Videos/Podcasts Archive

Jack Balkin
How Should the Law Approach Social Media Abuses?
January 25, 2019

Yale law professor Jack Balkin gives an overview of the impacts that social media technologies have had on democratic institutions. He explores some possible legal and societal responses to the challenges posed by social media, such as disinformation and widespread data collection. This speech was the keynote address at UVA Law’s conference: “Digital Democracy: The Threat and Promise of Technology for Democratic Institutions.”

Limits on Jurisdiction panel
Limits on Jurisdiction, 31st Sokol Colloquium
January 12, 2019

At UVA Law’s 31st Sokol Colloquium, Duke law professor Ralf Michaels, Indiana University law professor Austen Parrish, Fordham law professor Thomas Lee and UC Hastings law professor Chimène Keitner discussed limits on jurisdiction in international law with moderator and UVA law professor Anne Woolhandler. During the colloquium, scholars, jurists and practitioners discussed the American Law Institute’s “The Restatement (Fourth) of the Foreign Relations Law of the United States.”

Sovereign Immunity panel
Sovereign Immunity, 31st Sokol Colloquium
January 12, 2019

At UVA Law’s 31st Sokol Colloquium, Rutgers law professor Beth Stephens, Georgetown law professor David Stewart and University of Michigan law professor Kristina Daugirdas discussed sovereign immunity with moderator and United Kingdom Court of Appeals Lord Justice (ret.) Sir Jack Beatson. During the colloquium, scholars, jurists and practitioners discussed the American Law Institute’s “The Restatement (Fourth) of the Foreign Relations Law of the United States.”

International Law and the Judiciary panel
International Law and the Judiciary, 31st Sokol Colloquium
January 11, 2019

At UVA Law’s 31st Sokol Colloquium, Notre Dame Law professor A.J. Bellia and UVA Law professors Paul Stephan and John Harrison discussed international law and the judiciary in a panel moderated by UVA Law professor Saikrishna Prakash. During the colloquium, scholars, jurists and practitioners discussed the American Law Institute’s “The Restatement (Fourth) of the Foreign Relations Law of the United States.”

The Fourth Restatement’s Ambitions panel
The Fourth Restatement’s Ambitions
January 11, 2019

At UVA Law’s 31st Sokol Colloquium, University of Pennsylvania law professor Jean Galbraith, Northwestern law professor Jide Nzelibe and UVA Law professor George Rutherglen discussed the ambitions of the fourth restatement with moderator and UVA law professor Mila Versteeg. During the colloquium, scholars, jurists and practitioners discussed the American Law Institute’s “The Restatement (Fourth) of the Foreign Relations Law of the United States.”

The Fourth Restatement and International Law panel
The Fourth Restatement and International Law
January 11, 2019

At UVA Law’s 31st Sokol Colloquium, George Washington law professor Ed Swaine, UC Davis law professor Bill Dodge and Russian Association of International Law professor Bakhtiyar Tuzmukhamedov discussed international law with moderator and UVA Law professor Pierre-Hugues Verdier. During the colloquium, scholars, jurists and practitioners discussed the American Law Institute’s “The Restatement (Fourth) of the Foreign Relations Law of the United States.” 

Kim Ferzan
Professor Kim Ferzan Discusses Her Book on Puzzles in Criminal Law
November 30, 2018

UVA Law professor Kimberly Kessler Ferzan discusses some of the philosophical problems she explores in her new book “Reflections on Crime and Culpability: Problems and Puzzles.”

Thanksgiving Traditions at UVA Law
November 21, 2018

Students, faculty and staff at the University of Virginia School of Law share their favorite family traditions for the holiday.

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David Rubenstein and Anthony Kennedy
Justice Anthony Kennedy Interview With David Rubenstein
November 16, 2018

Financier-philanthropist David Rubenstein interviews recently retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy at the kickoff for the Karsh Center for Law and Democracy. The show “A Justice For All” originally aired on PBS.

Bruce Karsh
Introduction to Justice Anthony Kennedy Interview
November 16, 2018

Dean Risa Goluboff, Bruce Karsh ’80 and Martha Lubin Karsh ’81 introduce retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy and interviewer David Rubenstein, a philanthropist and financier, at the inaugural event for the Karsh Center for Law and Democracy.

Nick Zabriskie and Tim Tobin
Autonomous Vehicles and the Law
November 13, 2018

Nick Zabriskie, public policy manager at Uber, and Tim Tobin, partner at Hogan Lovells, discussed some of the major legal implications facing the deployment of autonomous vehicles, such as regulatory issues, implications for tort liability and potential effects on urban planning. This talk was hosted by the Law, Innovation, Security and Technology Society at UVA Law.

Frederick Schauer
The Supreme Court’s Salience in American Politics
November 9, 2018

UVA Law professors Frederick Schauer and Saikrishna Prakash discuss the roles the U.S. Supreme Court and constitutional law play in American political discourse.

Lile Moot Court Finals
2018 Lile Moot Court Finals
November 6, 2018

Third-year UVA Law students Katharine Collins and Christopher Macomber faced off against Kendall Burchard and Scott Harman-Heath in the final round of UVA Law’s 90th annual William Minor Lile Moot Court Competition. U.S. Appeals Court Judges Albert Diaz of the Fourth Circuit and Karen Nelson Moore of the Sixth Circuit, along with Vice Dean Leslie Kendrick ’06, decided the competition’s winners (Collins and Macomber).

Thomas Nachbar, George Cohen, Anne Coughlin
Exam-Taking Strategies With UVA Law Professors
November 5, 2018

Professors Thomas Nachbar, George Cohen and Anne Coughlin advise first-year students on best strategies for taking law school exams.

John Monahan
UVA Law Grads Report on Their Career and Life Satisfaction
November 2, 2018

John Monahan, the John S. Shannon Distinguished Professor of Law, presents the results of his recent study exploring the career and life experiences of UVA Law’s Class of 1987. Monahan delivered the talk during the fall 2018 UVA Law Board and Council luncheon.

J. Peter Byrne
Past and Future Prospects of Historic Preservation With J. Peter Byrne ‘79
November 2, 2018

J. Peter Byrne ’79, faculty director of the Climate Resource Center at Georgetown University Law Center, provides an overview of the past and future prospects of the historic preservation movement. This speech was the keynote address at a Virginia Environmental Law Journal symposium focusing on historic preservation. 

Archi Pyati and Sabrina Talukder
Fighting for Asylum: New Hurdles for Victims of Domestic Violence
October 29, 2018

Archi Pyati, chief of policy for the Tahirih Justice Center in Washington, D.C., and Sabrina Talukder ’14, staff attorney with the Legal Aid Society of New York City, discussed the history of domestic violence asylum in the United States and the ways in which their organizations are addressing new hurdles in asylum law. 

Ryan Park, Toby Heytens, Loren AliKhan
The Law Student’s Guide to Becoming Solicitor General
October 19, 2018

Solicitors general from around the region spoke at the Law School about their paths to government office. The event featured Toby Heytens, UVA Law professor and solicitor general of Virginia; Loren AliKhan, solicitor general of Washington, D.C., under Attorney General Karl Racine ’89; and Ryan Park, deputy solicitor general of North Carolina.

Dan Richardson
Outlining Strategies and Techniques With Daniel Richardson ’18
October 16, 2018

Daniel Richardson ’18, former editor-in-chief of the Virginia Law Review and the 2018 graduate with the highest GPA, provides law students with advice about preparing for upcoming mid-terms and finals. 

Danica Roem
Del. Danica Roem on Finding Your Voice in Local Politics
October 3, 2018

Virginia Del. Danica Roem, the first openly transgender elected state lawmaker in the United States, encouraged audience members to find their voice and run for office, and spoke about her experiences as an elected official working to address local issues. The talk capped the Ele(Q)t Project for LGBTQ Leadership symposium, which focused on motivating and training young LGBTQ leaders to run for political office.

Ted Shaw
Theodore Shaw Reflects on ‘Charlottesville’
September 28, 2018

Ted Shaw, the fifth director-counsel and president of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc., reflects on what's next after the events of Aug. 11-12, 2017 in Charlottesville. Shaw is the Julius L. Chambers Distinguished Professor of Law and director of the Center for Civil Rights at the University of North Carolina School of Law at Chapel Hill. The event was part of the "One Year After Charlottesville" conference Sept. 28 at the Law School.

Jim Ryan and James Forman
Claiming Your Power: American Racism, the Alt-Right, and Radical Resistance
September 27, 2018

Pulitzer Prize winner James Forman Jr. delivers the keynote address at the conference "One Year After Charlottesville: Replacing the Resurgence of Racism With Reconciliation." Following his talk, Forman participated in a Q&A with University of Virginia President Jim Ryan ’92. UVA Executive Vice President and Provost Thomas C. Katsouleas introduces Forman.

Jim Donovan
Six Tips for Successful Client Relationships
September 27, 2018

Jim Donovan, a Goldman Sachs managing director and Law School adjunct professor, shares his six tips for successful client relationships. Donovan is responsible for advising many of the largest corporate and individual clients of Goldman Sachs.

Douglas Gansler, Toby Heytens, Karl Racine and Herbert Slatery
Leading the State: UVA’s Attorneys General
September 26, 2018

Four alumni talk about their current and former roles leading their states' legal offices. Panelists include Douglas Gansler ’89, former attorney general of Maryland and president of the National Association of Attorneys General; Herbert Slatery (College ’74), attorney general of Tennessee; Karl Racine ’89, attorney general for the District of Columbia; and Professor Toby Heytens ’00, solicitor general of Virginia. Vice Dean Leslie Kendrick ’06 introduces the panel. 

Howard, Coughlin, Ortiz and Schwartzman
2018 Supreme Court Roundup
September 25, 2018

Professors A. E. Dick Howard, Anne Coughlin, Daniel Ortiz and Micah Schwartzman discuss key cases from the 2017 U.S. Supreme Court term, and look ahead to the coming year.

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