A quarter-century after Darnell Phillips was convicted of raping a 10-year-old girl, and more than a decade after evidence in the case was reportedly destroyed, UVA’s Innocence Project clinic may have found the keys to his exoneration.
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February 25, 2016
February 05, 2016
Mike Signer, a 2004 graduate of the School of Law, is keeping lots of balls in the air – running his boutique law firm, lecturing at UVA, and now leading City Council.
December 23, 2014
Law students will seek new forensic testing as they investigate whether a man was falsely convicted of a 1999 murder in Baltimore, a case that gained notoriety through a hit podcast.
December 01, 2014
Andrew Kilberg is the latest alum selected to clerk during the court’s 2014-15 session. Since 2005, U.Va. Law trails only Harvard, Stanford and Yale universities in the number of graduates selected to clerk at the nation’s highest court.
July 31, 2014
Austin Sim will be the first student to take on the six-year dual-degree program, which sponsors predict will produce policymakers and leaders in the health care industry.
July 15, 2014
What can Marlon Brando and John Steinbeck teach future lawyers about how they go about their work? Informal, one-credit seminars use books, films and simulations to explore the concepts of legal ethics and morality.
May 08, 2014
Family obligations kept Bert Sachs from his own graduation from the U.Va. School of Law in 1958, but he finally will get to participate with his granddaughter, Shira Furman, on May 18.
May 01, 2014
The 15 students who took U.Va.’s course represented a U.S. pharmaceutical company negotiating a deal with an African agricultural production company, represented by 20 Northwestern University law students, in order to obtain a key drug ingredient.
March 07, 2014
The students won a Supreme Court ruling in their favor in a federal firearms case, outdueling the U.S. Solicitor General’s Office.