Recent Articles by

Brian McNeill

January 10, 2014
Alumna Christine Tschiderer will aid low-income working mothers who have experienced workplace discrimination, while third-year student Sabrina Talukder will help non-citizen survivors of sex trafficking and domestic violence who face deportation.
October 01, 2013
Firearms restrictions remain a hot-button political issue in Washington and elsewhere, but Bonnie seeks to find middle ground to keep guns from the hands of people who pose a legitimate threat.
August 26, 2013
In the two years since the state unveiled a model policy to improve local law enforcement agencies’ eyewitness identification procedures, only 6 percent of agencies have adopted it.
August 05, 2013
Julianne Jaquith and Sabrina Talukder helped “Carlos” document his harrowing ordeal after he escaped from drug smugglers.
July 30, 2013
Facing large prison populations, states are increasingly likely to hand down shorter sentences to lower-risk offenders, based on a careful calculus.
June 27, 2013
In the wake of Wednesday’s decisions in United States v. Windsor and Hollingsworth v. Perry, five U.Va. law professors speculated about the rulings’ meanings and the prospects for further gay rights litigation.
May 29, 2013
Rosemond v. United States is the latest in a string of U.Va. Supreme Court Litigation Clinic cases to be taken up by the Supreme Court. The clinic is currently waiting on the court’s opinion in a workplace harassment case.
May 10, 2013
The dynamic ‘Navy brat’ has passed every test thrown her way, from Lexington to Charlottesville to Quantico, and relishes the next one. She even had a hand while at U.Va. in working to lift the ban on women in combat.
February 21, 2013
Reality TV contestants and producers often push the boundaries of what is wise, but in the wake of a scandal, Gil Siegal helped them draw a reasonable line.
February 07, 2013
Conventional wisdom holds that strong copyright and patent laws are necessary to encourage creativity. Yet a number of major industries manage to thrive and innovate in the absence of legal protections for intellectual property.