Videos/Podcasts of Events

Peter Vincent
"Weathering the Perfect Storm," With Peter Vincent '95
March 23, 2017

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. 

Kim Forde-Mazrui, George Rutherglen, Scott Ballenger and Douglas Laycock
Fisher v. University of Texas and the Future of Affirmative Action
March 20, 2017

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.

Tank
A Region in Turmoil: Conflicts in the Middle East — Law and Policy
March 10, 2017

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

Barbara Spellman
Expert Panel Discusses "The Psychological Foundations of Evidence Law"
March 2, 2017

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
Malpractice Expert Jeff Wahl Discusses the Publication of Junk Science
February 27, 2017

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
The Legacy of Thomas Jefferson
February 22, 2017

A panel of experts from the University of Virginia and Monticello discuss the changing and complex nature of Thomas Jefferson’s legacy.

Robin Steinberg
“Shaping Justice,” With Bronx Defenders Founder Robin Steinberg
February 3, 2017

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
Seeking Solidarity, With Attiya Latif and Larycia Hawkins
January 31, 2017

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.

Quinn Curtis and Rob Masri '96
How to Be a Successful Entrepreneur, With Rob Masri '96
January 27, 2017

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.

Panel members and Richard Schragger, right, discuss "City Power"
Panel Discusses Urban Governance in a Global Age
November 19, 2016

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.

Jedediah Purdy
"Environmental Justice, Again," With Jed Purdy
November 14, 2016

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
Glenn Gerstell Discusses NSA’s Current and Future Challenges
November 10, 2016

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.

G. Edward White
Panel of Scholars Discusses Ted White’s “Law in American History, Vol. II”
November 10, 2016

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 Deeks
"The Obama Administration's War Powers Legacy," With Professor Ashley Deeks
November 4, 2016

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 and Professor Thomas Nachbar
Berin Szoka ’04 Debates Professor Thomas Nachbar on the Effectiveness of Net Neutrality Regulations
October 26, 2016

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.

Vicarious Liability for Employee Torts with Professor J.H. Verkerke
October 26, 2016

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
Claire Gastañaga ‘74 Discusses Civil Liberties and Gender Legislation
October 25, 2016

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
Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson ‘72 Assesses the Administrative State
October 21, 2016

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
Katie Redford '95 Discusses Current Trends in Human Rights and Environmental Justice Lawyering
October 18, 2016

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. 

UVA Law professor John C. Jeffries Jr.
2016 Jefferson Symposium Panels
October 14, 2016

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.

Are You Destined to Deal? With Goldman Sachs Managing Director Jim Donovan
October 7, 2016

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
Professor Jonathan Cannon Discusses Recent Environmental Supreme Court Cases
October 6, 2016

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. 

Women in National Security Law and U.S. Cybersecurity
September 29, 2016

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.

"The Evolving Threat of Terrorism," With Former NSA General Counsel Matt Olsen
September 29, 2016

Matt Olsen, former director of the National Counterterrorism Center and general counsel to the National Security Agency, discusses the evolving threat of terrorism. 

Professor Michael Gilbert
2016 Supreme Court Roundup at UVA Law
September 28, 2016

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.