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 discuss the changing and complex nature of Thomas Jefferson’s legacy.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson ’72 of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit offers a critique of the current administrative state. He assesses why the administrative state is necessary as well as the ways in which it could be made more effective.
Katie Redford ’95, co-founder of EarthRights International, a non-governmental organization focusing on human rights and environmental justice, discusses current trends, threats and opportunities in human rights lawyering.
The third biennial Jefferson Symposium, sponsored by UVA Law and the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression, examines contemporary attitudes about free speech at American colleges and universities.
James Donovan, Goldman Sachs managing director and adjunct professor at the University of Virginia School of Law, talks to UVA Law students about the skills needed to work on corporate transactions as a lawyer or investment banker.
Professor Jonathan Cannon discusses recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions related to environmental regulations, including important cases from the recent past and issues likely to come up in the future.
Panelists discuss how the roles and responsibilities related to U.S. cybersecurity are shared by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Department of Defense and the private sector, and how each woman has become involved in this aspect of national security law.
Matt Olsen, former director of the National Counterterrorism Center and general counsel to the National Security Agency, discusses the evolving threat of terrorism.
Professors Douglas Laycock, Kim Forde-Mazrui, Michael Gilbert and Deborah Hellman discuss key cases from the recent U.S. Supreme Court term, and look ahead to the coming year.
A panel of scholars discuss Professor Saikrishna Prakash's book, "Imperial From the Beginning: The Constitution of the Original Executive,” published by Yale University Press.
A panel of scholars discusses Professor Darryl Brown's book, “Free Market Criminal Justice: How Democracy and Laissez Faire Undermine the Rule of Law,” published by Oxford University Press.
Former National Security Adviser Tom Donilon, a 1985 graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, contends that the next president of the United States will inherit some of the worst global instability in modern times, and must be nimble enough to address a plethora of threats.