Videos/Podcasts of Events

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.”

Emily Davidson '18 expresses her feelings in a classroom skit.
Inside the 2017 Libel Show
March 30, 2017

The creators of the 2017 Libel Show provide a sneak peek of this year's extravaganza. The Libel Show will run March 30-April 1 nightly at 7 p.m.

Judge Kozinski
Judge Alex Kozinski Reflects on His Career
March 28, 2017

Judge Alex Kozinski of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit sits down for a conversation with UVA Law School Dean Risa Goluboff. Kozinski gives his thoughts on his career, the Ninth Circuit and law clerks.

Adam Stempel ’17, Danielle Desaulniers ’17, Kyle Cole ’17 and Tuba Ahmed ’17
88th Lile Moot Court Competition Finals
March 25, 2017

The 88th William Minor Lile Moot Court Competition features third-year students Tuba Ahmed, Kyle Cole, Danielle Desaulniers and Adam Stempel. Presiding are Judge Patricia Millett of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, Judge Pamela Reeves of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee and Justice David Stras of the Supreme Court of Minnesota.

Associate Justice David Stras of the Minnesota Supreme Court
Minnesota Supreme Court Justice David Stras Analyzes Judge Gorsuch’s Legal Philosophy
March 24, 2017

Associate Justice David Stras of the Minnesota Supreme Court analyzes U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch’s past rulings and writing to make some predictions about how he may rule if his nomination is approved.

Peter Vincent
"Weathering the Perfect Storm," With Peter Vincent '95
March 23, 2017

Peter S. Vincent '95, assistant director general of international policy at Borderpol, discusses how the United States can accommodate the mass migration of refugees while guarding against nefarious actors and combating terrorism at home and abroad. 

Kim Forde-Mazrui, George Rutherglen, Scott Ballenger and Douglas Laycock
Fisher v. University of Texas and the Future of Affirmative Action
March 20, 2017

Key players in the U.S. Supreme Court case Fisher v. University of Texas (2016) discuss its implications for the future of affirmative action policies in the United States.

Daniel Ortiz
An Overview of the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic
March 17, 2017

Professor Dan Ortiz, director of the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, talks to admitted students about the clinic. This session was part of UVA Law’s 2017 admitted students open house.

Michael Livermore
Michael Livermore Explains UVA Law's Environmental Law Program
March 17, 2017

UVA Law professor Michael Livermore tells admitted students about the Law School’s environmental law offerings. This talk was part of the 2017 Admitted Students Open House.

Tank
A Region in Turmoil: Conflicts in the Middle East — Law and Policy
March 10, 2017

Legal experts from academia, the diplomatic community and the defense community assess ongoing conflicts in the Middle East.

Barbara Spellman
Expert Panel Discusses "The Psychological Foundations of Evidence Law"
March 2, 2017

A panel of evidence law experts discusses UVA Law Professor Barbara Spellman’s book, “The Psychology of Evidence Law,” which explores the connections between psychology and the rules of evidence law.

Jeff Wahl
Malpractice Expert Jeff Wahl Discusses the Publication of Junk Science
February 27, 2017

Jeff Wahl, a long-time litigator and expert on medical malpractice issues, addresses the legal, ethical, and medical implications of the publication of junk science.

A panel of experts from the University of Virginia and Monticello
The Legacy of Thomas Jefferson
February 22, 2017

A panel of experts from the University of Virginia and Monticello discuss the changing and complex nature of Thomas Jefferson’s legacy.

Robin Steinberg
“Shaping Justice,” With Bronx Defenders Founder Robin Steinberg
February 3, 2017

Robin Steinberg, founder of the Bronx Defenders, talks about her work as a public defender for indigent clients and describes ways that law students can get involved in “shaping” the justice they want to see in the world.

Attiya Latif
Seeking Solidarity, With Attiya Latif and Larycia Hawkins
January 31, 2017

Attiya Latif, president of UVA's Minority Rights Coalition, and Larycia Hawkins, Abd el-Kader Visiting Faculty Fellow at UVA's Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, discuss how to develop solidarity in the wake of a particularly contentious election.

Quinn Curtis and Rob Masri '96
How to Be a Successful Entrepreneur, With Rob Masri '96
January 27, 2017

In his January term class Legal Practice and the Startup Company: An Inside Look — co-taught with UVA Law professor Quinn Curtis — Rob Masri '96 discusses the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs. Besides lecturing at UVA Law, Masri maintains a private law practice in Charlottesville.

Panel members and Richard Schragger, right, discuss "City Power"
Panel Discusses Urban Governance in a Global Age
November 19, 2016

Michelle Wilde Anderson of Stanford University, Sheila Foster of Fordham University, David Imbroscio of University of Louisville and Richard Schragger of UVA Law discuss Schragger's latest book, "City Power: Urban Governance in a Global Age." UVA Law professor Maureen Brady introduces the panel.

Jedediah Purdy
"Environmental Justice, Again," With Jed Purdy
November 14, 2016

Duke Law professor Jedediah Purdy gives the 3rd Lillian Stone Distinguished Lecture in Environmental Policy: “Environmental Justice, Again.” He discusses the history of the American environmental movement, focusing on the broader movement’s relationship to environmental justice concepts.

Glenn Gerstell
Glenn Gerstell Discusses NSA’s Current and Future Challenges
November 10, 2016

Glenn Gerstell, general counsel for the National Security Agency, discusses current challenges in national security, life in the general counsel’s office and careers in national security law.

G. Edward White
Panel of Scholars Discusses Ted White’s “Law in American History, Vol. II”
November 10, 2016

A panel of scholars discusses Professor G. Edward White's "Law in American History, Vol. II," published by Oxford University Press. The panelists are Logan Sawyer (University of Georgia), Chuck McCurdy (UVA) and Barbara Welke (University of Minnesota), in addition to White.

Professor Ashley Deeks
"The Obama Administration's War Powers Legacy," With Professor Ashley Deeks
November 4, 2016

Professor Ashley S. Deeks discusses President Obama's use of war powers, examines his approach to international law and compares his legacy with that of the Bush Administration. 

Vicarious Liability for Employee Torts with Professor J.H. Verkerke
October 26, 2016

UVA Law Professor J.H. "Rip" Verkerke delivers a lecture to mark his appointment as T. Munford Boyd Professor of Law and director of the Program for Employment and Labor Studies.

Berin Szoka ’04 and Professor Thomas Nachbar
Berin Szoka ’04 Debates Professor Thomas Nachbar on the Effectiveness of Net Neutrality Regulations
October 26, 2016

Berin Szoka '04, president of the technology policy think tank TechFreedom, debates UVA professor Thomas Nachbar on the FCC's net neutrality rules. These rules, which were recently upheld by the DC Circuit Court in U.S. Telecom v.

Claire Gastañaga
Claire Gastañaga ‘74 Discusses Civil Liberties and Gender Legislation
October 25, 2016

Claire Gastañaga '74, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia, discusses issues ranging from recent "bathroom bills" to abortion regulations and the role of feminism today in the political arena.