Upcoming Events

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Academic Journals

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
3:30 PM-5:30 PM

2018 Journal Tryout Information Session

This session will provide information to the 1L students about the 2018 Journal Tryout, including important deadlines and an introduction to journals at the law school.

Contact: Anna Searcey
Caplin Auditorium

Admissions

Monday, August 20, 2018

Orientation for First-Year and Exchange Students

Contact: Admissions
Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Orientation for First-Year and Exchange Students

Contact: Admissions
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
4:00 PM-4:00 PM

Add/Drop Period Ends

Add/Drop Period Ends at 4:00 p.m.

Contact: Admissions

Admissions Office

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Admitted Students Open House

Contact: Grace Cleveland
Caplin Pavilion and other locations
Friday, March 16, 2018

Admitted Students Open House

Contact: Grace Cleveland
Caplin Pavilion and other locations

Advocates for Life at Virginia Law (AFL)

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
11:30 AM-1:00 PM

Advocates for Life at Virginia Law: Debate on Ethics of Abortion

Two veteran apologists — Stephanie Gray, founder of Love Unleashes Life, and Nadine Strossen former president of ACLU and professor at  New York Law School) — will debate the question “Should Abortion Be Legal?”

Lunch will be provided.

Contact: Elizabeth Hedges
Caplin Pavilion

Black Law Students Association

Thursday, March 29, 2018
4:30 PM-9:00 PM

BLSA Spring Diversity Reception

BLSA Spring Diversity Reception

Contact: Kelsey Watkins
Caplin Pavilion

Career Services

Monday, January 22, 2018
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Law Firm Careers Spring Kick-Off

Career Services Office will hold a discussion about strategies for navigating career-related events this semester, and the interactions you will have with firms through 2L OGI.

Contact: Sherry Morris
WB152
Monday, January 22, 2018
5:15 PM-6:15 PM

Law Firm Careers Spring Kick-Off

Career Services Office will hold a discussion about strategies for navigating career-related events this semester, and the interactions you will have with firms through 2L OGI.

Contact: Sherry Morris
WB152
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Akin Gump: Pro Bono Scholars Talk

Join Akin Gump’s Pro Bono Partner, Steven Schulman, to learn about Akin Gump’s Pro Bono Scholars Program and pro bono work at large law firms.

Contact: Marit Spekman
WB104
Thursday, January 25, 2018
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Butler Snow 1L Lunch and Panel

Attorneys from Butler Snow will host a discussion about the firm’s 1L programs in Birmingham, Nashville, Memphis and Ridgeland. Attorneys will also discuss the firm’s practices, culture and history.

Contact: Marit Spekman
WB129
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
6:00 PM-7:30 PM

Gibson Dunn 1L Panel on Law Firm Practice Areas

Join attorneys from Gibson Dunn for a discussion of law firm practice areas.

Contact: Sherry Morris
WB154
Thursday, February 8, 2018

On Ground Interviews (OGI)

February On Ground Interviews (OGI)

Contact: Career Services
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
3:45 PM-4:45 PM

Panel Discussion: From Law School to Big Law Partner - Tips for a Successful Career

Join Davis Polk corporate partner Annette Nazareth and litigation partner Ted Polubinski '98 for a panel discussion regarding their career trajectories, what it is like to practice law in Washington, D.C. and New York, and what sets Davis Polk apart. Refreshments will be served.

Contact: Marit Spekman
Purcell Reading Room
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer: Cross-Border M&A Transactions and Related Antitrust Issues

Join Peter Lyons, Freshfields U.S. regional managing partn,er and other  attorneys from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer for a panel discussion regarding cross-border M&A deals and related anti-trust issues.

Contact: Marit Spekman
WB102
Thursday, February 22, 2018
8:30 AM-10:00 AM

K&L Gates 1L Meet and Greet

K&L Gates law firm invites 1L students to meet with lawyers from various offices. Breakfast and coffee will be provided.

Contact: Marit Spekman
Purcell Reading Room
Monday, March 12, 2018
5:00 PM-7:00 PM

Cahill Gordon & Reindel: Anatomy of a Deal

Join attorneys from Cahill Gordon & Reindel for a discussion outlining the different roles that attorneys play in a transaction.

Food and drinks will be provided.

Contact: Marit Spekman
WB102
Thursday, April 12, 2018
5:00 PM-7:00 PM

Cravath, Swaine & Moore: Why You Should Consider a New York Practice

Len Teti '05 from Cravath, Swaine & Moore will talk about working at New York law firm, the types of practices available and the role of a junior attorney. Students interested in working at a New York law firm are encouraged to attend.

Food and drinks will be provided. Please RSVP via the Events tab in Symplicity.

Contact: Lauren Ventre
WB102
Monday, August 6, 2018

On Grounds Interview Week (OGI)

On Grounds Interview Weel (OGI)

Contact: Career Services
Tuesday, August 7, 2018

On-Grounds Interviews

Contact: Career Services
Wednesday, August 8, 2018

On-Grounds Interviews

Contact: Career Services
Thursday, August 9, 2018

On-Grounds Interviews

Contact: Career Services
Friday, August 10, 2018

On-Grounds Interviews

Contact: Career Services

Center for National Security Law

Thursday, March 22, 2018
7:45 AM-5:00 PM

Jus ad Bellum

The University of Virginia School of Law’s Center for National Security Law will host a one-day conference, “Contemporary Jus ad Bellum (Use of Force) Principles: Do They Dictate the Conduct of Current U.S. Military Activities?”

The conference will use as a principal source of discussion a December 2016 Obama Administration “Report on the Legal and Policy Frameworks Guiding the U.S. Use of Military Force and Related National Security Operations”. Leading experts in this area of international law will assess the Obama Administration’s legal justifications provided for ongoing U.S. military actions in the context of contemporary Use of Force norms.

Contact: John Norton Moore
Caplin Pavilion

Center for Oceans Law and Policy

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Law of the Sea Symposium

Contact: John Norton Moore
Caplin Pavilion

Dean's Office

Monday, February 5, 2018
4:00 PM-6:00 PM

Commemorating Gregory H. Swanson and the Integration of UVA

Contact: Teri Johnson
Caplin Pavilion

Faculty

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
11:30 AM-12:45 PM

Legal Theory Workshop

Contact: Pennie Newell
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
11:30 AM-12:45 PM

Legal Theory Workshop

Contact: Pennie Newell
Faculty Lounge

Law School

Monday, January 22, 2018

Classes Begin


Law School
Monday, January 29, 2018
4:45 PM

Enrollment Deadline for Research Courses

Deadline at 4:45 p.m. to submit form to Student Records requesting to enroll in Independent Research or Directed Research for Spring 2018.


Friday, April 27, 2018
11:45 AM-1:00 PM

Dayna Matthew Chair Lecture, "Preventive Lawyering: Empirical Evidence That Medical-Legal Partnerships Improve Lives"

Professor Dayna Matthew will deliver her chair lecture to mark her appointment as the William L. Matheson and Robert M. Morgenthau Distinguished Professor of Law.

 

 

Contact: Teri Johnson
Purcell Reading Room
Saturday, September 15, 2018
4:00 PM-6:00 PM

Test Event

Contact: Mary Wood
Caplin Pavilion
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
12:30 PM

LL.M. Course Enrollment Deadline

Deadline for LL.M.s to submit form requesting to enroll in Constitutional Law and/or Property at 12:30 p.m.   


Law School Foundation

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
11:45 AM-1:30 AM

NYC Alumni Luncheon

11:45 a.m. reception, 12:15 p.m. luncheon.

Please register here.

Contact: Sally M. Black
Yale Club
Thursday, March 8, 2018
11:45 AM-1:30 PM

Atlanta Alumni Luncheon

11:45 a.m. reception, 12:15 p.m. luncheon.

Register online here.

Contact: Sally M. Black
The Wimbish House
Thursday, March 8, 2018
6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Birmingham Alumni Reception

Register online here.

Contact: Sally M. Black
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
6:30 PM-8:30 PM

Northern Virginia Alumni Reception

Register online here.

Contact: Sally M. Black
Ritz Carlton, Tysons Corner
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
11:45 AM-1:30 PM

Boston Alumni Luncheon

11:45 a.m. Reception, 12:15 p.m. luncheon.

Register online here

Contact: Sally M. Black
Omni Parker House Hotel
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
6:00 PM-7:45 PM

New Hampshire Alumni Dinner 

Registration information here.

Cocktail reception from 6-6:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m.

Contact: Sally M. Black
The Foundry
Friday, May 11, 2018

Law Alumni Weekend

Contact: Sally M. Black
University of Virginia School of Law
Saturday, May 12, 2018

Law Alumni Weekend

Contact: Sally M. Black
University of Virginia School of Law
Sunday, May 13, 2018

Law Alumni Weekend

Contact: Sally M. Black
University of Virginia School of Law
Sunday, May 20, 2018
4:00 PM-6:00 PM

Graduation Party for Class of 2018

Contact: Sally M. Black
University of Virginia School of Law
Thursday, May 31, 2018
6:00 PM-7:30 PM

Richmond Alumni Reception

Register online here.

Contact: Sally M. Black
Offices of Hunton & Williams, 20th Floor
Thursday, June 14, 2018
11:45 AM-1:00 PM

Washington, D.C. Alumni Luncheon

11:45 a.m. reception, 12:15 p.m. luncheon
Register online here

Contact: Sally M. Black
Metropolitan Club

Law, Information, Security and Technology

Friday, February 2, 2018
12:00 PM-2:00 PM

Law, Innovation, Security and Technology: Ari Schwartz

Join Law, Innovation, Security and Technology (LIST) for a conversation with Ari Schwartz, the former Senior Director for Cybersecurity at the White House and current Managing Director of Cybersecurity Services at Venable.

Contact: Irina Danescu
Purcell Reading Room

Law, Innovation, Security & Technology and the National Security Policy Center

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
12:30 PM-2:30 PM

Values-Based Leadership: A Conversation With Chuck Rosenberg '90

Chuck Rosenberg is the former acting administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration. He previously served as the chief of staff of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, assistant U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, and partner at Hogan Lovells. He currently works as an MSNBC news analyst.

Contact: Philip Doerr
Caplin Pavilion

Moot Court Board

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
4:00 PM-6:00 PM

Lile Moot Court Competition Finals

Contact: Jeremy Bennie
Caplin Pavilion
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
5:00 PM-8:30 PM

Lile Moot Court Competition Quarterfinals

Contact: Jeremy Bennie
Caplin Pavilion

Mortimer Caplin Public Service Center, Program in Law and Public Service

Friday, February 2, 2018
1:00 PM-9:00 PM

Shaping Justice Conference

The second annual Shaping Justice Conference, "Shaping Justice in an Age of Uncertainty," will take place Feb. 2-3. The conference includes networking opportunitities, workshops and panels on topics such as voting rights, environmental racism, artificial intelligence and the criminal justice system, and protecting the rights of vulnerable populations. 

The conference will feature keynote speaker Kristen Clarke, president and executive director of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. 

All conference events are open to the public with registration. More information on the conference, including a schedule of events and speakers, can be found here.

Contact: Andrew Broaddus
Various (Check Schedule)
Saturday, February 3, 2018
9:30 AM-2:00 PM
The second annual Shaping Justice Conference, "Shaping Justice in an Age of Uncertainty," will take place Feb. 2-3. The conference includes networking opportunitities, workshops and panels on topics such as voting rights, environmental racism, artificial intelligence and the criminal justice system, and protecting the rights of vulnerable populations. 
 
All conference events are open to the public with registration. More information on the conference, including a schedule of events and speakers, can be found here.
 
Contact: Andrew Broaddus
Various (Check Schedule)

Other

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
5:30 PM-7:30 PM

Midyear Toast for the Class of 2019

Members of the class of 2019 will celebrate making it through three semesters of law school and look forward to the next three together. Join them for a toast by Dean Risa Goluboff. Light hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be served. RSVP by 5 p.m. on Jan. 19.

Contact: Kate Duvall
Caplin Pavilion

Public Service Center

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

U.S. Navy JAG Brown Bag Q&A

Meet with a representative from the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate Generals Corps who will answer questions about the life and work of a Judge Advocate in the Navy.

All classes welcome. Attendees should bring their own lunch

Contact: Andrew Broaddus
SL131
Monday, March 12, 2018
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Equal Justice Works Talk

Equal Justice Works Fellowships and Funding Talk

Contact: Amanda Yale
WB104

Student Bar Association (SBA)

Thursday, February 8, 2018
5:00 PM-8:00 PM

Diversity Fair

UVA Law's affinity and identity groups will showcase points of pride.

Contact: Aparna Datta
Spies Garden, rain location Caplin Pavilion

The Libel Show

Thursday, March 22, 2018
7:00 PM-10:00 PM

Libel Show

Contact: Jason Boyle
Caplin Auditorium
Friday, March 23, 2018
7:00 PM-10:00 PM

Libel Show

Contact: Jason Boyle
Caplin Auditorium
Saturday, March 24, 2018
7:00 PM-10:00 PM

Libel Show

Contact: Jason Boyle
Caplin Auditorium

Unified Journal Tryout

Friday, February 23, 2018
12:30 PM-12:00 PM

Unified Journal Tryout

All journals at the Law School will select members of their Editorial Boards through the Unified Journal Tryout. The Tryout is administered electronically over two weekends each spring and is open to all 1L students. Each weekend of the Tryout, the materials will be distributed on Friday afternoon and must be submitted by 12:00pm on Monday.

Contact: Anna Searcy
Friday, March 2, 2018
12:30 PM-12:00 PM

Unified Journal Tryout

All journals at the Law School will select members of their Editorial Boards through the Unified Journal Tryout. The Tryout is administered electronically over two weekends each spring and is open to all 1L students. Each weekend of the Tryout, the materials will be distributed on Friday afternoon and must be submitted by 12:00pm on Monday.

Contact: Anna Searcy

UVA Law

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

First-Year Classes Begin


Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Upper-Level Classes Begin

Contact: Admissions
Monday, October 8, 2018

Fall Break

Contact: UVA Law
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Fall Break

Contact: UVA Law
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Fall Break

Contact: UVA Law
Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Thanksgiving Recess

Contact: UVA Law
Thursday, November 22, 2018

Thanksgiving Recess

Contact: UVA Law
Friday, November 23, 2018

Thanksgiving Recess

Contact: UVA Law
Thursday, December 6, 2018

Reading Period

Contact: UVA Law
Thursday, December 6, 2018
4:00 PM

Classes End

Contact: UVA Law
Friday, December 7, 2018

Reading Period

Contact: UVA Law
Saturday, December 8, 2018

Exam Period

Contact: UVA Law
Sunday, December 9, 2018

Exam Period

Contact: UVA Law
Monday, December 10, 2018

Exam Period

Contact: UVA Law
Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Exam Period

Contact: UVA Law
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Exam Period

Contact: UVA Law
Thursday, December 13, 2018

Exam Period


Friday, December 14, 2018

Exam Period


Saturday, December 15, 2018
1:00 AM

Exam Period


Sunday, December 16, 2018
1:00 AM

Exam Period


Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Exam Period


Wednesday, December 19, 2018
1:00 AM

Exam Period


Thursday, December 20, 2018

Exam Period


Monday, January 21, 2019

Classes Begin


Monday, January 28, 2019
12:00 AM-4:00 PM

Add/Drop Period Ends

Add/Drop Period ends at 4:00 p.m.


Sunday, March 10, 2019

Spring Break 


Monday, March 11, 2019

Spring Break


Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Spring Break


Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Spring Break


Thursday, March 14, 2019

Spring Break


Friday, March 15, 2019

Spring Break


Friday, April 26, 2019

Classes End


Monday, April 29, 2019

Exam Period


Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Exam Period


Thursday, May 2, 2019

Exam Period


Friday, May 3, 2019
12:00 AM-3:30 PM

Exam Period


Saturday, May 4, 2019

Exam Period


Sunday, May 5, 2019

Exam Period


Monday, May 6, 2019

Exam Period


Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Exam Period


Thursday, May 9, 2019

UVA Law


Friday, May 10, 2019

Exam Period


Sunday, May 19, 2019

Commencement/Graduation


Virginia Innocence Project Student Group

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
4:00 PM-9:00 PM

VIPS Spring Fundraiser

Contact: Nel-Sylvia Guzman
Caplin Pavilion

Virginia Journal of International Law

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

VJIL Lunch Series: Professor Ashley Deeks

The Virginia Journal of International Law will host a discussion with Professor Ashely Deeks on international law. This discussion is a part of a series of lunch talks featuring international law professors leading up to VJIL and J.B. Moore's International Law Symposium. Lunch will be provided. 
 
 
Contact: Keisha James
Purcell Reading Room
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

VJIL Lunch Series: Professor Pierre-Hugues Verdier 

The Virginia Journal of International Law will host a discussion with Professor Pierre-Hugues Verdier on international law. This discussion is a part of a series of lunch talks featuring international law professors leading up to VJIL and J.B. Moore's International Law Symposium.

Lunch will be provided. 

Contact: Keisha James
Purcell Reading Room

Virginia Journal of International Law and J.B. Moore Society of International Law

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
12:00 PM-8:00 PM

VJIL and J.B. Moore International Law Symposium: Immigration and Ideology: International Responses to Migration

The Virginia Journal of International Law and J.B. Moore Society of International Law is hosting their annual international law symposium. This year's topic will address the causes of current immigration patterns, the adequacy of existing legal systems to govern resettlement, and the current state of immigration law and policy in the United States and Europe. As the political and policy issues surrounding immigration are constantly changing, the symposium will take an open approach to the preferences of presenters and upcoming events. The symposium will begin with opening remarks at noon and will feature three panels throughout the afternoon. The symposium will conclude with a keynote address at 5 p.m., followed by a reception at 6:15 p.m. in Caplin Pavilion.

Contact: Keisha James
Caplin Pavilion

Virginia Journal of Social Policy & the Law

Thursday, January 25, 2018
3:00 PM-8:00 PM

Loving Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: A Symposium Reflecting on Loving v. Virginia on Its 50th Anniversary

The 2018 VJSPL symposium will explore legal developments in the 50 years since Loving v. Virginia was decided. This symposium will touch on race, sexual orientation, family law, and other relevant areas of civil rights law and policy. On Jan. 25, Dean Risa Goluboff will introduce Berkeley Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, the keynote speaker, at 3 p.m. in Caplin Pavilion. At 5:15 p.m. in Minor Hall Room 125, the symposium will screen the 2016 film "Loving."

Contact: Karen Abrams
Caplin Pavilion and Minor Hall Room 125
Friday, January 26, 2018
9:00 AM-3:30 PM

Loving Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: A Symposium Reflecting on Loving v. Virginia on Its 50th Anniversary

The 2018 Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law symposium will explore legal developments in the 50 years since Loving v. Virginia was decided. This symposium will touch on race, sexual orientation, family law, and other relevant areas of civil rights law and policy.

Contact: Laura Herzog
Caplin Pavilion

Virginia Law and Business Society

Thursday, February 15, 2018
11:00 AM-1:30 PM

Virginia Law and Business Society: Schulte Roth Zabel 

Contact: John Kurtz
WB154

Virginia Law Review

Thursday, February 1, 2018
1:00 PM-2:30 PM

Virginia Law Review Online Symposium

Contact: Cassondra Murphy
Purcell Reading Room
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
5:00 PM-6:30 PM

2018 Journal Tryout Writing Workshop

Join the Virginia Law Review for a workshop on the Writing Component of the Journal Tryout. Members of the Law Review will go over past prompts and discuss best practices.

Contact: Anna Searcey
Caplin Auditorium

Virginia Law Women

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
3:00 PM-9:00 PM

Women in Big Law

Women in Big Law

Contact: Julianne Toia
TBD
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
3:00 PM-9:00 PM

Women in Big Law

The event will begin with panels led by female attorneys from twenty of the nation's leading firms. Panel discussions will cover topics such as partnership tracks, mentoring, and balancing work and life.

Reception to follow with opportunity for students to network with BigLaw attorneys. Beverages and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Contact: Julianne Toia
Caplin Pavilion and Purcell Reading Room
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
3:00 PM-9:00 PM

Women in Public Service

Women in Public Service

Contact: Julianne Toia
Purcell Reading Room
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
3:00 PM-9:00 PM

Women in Public Service

Virginia Law Women's third annual Women in Public Service event will feature attorney panel and roundtable discussions on a variety of public service topics. A networking reception with public service attorneys, UVA faculty and UVA staff members will follow.

 

 Beverages and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Contact: Julianne Toia
Caplin Pavilion