, LPS

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
5:15 PM-7:00 PM

Women in Public Service Event

Students are invited to join Virginia Law Women for their annual Women in Public Service event. The event consists of two panels at 5:15 p.m. followed by a keynote adress at 6:15 p.m. in the Purcell Reading Room.

  • Starting Strong: Beginning Your Career in Public Service, WB102. Panelists: Claire Blumenson, executive director and co-founder of School Justice Project; Sarah Buckley, trial attorney in the Environment and Natural Resources division, DOJ; Vivian Kim, assistant U.S. attorney, District of Columbia; and Cassie Powell, staff attorney at Legal Aid Justice Center.
  • Private Pathways to Public Service, WB101. Panelists: Sarah Hall, staff attorney, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; Lisa Lorish, assistant federal public defender, Western District of Virginia; Jennifer Nelson, staff attorney, Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press; and Kristi O'Malley, assistant U.S. attorney, District of Maryland.

The keynote address will be delivered by Sarah Baker ‘04. Baker is the president and executive director of We The Action, a digital platform used by thousands of lawyers nationwide to volunteer with leading nonprofit organizations. Baker previously served as associate counsel and special assistant to President Obama in the Office of the White House Counsel. Reception to follow keynote address.
 

Contact: Maxine Jacobson
WB101, WB102, Purcell Reading Room

Virginia Sports & Entertainment Law Journal

Friday, October 25, 2019
5:30 PM-7:30 PM

Virginia Sports & Entertainment Law Journal Symposium

TBD

Contact: Nathan Mardis
Purcell Reading Room

West Coast Wahoos

Thursday, November 14, 2019
12:00 PM-1:30 PM

Hueston Hennigan Lunch Panel

Join West Coast Wahoos to learn about how to navigate a legal career in private practice during a lunchtime panel featuring attorneys (including UVA Law alums) from Hueston Hennigan. Students interested in learning about how to best chart a career in private practice after graduation and how to maximize other opportunities, such as clerkships, are welcome to attend. Food will be provided.

Contact: Matthew Cunningham
WB101
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
5:30 PM-7:00 PM

West Coast Wahoos Spring Career Panel

Interested in exploring firm practice out West? Want to meet attorneys from the West Coast? Please join WCW to hear representatives from firms’ West Coast offices discuss firm practice and offer tips on breaking into Western markets.

Contact: Alexander Moss
Purcell Reading Room

William Minor Lile Moot Court

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
4:00 PM-5:30 PM

Lile Moot Court Competition Finals

For 90 years, the William Minor Lile Moot Court Competition has pitted UVA Law's best and brightest oral advocates against one another in a spirited intramural competition. In the finals, the two remaining pairs of students, Megan Mers and Henry Dickman, and Abbey Thornhill and Katherine Whisenhunt, will face off before a panel of three federal appellate judges.

Contact: Ronald Pantalena
Caplin Pavilion