Family, friends and the UVA Law community memorialize Richard Austin Merrill, seventh dean of the Law School, who died Oct. 26, 2017.
Crystal Shin '10, director of the Program in Law and Public Service, discusses the features of the program.
Jason Dugas '01, UVA Law's assistant dean for academic services and the registrar, explains the "fixed" exam process.
Students, faculty and staff at the University of Virginia School of Law share what they are thankful for.
We asked students, faculty and alumni for their top tips for preparing and taking exams.
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.
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.
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.
Harvard professor Annette Gordon-Reed delivered the McCorkle Lecture on "Black Citizenship, Law, and the Founding."
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.
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, 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.
A panel of journalists discusses challenges they face in reporting truthfully and objectively.
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.
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 ’83, senior vice president and special counsel for investigations at the NFL, discusses her investigations into player conduct.
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.
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.
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 '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 welcomes the Class of 2020 to UVA Law during orientation.
Dean Risa Goluboff welcomed incoming members of the Class of 2020 to Charlottesville at a pre-orientation session Aug. 18.
Professor Toby Heytens teaches a sample class at orientation to incoming law students.
Professor Molly Shadel speaks to incoming law students about preparing for class.