Ann Hodges, professor of law at the University of Richmond, has been selected as a 2014 recipient of the Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award. This national award was created to recognize academic faculty who have inspired former students to dedicate their work to the betterment of their community. Hodges was nominated by Victor Narro, a former student who became a prominent immigrants’ rights advocate.
Would a modern jury sentence Jesus to death? University of Richmond School of Law will explore the death penalty and the relationship between underprivileged populations and the criminal justice system in its program, “Jesus on Death Row: The Trial of Jesus and the American Capital Punishment System.”
This mock trial will take place from 6-7:30 p.m., Oct. 28, at the University of Richmond School of Law Moot Courtroom. The event is co-hosted by the Christian Law Fellowship, the J. Reuben Clark Society, the St. Thomas More Society and the Muslim Law Society.
America's death penalty is a hot and controversial topic. Botched executions and untested lethal injection protocols have been making headlines.
The 2014 Allen Chair Symposium, “Lethal Injection, Politics and the Future of the Death Penalty” brings together a diverse group of individuals – all experts with a unique viewpoint on the death penalty – to share their expertise and spark a thoughtful, engaging conversation with each other and the audience.
Gayle Goodson Butler, editor-in-chief of Better Homes and Gardens; Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring; and Mark Hourigan, president of Hourigan Construction, will deliver addresses at three of the four ceremonies comprising the University of Richmond’s 184th Commencement May 10–11.
In the wake of the toxic chemical spill that contaminated water supplies in West Virginia, a new report by an environmental law expert at the University of Richmond School of Law calls for major reforms in Virginia’s regulation of toxic chemicals.
United States Marine Corps 2nd Lt. Kevin McCann, a law student at the University of Richmond, will receive the Commandant’s Trophy in a ceremony Nov. 23 during halftime at the football game in Robins Stadium, which begins at 4 p.m.
Greg Collins, a second year student at the University of Richmond School of Law and active-duty Marine Corps officer, was awarded a prestigious Tillman Military Scholarship.
The University of Richmond School of Law has been admitted to Order of the Coif, an honorary scholastic society that recognizes excellence in legal education. Richmond Law is one of 82 law schools of 200 in the United States to have received a charter from the society.
Judge Roger L. Gregory, the first African American to hold a seat on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, will be the speaker at University of Richmond School of Law’s commencement May 5.