Videos/Podcasts of Events
Professor Danielle K. Citron, director of UVA Law's new LawTech Center, discusses topics from her forthcoming book, “The Fight for Privacy: Protecting Dignity, Identity, and Love in the Digital Age.” Dean Risa Goluboff introduces Citron.
Scholars Andrew Lister, Queen’s University; Simon May, Florida State University; and Cynthia Stark, University of Utah, participate in the panel discussion “Justice and Legitimacy,” moderated by Blain Neufeld, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Sponsored by UVA Law’s Karsh Center for Law and Democracy and the Center for Law & Philosophy, the conference marked the 50th anniversary of John Rawls’ “A Theory of Justice.”
Scholars Gina Schouten of Harvard University and Sabine Tsuruda of Queen’s University discuss “Education, Labor and Justice,” with Christie Hartley of Georgia State University moderating. This conference marked the 50th anniversary of John Rawls’ “A Theory of Justice.” Sponsored by UVA Law’s Karsh Center for Law and Democracy and the Center for Law & Philosophy, the conference marked the 50th anniversary of John Rawls’ “A Theory of Justice.”
Scholars Larry Krasnoff, College of Charleston; Cécile Laborde, University of Oxford; and Anthony Laden, University of Illinois Chicago, participate in the panel discussion “Race, Religion, and Ideal Theory,” moderated by Lori Watson of Washington University in St. Louis. Sponsored by UVA Law’s Karsh Center for Law and Democracy and the Center for Law & Philosophy, the conference marked the 50th anniversary of John Rawls’ “A Theory of Justice.”
Scholars Simone Chambers, University of California, Irvine; Derrick Darby, Rutgers University; and David Reidy, University of Tennessee, participate in the panel discussion “Justice and Democracy,” moderated by UVA Law professor Micah Schwartzman ’05. Sponsored by UVA Law’s Karsh Center for Law and Democracy and the Center for Law & Philosophy, the conference marked the 50th anniversary of John Rawls’ “A Theory of Justice.”
UVA Law community members share what they are grateful for this Thanksgiving.
Former Delaware Supreme Court Chief Justice Leo E. Strine Jr. recently spoke about the importance of contracts in the practice of law during UVA Law professor Mitu Gulati's 1L Contracts class.
Experts discuss the future of war powers after the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. Panelists include Tess Bridgeman, co-editor-in-chief of Just Security; Yale Law School professor Oona Hathaway; and Rutgers Law School professor Adil Haque. UVA Law professor Kristen Eichensehr, director of the National Security Law Center, moderated the event. This event was sponsored by the National Security Law Center; Law, Innovation, Security & Technology; and the National Security Law Forum.
Third-year UVA Law students Chris Baldacci and Michael Patton face off against Abigail Burke and Bolton Smith in the final round of UVA Law’s 93rd annual William Minor Lile Moot Court Competition. Judge Pierre Bergeron ’99 of the Ohio First District Court of Appeals, Judge Britt C. Grant of the Eleventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, and Chief Judge Sri Srinivasan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit decided the competition’s winners, Baldacci and Patton.
UVA Law professor Lawrence B. Solum, an internationally recognized legal theorist, discusses why legal formalism is back during a lecture honoring his appointment as the William L. Matheson and Robert M. Morgenthau Distinguished Professor of Law.
Professor Richard Pildes of the New York University School of Law discusses his article “Political Fragmentation in Democracies Today.” Professor Wolfgang Schön of the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance provides commentary. UVA Law professor Ruth Mason, Oxford University professor Tsilly Dagan and other legal scholars also discuss the work. This event was held as part of the “Tax Meets Non-Tax” Oxford-Virginia Legal Dialogs workshop series that builds bridges from tax to other kinds of scholarship.
UVA Law professors John C. Jeffries Jr. ’73, Leslie Kendrick ’06 and Micah J. Schwartzman ’05 join UVA history professor James Loeffler to discuss Sines v. Kessler, a federal lawsuit against white supremacists involved in the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville during Aug. 11-12, 2017. The event was sponsored by the Karsh Center for Law and Democracy and the UVA College of Arts & Sciences Jewish Studies Program.
UVA Law professor Danielle Citron; Megan Gray of Gray Matters Law & Policy; and Rachel Levinson-Waldman of the Brennan Center for Justice’s Liberty & National Security Program discuss issues of democracy and technology in privacy. The event was sponsored by the LawTech Center, the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy, and Law, Innovation, Security & Technology.
UVA Law professor Jason Johnston discusses his new book “Climate Rationality: From Bias to Balance,” published by Cambridge University Press.
Senior Judge Margaret Ryan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces discusses her experiences and the military justice system, with UVA Law professor Thomas Nachbar serving as moderator. Nachbar is a judge advocate in the U.S. Army Reserve. The event was sponsored by the Federalist Society at UVA Law.
Former Innocence Project client Emerson Stevens is joined by Juliet Hatchett ’15, associate director of the Innocence Project Clinic, and Deirdre Enright ’92, founding director of the Innocence Project at UVA Law, to discuss his experience being wrongfully convicted and his recent exoneration. Stevens served 32 years for a murder he did not commit before he was paroled in 2017, then pardoned in 2021.
UVA Law professor Daniel Ortiz, Duke Law School professor H. Timothy Lovelace Jr. ’06 and moderator Judge Lisa Lorish ’08 of the Virginia Court of Appeals examine how the 1971 Virginia Constitution addressed race and responded to the civil rights movement.
UVA Law professor Ruth Mason explains why the 2008 recession and the subsequent global effort to curb corporate tax dodging transformed international tax. The lecture marked her appointment as Edwin S. Cohen Distinguished Professor of Law and Taxation. Dean Risa Goluboff introduces Mason.
UVA Law professors John C. Jeffries Jr. ’73 and Daniel Ortiz are joined by GianCarlo Canaparo of the Heritage Foundation to discuss key decisions in the U.S. Supreme Court’s October 2020 term. The event was hosted by the Federalist Society at UVA Law.
Mary Bauer ’90, executive director of the ACLU of Virginia, discusses her career path as a public interest lawyer in her keynote for the Public Service Joint Kickoff. This event was hosted by the Public Interest Law Association, the Program in Law and Public Service, and the Mortimer Caplin Public Service Center. Dean Risa Goluboff introduces Bauer.
Dean Risa Goluboff delivers her orientation address to the Class of 2024 in Caplin Auditorium.
Assistant Dean for Admissions Natalie Blazer ’08 welcomes the Class of 2024 to orientation and their legal studies.
Four years after the deadly attack on the Charlottesville community, a federal lawsuit led by Integrity First for America is proceeding against the white supremacists in court. IFA Executive Director Amy Spitalnick, lead attorneys Karen Dunn and Roberta Kaplan, and Dean Risa Goluboff discuss the suit, Sines v. Kessler, and the process of holding extremists accountable. UVA Batten School Dean Ian Solomon and UVA Law professor Micah Schwartzman ’05 also offer remarks. This event was sponsored by UVA Law’s Karsh Center for Law and Democracy, The Miller Center, and the Jewish Studies Program in the College of Arts and Sciences at UVA.
Yale Law professors Anne Alstott and Amy Kapczynski discuss the forthcoming Yale Law Journal article “Building a Law-and-Political-Economy Framework: Beyond the Twentieth-Century Synthesis," written by Jedediah S. Britton-Purdy, David Singh Grewal, Amy Kapczynski and Sabeel K. Rahman. UVA Law professor Ruth Mason, Oxford University professor Tsilly Dagan and other legal scholars comment on the work. This event was held as part of the “Tax Meets Non-Tax” Oxford-Virginia Legal Dialogs workshop series that builds bridges from tax to other kinds of scholarship.
Why are many K-12 schools still struggling with racial inequity and the legacy of segregation almost 70 years after Brown v. Board of Education? UVA President Jim Ryan ’92 discusses the role of the Supreme Court, public policy and higher education in addressing the issue.