Videos/Podcasts Archive

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.

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.

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.

Saikrishna Prakash and Micah Schwartzman
A New Justice and the Dynamics of the Supreme Court
September 11, 2018

Barbara Perry, the Miller Center's Supreme Court expert, explores the nomination process in conversation with UVA Law professors Saikrishna Prakash (also a Miller Center faculty senior fellow) and Micah Schwartzman. They discuss the makeup of the new court, including President Donald Trump’s nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, as well as the upcoming cases that will shape our civic life for years to come.

Jeffrey Sutton
Leading the Way: How States Have Impacted American Constitutional Jurisprudence
September 4, 2018

Judge Jeffrey Sutton of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit speaks at UVA Law about the importance of state constitutions in constitutional jurisprudence. He argues that lawyers miss many opportunities to use state constitutions to their advantage, instead limiting themselves to arguments based on the U.S. Constitution. Dean Risa Goluboff introduces Sutton at the event, a discussion of Sutton’s book, “51 Imperfect Solutions: States and the Making of American Constitutional Law,” hosted by the Virginia Law Review and the Journal of Law & Politics.

George Cohen
Inside the Classroom With Professor George Cohen
August 29, 2018

In his first-year contracts class, UVA Law professor George Cohen discusses Hamer v. Sidway (1891). That decision, by the New York Court of Appeals, determined that voluntarily abstaining from exercising legal rights in return for a promised future reward could count as a legal exchange in contract law.

David Hyman
Netflix Exec David Hyman ’93 Delivers Orientation Address
August 20, 2018

David Hyman ’93, general counsel of Netflix, delivered the annual orientation address to members of the Class of 2021. 

Cordel Faulk
Cordel Faulk ’01 Welcomes the Class of 2021
August 20, 2018

Cordel Faulk ’01, assistant dean for admissions at UVA Law, welcomes the Class of 2021 during orientation.

Alex Johnson
Overview of the 1L Curriculum at UVA Law
August 17, 2018

Professors Rachel Harmon, Alex M. Johnson Jr., Aditya Bamzai, Barbara Armacost ’89 and Joe Fore ’11 give incoming law students an overview of the 1L curriculum at UVA Law.

George Cohen
The Legal Classroom Experience
August 17, 2018

Professors Tom Nachbar and George Cohen give an overview of what to expect in the law school classroom for first-year law students. This event was part of orientation for the Class of 2021.

A. Benjamin Spencer
The Life of a Case
August 17, 2018

UVA Law professor A. Benjamin Spencer reviews the basic work that goes into laying out a legal case. This event was part of orientation for the Class of 2021.

Leslie Kendrick
Overview of the American Legal System
August 17, 2018

UVA Law Vice Dean Leslie Kendrick ’06 provides an overview of the American legal system to first-year students. This event was part of orientation for the Class of 2021.

Erin Seagears
First Day of Classes at UVA Law
August 15, 2018

UVA Law students share their best advice with 1Ls for tackling the first day of classes and the start of their law school careers.

Jim Ryan
The Imperfect Pursuit of High Ideals
August 11, 2018

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 Entrepreneurial Law Clinic at UVA Law
The Entrepreneurial Law Clinic at UVA Law
June 19, 2018

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
Syria — The Ongoing Struggle
June 15, 2018

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 Nevitt
The National Security Aspects of Climate Change
June 14, 2018

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.

Paul Rosenzweig
Law and Warfare in the Cyber Domain
June 12, 2018

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.

Dean Cheng
China’s Use of Lawfare
June 12, 2018

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.

John Norton Moore
Understanding War
June 4, 2018

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.

2018 Law School Graduation
2018 Law School Graduation
May 20, 2018

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.

Highlights from the 2018 Commencement Ceremony
Highlights from the 2018 Commencement Ceremony
May 20, 2018

We're sharing memories from the 2018 graduation ceremony at the University of Virginia School of Law. 

Nimrah Khan '18
Graduating Student Nimrah Khan '18
May 17, 2018

Graduating student Nimrah Khan '18 speaks on being an inspiration to young women in her community.

5 Deans Discuss Past, Present, Future of UVA Law
5 Deans Discuss Past, Present, Future of UVA Law
May 12, 2018

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.