Caplin had a deep commitment to public service and was a lifelong supporter of education, including at UVA, his alma mater. The “double ’Hoo” earned his Bachelor of Science in 1937 and his LL.B. from the Law School in 1940.
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June 17, 2019
Retirement didn’t suit former law firm partner and UVA law graduate Paul Hurdle. Now, he’s loving his new role as one of the oldest law clerks in the country.
June 06, 2019
Professor Ashley Deeks of the University of Virginia School of Law says the law is running behind technology advances that can have national security implications.
May 15, 2019
When she was in elementary school, Kendall Burchard saw Sandra Day O’Connor on TV and told her mother she wanted to be a Supreme Court justice. Now, thanks to O’Connor and subsequent role models, Burchard will receive a UVA law degree Sunday.
May 08, 2019
At UVA’s School of Law, an exercise studying presidents who did not want to relinquish power blossomed into the penning of a provocative law review article. The authors would ultimately trace the evasion strategies of 234 incumbents in 106 countries.
May 06, 2019
Graduating law student Jah Akande already had a strong voice as an activist. Now he’s amplifying it with a UVA law degree.
April 18, 2019
The report by School of Law alumnus and special prosecutor Robert Mueller, released Thursday, was a mixed bag for President Donald Trump according to UVA Law professor Stephen Braga.
April 12, 2019
The University of Virginia marked Founder’s Day with the awarding of its highest external honors: the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals in Law, Citizen Leadership and Architecture.
April 05, 2019
The winning argument: If someone can’t afford to pay court costs, cutting off their means of getting to work makes no sense.
March 06, 2019
Reeves, appointed in 2010 to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, has ruled in cases of equality and civil rights.