Andrew McGowan’s, L’16 journey to Richmond Law has been both adventurous and circuitous, to say the least — starting college at 16, graduating with a double major, earning a graduate assistantship, starting a Ph.D. program, and now law school, which has also taken him abroad.
Three second-year law students had a front row seat to witness Virginia legal history as part of the John Marshall Scholars program.
Brittany Burns started exploring pro bono reporting in Virginia for a term paper, but in February she took her work beyond the classroom and in front of a key Virginia justice group.
The building is humming with the buzz of negotiations, the click-clack of heels on the lobby floor, questions bouncing between committee members, and the almost tangible anticipation as bills pass and die.
War crimes are really the ultimate crimes. These cases are aimed at heads of state, and the leaders who are supposed to have the utmost responsibility for protecting their citizens.
Law school is a challenging experience for all students. Between writing papers, taking exams, searching for a job, and much more, it can often be an overwhelming time.
University of Richmond law student Jonathan Mark (L ’16) came to law school hoping to work in entertainment law. Now, thanks to strong networking skills and university funding, Mark is on a first-name basis with vice presidents from across the industry.
Antrell Tyson works on Capitol Hill for Congresswomen Frederica Wilson as the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) Science and Technology Fellow for 2014-16.
A group of seven members of the Student Intellectual Property Association ventured up to Washington D.C. to hear oral arguments at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
"I decided to get involved with the Immigration Assistance Program because it really seemed to touch on why I chose to apply to law school," Emma Hilbert, L' 15, said. "I wanted to help those who ordinarily wouldn't be able to afford representation gain access to the justice system."