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.
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Observers including U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, for whom Goluboff clerked, say the new dean’s intellect, energy and warm personality are a winning combination for the School of Law.
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Goluboff has impeccable academic, research and teaching credentials - and she can tell you where to find great barbecue and fried catfish throughout the South.