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Eric Williamson

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.
February 28, 2019
John Grisham is helping the Law School kick off its new podcast, “Common Law,” hosted by Dean Risa Goluboff and Vice Dean Leslie Kendrick.
January 17, 2019
The study counters a popular image of lawyers as a largely unhappy bunch prone to depression, substance abuse and suicide, said law professor John Monahan, who has tracked UVA Law’s Class of 1990 for nearly 30 years.
January 04, 2019
The ruling, covered widely in Virginia media, brings to a close the neglected health challenges of female inmates at a prison in Fluvanna County.