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April 17, 2017
Behind the scenes with Spider Riders
Program offers inside look at role of law enforcement for future attorneys
Spider Riders gives law students the opportunity to ride along with the officers from the University of Richmond Police Department and the City of Richmond Police Department while out on patrol. For the most part, students are silent observers, but gain real insights into police work during their ride-along.
March 29, 2017
Students bring the entrepreneurial spirit
IP & Transactional Law Clinic helps launch start-up business
Student attorneys help Richmond entrepreneur Heidi Field-Alvarez navigate the world of trademark law as she launches her new business.
March 21, 2017
Students explore access to justice in poverty law course
Inaugural class 'puts poverty into perspective'
Students in Prof. Tara Casey's week-long poverty law course took an intensive look at the intersection of policy, governance, and poverty in the city of Richmond through a combination of site visits and classroom discussions.
December 16, 2016
Students Lend a Hand on Immigrants' Legal Journeys
Clinic connects students with immigrant community
When juvenile immigrants enter the United States to join family members, they face a host of obstacles. Students in the Richmond Law Children’s Defense Clinic are helping them navigate legal challenges.
October 17, 2016
Prof. Robinson Receives Prestigious Education Law Award
"Disrupting Education Federalism" recognized for scholarly excellence
The Education Law Society awards Richmond Law professor with the Steven S. Goldberg Award for scholarly excellence.
October 6, 2016
Law Journal Explores Opioid Epidemic
Attorney General Herring joins symposium to discuss policy and treatment
Attorney General Mark Herring was the keynote speaker for a Sept. 30 symposium, hosted by the Public Interest Law Review, that invited attendees to discuss education and prevention efforts surrounding Virginia’s opioid and prescription drug epidemic.
August 18, 2016
A Virginia Supreme Court Experience
Three rising 2Ls intern for Chief Staff Attorney
Students put writing skills to use in Virginia Supreme Court internships.
July 28, 2016
From Virginia to Alaska
Two rising third-year students spend their summers building skills in Alaska
It's a long way from their east-coast homes for two Richmond Law students who have made their temporary homes in the “Last Frontier” state, honing their legal skills with summer internships.
April 29, 2016
Alum bikes for a cause
Recent grad raises funds through Tanzania trek
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.
March 31, 2016
A passion for nonprofits
Students put skills to use in nonprofit arena
When Ann Hodges and Phyllis Katz founded the Legal Information Network for Cancer in 1996, they learned a lot about the law relating to nonprofits. So much, in fact, that they decided to put their knowledge to good use by developing a course.