Videos/Podcasts of Events

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. 

Video  
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.

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. 

Video  
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.

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.

 
Video  
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.

Video  
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.

Video  
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.

Video  
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.

Video  
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.

Video  
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.

Yoram Dinstein
Extraterritorial Legal Responses to Counter International Terrorism
March 22, 2018

Yoram Dinstein, a scholar and professor emeritus at Tel Aviv University, is a specialist on international law and a prominent authority on the laws of war. He gave the keynote address at the Jus ad Bellum conference following an introduction by UVA Law Dean Risa Goluboff.

Jus ad Bellum and the International Court of Justice
Jus ad Bellum and the International Court of Justice
March 22, 2018

UVA Law professor John Norton Moore moderates a panel at the Jus ad Bellum conference that includes retired Maj. Gen. Charles Dunlap Jr. of Duke Law School, Mike A. Newton of Vanderbilt University School of Law, and Edwin Williamson, former legal adviser at the U.S. Department of State.

Ashley Deeks
New Thinking on the Legal Frameworks Guiding U.S. Military Force
March 22, 2018

Professor Kenneth Anderson of the Washington College of Law at American University moderates a panel on the 2016 Obama administration report on the legal frameworks guiding the U.S. use of military force and related national security operations. The Jus ad Bellum conference panel includes professor Bobby Chesney of the University of Texas School of Law, UVA Law professor Ashley Deeks, and Rita Siemion, legal counsel at Human Rights First.

Laura Donohue
Is There a Need for a New Congressional Authorization for the Use of Force?
March 22, 2018

Professor Laura Donohue of Georgetown Law School and UVA Law professor Robert Turner speak at the Jus ad Bellum conference. UVA Law professor John Norton Moore offers concluding remarks.

Stephen Braga
Clinical Programs at UVA Law
March 16, 2018

Professor Stephen Braga, director of clinical programs at UVA Law, describes the clinical education offerings at UVA Law. This session was part of UVA Law's admitted students open house.

Anne Coughlin
Mock Class With Anne Coughlin
March 16, 2018

Professor Anne Coughlin gave a lecture on the Supreme Court decision in Lawrence v. Texas for a mock constitutional and criminal law class. This lecture was part of UVA Law's admitted students open house.

 
Dan Ortiz
Supreme Court Litigation Clinic at UVA Law
March 16, 2018

Professor Daniel Ortiz talks about the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic with prospective law students. This session was part of UVA Law's admitted students open house.

Michael Gilbert
Law and Democracy at UVA Law
March 16, 2018

Professor Michael Gilbert describes coursework relating to the laws underlying democratic processes. He provides a brief overview of topics within this field, including gerrymandering and election law. This session was part of UVA Law's admitted students open house.

How I Found Out I Got Into UVA Law
How I Found Out I Got Into UVA Law
March 15, 2018
Members of the UVA Law community share stories of how they found out they had been accepted to law school.
Video  
Lester Jackson and Anne Coughlin
Talking About Race and Policing in the Law Classroom
March 15, 2018

Guest speaker Lester Jackson, a UVA employee, spoke to UVA Law professor Anne Coughlin's criminal investigation class about perceptions of the police in the African-American community.

Dr. Marc D. Lewis
Is Addiction a "Brain Disease"?
March 13, 2018

Dr. Marc D. Lewis, a neuroscientist who questions whether addiction is a disease in a scientific sense, gave the 17th P. Browning Hoffman Memorial Lecture in Law and Psychiatry. He argued that addiction is better understood as a learning process, drawing on case histories, including his own, to support his arguments. Dr. Nassima Ait-Daoud, director of the UVA Center for Addiction Research and Education, offered a response to Lewis's argument. UVA Law professor Richard J. Bonnie introduced the speakers.

Justice Stephen Breyer
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer on "The Court and the World"
March 1, 2018

Following an introduction by Dean Risa Goluboff, his former Supreme Court clerk, Justice Breyer spoke about his book on keeping a global perspective in law. A Q&A follows his talk.