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July 21, 2015
From Classroom to Congress
How one Richmond Law professor approaches a congressional testimony
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. In fact, he’s pretty relaxed. That may be because, instead of speaking to a committee of the U.S. Congress, he’s addressing a room of colleagues at Richmond Law School. Sachs has arranged a mock hearing to prepare for his congressional testimony, and Professors Dale Cecka, Andy Spalding, and Jim Gibson are standing in for the members of Congress.
July 17, 2015
'A Catalyst Effect'
Richmond Law student assists in untested rape kit research
Two years ago, Sarah Rose, L’15, took on a research project investigating potential backlogs of untested rape evidence kits in Virginia. Today, her work is paying off as Virginia completes an inventory of untested kits and makes plans to prevent backlogs in the future.
July 10, 2015
Haley Tillage, '15
Senior thesis reveals student perceptions of sexual violence on campus
WGSS student uses senior thesis to explore students’ perceptions of sexual violence on campus.
July 6, 2015
Landing the Job
Persistence pays off for Richmond Law summer interns
When Suzi Bass started applying for summer internships in the fall of her 2L year, she decided to cast a wide net: 20 public defender’s offices and three legal aid offices received her cover letter and resume, from Pittsburgh to Portland. What she didn’t anticipate is that she would receive offers from 15 of those spots.
June 30, 2015
SCOTUS Rulings, Richmond Law Connections
Media Mentions, Citations for Faculty and Publications
As the Supreme Court of the United States released its most recent round of decisions, Richmond Law weighed in – directly, through interviews, and indirectly, through citations in SCOTUS opinions. Here’s a round-up of citations and media mentions highlighting Richmond Law faculty and publications.
June 29, 2015
Employee Non-Credit Courses: The gift that keeps giving
Each year, every employee and dependent receive five non-credit courses at the University. Here's why they love them.
Melanie Cooke, '16
Student engages with the local Richmond community through internship with Richmond Peace Education Center
Melanie Cooke is spending her summer interning with the Richmond Peace Education Center. She shares how she found the organization and how it has transformed her way of thinking about patriotism and peace.
June 24, 2015
Celebrating Oliver Hill
Richmond Law loans painting of civil rights attorney to Executive Mansion
Since 2003, a portrait of civil rights activist and attorney Oliver Hill Sr. has hung in the halls of Richmond Law. On June 23, the painting found a new – albeit temporary – home in Richmond’s Executive Mansion.
June 17, 2015
Alex Turner, '15
Senior develops theatrical performance on identity based on historical court cases
A long-time performer takes on a new challenge, researching and writing a one-person play that delves into issues of personal identity.
June 16, 2015