Upcoming Events

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Alumni

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Boston Alumni Reception

Contact: Alumni Relations
Sponsor: Law School Foundation & Alumni Association
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
Sponsor: Law School Foundation & Alumni Association
Greater Richmond Convention Center, Room B15-A
Thursday, December 5, 2019
6:00 PM-7:30 PM

Charlottesville Alumni Holiday Reception

Contact: Alumni Relations
Sponsor: Law School Foundation & Alumni Association
Greencroft Club
Thursday, December 12, 2019
6:30 PM-8:30 PM

Washington, D.C. Alumni Holiday Reception

Contact: Alumni Relations
Sponsor: Law School Foundation & Alumni Association
The Metropolitan Club
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Atlanta Alumni Reception

Contact: Alumni Relations
Sponsor: Law School Foundation & Alumni Association
Atlanta History Center
Thursday, March 26, 2020
6:30 PM-8:00 PM

Northern Virginia Alumni Reception

Contact: Alumni Relations
Sponsor: Law School Foundation & Alumni Association
The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
11:45 AM-2:00 PM

New York City Alumni Luncheon

Contact: Alumni Relations
Sponsor: Law School Foundation & Alumni Association
Yale Club
Thursday, June 11, 2020
11:45 AM-2:00 PM

Washington, D.C. Alumni Luncheon

Contact: Alumni Relations
Sponsor: Law School Foundation & Alumni Association
The Willard

Career

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

A Progressive Guide to Clerkships

Join the UVA Chapter of the American Constitution Society (ACS) for an event on how ACS National can support students seeking clerkships. Jill F. Dash, ACS national vice president of strategic engagement, will present on the resources and programming that ACS sponsors for law student members. Judge Patricia Millett, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, will discuss what judges look for during the clerkship application process and application tips. Lunch will be provided.

 

Contact: Hayley Hahn
Sponsor: American Constitution Society for Law and Policy
Caplin Pavilion
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
Sponsor: Office of Private Practice
Caplin Pavilion
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
Sponsor: West Coast Wahoos
Purcell Reading Room
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
Sponsor: Virginia Law Women
WB104, WB105, 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
Sponsor: Office of Private Practice
Caplin Pavilion
Monday, March 30, 2020
5:00 PM-7:00 PM

BLSA Spring Diversity Reception

TBD

Contact: Nicole Banton
Sponsor: BLSA
Caplin Pavilion

Civil Rights/Civil Liberties

Thursday, February 6, 2020
11:30 AM-1:00 PM

The Pro-Life Movement and the Legal Profession

Kevin Theriot, senior counsel and vice president of the Center for Life with Alliance Defending Freedom, will speak on ethical concerns surrounding being pro-life in the legal profession as well as recent abortion cases. Food will be provided.

Contact: Emily Ostertag
Sponsor: Advocates for Life at Virginia Law (AFL)
Purcell Reading Room

Constitutional Law

Friday, January 24, 2020

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

TBD

Contact: Nicole Bray
Sponsor: Virginia Law Review
Caplin Pavilion, Purcell Reading Room

Legal Profession

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
Sponsor: American Constitution Society for Law and Policy, South Asian Law Student Association, Black Law Student's Association
Caplin Pavilion

Criminal Law

Tuesday, November 26, 2019
12:30 PM-2:00 PM

Conversation with Innocence Project Client Darnell Phillips

Darnell Phillips, a client of the Innocence Project Clinic, was freed in September 2018, after spending 28 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit. The Innocence Project invites all to listen to Phillips tell the story of how erroneous eyewitness identification, untested physical evidence and police misconduct contributed to his wrongful conviction, and how his fight for exoneration continues today. Food will be provided.

Contact: Juliet Hatchett
Sponsor: Innocence Project Clinic
Purcell Reading Room

Faculty

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
Sponsor: Faculty, Politics Department
Main Grounds, Monroe Hall, Room 118
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

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

Contact: Pennie Newell
Sponsor: Faculty
Faculty Lounge
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
Sunday, December 15, 2019

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
Monday, December 16, 2019

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

 Law and Economics Workshop, David Hyman (Georgetown Law)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Sponsor: Law & Economics
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

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

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

Faculty Workshop, Adam Hofri

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

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

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

 Law and Economics Workshop, Tatiana Homonoff (NYU Wagner)

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

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

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

Faculty Workshop, Richard Banks (Stanford Law School)

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

Faculty Workshop, Stephen Holmes (NYU School of Law)

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

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

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Sponsor: Faculty
Faculty Lounge

International/National Security Law

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
9:00 AM-2:30 PM

Antitrust and the Global Economy: VJIL Symposium 2020

VJIL will host their 2020 symposium, Antitrust and the Global Economy, co-sponsored by the J.B. Moore Society of International Law. Panelists from a variety of backgrounds will discuss how antitrust functions in the  age of sprawling, multinational corporations. This event will give attendees the opportunity to learn, network and engage. Breakfast, coffee and lunch will be served.

Contact: Hannah Schaller
Sponsor: Virginia Journal Of International Law, John Bassett Moore Society of International Law
Caplin Pavilion

Jurisprudence and Courts

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
Sponsor: Federalist Society
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
Sponsor: Federalist Society
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
Sponsor: Federalist Society
Caplin Pavilion

Law School

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Thanksgiving Recess

Sponsor: Law School
Thursday, November 28, 2019

Thanksgiving Recess

Sponsor: Law School
Friday, November 29, 2019

Thanksgiving Recess

Sponsor: Law School
Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Classes End

Sponsor: Law School
Thursday, December 5, 2019

Reading Period

Sponsor: Law School
Friday, December 6, 2019

Reading Period

Sponsor: Law School
Saturday, December 7, 2019

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
Sunday, December 8, 2019

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
Monday, December 9, 2019

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
Friday, December 13, 2019

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
Saturday, December 14, 2019

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
Thursday, December 19, 2019

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
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
Sponsor: Student Records and Academic Services
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Classes Begin

Sponsor: Law School
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
Sponsor: Student Records and Academic Services
Thursday, January 30, 2020

Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law Symposium

TBD

Contact: Austin Schlatter

Caplin Pavilion
Friday, January 31, 2020

Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law Symposium

Contact: Austin Schlatter

Caplin Pavilion
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
Sponsor: Student Records and Academic Services
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Student Loan Exit Counseling

The Law School requires that all graduating student loan borrowers attend an in-person group counseling session. Attendance is mandatory for graduating 3Ls with student loans. Prior to the session, Financial Aid will provide students with a listing of their federal student loans.Information covered in Student Loan Exit Counseling will include contacting your lenders, loan repayment options, loan deferment, the Virginia Loan Forgiveness Program and more. Financial Aid will be available for questions following the presentation. 
 
Contact: Jennifer Hulvey
Sponsor: Financial Aid Office
Caplin Auditorium
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
3:30 PM-6:30 PM

Lile Moot Court Competition Semi-Finals

For over 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 semifinals, the four remaining pairs of students will face off. Round one begins at 3:30 p.m., followed by round two at 5 p.m.

Contact: Ronald Pantalena
Sponsor: William Minor Lile Moot Court
Caplin Pavilion
Saturday, April 25, 2020

Reading Period

Sponsor: Law School
Sunday, April 26, 2020

Reading Period

Sponsor: Law School

Politics

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
8:00 PM-10:00 PM

Democratic Debate Watch Party 

Food will be provided.

Contact: Nachiketa Baru
Sponsor: Virginia Law Democrats
WB278
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
Sponsor: Lambda Law Alliance
Caplin Pavilion

Race and Law

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
5:15 PM-6:45 PM

Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do

Jennifer Eberhardt, a social psychologist at Stanford University, will discuss her 2019 book “Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do.” She is a 2014 MacArthur Genius Grant recipient, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and was named one of Foreign Policy’s 100 Leading Global Thinkers. She is co-founder and co-director of SPARQ (Social Psychological Answers to Real-World Questions), a Stanford Center that brings together researchers and practitioners to address significant social problems. Eberhardt’s talk is part of the University’s 2020 Community MLK Celebration.

During the event, Dean Risa Goluboff will present the 2020 Gregory H. Swanson Award. Named after UVA and UVA Law’s first black student, the award recognizes students who demonstrate a commitment to justice within the community.

Contact: Rebecca Klaff
Sponsor: Center for the Study of Race and Law
Caplin Pavilion

Social Event

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
Sponsor: Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, Women of Color
Purcell Reading Room

Student Life

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
Sponsor: Law School
Caplin Pavilion

Student Life

Monday, February 3, 2020
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Journal Information Session

1L students are invited to come learn about academic journals at UVA and the journal tryout process.  Each journal will give an overview of their journal and membership.
Contact: Alexandra Butler
Sponsor: Virginia Law Review
Caplin Auditorium
Thursday, February 6, 2020
6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Journal Open House

UVA's academic journals will host a journal “fair” for 1L students to meet members from each journal and learn more about what different journals publish and the work of student journal editors.

Contact: Alexandra Butler
Sponsor: Virginia Law Review
Purcell Reading Room