Feature Stories

March 23, 2015
Andrew McGowan, L'16A 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 SentencingStudents 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 ProposalStudent 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 AssemblyThree 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 HagueRichmond 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'15Road 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'16Entertainment 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.

December 2, 2014
Antrell Tyson, L'14Recent law grad forged a path that led him to Capitol Hill
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.
November 25, 2014
A Patently Interesting Trip to D.C.'s Federal CircuitStudents hear oral arguments at U.S. Court of Appeals
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.
November 20, 2014
Pro Bono Immigration Assistance ProjectRichmond law students partner with private attorneys and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
"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."