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.
Dean Risa Goluboff welcomes new J.D., LL.M. and S.J.D. students to UVA Law at orientation.
Assistant Dean for Admissions Natalie Blazer ’08 welcomes the Class of 2025 to their legal studies during orientation.
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.
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.
University of Pennsylvania law professor Anita Allen discusses her framework for stopping surveillance, fraud and exclusion targeting Black Americans online.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dean Risa Goluboff shares the latest news about the Law School with alumni at reunion weekend.
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.
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.
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 Leslie Kendrick ’06 gives the Charge to the Class to graduating UVA Law students.
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.
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.
UVA Law professor Frederick Schauer talks about his new book, “The Proof: Uses of Evidence in Law, Politics, and Everything Else.”
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.