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Administrative Law and Regulation

Wednesday, March 3, 2021
5:00 PM-6:15 PM

The Adequacy of Antitrust Law: Is Big Tech Too Big?

The Federalist Society will host Jessica Vu, Daren Bakst and Professor Thomas Nachbar to discuss the unique issues presented by Big Tech and whether or not antitrust law presents adequate solutions to these problems. Professor Paul Mahoney will moderate. Register for Zoom

Contact: Chloe Knox
Sponsor: Federalist Society
Online

Admissions

Friday, March 19, 2021

Admitted Students Open House

The Law School's 2021 open house for admitted students will take place online, and will give admitted students the chance to meet with faculty and students, and learn more about the school’s curricular and extracurricular opportunities. 

Contact: Office of Admissions
Sponsor: Office of Admissions
Online
Saturday, March 20, 2021

Admitted Students Open House

The Law School's 2021 open house for admitted students will take place online, and will give admitted students the chance to meet with faculty and students, and learn more about the school’s curricular and extracurricular opportunities. 

Contact: Office of Admissions
Sponsor: Office of Admissions
Online

Alumni

Thursday, March 4, 2021
2:00 PM-4:00 PM

Darden Virtual Seminar Series: Paul Schott Stevens ’78

Mayo Center Academic Director Pedro Matos will host a fireside chat with Paul Schott Stevens ’78, former president and CEO of the Investment Company Institute. Register for Zoom

Sponsor: UVA Darden School of Business
Online
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
5:30 PM-7:00 PM

Washington, DC, Black UVA Law Alumni Virtual Event

This virtual event will feature remarks by Dean Risa Goluboff and keynote remarks by Blair Wimbush '80.
 
Blair, the chair of the Law School Foundation's Board of Trustees and an Atlantic Union Bank board member, will present "Giving Back and Looking Forward - My (40) Years of Board Service."
 
An update on diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts at the Law School will also be presented.
 
This event is open to all Black UVA Law alumni.
 
Contact: Kathy Boase
Sponsor: UVA Law School Foundation and Alumni Association
Zoom

Animal Law

Thursday, April 1, 2021
6:00 PM-7:00 PM

Conversation With Harvard Animal Law and Policy Research Fellow Ann Linder: The Future of Live Animal Markets

Join Virginia Animal Law Society in welcoming Harvard Animal Law and Policy Research Fellow Ann Linder to present her research on the future of live animal markets. Zoom details TBA

Contact: Shweta Kumar
Sponsor: Virginia Animal Law Society
Online

Career

Wednesday, March 3, 2021
4:30 PM-5:30 PM

Meet the Judges: UVA Law Alumni on the Bench

Panel members include Judge E. Gregory Wells ’86, Maryland Court of Special Appeals; Judge Jennifer Attrep ’06, New Mexico Court of Appeals; and Judge Pierre Bergeron ’99, Ohio First District Court of Appeals. Zoom details

Contact: Leah Gould
Sponsor: Office of Judicial Clerkships
Online
Thursday, March 4, 2021
5:30 PM-6:30 PM

VLW's Women in Government Panel

Join Virginia Law Women for an interactive panel with woman attorneys from the Department of Justice, a federal agency, the Hill and a state government position. Zoom details

Contact: Sujaya Rajguru
Sponsor: Virginia Law Women, Public Service Center
Online
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
5:00 PM-7:00 PM

New York Day at UVA Law

This event is an opportunity for 1Ls to meet a number of attorneys from different practice areas in one evening. First-year students with interest in the New York City market for their 2L summer and after graduation are encouraged to attend. Additional details and registration information will be distributed via email.

Contact: Elizabeth Kade
Sponsor: Office of Private Practice
Online
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
5:00 PM-7:00 PM

D.C. Day at UVA Law

This event is an opportunity for 1Ls to meet a number of attorneys from different practice areas in one evening. First-year students with interest in the D.C. market for their 2L summer and after graduation are encouraged to attend. Additional details and registration information will be distributed via email.

Contact: Elizabeth Kade
Sponsor: Office of Private Practice
Online

Civil Liberties

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
7:00 PM-8:00 PM

Justice Through Education: Reclaiming Our Democracy Following January 6

Professor Kimberly Robinson will moderate a panel of leading education advocates and scholars to discuss the role of education in promoting justice and democratic citizenship following the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. Join online via Zoom

Contact: Benjamin Saul
Sponsor: CARE (Child Advocacy Research and Education)
Online

Civil Rights

Thursday, March 25, 2021
7:00 PM-8:00 PM

Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline

CARE panel will discuss dismantling the school-to-prison pipeline.

Contact: Benjamin Saul
Sponsor: CARE (Child Advocacy Research and Education)
Online

Community and Diversity

Tuesday, March 30, 2021
5:00 PM-7:00 PM

BLSA Spring Diversity Reception

Contact: David Kitchin
Sponsor: Black Law Students Association
Online

Criminal Law

Wednesday, March 10, 2021
5:00 PM-6:15 PM

The Decline of Mercy in Criminal Justice and Public Life

Judge Stephanos Bibas of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit will deliver his talk, "The Decline of Mercy in Criminal Justice and Public Life." Register for Zoom

Contact: Chloe Knox
Sponsor: Federalist Society
Online
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
5:00 PM-6:15 PM

Debate: Abolishing the Death Penalty

The Virginia General Assembly recently voted to abolish the death penalty. Join the Federalist Society as Professor Carol Steiker and Professor Bill Otis debate whether other states and the federal government should follow suit. Professor Jennifer Givens will moderate. Register for Zoom

Contact: Chloe Knox
Sponsor: Federalist Society
Online

Environmental Law

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Faculty Ideas in Progress: “Where Nature’s Rights Go Wrong,” With Michael Livermore

Students are invited to workshop a new paper co-authored by Professor Michael Livermore on environmental rights that will appear in the Virginia Law Review in the fall of 2021. Workshopping an idea or draft to colleagues and readers is a common practice in the academy, and this event will introduce students to an important part of the scholarly process. Zoom details

Contact: Teri Johnson
Sponsor: Faculty, Academic Placement Committee
Online

Faculty

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
12:30 PM-1:40 PM

Law and Economics Workshop, Netta Barak-Corren (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Sponsor: Law & Economics
Online Via Zoom
Friday, March 12, 2021
12:30 PM-1:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Tom Nachbar

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Sponsor: Faculty
Online Via Zoom
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
12:30 PM-1:30 PM

Legal Theory Workshop, Gabbrielle Johnson (Claremont McKenna College)

Contact: Pennie Newell
Sponsor: Faculty
Online Via Zoom
Friday, March 19, 2021
12:30 PM-1:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Tabatha Abu El-Haj (Drexel University)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Sponsor: Faculty
Online Via Zoom
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
12:30 PM-1:40 PM

Law and Economics Workshop,  Bocar Ba (UC Irvine)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Sponsor: Law & Economics
Online Via Zoom
Friday, March 26, 2021
12:30 PM-1:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Stephen Gardbaum (UCLA Law)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Sponsor: Faculty
Online Via Zoom
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
12:30 PM-1:30 PM

Legal Theory Workshop, Hrafn Asgeirsson (University of Surrey)

Contact: Pennie Newell
Sponsor: Faculty
Online Via Zoom
Friday, April 2, 2021
12:30 PM-1:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Rebecca Stone (UCLA Law)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Sponsor: Faculty
Online Via Zoom
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
12:30 PM-1:40 PM

Law and Economics Workshop, Crystal Yang (Harvard Law)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Sponsor: Law & Economics
Online Via Zoom
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
12:30 PM-1:30 PM

Legal Theory Workshop, Wendy Salkin (Stanford)

Contact: Pennie Newell
Sponsor: Faculty
Online Via Zoom
Friday, April 16, 2021
12:30 PM-1:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Maria Ponomarenko (Minnesota Law School)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Sponsor: Faculty
Online Via Zoom
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
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
Friday, April 30, 2021
12:30 PM-1:50 PM

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

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Sponsor: Faculty
Online Via Zoom

Health Law

Tuesday, March 16, 2021
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

UVA Law Alumni Leaders on COVID-19 and the Future of Health Care

The Health Law Association and Virginia Journal of Law & Technology invite all to attend the annual Law and Technology Symposium. This virtual panel will feature prominent UVA Law alumni currently in roles leading health-related industries impacted by the COVID-19 response. Panelists will discuss the unique challenges presented by the pandemic to their respective sectors and how these challenges may shape the future of health care. As time permits, panelists will also share about their individual journey to the top of their respective fields and any advice they have for law students interested in the space.

Contact: Savanna Williams
Sponsor: Health Law Association, Virginia Journal of Law & Technology
Online

Law School

Monday, March 1, 2021
4:45 PM-4:45 PM

Upper-Level Writing Requirement Submission Deadline 

Deadline for non-1L students to submit a completed Upper-Level Writing Intent Form to the Student Records Office (SRO) if they intend to use a paper toward the requirement by special permission. Note: Students in classes designated in the online course details with papers pre-approved as satisfying the Upper-Level Writing requirement need not submit an intent form.

Contact: Jason Dugas
Sponsor: Law School
Monday, March 8, 2021

Spring Break

Sponsor: Law School
Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Spring Break

Sponsor: Law School
Thursday, April 8, 2021

Spring Break

Sponsor: Law School
Friday, April 9, 2021

Spring Break

Sponsor: Law School
Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Spring Break

Sponsor: Law School
Friday, April 30, 2021

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
Tuesday, May 4, 2021

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
Friday, May 14, 2021

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
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
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

Legal Profession

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

“Researching as a Judicial Law Clerk,” Suzanne Corriell, Circuit Librarian for the Fourth Circuit

Suzanne Corriell, circuit librarian for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, will provide advice on researching as a judicial law clerk. She will discuss research resources available to judicial law clerks, along with good starting points when you get a research project as a judicial law clerk. Q&A to follow. Zoom details

Contact: Ben Doherty
Sponsor: Law Library, Office of Judicial Clerkships
Online

Politics

Wednesday, March 3, 2021
6:30 PM-7:30 PM

Common Law Grounds: Civility in Crisis

Common Law Grounds will host a discussion about political civility and cooperation. Lunch with RSVP.

Contact: Kyle McGoey
Sponsor: Common Law Grounds
Online

Public Service

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
4:00 PM-5:00 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? The Public Service Center will host an informational session about postgraduate fellowships, important timelines and successful strategies. This event will discuss all types of fellowships including Skadden, Equal Justice Works, Justice Catalyst and Powell fellowships, as well as organization-based fellowships and others. Zoom details

Contact: Amanda Yale
Sponsor: Career Services
Online
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
4:00 PM-5:00 AM

LPS Fellow Research Panel 1

Fellows in the Law and Public Service program will share their research. Zoom details

Contact: Hayley Hahn
Sponsor: Law and Public Service Program
Online
Monday, March 29, 2021
11:00 AM-12:00 PM

LPS Fellow Research Panel 2

Fellows in the Law & Public Service Program will present their research. Zoom details

Contact: Hayley Hahn
Sponsor: Law and Public Service Program
Online