Videos/Podcasts Archive

Merrill Memorial
Remembering Dean Richard A. Merrill
January 5, 2018

Family, friends and the UVA Law community memorialize Richard Austin Merrill, seventh dean of the Law School, who died Oct. 26, 2017.

The Law and Public Service Program
The Law and Public Service Program
December 7, 2017

Crystal Shin '10, director of the Program in Law and Public Service, discusses the features of the program.

How to Take a Fixed Exam
December 6, 2017

Jason Dugas '01, UVA Law's assistant dean for academic services and the registrar, explains the "fixed" exam process.

UVA Law Gives Thanks
UVA Law Gives Thanks
November 28, 2017

Students, faculty and staff at the University of Virginia School of Law share what they are thankful for.

What's Your Exam Advice?
What's Your Exam Advice?
November 28, 2017

We asked students, faculty and alumni for their top tips for preparing and taking exams.

Rich Schragger, Molly Brady and Yishai Blank
Do Cities Have Free Speech Rights?
November 15, 2017

UVA Law professors Rich Schragger and Molly Brady, and Yishai Blank, professor of law at Tel-Aviv University, discuss if cities have — or should have — free speech rights that override restrictive state laws.

Cyber and the Law of Armed Conflict
Cyber and the Law of Armed Conflict
November 15, 2017

A panel of national security experts discusses what actions constitute a "cyber attack," when a state can respond to a cyber attack through the use of armed force and how the Law of Armed Conflict applies to cyber attacks and state responses.  The panel consists of Col. Gary Corn, staff judge advocate to the United States Cyber Command; retired Col. Gary Brown, former staff judge advocate to the United States Cyber Command; retired Maj. Gen. Charles Dunlap Jr., executive director of the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security at Duke University; and Capt. Todd Huntley, faculty at the Army Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School.

End of Its Rope: What Explains the Decline in American Death Sentences?
November 14, 2017

UVA Law professor Brandon Garrett delivers a chair lecture on his new book, "End of Its Rope," to mark his appointment as the White Burkett Miller Professor of Law and Public Affairs. "End of Its Rope" describes analyses of hand-collected national data on death sentences from 1990 to 2016.

Black Citizenship, Law, and the Founding
November 9, 2017

Harvard professor Annette Gordon-Reed delivered the McCorkle Lecture on "Black Citizenship, Law, and the Founding."

Barbara Armacost
White Supremacy, Protest and Policing
November 3, 2017

UVA Law professor Barbara Armacost gives an overview of the police response to the violent white supremacist protests in Charlottesville on Aug. 11-12. She also describes her experiences as a legal observer during the protests.

Choosing Electives for 1Ls
Choosing Electives for 1Ls
November 2, 2017

A panel of UVA Law faculty advises 1L students on selecting electives for their spring semester. The panel features UVA Law professors Deborah Hellman, George Geis and Crystal Shin, and Dean Risa Goluboff.

Risa Goluboff
Aug. 11-12, 2017: Where Do We Go From Here?
October 21, 2017

Risa Goluboff, dean of the School of Law and chair of the Deans Working Group, reflects on Aug. 11-12, the academic issues those events raise, and the University’s response to them.

Challenges Facing Journalists
Challenges Facing Journalists
October 20, 2017

A panel of journalists discusses challenges they face in reporting truthfully and objectively.

Michael Livermore, Caroline Cecot and Hannah Wiseman
Whose Mess Is It? Environmental Regulation in a New Political Climate
October 19, 2017

A symposium panel of experts looks at what happens when the federal government deregulates environmental protections and states and organizations step in to fill the gap.

Cynthia Nicoletti and her book
Cynthia Nicoletti Discusses Her Book, "Secession on Trial"
October 16, 2017

UVA Law Professor Cynthia Nicoletti discusses her new book, "Secession on Trial: The Treason Prosecution of Jefferson Davis." The book focuses on the post-Civil War treason prosecution of Confederate President Jefferson Davis, which was seen as a test case on the major question that animated the

Lisa Friel
Player Conduct Investigations in the NFL
October 2, 2017

Lisa Friel ’83, senior vice president and special counsel for investigations at the NFL, discusses her investigations into player conduct.

Panel of experts
Investigations and Compliance in Sports
October 2, 2017

A panel of experts from the worlds of professional and collegiate sports discuss the complexities of investigating athletes for alleged wrongdoing, including acts that may take place off the playing field, as well as other issues related to legal compliance.

The Reliability of Eyewitness Testimony
September 21, 2017

Professor Brandon Garrett joins Karen Newirth, senior staff attorney, Innocence Project; Judge Robert Kane, former Massachusetts Superior Court judge; Darrel Stephens, executive director, Major City Chiefs Association; and Tom Albright, director of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in a discussion on the reliability of eyewitness testimony.

Supreme Court Roundup
2017 Supreme Court Roundup
September 13, 2017

Professors A. E. Dick Howard, Barbara Armacost, Michael Gilbert and Micah Schwartzman discuss key cases from the recent U.S. Supreme Court term, and look ahead to the coming year.

Zane Memeger
Zane Memeger '91 Welcomes the Class of 2020
August 21, 2017

Zane Memeger '91, former U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and current partner at Morgan Lewis, delivered the annual orientation welcome address to members of the Class of 2020.

Dean Risa Goluboff
Dean Risa Goluboff Welcomes UVA Law's Class of 2020
August 21, 2017

Dean Risa Goluboff welcomes the Class of 2020 to UVA Law during orientation.

Dean Risa Goluboff
A Pre-Orientation Welcome From Dean Goluboff
August 18, 2017

Dean Risa Goluboff welcomed incoming members of the Class of 2020 to Charlottesville at a pre-orientation session Aug. 18.

Professor Toby Heyten teaches
What to Expect in the Law School Classroom
August 18, 2017

Professor Toby Heytens teaches a sample class at orientation to incoming law students.

Molly Shadel
Preparing for Class: Reading, Briefing, Speaking
August 18, 2017

Professor Molly Shadel speaks to incoming law students about preparing for class.

Ben Spencer
The Life of a Case — From Filing Through Appeal
August 18, 2017

Professor Benjamin Spencer, one of the nation's leading experts in civil procedure, teaches incoming law students about the life of a case.