On the one-year anniversary of the white supremacist attacks on Grounds, UVA President James E. Ryan ’92 urged the University to live up to its highest ideals.
The John W. Glynn, Jr. Law & Business Program at the University of Virginia School of Law builds a bridge between law school and the real challenges encountered in business law practice. The program integrates business and legal analysis into the law school classroom, to prepare students to serve their future clients from day one.
The Entrepreneurial Law Clinic at the University of Virginia School of Law combines instruction with firsthand experiences advising entrepreneurs who are starting new companies.
Jennifer Cafarella, lead intelligence planner at the Institute for the Study of War, speaks on the ongoing struggle in Syria. Cafarella’s talk was held as part of the 26th National Security Law Institute hosted by the Center for National Security Law.
Mark P. Nevitt, a Sharswood Fellow and lecturer in law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, discusses climate change and how it relates to national security. Nevitt, a former tactical jet aviator and attorney in the U.S. Navy, delivered his talk as part of the 26th National Security Law Institute hosted by the Center for National Security Law.
Dean Cheng, senior research fellow at the Asian Studies Center, Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy, discusses China’s use of lawfare. Cheng’s talk was held as part of the 26th National Security Law Institute hosted by the Center for National Security Law.
Paul Rosenzweig, a cybersecurity expert, speaks on law and warfare in the cyber domain. Rosenzweig teaches cybersecurity at the George Washington University School of Law and is a distinguished visiting fellow at the Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute. This presentation was given as part of the 26th National Security Law Institute hosted by the Center for National Security Law.
John Norton Moore, UVA Law professor and director of the Center for National Security Law, analyzes the complex nature of war. Moore’s talk was held as part of the 26th National Security Law Institute hosted by the Center for National Security Law.
Cynthia C. Hogan '84, vice president for public policy for the Americas at Apple Inc., delivered the commencement speech after an introduction by Student Bar Association President Steven Glendon '18. Dean Risa Goluboff opened and closed the festivities. Hogan previously served as the National Football League’s executive vice president of public policy, and deputy assistant to President Barack Obama and counsel to Vice President Joe Biden.
We're sharing memories from the 2018 graduation ceremony at the University of Virginia School of Law.
Graduating student Nimrah Khan '18 speaks on being an inspiration to young women in her community.
Past UVA Law deans Thomas Jackson, Robert Scott, John C. Jeffries Jr. ’73 and Paul Mahoney join current Dean Risa Goluboff for a panel at Law Alumni Weekend. Vice Dean Leslie Kendrick ’06 moderated the event.
Graduates who are veterans from the Class of 1968 discuss the impact of the Vietnam War. Speakers include Pat Vaughan, Ed Levin, Jack Hannon, Don Zachary, Stuart Johnson, Dave Scull, Bob Wright and moderator Weaver Gaines.
Dean Risa Goluboff offers remarks on the state of the Law School, reflects on the career of Professor Kent Sinclair, and honors the late Dean Richard Merrill at a Law Alumni Weekend event.
UVA Law professor George Geis spoke about how blockchain technology — the technology underlying Bitcoin transactions — could shake up more traditional asset markets.
Mauricio Guim S.J.D ’18, who will join the law faculty of Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México after graduation, talks about his mentors at UVA Law.
Mauricio Guim S.J.D. '18, who will join the law faculty of Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México after graduation, explains his inspiration for becoming a lawyer.
Graduating student Maggie Birkel '18 talks about her experiences preparing for a career in public defense.
Graduating student Campbell Sode '18 talks about why he chose to come to UVA Law, and his experiences growing up with a cochlear implant.
Vice Dean and Professor of Law Leslie Kendrick '06 delivers the charge to the Class of 2018.
UVA Law Professor Dayna Matthew '87 delivers a lecture marking her appointment as William L. Matheson and Robert M. Morgenthau Distinguished Professor of Law.
Joe Charlet, a member of the Class of 2018, has thought a lot leading up to graduation about how others like him who were orphaned, or gay or black, may not have had similar opportunities.
Professors Ruth Mason, Michael Knoll of University of Pennsylvania Law School and Charlie Trost of Belmont College of Law discuss South Dakota v. Wayfair, a Supreme Court case tackling e-commerce taxes.
Jason Dugas '01, assistant dean for academic services and registrar, goes through the process of taking flex exams at the Law School.
Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III '72 of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit discussed his book "All Falling Faiths: Reflections on the Promise and Failure of the 1960s" with Dean Risa Goluboff. In the book, Wilkinson shares what life was like in the 1960s, and describes the influence that decade has today. He asks his own generation to recognize its youthful mistakes and pleads with future generations not to repeat them.