Photos of the Law School

Photos of the Law School

Law School in fall

Founded in 1819 by Thomas Jefferson, UVA Law is the second-oldest continuously operating law school in the United States.

Law School aerial

Surrounded by hills and the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville also boasts a metropolitan area of 230,000. Outdoor activities and gourmet dining are equally accessible.

Law School at night

The Holcombe Green Lawn was designed to mirror the Lawn by the Rotunda at the University of Virginia.

Clay Hall

The interior of Clay Hall, looking toward Withers-Brown Hall.

The Arthur J. Morris Law Library

The Arthur J. Morris Law Library is a favorite study space for students.

Second floor of library

The second floor of the library offers more space to study.

A classroom in Withers-Brown Hall

In a Withers-Brown Hall classroom, Professor Leslie Kendrick leads her class.

Caplin Pavilion

Many events take place in Caplin Pavilion. Here, Timothy Heaphy '91, then serving as a U.S. attorney for the Western District of Virginia, visits the Law School.

 Spies Garden

Spies Garden offers a view of Caplin Pavilion.

Purcell Garden

This view of Purcell Garden shows the new Karsh Student Services Center.

Karsh Lobby

The Karsh Student Services Center houses the Admissions and Financial Aid offices on the first floor (pictured above) and the Career Services, Public Service Center and Judicial Clerkships offices on the second floor.

Scott Commons

Scott Commons is the focus of student life at the school. To the right is a dining room and to the left is a study space.

Class of 1950 Dining Room

The Class of 1950 Dining Room offers hot meals, made-to-order sandwiches and takeaway items during the school year, and has a Greenberry's Coffee Bar.

Slaughter Hall

Professor Caleb Nelson talks with students in Slaughter Hall.

Moot Courtroom

Slaughter Hall has moot courtrooms that are often used for oral advocacy or trial advocacy courses.

Large classroom

Professor George Geis leads a class in a larger classroom in Withers-Brown Hall.

Spies Garden Nook

Spies Garden offers several benches that students use to study or take a break.

Caddell Conference Room

The Supreme Court Litigation Clinic meets in the Caddell Conference Room in Slaughter Hall.

Class of 1977 Terrace

The Class of 1977 Terrace is another area to eat, relax or study.

Spies Garden Aerial

This view shows an aerial of the Law School from above Spies Garden.

Spies Garden at night