Darnell Phillips was sentenced to 100 years in jail for the 1990 rape of a child in Virginia Beach, but later DNA testing and the victim’s own affidavit cast serious doubt upon his conviction.
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September 26, 2018
August 30, 2018
Justice Kennedy will visit UVA’s School of Law on Sept. 14 for the Karsh Center for Law and Democracy’s first event. The center aims to facilitate discussion and civic engagement on some of today’s most pressing issues.
August 17, 2018
David Hyman started at Netflix in 2002 as the only lawyer at the company, which now employs more than 300 legal experts. He talks about his work, his favorite Netflix original series and what it’s like to be general counsel for a Fortune 500 company.
June 20, 2018
Raymond Jackson is a federal judge, while Gwendolyn Jackson sits on a state court. Both share a commitment to serving their communities and their profession.
May 25, 2018
The clinic’s client, Gary L. Bush, who served 10 years of a 12-year sentence after being wrongly convicted of two bank robberies, received two writs of actual innocence from the Virginia Court of Appeals.
May 10, 2018
The California-based alumni’s latest gift of $43.9 million will support student scholarships and establish the Karsh Center for Law and Democracy.
May 03, 2018
Hylton, deemed a “legend” by the Law School’s dean, was a beloved instructor and a living repository of the school’s history.
May 03, 2018
Law student Campbell Sode was born deaf. But with sign language as a bridge, he developed into an effective writer, researcher and legal advocate.
April 19, 2018
Ahead of his graduation from the School of Law in May, Charlet has thought a lot about how others like him who were orphaned, or gay or black, may not have had similar opportunities.
April 13, 2018
Amid other Founder’s Day activities, the University awarded its highest external honors, the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals, to architect David Adjaye, agriculturalist Cary Fowler and Judge Frank Easterbrook.