Videos/Podcasts Archive

Eric Broyles
Orientation Address by Eric Broyles ’95
August 22, 2022

Eric Broyles ’95, the founder and CEO of Nanocan, welcomes the Class of 2025 to UVA Law at orientation. He advised students to “keep doing the things you did that got you here” and be open to friendships with people who are different from you. Dean Risa Goluboff introduces Broyles. 

Risa Goluboff
Dean Risa Goluboff Welcomes the Class of 2025
August 22, 2022

Dean Risa Goluboff welcomes new J.D., LL.M. and S.J.D. students to UVA Law at orientation.

Natalie Blazer
Admissions Chief Natalie Blazer ’08 Welcomes Class of 2025
August 22, 2022

Assistant Dean for Admissions Natalie Blazer ’08 welcomes the Class of 2025 to their legal studies during orientation.

Micah Schwartzman
The Legacies of Charlottesville: A Fifth-Anniversary Conversation About Law and Democracy in America
August 11, 2022

UVA Law professor Micah Schwartzman ’05 and Slate editor Dahlia Lithwick discuss the legacies of the events of Aug. 11-12, 2017, in the national landscape of American law and politics. UVA Jewish studies professor James Loffler moderated. The event was sponsored by the UVA Jewish Studies Program and Karsh Center for Law and Democracy.

Podcast guests
‘Common Law’ S4 E14: A Bloody Revolution and an Odious Debt
August 4, 2022

University of Virginia law professor Mitu Gulati looks at the tragic history of Haiti’s 19th-century “odious debt” to France after islanders won their freedom from slavery, and discusses whether Haiti could recoup what it lost.

Podcast guests
‘Common Law’ S4 E13: Fighting Racial Discrimination in Our Digital Lives
July 21, 2022

University of Pennsylvania law professor Anita Allen discusses her framework for stopping surveillance, fraud and exclusion targeting Black Americans online.

Risa Goluboff, Greg Mitchell and John Monahan
‘Common Law’ S4 E12: Predicting Violence
July 7, 2022

UVA Law professor John Monahan discusses how predicting violence became a concern for courtrooms and mental health practices nationwide, and developed alongside his own career.

Anne Coughlin
Demystifying Dobbs
June 29, 2022

UVA Law professor Anne Coughlin and UVA professor Bonnie Gordon discuss the legal principles, case history and cultural history behind the U.S. Supreme Court ruling Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.

Risa Goluboff, Danielle Citron, Neil Richards
‘Common Law’ S4 E11: Why Privacy Matters
June 23, 2022

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.

Podcast guests
‘Common Law’ S4 E10: The President’s Power To Hire and Fire
June 9, 2022

George Mason University law professor Jennifer Mascott discusses past and present legal challenges to the president’s power to appoint and remove executive officers.

Risa Goluboff, Cathy Hwang and Doriane Nguenang
‘Common Law’ S4 E9: The Legal Battle Over Black Hair and Protective Hairstyles
May 26, 2022

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
UVA Law 2022 Commencement
May 22, 2022

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.

Elaine Jones and Risa Goluboff
Dedication of the Portrait of Elaine R. Jones ’70
May 14, 2022

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.

The Student Experience at UVA Law
May 14, 2022

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.

Risa Goluboff
The Dean’s State of the Law School, 2021-22
May 14, 2022

Dean Risa Goluboff shares the latest news about the Law School with alumni at reunion weekend.

Kristen Eichensehr
Ukraine and Challenges for U.S. National Security
May 13, 2022

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.

‘Common Law’ S4 E8: The Psychology of Eyewitness Memory
May 12, 2022

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. 

Danielle Citron and Rick Hasen
‘Cheap Speech’: A Conversation With Richard L. Hasen
April 28, 2022

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.

Risa Goluboff, Danielle Citron and Megan Stevenson
‘Common Law’ S4 E7: The High Cost of Pretrial Detention
April 28, 2022

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.

Leslie Kendrick
Charge to the Class of 2022
April 27, 2022

Professor Leslie Kendrick ’06 gives the Charge to the Class to graduating UVA Law students.

Elon Musk’s Takeover of Twitter
April 26, 2022

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.

Speaking of Injustice: A Night With Virginia’s Wrongfully Convicted
April 20, 2022

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.

Frederick Schauer
Frederick Schauer Discusses ‘The Proof’
April 20, 2022

UVA Law professor Frederick Schauer talks about his new book, “The Proof: Uses of Evidence in Law, Politics, and Everything Else.”

Kristin Kobes Du Mez
‘Jesus and John Wayne’ and the Evangelical Reckoning
April 19, 2022

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.

Risa Goluboff, Cathy Hwang and Andrew Hayashi
‘Common Law’ S4 E6: Property Taxes and Racial Gentrification
April 14, 2022

Under some property tax schemes, white homebuyers moving into gentrifying neighborhoods might be getting a substantial tax break, explains UVA Law professor Andrew Hayashi.