Videos/Podcasts of Events
Don’t care about information privacy because you have nothing to hide? Neil Richards, a law professor at the Washington University in St. Louis and a UVA Law alumnus, explains the extent to which companies mine data and seek to influence you, and why you should care.
Washington and Lee University professor Carliss Chatman; Chuck Cory ’82, former chairman of technology banking at Morgan Stanley; UVA Law professor Cathy Hwang; and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Senior Counsel Peter Lyons discuss Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk’s rapid takeover of Twitter and what’s next. The event was sponsored by the John W. Glynn, Jr. Law & Business Program.
George Mason University law professor Jennifer Mascott discusses past and present legal challenges to the president’s power to appoint and remove executive officers.
UVA Law graduate Doriane Nguenang ’21 discusses her Virginia Law Review article on employment litigation and natural hair and protective hairstyles for Black workers.
Kim Keenan ’87, former general counsel for the NAACP, delivers the commencement address to the Class of 2022. Dean Risa Goluboff and Student Bar Association President Niko Orfanedes ’22 also speak at the May 22 ceremony.
Dean Risa Goluboff shares the latest news about the Law School with alumni at reunion weekend.
The Law School hosted a dedication ceremony for a portrait of Elaine R. Jones ’70, UVA Law’s first Black alumna and the first woman to serve as president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Civil and human rights leader Wade Henderson, Judge Gwendolyn Jones Jackson ’72, Dean Risa Goluboff and Jones offered remarks. Rambert Tyree ’22, recipient of the 2022 Gregory H. Swanson Award, also participated.
Faculty and administrators discuss student life at the Law School. The panelists are Vice Dean Michael Gilbert; Megan Durkee ’15, director of student affairs; Jennifer Hulvey, assistant dean for financial aid, education and planning; Mark C. Jefferson, assistant dean for diversity, equity and belonging; and Annie Kim ’99, assistant dean for public service and director of the Mortimer Caplin Public Service Center and the Program in Law and Public Service.
UVA Law professor Kristen Eichensehr discusses how the conflict in Ukraine highlights broader challenges for U.S. national security and foreign relations, including sanctions policy and cybersecurity. Eichensehr spoke at the Alumni Board and Council luncheon.
Psychologist Elizabeth F. Loftus, a leading expert on memory, discusses how her research transformed the justice system. Dean Risa Goluboff and Professor Greg Mitchell host the episode.
Would you rather spend a day in jail or be the victim of a burglary? UVA Law professor Megan Stevenson discusses why her research suggests almost no one should be detained pretrial.
Professor Richard L. Hasen of the University of California, Irvine, discusses his new book, “Cheap Speech: How Disinformation Poisons Our Politics — and How to Cure It.” Professor Danielle Citron moderated the talk. The event was sponsored by the LawTech Center.
Professor Leslie Kendrick ’06 gives the Charge to the Class to graduating UVA Law students.
UVA Law professor Frederick Schauer talks about his new book, “The Proof: Uses of Evidence in Law, Politics, and Everything Else.”
Freed clients Lamar Barnes, James Lamont Madison, Gilbert Merritt, Bobbie Morman Jr., Emerson Stevens and Jervon Tillman share their experiences at a fundraiser for the Innocence Project at UVA Law. Professor Deirdre Enright ’92, the founding director of UVA Law’s Innocence Project Clinic, and current directors and professors Jennifer Givens and Juliet Hatchett ’15 also participated.
Calvin University history professor Kristin Kobes Du Mez delivers the 2022 Meador Lecture on her latest book, “Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation.” Dean Risa Goluboff introduced Du Mez.
Under some property tax schemes, white homebuyers moving into gentrifying neighborhoods might be getting a substantial tax break, explains UVA Law professor Andrew Hayashi.
Justice Stephen Breyer, the recipient of the 2022 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Law, looks back on his career at the U.S. Supreme Court as he prepares to retire this summer. UVA President Jim Ryan ’92 presents the medal and Dean Risa Goluboff, Breyer’s former clerk, serves as moderator. Thomas Jefferson Foundation President Leslie Greene Bowman also gives remarks.
Professor Martha Albertson Fineman of the Emory University School of Law discusses her article “Cracking the Foundational Myths: Independence, Autonomy, and Self-Sufficiency” in the book “Feminism Confronts Homo Economicus: Gender, Law, and Society,” co-edited with Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler associate Terence Dougherty. Professor Miranda Stewart of the University of Melbourne Law School provides commentary. UVA Law professor Ruth Mason and Oxford University professor Tsilly Dagan also discuss the work. This event was held as part of the “Tax Meets Non-Tax” Oxford-Virginia Legal Dialogs workshop series that builds bridges from tax to other kinds of scholarship.
The cast and crew of the 114th Libel Show, an annual musical sketch comedy tradition run by students at UVA Law, discuss the show’s return to the Caplin Auditorium stage.
UVA Law professor Aditya Bamzai discusses In re Debs and the federal government’s use of injunctions with hosts John Harrison and Risa Goluboff.
UVA Law professors Kristen Eichensehr, Paul B. Stephan ’77 and Pierre-Hugues Verdier, and lecturer Richard Dean ’80, a partner with Baker & McKenzie, discuss the ongoing Russian-Ukrainian conflict, including sanctions, cyber operations and the U.S. response. UVA Law professor Mitu Gulati moderated the panel. The event was sponsored by the Virginia Journal of International Law.
During the 2022 McCorkle Lecture, Professor Randall L. Kennedy of Harvard Law School discusses triumphs and defeats for racial justice during the civil rights era.
UVA Law professor Mitu Gulati and Lee Buchheit, formerly of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, discuss how sovereign debt restructuring sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic will play out in 2022 and 2023. Dean Risa Goluboff introduced Gulati and Buchheit.
Professor Martin Gilens of UCLA discusses his article “Testing Theories of American Politics: Elites, Interest Groups, and Average Citizens,” co-authored with Professor Benjamin Page of Northwestern University. Professor Daniel N. Shaviro of New York University School of Law provides commentary. UVA Law professor Ruth Mason, Oxford University professor Tsilly Dagan and other legal scholars also discuss the work. This event was held as part of the “Tax Meets Non-Tax” Oxford-Virginia Legal Dialogs workshop series that builds bridges from tax to other kinds of scholarship.
Yale Law School professor Tom R. Tyler joins co-host and fellow psychologist Gregory Mitchell to discuss Tyler’s work on procedural justice, including a training program for Chicago police officers.
The United States and other nations have only recently begun to publicly attribute cyberattacks to other countries, such as Russia. UVA Law professor Kristen Eichensehr proposes more transparency and legal guardrails when exposing cyberattacks.