What effect will Donald Trump’s election have on the legal landscape? Who can use which bathroom? Will affirmative action in college admissions survive? UVA law professors ponder those questions and more.
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December 05, 2016
Professors, students and alumni are part of a team seeking to challenge “Virginia’s form of debtors’ prison.”
November 11, 2016
“No human endeavor is error-free,” UVA law professor Brandon Garrett says. In fact, studies have found a one-in-18 error rate for fingerprint comparison and a one-in-six error rate for bite-mark comparison.
October 20, 2016
Students with the Migrant Farmworker Project at UVA’s School of Law annually check in on local farms to ensure the workers get the pay and fair treatment to which they are legally entitled.
August 23, 2016
Former clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia brings his expertise in national security, administrative law, and the federal courts to the University of Virginia’s School of Law.
June 30, 2016
A.E. Dick Howard, one of the chief architects of Virginia’s constitution, and three colleagues say the law supports Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s decision to restore voting rights to convicted felons who have completed their sentences.
May 13, 2016
Law professor Richard Bonnie and students are helping counsel state lawmakers on how to prevent future tragedies.
May 12, 2016
John Norton Moore asked experts what they thought were the critical issues in their areas that the next president will need to address.
April 13, 2016
Winners of the 2016 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals – the highest external honors bestowed by the University – shared their remarks as part of the 2016 Founder’s Day festivities celebrating Jefferson’s birthday at UVA and Monticello.
February 25, 2016
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.