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