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Con law expert Kurt Lash to join Richmond Law faculty
One of the country’s leading constitutional law scholars, Professor Kurt T. Lash, will join the University of Richmond School of Law starting in the 2017-2018 school year.
Alum bikes for a cause
Laura Boorman, L’13, will raise money for an international education nonprofit by biking through Tanzania – and she found some inspiration for the trip at Richmond Law.
Faculty News: Hires and Promotions
Richmond Law is proud to announce some new faculty appointments and promotions for 2016-2017.
Summer fellowships integrate education with employment, stipends with service
The Career Development Office revamped the summer stipend to create a more robust public interest program, providing a holistic approach to students’ summer employment, education, and future careers.
Best Practices meeting highlights partnership with prosecutors and Richmond Law
A unique collaboration between Virginia’s prosecutors and the University of Richmond School of Law was highlighted recently at a nationwide meeting of statewide Best Practices Committees in Washington, D.C.
SCOTUS decision affirms FERC authority
Prof. Joel Eisen weighs-in on what he calls “exactly the right result” in the case.
Richmond Law News
UR's Commencement weekend is May 7-8; speakers to include award-winning journalist, business executive and FBI director
Expert witness in State Department trials against former Nazis to speak about work as both historian and prosecutor
University of Richmond Law students to volunteer at former chief justice John Marshall's House as part of HandsOn Day
University of Richmond hosts former Virginia executioner to discuss criminal justice and why he now opposes the death penalty
University of Richmond's Coggins earns highest honor from American Association of Law Library Hall of Fame
Experts to discuss lethal injection and death penalty during upcoming University of Richmond School of Law symposium
School of Law presents 'Jesus on Death Row: The Trial of Jesus and the American Capital Punishment System"
Magazine editor, Virginia attorney general, construction executive to address 2014 graduates May 10-11
Richmond Law on Twitter
- RT @OKCDefenseLaw: Thanks to Dean Perdue of @URLawSchool for participating in our law deans interview series. https://t.co/8EbF0dgIn1
- #Zika, water pollution, and forced displacement: a closer look at #Brazil governance probs, w/@LawProfAndy: https://t.co/0oJVWRUGla.
- 3 years of law school, countless hours of studying, 2 days of testing: You're ready for this! Sending positive vibes to our #barexam takers.
- Prof. Casey (@legal_lou) in this weekend's @RTDNEWS: "We need to look for those who will heal our community." https://t.co/6Jah9J4YVS
- VP pick @timkaine addressed Public Interest Law Review symposium on veteran’s rights in 2013: https://t.co/qn58SWgbZM
- VP nom @timkaine’s 2011 contribution to the @URLawReview explores economic policy following the recession: https://t.co/s7uxGPeUDj
- Dean Perdue calls @timkaine a "superb teacher" known for accessibility and intellect. https://t.co/viB4eaP0RW
- RT @MuslimIQ: I had @timkaine as a professor in law school—one of the best teachers I've ever had. Needless to say I'm pleased Tim Kaine…
- RT @rklau: Thrilled to know @timkaine, a law professor from my law school alma mater @URLawSchool, is joining @HillaryClinton on the ticket.
- Dem VP nom @timkaine has deep ties to @urichmond and the law school - including a dual appointment as distinguished lecturer w/@JepsonSchool
- Congratulations to Justice Koontz, L'65, on this award for an outstanding career. @CarricoCenter https://t.co/wrvA0KmSIe
- Less than a week left until the #barexam, and we're sending positive vibes to our hard-working students! #crunchtime
- RT @FCPA: Andy Spalding on Brazil’s first pillar: Procurement reform https://t.co/lHUrw7Osgo
- RT @WilliamBaude: With the addition of @kurtlash1, U. Richmond continues to consolidate an amazing con law faculty. https://t.co/tgT3AYhaJT
- Prof. Tobias weighs in on #Deflategate via the @nytimes: https://t.co/m2bdzbnCm7
- More details on our fantastic new hire, @kurtlash1: https://t.co/SaUCHEV2do
- RT @pojanowski: With @kurtlash1 & Jud Campbell joining @kevincwalsh & C. Lain, @URLawSchool is a con law force to be reckoned with! https:/…
- Excited to announce that renowned con law prof @kurtlash1 will join #RichmondLaw faculty in 2017. #SpiderLawPride https://t.co/trbSv1KTs5
- #Brazil #anticorruption success story? Webinar with @LawProfAndy & int'l panelists about to begin now: https://t.co/Dfw5DtG6Ut
Law School Calendar
- Law Career Immersion DayAug198:30 AM - 2:30 PMAll new students are expected to attend this signature career immersion event. Program highlights include:... Continue reading
- Law School Orientation Service DayAug209:00 AM - 12:00 AMIncoming 1L students can register to participate in one of the following orientation service project opportunities here.... Continue reading
- The Jepson Leadership Forum: Annette Gordon-ReedSep157:00 PM - 8:30 PMThe Jepson Leadership Forum presents Annette Gordon-Reed, Harvard University historian and law professor whose research,... Continue reading
- Public Interest Law Review SymposiumSep3010:00 AM - 3:00 PMMore details to follow.
- The Jepson Leadership Forum: Ira BerlinOct197:00 PM - 8:30 PMThe Jepson Leadership Forum presents Ira Berlin, Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland... Continue reading
- Law Review SymposiumOct289:00 AM - 4:00 PMLaw Review Symposium More details to come.
- The Jepson Leadership Forum: Eric FonerNov157:00 PM - 8:30 PMThe Jepson Leadership Forum presents Eric Foner, Columbia University professor regarded as the leading authority on... Continue reading
- The Jepson Leadership Forum: Isabel WilkersonJan247:00 PM - 8:30 PMThe Jepson Leadership Forum presents Isabel Wilkerson, journalist and bestselling author of The Story of the Great... Continue reading
- The Jepson Leadership Forum: Jamelle BouieFeb157:00 PM - 8:30 PMThe Jepson Leadership Forum presents Jamelle Bouie, chief political correspondent for Slate and CBS News political... Continue reading
- Emroch Lecture with Dean Erwin ChemerinskyFeb1712:00 PM - 2:00 PMDetails are forthcoming. Please contact Emily Cherry, Director of Communications, with any questions.