News Archive

January 18, 2018

John Tunney '59, former U.S. senator and inspiration for a Robert Redford film, honed his public-speaking skills at UVA Law.

January 17, 2018

Jay Jones ’15, the youngest member of the Virginia House of Delegates, discusses his time at UVA Law, his family’s legacy of public service and what millennials can contribute to politics.

January 15, 2018

The University of Virginia School of Law will posthumously honor Gregory Hayes Swanson, the first African-American enrollee at UVA and UVA Law, on Feb. 5 with a special ceremony that will bestow an inaugural award named after him, feature the unveiling of his portrait and present history related to his life.

January 12, 2018

The Innocence Project Clinic at UVA Law has secured the conditional release of man serving a 132-year sentence for a robbery the clinic says he didn’t commit.

January 11, 2018

A two-day symposium at UVA Law will explore the 50-year legal legacy of Loving v. Virginia, which struck down state bans on interracial marriage.

January 9, 2018

University of Virginia School of Law Professor Toby J. Heytens has been named the next solicitor general of Virginia.

January 9, 2018

Professor Aditya Bamzai will present oral argument as amicus curiae before the U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 16.

January 8, 2018

Jeffrey Kerr ’87 has won the Shaping Justice Award for Extraordinary Achievement, and Kim Rolla ’13 and Jeree Thomas ’11 are co-recipients of the Shaping Justice Rising Star Award. They will be honored at the second annual Shaping Justice conference in February.

January 5, 2018

A pair of third-year University of Virginia School of Law students recently argued a case in St. Croix that may help decide appeals jurisdiction.