Videos/Podcasts of Events
UVA Law professor Brandon Garrett delivers a chair lecture on his new book, "End of Its Rope," to mark his appointment as the White Burkett Miller Professor of Law and Public Affairs. "End of Its Rope" describes analyses of hand-collected national data on death sentences from 1990 to 2016.
Harvard professor Annette Gordon-Reed delivered the McCorkle Lecture on "Black Citizenship, Law, and the Founding."
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.
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 ’83, senior vice president and special counsel for investigations at the NFL, discusses her investigations into player conduct.
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.
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.
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 '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 welcomes the Class of 2020 to UVA Law during orientation.
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 welcomed incoming members of the Class of 2020 to Charlottesville at a pre-orientation session Aug. 18.
Professor Toby Heytens teaches a sample class at orientation to incoming law students.
Professor Molly Shadel speaks to incoming law students about preparing for class.
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
Commonfund President and CEO Catherine Keating '87 delivers the commencement address and Dean Risa Goluboff reflects on the accomplishments of the Class of 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Professor Anne Coughlin delivers a parting message to the Class of 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)
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.
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 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.”