After graduating from the University of Virginia School of Law, Chris Wimbush will be clerking for a judge on the "Rocket Docket" — the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, nicknamed for its rapid handling of cases. It's a prestigious job, but it also suits Wimbush's nature.
University of Virginia law and history professor Risa Goluboff's innovative work in legal history recently was recognized through two honors. On Thursday, the American Council for Learned Societies named Goluboff a Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellow, a $75,000 award that supports recently tenured scholars in the humanities and social sciences.
University of Virginia law professor Kerry Abrams, an expert in issues where family and immigration law intersect, has won the Law School's Carl McFarland Prize, a biennial award given to a junior faculty member for outstanding research.
A federal lawsuit inspired by a University of Virginia School of Law project was filed Wednesday against top U.S. military officials to seek the reversal of military policies banning women from serving in combat roles.
The Supreme Court of Virginia on Thursday granted a writ of actual innocence in the case of Bennett Barbour, a client of the University of Virginia School of Law's Innocence Project Clinic who was wrongfully convicted of rape in 1978.
University of Virginia law professor Paul Stephan, an expert in international business and Soviet and post-Soviet legal systems, will be the new director of the Law School's Graduate Studies Program.
The University of Strathclyde is among the first recipients of a scheme to help some of the world’s most vulnerable communities respond to the impact of climate change.
As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to hand down rulings on the health care reform law, Arizona's immigration statute and a number of other high-profile cases, University of Virginia School of Law experts are available for comment.
As the presidential election season heats up, University of Virginia School of Law professors are available to comment on a wide range of political topics, including the economy, health care, religious liberty, taxes, campaign finance and national security.
When the Virginia Supreme Court exonerated Bennett Barbour of a 1978 rape conviction late last month, he felt relief, yet also deep frustration that it took more than three decades to clear his name.