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April 21, 2015
Coggins honored by law library hall of fame
Associate dean to retire after 18 years of service
The American Association of Law Library (AALL) Hall of Fame has announced that it will award the Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, its highest honor, to Timothy Coggins, associate dean for Library & Information Services at Richmond Law.
April 10, 2015
Judge Katzmann Visit
Circuit court judge explores interpretive enterprise at Richmond Law
The Hon. Robert A. Katzmann, Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, addressed a group of students, faculty and community members April 8 at the University of Richmond School of Law’s Robert R. Merhige Jr. Moot Courtroom. In a conversation with Dean Wendy Perdue, Katzmann discussed his new book, Judging Statues, which explores the approach courts should use in interpreting statutes.
March 27, 2015
Richmond Students Selected for Sorensen Institute Political Leaders Program
Samantha Sedivy (L'16) and Eric Postow ('16) Taking Part In "First Step" For Virginia's Future Political Leaders
Since its founding in 1993, the University of Virginia’s Sorensen Institute has brought together diverse individuals from a variety of backgrounds and political ideologies. Its goal? People working together for the common good, to strengthen and enhance the quality of government at all levels in Virginia. The Sorensen Institute’s flagship program is the Political Leaders Program (PLP), and the PLP has become a traditional first step for future political leaders in Virginia. This year, among the attorneys, CEOs, and business people in the PLP, are Eric Postow (L ’16) and Samantha Sedivy (L ’16), the only two students in the program.
March 23, 2015
Andrew McGowan, L'16
A robust, evolving academic journey at home and abroad
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.
March 19, 2015
Students Learn From McDonnell Sentencing
Students reflect on educational aspects, emotions of former First Lady's sentencing
Three second-year law students had a front row seat to witness Virginia legal history as part of the John Marshall Scholars program.
February 26, 2015
2L Pitches Pro Bono Proposal
Student presents term paper findings to group of local attorneys, leaders
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.
February 9, 2015
Students in the General Assembly
Three Richmond Women Experience the Legislative Process Firsthand
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.
January 30, 2015
Semester in The Hague
Richmond student interns with war crimes tribunal
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.
December 22, 2014
Viktoriia Chekhivska L'15
Road to Citizenship
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.
December 10, 2014
Jonathan Mark, L'16
Entertainment conference opens industry doors for Richmond student
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.