Videos/Podcasts Archive

Risa Goluboff, Danielle Citron and Kristen Eichensehr
‘Common Law’ S4 E3: Calling Out Cyberattacks
March 3, 2022

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.

Kristen Eichensehr and Paul Stephan
The Russian-Ukrainian Conflict
February 25, 2022

UVA Law professors Kristen Eichensehr and Paul B. Stephan ’77 discuss the Russian-Ukrainian conflict and what’s ahead. The event was sponsored by the UVA Law Federalist Society chapter, the John Bassett Moore Society of International Law, the National Security Law Forum, and Law, Innovation, Security, and Technology (LIST).

Kim Forde-Mazrui
The History of Race in Higher Education
February 23, 2022

Professor Kim Forde-Mazrui, director of the Center for the Study of Race and Law, discusses the history of race and the importance of equality in higher education. The event was held as part of the Black Law Students Association’s Black History Month celebration, and was co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Race and the Law.

Risa Goluboff, John Harrison and Tara Leigh Grove
‘Common Law’ S4 E2: Inside the President’s Supreme Court Commission
February 17, 2022

University of Alabama law professor Tara Leigh Grove, a member of the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States, joins hosts John Harrison and Risa Goluboff to discuss options for reform and why change is so difficult.

Book and David Law
David Law Discusses ‘Constitutionalism in Context’
February 10, 2022

UVA Law professor David S. Law is editor of a new book, “Constitutionalism in Context,” that explores the full range of legal and governance systems around the world, including in often-ignored areas like Asia.

Nicole Perlroth
Cybersecurity Beyond the Headlines: A Conversation With Journalist Nicole Perlroth
February 9, 2022

Reporter and best-selling author Nicole Perlroth joins UVA Law professor Kristen Eichensehr, director of the Law School’s National Security Law Center, for a discussion of ransomware, espionage, the market for zero-day exploits and the role of the U.S. government in the cybersecurity ecosystem. This event was hosted by the Law School's National Security Law Center.

‘Common Law’ S4 E1: Why ESG Funds Are Shaking Up Wall Street
February 3, 2022

Do ESG funds — those espousing environmental, social and governance values — live up to their label, and should they be regulated? UVA Law professor Quinn Curtis joins hosts Cathy Hwang and Risa Goluboff.

UVA Law faculty
Justice Breyer’s Legacy: Four Decades on the Bench
February 1, 2022

Dean Risa Goluboff leads a panel of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer's former clerks — including U.S. Judge Vince Chhabria and UVA Law professors Rachel Harmon and Daniel Ortiz — to discuss his legacy.

Julia Dahl and Danielle Citron
Intimate Privacy Violations and the Law: A Conversation With Crime Novelist Julia Dahl
February 1, 2022

Crime reporter and novelist Julia Dahl joins UVA Law professor Danielle K. Citron for a discussion about her latest novel “The Missing Hours,” which imagines the extralegal response of a victim of sexual assault and intimate privacy violations. This discussion was sponsored by the Law School's LawTech Center; the Virginia Journal of Law & Technology; and Law, Innovation, Security & Technology (LIST).

Panelists
Inside Sines v. Kessler: A Case Holding White Supremacists Accountable
January 25, 2022

As part of the University’s 2022 Community MLK Commemoration, a panel explores the successful civil lawsuit against organizers, promoters and participants in the 2017 Unite the Right rally. The panelists are plaintiffs Marissa K. Blair, Elizabeth Sines ’19 and Devin Willis; co-lead plaintiffs’ attorneys Roberta Kaplan and Karen L. Dunn; and Deborah Lipstadt, an Emory University history professor who gave expert testimony on antisemitism at the trial. Professor Kim Forde-Mazrui, director of the Center for the Study of Race and Law, moderated the panel. This event also included the presentation of the Gregory H. Swanson Award, named in honor of UVA and the Law School’s first Black student, by Dean Risa Goluboff.

Danielle Citron
The Fight for Privacy
December 14, 2021

Professor Danielle K. Citron, director of UVA Law's new LawTech Center, discusses topics from her forthcoming book, “The Fight for Privacy: Protecting Dignity, Identity, and Love in the Digital Age.” Dean Risa Goluboff introduces Citron.

Panelists
Justice and Legitimacy (A Theory of Justice: 50 Years Later)
December 4, 2021

Scholars Andrew Lister, Queen’s University; Simon May, Florida State University; and Cynthia Stark, University of Utah, participate in the panel discussion “Justice and Legitimacy,” moderated by Blain Neufeld, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Sponsored by UVA Law’s Karsh Center for Law and Democracy and the Center for Law & Philosophy, the conference marked the 50th anniversary of John Rawls’ “A Theory of Justice.”

Panelists
Education, Labor, and Justice (A Theory of Justice: 50 Years Later)
December 4, 2021

Scholars Gina Schouten of Harvard University and Sabine Tsuruda of Queen’s University discuss “Education, Labor and Justice,” with Christie Hartley of Georgia State University moderating. This conference marked the 50th anniversary of John Rawls’ “A Theory of Justice.” Sponsored by UVA Law’s Karsh Center for Law and Democracy and the Center for Law & Philosophy, the conference marked the 50th anniversary of John Rawls’ “A Theory of Justice.”

Charles Larmore
The Permanent Achievement of ‘A Theory of Justice’
December 4, 2021

Brown University professor Charles Larmore delivers his keynote lecture, “The Permanent Achievement of A Theory of Justice.” Sponsored by UVA Law’s Karsh Center for Law and Democracy and the Center for Law & Philosophy, the conference marked the 50th anniversary of John Rawls’ “A Theory of Justice.”

Speaker at podium
Race, Religion and Ideal Theory (A Theory of Justice: 50 Years Later)
December 3, 2021

Scholars Larry Krasnoff, College of Charleston; Cécile Laborde, University of Oxford; and Anthony Laden, University of Illinois Chicago, participate in the panel discussion “Race, Religion, and Ideal Theory,” moderated by Lori Watson of Washington University in St. Louis. Sponsored by UVA Law’s Karsh Center for Law and Democracy and the Center for Law & Philosophy, the conference marked the 50th anniversary of John Rawls’ “A Theory of Justice.”

Panelists
Justice and Democracy (A Theory of Justice: 50 Years Later)
December 3, 2021

Scholars Simone Chambers, University of California, Irvine; Derrick Darby, Rutgers University; and David Reidy, University of Tennessee, participate in the panel discussion “Justice and Democracy,” moderated by UVA Law professor Micah Schwartzman ’05. Sponsored by UVA Law’s Karsh Center for Law and Democracy and the Center for Law & Philosophy, the conference marked the 50th anniversary of John Rawls’ “A Theory of Justice.”

UVA Law community members
Giving Thanks at UVA Law
November 22, 2021

UVA Law community members share what they are grateful for this Thanksgiving.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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