Videos/Podcasts of Events

Black Citizenship, Law, and the Founding
November 9, 2017

Harvard professor Annette Gordon-Reed delivered the McCorkle Lecture on "Black Citizenship, Law, and the Founding."

Barbara Armacost
White Supremacy, Protest and Policing
November 3, 2017

UVA Law professor Barbara Armacost gives an overview of the police response to the violent white supremacist protests in Charlottesville on Aug. 11-12. She also describes her experiences as a legal observer during the protests.

Choosing Electives for 1Ls
Choosing Electives for 1Ls
November 2, 2017

A panel of UVA Law faculty advises 1L students on selecting electives for their spring semester. The panel features UVA Law professors Deborah Hellman, George Geis and Crystal Shin, and Dean Risa Goluboff.

Lisa Friel
Player Conduct Investigations in the NFL
October 2, 2017

Lisa Friel ’83, senior vice president and special counsel for investigations at the NFL, discusses her investigations into player conduct.

Panel of experts
Investigations and Compliance in Sports
October 2, 2017

A panel of experts from the worlds of professional and collegiate sports discuss the complexities of investigating athletes for alleged wrongdoing, including acts that may take place off the playing field, as well as other issues related to legal compliance.

The Reliability of Eyewitness Testimony
September 21, 2017

Professor Brandon Garrett joins Karen Newirth, senior staff attorney, Innocence Project; Judge Robert Kane, former Massachusetts Superior Court judge; Darrel Stephens, executive director, Major City Chiefs Association; and Tom Albright, director of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in a discussion on the reliability of eyewitness testimony.

Supreme Court Roundup
2017 Supreme Court Roundup
September 13, 2017

Professors A. E. Dick Howard, Barbara Armacost, Michael Gilbert and Micah Schwartzman discuss key cases from the recent U.S. Supreme Court term, and look ahead to the coming year.

Zane Memeger
Zane Memeger '91 Welcomes the Class of 2020
August 21, 2017

Zane Memeger '91, former U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and current partner at Morgan Lewis, delivered the annual orientation welcome address to members of the Class of 2020.

Dean Risa Goluboff
Dean Risa Goluboff Welcomes UVA Law's Class of 2020
August 21, 2017

Dean Risa Goluboff welcomes the Class of 2020 to UVA Law during orientation.

Ben Spencer
The Life of a Case — From Filing Through Appeal
August 18, 2017

Professor Benjamin Spencer, one of the nation's leading experts in civil procedure, teaches incoming law students about the life of a case.

Dean Risa Goluboff
A Pre-Orientation Welcome From Dean Goluboff
August 18, 2017

Dean Risa Goluboff welcomed incoming members of the Class of 2020 to Charlottesville at a pre-orientation session Aug. 18.

Professor Toby Heyten teaches
What to Expect in the Law School Classroom
August 18, 2017

Professor Toby Heytens teaches a sample class at orientation to incoming law students.

Molly Shadel
Preparing for Class: Reading, Briefing, Speaking
August 18, 2017

Professor Molly Shadel speaks to incoming law students about preparing for class.

Elisa Massimino, Laura Donohue, Jennifer Cafarella and James F. Jeffrey
From Human Rights to Biological Threats, 25th National Security Law Institute Covers U.S. Safety
June 20, 2017

Prominent national security scholars and other experts, including former and current government officials, convened at the University of Virginia School of Law for the 25th National Security Law Institute earlier this month to discuss the nation

Graduates seated at graduation
UVA Law 2017 Commencement
May 21, 2017

Commonfund President and CEO Catherine Keating '87 delivers the commencement address and Dean Risa Goluboff reflects on the accomplishments of the Class of 2017.

Robert Sayler, Tom White and Rich Balnave
Retiring Professors Reflect on Time at Law School
May 13, 2017

Retiring professors Rich Balnave, Bob Sayler and Tom White reflect on their careers and time at UVA Law. Dean Risa Goluboff introduces the professors.

Patrice Hayden
Second Acts: What to Consider When Planning for Career Change
May 13, 2017

Director of Law Firm Recruiting Patrice Hayden ’02 moderates a panel of alumni who discuss their paths to career changes. Panelists include Katherine Ballenger ’02, Jennifer Nelsen Colao ’92, Charles “Ridge” Schuyler ’87 and Salmon Shomade ’97.

Kim Ferzan
"Multiple Personality Disorder and the Criminal Law," With Professor Kim Ferzan
May 12, 2017

Professor Kimberly Kessler Ferzan examines legal theories for how to handle criminal cases of defendants who suffer from dissociative identity disorder, also known as multiple personality disorder. 

Lee Epstein
"Appointing Supreme Court Justices," With Professor Lee Epstein
April 28, 2017

Professor Lee Epstein, Ethan A.H. Shepley Distinguished University Professor at Washington University in St. Louis, discusses her research into the ideologies of U.S. Supreme Court justices.

Rich Hynes
"Individuals Filing for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy," With Professor Rich Hynes
April 21, 2017

UVA Law professor Richard M. Hynes analyzes the circumstances under which individuals file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. In Chapter 11, the debtor maintains control of his or her business operations under the supervision of the court.

Charge to the Class of 2017
April 20, 2017

Professor Anne Coughlin delivers a parting message to the Class of 2017.

Kimberly Ferzan
Evidence: Inside the Classroom With Professor Kimberly Ferzan
April 18, 2017

UVA Law Professor Kim Ferzan works through a hypothetical case involving hearsay analysis with her Evidence class. During their analysis, students propose theories of relevance using hearsay rules under the Federal Rules of Evidence. (University of Virginia School of Law, March 30, 2017)

Quin Curtis, Julia Mahoney, Michal Barzuza and George Geis
Faculty Analyze Future of Corporate Governance Regulations
April 14, 2017

A panel of UVA Law professors analyzes past and current trends of federal regulation of corporate governance, including the shifting power structure between the state and federal government, shareholder activism and changes under the Trump administration. The panel includes Professors Julia Mahoney, Michal Barzuza and George Geis, with Professor Quinn Curtis moderating.

Loretta Lynch
"The Role of Lawyers in a Post-Truth World," With Loretta Lynch
April 13, 2017

Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch discusses the role of the legal profession in an era of significant polarization. Lynch spoke at UVA Law after receiving the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Law.

Jacqueline Talevi
Judge Jacqueline Talevi Discusses Her Innovative Mental Health Docket
April 5, 2017

Jacqueline F. Ward Talevi of the District Court for Virginia’s 23rd Judicial District discusses her work developing a mental health docket program that provides alternative sentencing options for defendants with serious mental illnesses who commit misdemeanors. Talevi spoke at a symposium sponsored by the Virginia Journal of Criminal Law, “Criminal Justice and Mental Illness.”