Centers, Institutes, & Programs

The academic experience at Richmond Law is both broad and deep. In several areas, we're proud to offer specialties or concentrations of study for students who want to focus in particular fields of academics. These centers, institutes, and programs also engage academics and the local community in important issues and conversations, and promote awareness in their respective fields of study.

Professor Eisen Headshot
July 23, 2021
An Accessible Approach to Renewable Energy Policies

Professor Joel Eisen’s new book, Advanced Introduction to Law and Renewable Energy, offers a fresh and comprehensive overview of the laws that regulate – and accelerate – the growth of renewable energy.

Professor Jessica Erickson teaching
April 19, 2021
A New Approach to Business Law
A new Law School program launched by Professor Jessica Erickson focuses on networking and connections in business law.
September 10, 2020
Challenge Accepted

The Legal Business Design Challenge marks the start of Richmond Law’s new program on legal innovation and entrepreneurship, in partnership with Baker Donelson.

February 4, 2019
A winning streak
Two Richmond Law alumni received recognition for their scholarly excellence in the field. Justin Jorgensen and Maite Teresa Salido Gusi, both 2018 graduates, were back-to-back winners of the Virginia State Bar’s Intellectual Property Law Student Writing Competition for 2017 and 2018. 
January 16, 2019
Eisen named as distinguished energy law scholar

This month, Vermont Law School – ranked as one of the top energy law programs in the country – recognized Professor Joel Eisen’s work as a pivotal leader in the field, naming him as its Distinguished Energy Law Scholar for summer 2019.

From Classroom to Congress
July 21, 2015
From Classroom to Congress

Richmond Law professor Noah Sachs has just delivered his congressional testimony on the subject of regulatory reform. He’s exceeded his five-minute time limit by 30 seconds, but he’s not too worried about it.