Videos/Podcasts of Events

Highlights from the 2018 Commencement Ceremony
Highlights from the 2018 Commencement Ceremony
May 20, 2018

We're sharing memories from the 2018 graduation ceremony at the University of Virginia School of Law. 

Nimrah Khan '18
Graduating Student Nimrah Khan '18
May 17, 2018

Graduating student Nimrah Khan '18 speaks on being an inspiration to young women in her community.

5 Deans Discuss Past, Present, Future of UVA Law
5 Deans Discuss Past, Present, Future of UVA Law
May 12, 2018

Past UVA Law deans Thomas Jackson, Robert Scott, John C. Jeffries Jr. ’73 and Paul Mahoney join current Dean Risa Goluboff for a panel at Law Alumni Weekend. Vice Dean Leslie Kendrick ’06 moderated the event.

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The Lasting Impact of the Vietnam War
The Lasting Impact of the Vietnam War
May 12, 2018

Graduates who are veterans from the Class of 1968 discuss the impact of the Vietnam War. Speakers include Pat Vaughan, Ed Levin, Jack Hannon, Don Zachary, Stuart Johnson, Dave Scull, Bob Wright and moderator Weaver Gaines. 

George Geis
Blockchain and Corporate Law, With Professor George Geis
May 11, 2018

UVA Law professor George Geis spoke about how blockchain technology — the technology underlying Bitcoin transactions — could shake up more traditional asset markets.

S.J.D. Student Mauricio Guim on Faculty Mentors at UVA Law
May 10, 2018

Mauricio Guim S.J.D ’18, who will join the law faculty of Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México after graduation, talks about his mentors at UVA Law.

S.J.D. Student Mauricio Guim
S.J.D. Student Mauricio Guim on Why He Became a Lawyer
May 10, 2018

Mauricio Guim S.J.D. '18, who will join the law faculty of Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México after graduation, explains his inspiration for becoming a lawyer.

 
Maggie Birkel ’18
Maggie Birkel ’18 Reflects on Her Experiences in Criminal Defense
May 7, 2018

Graduating student Maggie Birkel '18 talks about her experiences preparing for a career in public defense.

Graduating Student Campbell Sode '18
Graduating Student Campbell Sode '18
April 30, 2018

Graduating student Campbell Sode '18 talks about why he chose to come to UVA Law, and his experiences growing up with a cochlear implant.

Charge to the Class of 2018, With Leslie Kendrick '06
Charge to the Class of 2018, With Leslie Kendrick '06
April 27, 2018

Vice Dean and Professor of Law Leslie Kendrick '06 delivers the charge to the Class of 2018.

Dayna Matthew
Dayna Matthew Delivers Chair Lecture on Medical-Legal Partnerships
April 27, 2018

UVA Law Professor Dayna Matthew '87 delivers a lecture marking her appointment as William L. Matheson and Robert M. Morgenthau Distinguished Professor of Law.

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Joe Charlet
Joe Charlet '18 on His Diverse Experiences at UVA Law and Beyond
April 20, 2018

Joe Charlet, a member of the Class of 2018, has thought a lot leading up to graduation about how others like him who were orphaned, or gay or black, may not have had similar opportunities.

How to Take a Flex Exam
How to Take a Flex Exam
April 19, 2018

Jason Dugas '01, assistant dean for academic services and registrar, goes through the process of taking flex exams at the Law School. 

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Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III ’72
"All Falling Faiths," With Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III ’72
April 17, 2018

Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III '72 of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit discussed his book "All Falling Faiths: Reflections on the Promise and Failure of the 1960s" with Dean Risa Goluboff. In the book, Wilkinson shares what life was like in the 1960s, and describes the influence that decade has today. He asks his own generation to recognize its youthful mistakes and pleads with future generations not to repeat them.

Judge Frank H. Easterbrook
The Supreme Court and Business Litigation, With Judge Frank H. Easterbrook
April 12, 2018

Judge Frank H. Easterbrook, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, spoke at the Law School about his research into recent U.S. Supreme Court cases involving business litigation. He argued that the Supreme Court may not always exhibit the conservative or pro-business slant that many commentators expect it to. Easterbrook gave this talk on the occasion of receiving the 2018 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Law.

The Prosecution Clinic at UVA Law
The Prosecution Clinic at UVA Law
April 12, 2018

Third-year UVA Law students Shanthi Rajagopalan and Josh Myers discuss the benefits of the clinic for students.

The Criminal Defense Clinic at UVA Law
The Criminal Defense Clinic at UVA Law
April 12, 2018

Lisa Lorish, an instructor with the Criminal Defense Clinic at UVA Law, and third-year students Jeremy Bennie and Angela Garcia, Class of 2018, discuss the benefits of the clinic for students.

Molly Brady
Inside the Classroom, With Professor Molly Brady
April 12, 2018

Professor Maureen "Molly" Brady opens her doors to a lecture from her Property class in the Spring 2018 semester. 

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Acing Your Public Service Internship
Acing Your Public Service Internship
April 4, 2018

UVA Law students and the Public Service Center share their best tips for acing your public service internship.

 
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Forensics, Statistics and Law
Forensics, Statistics and Law
March 26, 2018

UVA Law professor Brandon Garrett, UVA professor Karen Kafadar, Susan M. Ballou of the National Institute of Standards and Technology and Peter Neufeld, co-director of The Innocence Project, open the conference Forensics, Statistics and Law.

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Statistics, Research and Forensics
Statistics, Research and Forensics
March 26, 2018

Iowa State University professor Alicia Carriquiry, Hari Iyer of the National Institute of Standards and Technology and UVA professor Karen Kafadar discuss "Statistics, Research and Forensics." M. Chris Fabricant of The Innocence Project moderates the panel as part of the conference Forensics, Statistics and Law.

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Judge Jed S. Rakoff
Judging Forensics
March 26, 2018

U.S. Judge Jed S. Rakoff delivers the keynote address, "Judging Forensics." The speech was part of the conference Forensics, Statistics and Law.

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Statistics in the Crime Lab
Statistics in the Crime Lab
March 26, 2018

Linda C. Jackson, director of the Virginia Department of Forensic Science; UVA professor Sharon Kelley of the Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences; Peter Stout, president and CEO of the Houston Forensic Center; and Henry Swofford of the Defense Forensic Science Center discuss "Statistics in the Crime Lab." UVA Law professor Brandon Garrett moderates the panel as part of the conference Forensics, Statistics and Law.

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Bringing Statistics into the Courtroom
Bringing Statistics into the Courtroom
March 26, 2018

David L. Faigman, dean of the University of California Hastings College of Law; Penn State Law professor David H. Kaye; A.J. Kramer of the Federal Public Defender’s Office of District of Columbia; and UVA Law professor Barbara A. Spellman discuss "Bringing Statistics into the Courtroom." University of California, Ivine professor William C. Thompson moderates the panel as part of the conference Forensics, Statistics and Law.

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A. E. Dick Howard
"Constitutional Moments," With A. E. Dick Howard
March 23, 2018

To mark his appointment to the Warner-Booker Distinguished Professor of International Law chair, professor A. E. Dick Howard gives a lecture describing lessons he has drawn from his personal experiences in the realm of constitutional law. He recounts his role in the drafting and adoption of the Virginia Constitution, his time comparing notes with constitution-makers in post-communist Central and Eastern Europe, and his observations on marking the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta.