Topic: Law School

The Defense Rests

The Defense Rests

Leaving a career of standing alongside the indigent

James Hingeley, UVA Law School alum, retired this August after 25 years in public service. Here’s why he turned aside from his many opportunities at major NYC law firms.

Fall 2016

Law Stars

Law Stars

How UVA alumni and faculty became central figures in true-crime narratives

UVA Law’s fingerprints are all over true-crime sensations Serial and Making a Murderer.

Summer 2016

Top 5 Schools by Percentage of Total Alumni

Top 5 Schools by Percentage of Total Alumni

 

  College of Arts & Sciences:  41.5% Education:  11.1% Engineering:  10.6% Graduate Arts & Sciences:  7.9% Law:  7.4%

Data are current through June 2015<...

June 3, 2015

The Case for Compassionate Policing

The Case for Compassionate Policing

UVA law professor argues for greater understanding between police officers and citizens

UVA law professor Josh Bowers advocates for a shift in the ways police officers see people and people see police officers. We are all human, he says, and entitled to dignified treatment.

Spring 2015

News Briefs

News Briefs

After 20 Years, a New General Counsel for UVA; UVA Provost to Lead Lehigh; Rankings Roundup; On the Money

Winter 2014

High Honors

High Honors

Law professor and association dean receive Jefferson Awards

Law professor and association dean receive Jefferson Awards

Winter 2013

Winning the Inside Game

Winning the Inside Game

In his new book, alumnus shares lessons he's learned as a civic leader

He has been called a street fighter, a skilled advocate, and a shape-shifter who is as comfortable testifying before Congress as he is leading a chant through a bullhorn,...

August 23, 2013

Required Reading

Required Reading

Christopher Sprigman discusses "The Knockoff Economy" and what he reads for inspiration.

Spring 2013

Women at War

Women at War

Law students push Pentagon to allow female combat roles

When her husband was killed by British fire in a 1776 Revolutionary War battle, Margaret Corbin reputedly took his place behind a cannon and returned fire. Wounded in battle, the...

Spring 2012

R&D Briefs

R&D Briefs

Milk of Life

Babies who are breastfed are 60 to 70 percent less likely to die of sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS, according to a new analysis of past studies...

Fall 2011

Protecting the Innocent

Protecting the Innocent

Law students’ work vital to murder case

A dozen students in a UVA law clinic got involved with drugs last fall, but they did it to clear the name of a client sentenced to die.

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Spring 2011

How to Win an Argument

How to Win an Argument

Courtroom advice on persuasion for daily life

There are differences between arguing a case in front of the U.S. Supreme Court and persuading a bank teller you did deposit that check that is not showing...

Spring 2010

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Highlights

Business, Anyone?

Business, Anyone?

“Maximizing Leadership Potential in Sports and Business,” a unique seminar for second-year M.B.A. students, is co-taught by a Darden dean and a men’s tennis coach.

Big Bands

Big Bands

Take a look at concerts at UVA throughout the past 70 years, from Fats Domino to Lady Gaga.

’Hoos in the NBA

’Hoos in the NBA

Get to know some of the UVA athletes who trained with Coach Tony Bennett and went on to play professional basketball.

Pop-Up Knowledge

Pop-Up Knowledge

Flash seminars are one-time discussion-based lectures, organized by students to engage their peers in discussion on a wide array of topics, from politics to philosophy to scientific findings.