UVA students are working to protect Pine Grove Elementary School, built in 1917 to educate black children in the Jim Crow era, from a proposed landfill.
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April 02, 2020
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has been named this year’s recipient of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Law.
February 10, 2020
Double Hoo Amanda Swanson grew up in Tennessee and idolized Pat Summitt. She found an outlet for her dreams in a book project that recounted the legendary coach’s lawsuit that changed women’s basketball.
January 15, 2020
In 1982, only six of the 32 Supreme Court clerks were women. Half of those came from UVA, sharing experiences that all three agree were life-defining.
January 08, 2020
After years of ski racing competition, then coaching and mentoring skiers, Zach Kuster has a law career in his sights.
December 16, 2019
Maha Albesharah will soon complete UVA’s Doctor of Juridical Science program and return to Kuwait to fulfill what sometimes felt like an impossible dream.
October 08, 2019
After putting aside plans to become a dentist – and with the help of some divine inspiration – Erin Seagears has found a career path defending juveniles.
July 12, 2019
Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Nevah Jones served as an aircraft maintenance officer for 20 years. Now a UVA law student, she wants to help her fellow veterans get the medical and mental health care they deserve.
June 14, 2019
Looking for a good book to read on vacation and before classes begin? Check out these suggestions from faculty members and alumni at the School of Law.
April 03, 2019
Law professor Saikrishna Prakash examines the validity of the Equal Rights Amendment, which was proposed in the 1970s but has not yet been ratified. Can states ratify proposed amendments that are decades, or even centuries, old?