A committee chaired by University of Virginia School of Law Professor Richard Bonnie said ending the epidemic will require a sustained effort that should highlight education and drug alternatives.
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February 10, 2017
Working with Charlottesville’s Legal Aid Justice Center, students will receive hands-on training on cases that have potential to provide real relief to groups of people harmed by discrimination or deprivation of protected rights, organizers said.
February 06, 2017
Just because an arrest is legal, it may not always be the best option to ensure safety, according to Rachel Harmon.
November 03, 2016
A team of University of Virginia law students and local attorneys is building a record of success in advocating for veterans pursuing disability claims.
March 10, 2016
Learning how the South African legal system functions can offer new insights on the American system, the students said.
October 19, 2015
A new study of Virginia death penalty trials by University of Virginia School of Law professor Brandon Garrett suggests that the rapid decline in death sentences over the past decade is likely due to better lawyering.
February 23, 2015
At the Supreme Court on Tuesday, law professor Daniel Ortiz will argue a case at the intersection of criminal and property law involving felons’ rights to transfer or sell non-contraband firearms.
February 11, 2015
Kimberly Rolla and Meryem Dede helped residents and the city negotiate and formalize an agreement that was in both of their interests.
December 11, 2014
Using TV clips and mock trials, the law students are teaching their younger counterparts about their rights and perhaps stimulating their interest in studying the law.
October 28, 2014
Ben Tyson, who graduated in May from both the School of Law and the Darden School of Business, compiled an academic record that “has few parallels in the school’s recent history,” according to longtime law professor A.E. Dick Howard.