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Joe Charlet, a member of the Class of 2018 at the University of Virginia School of Law, has thought a lot leading up to graduation about how others like him who were orphaned, or gay or black, may not have had similar opportunities.
Dean Risa Goluboff of the University of Virginia School of Law has been elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Florian Knerr of Germany, a 2014 LL.M. graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, will clerk for the International Court of Justice this upcoming year.
George Carotenuto ’18 and Megan Keenan ’18 have been named recipients of the University of Virginia School of Law’s 2018 Rosenbloom Award in recognition of their support of other students.
Judge Frank H. Easterbrook of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit spoke at the University of Virginia School of Law on Thursday as recipient of the 2018 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Law.
Students in the Prosecution and Criminal Defense clinics at the University of Virginia School of Law pursue justice from both sides of the law.
Professor George Yin, a University of Virginia School of Law tax professor, recently was surprised to learn he is related to the late Chinese statesman W.W. Yen, who was UVA’s first Chinese graduate.
The 35th annual North Grounds Softball League Invitational culminated Sunday with a UVA team winning the regular division. The event raised $22,500 for charity.
The first set of studies from the University of Virginia School of Law’s Virginia Criminal Justice Policy Reform Project found discrepancies in alternative sentencing for low-risk offenders.
The Arthur J. Morris Law Library’s Charlottesville Statues Legal History Research Guide presents documents pertaining to the ongoing dispute over the city’s Confederate statues.
As the 10th-largest economy in the country and the fourth-most popular headquarters location for Fortune 500 companies, Atlanta is home to more than 500 alumni of the University of Virginia School of Law. We talked to alumni working about working in "The A" to gather their work experiences and tips for students and graduates on how to succeed there.
University of Virginia School of Law professor Anne Coughlin and a local man, Lester Jackson, are working together to start a conversation about race and policing in the classroom.
A team of University of Virginia School of Law students won top honors at the International and European Tax Moot Court competition in Belgium last week.
Legal challenges facing the "sharing economy" are the focus of a symposium to be held at the University of Virginia School of Law on April 6 in Caplin Pavilion.
Eight students in the Human Rights Study Project at the University of Virginia School of Law put the books aside and spent two weeks in Myanmar, also known as Burma, over winter break to study the country’s nascent government in person.
Professor A. E. Dick Howard in a Q&A discusses the Second Amendment and how it’s been interpreted by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Third-year University of Virginia School of Law students Jonathan Babcock and Keyawna Griffith helped secure bond for an undocumented immigrant facing deportation.
The University of Virginia School of Law and Professor Brandon Garrett have collaborated on a new website on the decline of the death penalty in the United States since 1991.
Third-year University of Virginia School of Law student James Tomberlin’s note, “‘Don't Elect Me’: Sheriffs and the Need for Reform in County Law Enforcement,” published in the Virginia Law Review, calls for sheriffs’ offices to have greater accountability.
The Black Law Students Association at the University of Virginia School of Law has won national chapter of the year honors for the second straight year and for the fifth time since 2002.
Second-year University of Virginia School of Law student Frances Fuqua has been elected president of the Student Bar Association.
The Center for the Study of Race and Law is marking 15 years of facilitating conversation at the University of Virginia School of Law.
The Public Interest Law Association sent 46 students to 11 locations in five states and Washington, D.C., this month for the Alternative Spring Break trip.
Five students recently represented UVA Law at the Salzburg Cutler Law Fellows Program in Washington, D.C.
University of Virginia President-elect James E. Ryan ’92 has named Law School professor and former Dean John C. Jeffries Jr. as senior vice president for advancement, starting Aug. 1.
Adam Sorensen ‘17 has been chosen to serve as one of four Bristow Fellows in the Office of the Solicitor General in the U.S. Department of Justice.
UVA Law is No. 4 for Class of 2017 graduates hired by the largest 100 U.S. firms and No. 5 in associate-to-partner promotions in the latest National Law Journal data. Career Services' Kevin Donovan explains why.
Members of the Black Law Students Association at the University of Virginia School of Law ventured to Cape Town, South Africa, to interview victims of apartheid as part of its annual international service trip.
A conference at the University of Virginia School of Law on March 26 will mark the 25th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals Inc., which reshaped how judges evaluate scientific and expert evidence.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer encouraged University of Virginia School of Law students on Thursday to keep a global perspective.
Third-year students Jennifer Davidson and Jay Swanson won the 89th William Minor Lile Moot Court Competition on Tuesday.
Neuroscientist Marc D. Lewis, who has a personal history of addiction, will discuss whether addiction is really a “brain disease” at the University of Virginia School of Law on March 12 at 4 p.m. in the Purcell Reading Room.
Frank H. Easterbrook, a judge on the Seventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, has been selected by the University of Virginia to receive this year's Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Law. He will deliver a speech at UVA Law on April 12.
Two students in the Appellate Litigation Clinic at the University of Virginia School of Law recently argued before 13 judges sitting en banc at the Third Circuit.
Professor Quinn Curtis in a Q&A explains how the Department of Labor’s Fiduciary Rule could potentially cost consumers.
Students in the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic at the University of Virginia School of Law were at the court Tuesday to witness Professor Toby Heytens deliver the case they prepared.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer will speak about his book “The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities” on March 1 at the University of Virginia School of Law.
Campbell Haynes, a second-year student at the University of Virginia School of Law, is the new editor-in-chief of the Virginia Law Review, a prestigious journal now in its 105th year. The new board took over Feb. 8.
Third-year University of Virginia law student Joanna Kelly was named a recipient of this year’s Dorot Fellowship from the Alliance for Justice. She will conduct and report research on judicial nominees.
The University of Virginia School of Law’s team has advanced to the International Rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court competition, to be held in Washington, D.C., April 1-7.
The Supreme Court Litigation Clinic at the University of Virginia School of Law will return to the highest court in the land on Tuesday to help clarify whether the Fifth Amendment applies outside of trials.
The annual International Law Symposium, “Immigration and Ideology: International Responses to Migration,” will be held Feb. 20 at the University of Virginia School of Law.
The University of Virginia School of Law has selected third-year student Maya Iyyani as the 16th Powell Fellow in Legal Services.
Elizabeth L. Kade ’11 is the new director of career services and Ashley Claffee Merritt ’15 the new director of admissions at the University of Virginia School of Law.
The second annual Shaping Justice conference, titled “Shaping Justice in the Age of Uncertainty,” brought students, alumni and public interest lawyers together Feb. 2-3 at the University of Virginia School of Law.
The University of Virginia and its School of Law honored the legacy of Gregory Swanson on Monday with a ceremony that recognized his significance as the University’s first black student.
University of Virginia School of Law students routinely volunteer as court-appointed advocates who make recommendations about children’s futures.
University of Virginia School of Law professor Kerry Abrams, who also serves as UVA's vice provost for faculty affairs, will be the next dean of Duke Law School, the school announced today.
Amy Wharton has been named the fourth full-time director of the Arthur J. Morris Law Library, replacing Taylor Fitchett, who retired.
The Black Law Students Association at the University of Virginia School of Law has named U.S. Rep. A. Donald McEachin ’86 the recipient of the inaugural BLSA Alumni Spotlight Award.
Professors Ethan Yale and George Yin offer their opinions on the impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 on taxpayers, businesses and the economy in general.
Professor Ruth Mason has been named International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation professor in residence, starting a one-year stint in Amsterdam in May.
John Tunney '59, former U.S. senator and inspiration for a Robert Redford film, honed his public-speaking skills at UVA Law.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Professor Aditya Bamzai will present oral argument as amicus curiae before the U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 16.
University of Virginia School of Law Professor Toby J. Heytens has been named the next solicitor general of Virginia.
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.