Recent Articles by

Mary Wood

April 22, 2020
Project SAFE, a national coalition of tax scholars joined by UVA Law professors Ruth Mason and Andrew Hayashi, offers states tax policy recommendations to ease the financial crisis caused by COVID-19.
April 20, 2020
This “double Hoo” took the reins as president of the Student Bar Association less than two years after white supremacist protests in Charlottesville, becoming the fourth black woman to serve in the role.
April 13, 2020
The School of Law is leading a University effort to provide information to contract employees seeking unemployment benefits in the wake of the novel coronavirus.
February 08, 2019
Four UVA Law alumni from the Classes of 1993, 2003, 2008 and 2013 share the twists and turns of life after graduation.
June 29, 2018
Read about how Justice Anthony Kennedy’s time on the Supreme Court might be remembered, what the nomination and confirmation process looks like and more.
June 26, 2018
In a highly anticipated decision, a divided Supreme Court ruled that President Trump’s travel ban is “squarely within the scope of presidential authority.” UVA law professors break down what it all means.
January 10, 2018
Toby Heytens joins the remarkably large ranks of UVA Law graduates serving in similar positions. “It is difficult for me to imagine a better solicitor general for the commonwealth than Toby,” Law School Dean Risa Goluboff said.
October 31, 2017
Friends, colleagues and former students recalled Richard Merrill as an astute lawyer and an innovator in legal education.
September 12, 2017
After a quiet Supreme Court term in 2016, the 2017 term will be anything but, veteran legal scholar A.E. Dick Howard said. Howard and three other law professors will offer their thoughts on the past and upcoming terms Wednesday evening.
June 28, 2017
Janet Lauck Blakeman would not back down from a debate and was incredibly self-assured as a student. That quality stood out to her male classmates in the School of Law, especially at a time when women were a rarity in law schools.