Videos/Podcasts of Events

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Leo Strine Jr.
Judge Leo Strine Jr. on Contracts Law
November 16, 2021

Former Delaware Supreme Court Chief Justice Leo E. Strine Jr. recently spoke about the importance of contracts in the practice of law during UVA Law professor Mitu Gulati's 1L Contracts class.

War Powers After Afghanistan
November 15, 2021

Experts discuss the future of war powers after the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. Panelists include Tess Bridgeman, co-editor-in-chief of Just Security; Yale Law School professor Oona Hathaway; and Rutgers Law School professor Adil Haque. UVA Law professor Kristen Eichensehr, director of the National Security Law Center, moderated the event. This event was sponsored by the National Security Law Center; Law, Innovation, Security & Technology; and the National Security Law Forum.

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UVA Law student
2022 Lile Moot Court Finals
November 9, 2021

Third-year UVA Law students Chris Baldacci and Michael Patton face off against Abigail Burke and Bolton Smith in the final round of UVA Law’s 93rd annual William Minor Lile Moot Court Competition. Judge Pierre Bergeron ’99 of the Ohio First District Court of Appeals, Judge Britt C. Grant of the Eleventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, and Chief Judge Sri Srinivasan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit decided the competition’s winners, Baldacci and Patton.

Political Fragmentation in Democracies Today panelists
Political Fragmentation in Democracies Today
November 5, 2021

Professor Richard Pildes of the New York University School of Law discusses his article “Political Fragmentation in Democracies Today.” Professor Wolfgang Schön of the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance 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.

Lawrence Solum
Formalism Is Back
November 5, 2021

UVA Law professor Lawrence B. Solum, an internationally recognized legal theorist, discusses why legal formalism is back during a lecture honoring his appointment as the William L. Matheson and Robert M. Morgenthau Distinguished Professor of Law.

UVA Professors
The Charlottesville Trial: An Overview of Sines v. Kessler
November 2, 2021

UVA Law professors John C. Jeffries Jr. ’73, Leslie Kendrick ’06 and Micah J. Schwartzman ’05  join UVA history professor James Loeffler to discuss Sines v. Kessler, a federal lawsuit against white supremacists involved in the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville during Aug. 11-12, 2017. The event was sponsored by the Karsh Center for Law and Democracy and the UVA College of Arts & Sciences Jewish Studies Program.

Panelists
Privacy and Democracy in Technology
October 14, 2021

UVA Law professor Danielle Citron; Megan Gray of Gray Matters Law & Policy; and Rachel Levinson-Waldman of the Brennan Center for Justice’s Liberty & National Security Program discuss issues of democracy and technology in privacy. The event was sponsored by the LawTech Center, the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy, and Law, Innovation, Security & Technology. 

Jason Johnston and ‘Climate Rationality’
Professor Discusses New Book ‘Climate Rationality’
October 11, 2021

UVA Law professor Jason Johnston discusses his new book “Climate Rationality: From Bias to Balance,” published by Cambridge University Press.

Deirdre Enright, Emerson Stevens and Juliet Hatchett
Innocence Project Client Emerson Stevens Shares His Story
October 1, 2021

Former Innocence Project client Emerson Stevens is joined by Juliet Hatchett ’15, associate director of the Innocence Project Clinic, and Deirdre Enright ’92, founding director of the Innocence Project at UVA Law, to discuss his experience being wrongfully convicted and his recent exoneration. Stevens served 32 years for a murder he did not commit before he was paroled in 2017, then pardoned in 2021.

Daniel Ortiz, Timothy Lovelace and Lisa Lorish
The Civil Rights Movement and the Role of Race in the 1971 Virginia Constitution
September 30, 2021

UVA Law professor Daniel Ortiz, Duke Law School professor H. Timothy Lovelace Jr. ’06 and moderator Judge Lisa Lorish ’08 of the Virginia Court of Appeals examine how the 1971 Virginia Constitution addressed race and responded to the civil rights movement.

Ruth Mason
The Transformation of International Tax
September 10, 2021

UVA Law professor Ruth Mason explains why the 2008 recession and the subsequent global effort to curb corporate tax dodging transformed international tax. The lecture marked her appointment as Edwin S. Cohen Distinguished Professor of Law and Taxation. Dean Risa Goluboff introduces Mason.

SCOTUS Roundup panelists
Roundup of the 2020 Supreme Court Term
September 7, 2021

UVA Law professors John C. Jeffries Jr. ’73 and Daniel Ortiz are joined by GianCarlo Canaparo of the Heritage Foundation to discuss key decisions in the U.S. Supreme Court’s October 2020 term. The event was hosted by the Federalist Society at UVA Law.

Mary Bauer
A Career in Public Service
August 31, 2021

Mary Bauer ’90, executive director of the ACLU of Virginia, discusses her career path as a public interest lawyer in her keynote for the Public Service Joint Kickoff. This event was hosted by the Public Interest Law Association, the Program in Law and Public Service, and the Mortimer Caplin Public Service Center. Dean Risa Goluboff introduces Bauer.

Risa Goluboff
Dean Risa Goluboff Welcomes Class of 2024
August 16, 2021

Dean Risa Goluboff delivers her orientation address to the Class of 2024 in Caplin Auditorium.

Natalie Blazer
Admissions Chief Natalie Blazer ’08 Welcomes Class of 2024
August 16, 2021

Assistant Dean for Admissions Natalie Blazer ’08 welcomes the Class of 2024 to orientation and their legal studies.

Panelists
White Supremacy on Trial
July 22, 2021

Four years after the deadly attack on the Charlottesville community, a federal lawsuit led by Integrity First for America is proceeding against the white supremacists in court. IFA Executive Director Amy Spitalnick, lead attorneys Karen Dunn and Roberta Kaplan, and Dean Risa Goluboff discuss the suit, Sines v. Kessler, and the process of holding extremists accountable. UVA Batten School Dean Ian Solomon and UVA Law professor Micah Schwartzman ’05 also offer remarks. This event was sponsored by UVA Law’s Karsh Center for Law and Democracy, The Miller Center, and the Jewish Studies Program in the College of Arts and Sciences at UVA.

Law professors
Building a Law-and-Political-Economy Framework: Beyond the Twentieth-Century Synthesis
June 11, 2021

Yale Law professors Anne Alstott and Amy Kapczynski discuss the forthcoming Yale Law Journal article “Building a Law-and-Political-Economy Framework: Beyond the Twentieth-Century Synthesis," written by Jedediah S. Britton-Purdy, David Singh Grewal, Amy Kapczynski and Sabeel K. Rahman. UVA Law professor Ruth Mason, Oxford University professor Tsilly Dagan and other legal scholars comment on 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.

Jim Ryan
‘Common Law’ S3 E9: Separate Schools, Separate Worlds
June 1, 2021

Why are many K-12 schools still struggling with racial inequity and the legacy of segregation almost 70 years after Brown v. Board of Education? UVA President Jim Ryan ’92 discusses the role of the Supreme Court, public policy and higher education in addressing the issue.

Risa Goluboff and students
Inspired by the Class of 2021
May 23, 2021

Faculty and alumni cheer on members of the Class of 2021 as they graduate from UVA Law.

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Dean Risa Goluboff, Katharine Janes ’21 and Justice Cleo Powell ’82
Commencement Addresses to the Class of 2021
May 23, 2021

For the prerecorded portion of Final Exercises for the Class of 2021, Dean Risa Goluboff, former Student Bar Association President Katharine Janes ’21 and Supreme Court of Virginia Justice Cleo Powell ’82 deliver remarks. 

Soccer players, Camilo Sanchez and Jolena Zabel
‘Common Law’ S3 E8: The Goal of Equity in Women’s Soccer
May 11, 2021

Despite dominating in international competition, the U.S. women’s soccer team is paid far less than their male counterparts. UVA Law professor Camilo Sánchez and law student Jolena Zabel explore what players’ efforts around the world to achieve equity in pay and working conditions teach us.

UVA Law community members in masks
Looking Back on a Different Kind of School Year
April 30, 2021

As the school year draws to a close, faculty, students and staff reflect on how the community showed resilience as the COVID-19 pandemic changed life at UVA Law.

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Rachel Harmon
Charge to the Class of 2021, With Professor Rachel Harmon
April 30, 2021

UVA Law professor Rachel Harmon delivers the Charge to the Class of 2021, following an introduction by Dean Risa Goluboff. This annual tradition offers parting words of wisdom to the graduating class.

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UVA Law faculty
A Faculty Message to the Class of 2021
April 29, 2021

UVA Law professors and administrators offer parting words to the Class of 2021.

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Angela Onwuachi-Willig
‘Common Law’ S3 E7: From Trayvon Martin to George Floyd: The Trauma of Injustice
April 23, 2021

Black communities experience lasting “cultural trauma” from the lack of accountability for police and vigilante violence, explains Boston University School of Law Dean Angela Onwuachi-Willig.