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.
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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.
April 10, 2018
UVA law professor George Yin recently was surprised to learn he is related to the late Chinese statesman W.W. Yen – UVA’s first international graduate and the namesake of a building set to be rededicated Friday.
March 30, 2018
The resource provides new comprehensive, county-level data about persons sentenced to death between 1991 and 2017.
March 27, 2018
A UVA Law School alumna offered pro bono help to a black man accused of assaulting an alleged white supremacist last summer in Charlottesville. She assembled a team of UVA law students who helped win a not-guilty verdict for DeAndre Harris.
March 01, 2018
Speaking Thursday, Justice Stephen G. Breyer drew from his book “The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities” to argue the world is changing and the U.S. judiciary can’t afford to look away.
February 16, 2018
The clinic has been preparing for this appearance since the high court agreed to hear the case in September. At issue is whether the Fifth Amendment is violated when statements are used at a probable cause hearing, but not at a criminal trial.
February 05, 2018
With members of Swanson’s family in attendance, the University unveiled a portrait of the late pioneer, announced an award to be given in his name and announced the establishment of a commission to examine the University in the era of segregation.
January 12, 2018
The Innocence Project Clinic at UVA’s School of Law has secured the conditional release of a man serving a 132-year sentence for a robbery the clinic says he didn’t commit.
November 30, 2017
A panel led by law professor Richard Bonnie, one of the state’s most respected health policy advisers, is calling on legislators to commit significant and lasting resources to community-based care.