Law Briefs
Prof. Noah Sachs researches garbage crisis in India

Fulbright grant recipient Prof. Noah Sachs conducted research in India during the spring of 2014, learning and teaching at the National Law School in Bangalore. Read Prof. Sachs's recent article on the garbage crisis in Bangalore, Garbage Everywhere

Former law faculty confirmed as federal judge

Congratulations to M. Hannah Lauck, former Richmond Law adjunct professor and co-director of the John Marshall Scholars Program. The U.S. Senate confirmed Judge Lauck to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia on June 10, 2014.

VSB Award Recipients

Congratulations to Kathleen Dwyer, L'14, and Christie Marra, L'91. Kathleen is the recipient of the Virginia State Bar's Oliver Hill Law Student Pro Bono Award. Christie is the recipient of the VSB's Legal Aid Award. Both will be presented during a luncheon at the VSB Annual Meeting this summer.

Grand Prize

Congratulations to 3L Natalie Warrington, grand prize winner of the 2014 Global Markets Law Writing Competition. Her article "Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers: Was TBTF a Factor?" will be published in the summer volume of the Global Markets Law Journal.

Summer Fellowships

Congratulations to 2Ls Kristina Ferris and Sarah Padway, both recipients of Peggy Browning Fellowships for this summer out of a pool of candidates from more than 140 law schools. Peggy Browning Fellowships provide law students with unique, diverse, and challenging work experiences fighting for social and economic justice.

Summer Fellowships

Congratulations to 2L Christina Sorensen, recipient of the Bergstrom Child Welfare Law Summer Fellowship. Through the fellowship, students gain experience and insight into the field and provide much needed services to various child welfare offices specializing in representing children, parents, and social service agencies.

National Jurist includes Richmond Law in Best Value Issue

The University of Richmond School of Law rated among the Best Value private law schools according to The National Jurist magazine. See the list.

2014 Influential Women of Virginia

Congratulations to Dean Wendy Perdue and alumnae Lori Jones Bentley, W'90, L'96; Sharon K. Eimer, L'89; Megan Conway Rahman, L'98; and Robin Robertson Starr, L'79, who have been named to the Class of 2014 of "Influential Women of Virginia." See the full list.