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September 15, 2015
University of Richmond hosts former Virginia executioner to discuss criminal justice and why he now opposes the death penalty
The University of Richmond will host an interview with Virginia’s former executioner Jerry Givens on Thursday, September 24 from 5-6:30 p.m. in the Gottwald Center for the Sciences Auditorium. The event is open to the public and a reception will follow.
August 19, 2015
Demand grows for UR law school's unique service-based orientation
University of Richmond first-year law students will complete a number of community service projects this weekend as part of their orientation experience.
June 10, 2015
University of Richmond's Coggins earns highest honor from American Association of Law Library Hall of Fame
The American Association of Law Library Hall of Fame will award the Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, its highest honor, to Tim Coggins, associate dean for Library and Information Services at Richmond School of Law.
March 20, 2015
University of Richmond grants tenure to 10 faculty members
University of Richmond has granted tenure to 10 members of the faculty:
December 10, 2014
UR Scholarship Repository grants public access to published research
More than 3,500 materials, including published research on a wide variety of subjects, are available to the general public through the University of Richmond’s research repository, UR Scholarship. Launched in the summer of 2013, the repository is a collaborative project between the University Libraries and the William Taylor Muse Law Library.
October 22, 2014
Law professor honored for inspiring students to create change
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.
October 16, 2014
Experts to discuss lethal injection and death penalty during upcoming University of Richmond School of Law symposium
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.
School of Law presents 'Jesus on Death Row: The Trial of Jesus and the American Capital Punishment System"
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.
March 24, 2014
Magazine editor, Virginia attorney general, construction executive to address 2014 graduates May 10-11
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.
January 21, 2014
Law professor Noah Sachs and student Ryan Murphy call for reforms to toxic chemical regulation in Virginia
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.