Call for Submissions: Justice in Transition Online Symposium

March 29, 2024

The Virginia Law Review Online’s upcoming Symposium is entitled “Justice in Transition: the Legal, Cultural, and Political Frontiers of Gender-Affirmative Care.” Hosted by the Virginia Law Review in partnership with a coalition of gender justice scholars, this Symposium will explore the complex and rapidly evolving body of law involving gender-affirmative care for transgender, nonbinary, and other gender nonconforming people.Read More »

Virginia Law Review to Host Sixth Annual Symposium

March 29, 2024

On March 29, 2024, the Virginia Law Review Online will be hosting its sixth annual symposium: “Participatory Law Scholarship: A Seat at the (Legal) Table.” Emerging from the Critical Race Studies and movement law traditions, Participatory Law Scholarship (PLS) is a recent movement to produce legal scholarship in collaboration with authors who have no formal legal trainingRead More »

50 Years After San Antonio Independent School District v. Rodriguez: New and Old Fights for Equity in Public Schools

February 17, 2023

The Virginia Law Review (VLR) Online invites you to join us in Charlottesville, Virginia on February 17, 2023 for this year’s Symposium: “50 Years After San Antonio Independent School District v. Rodriguez: New and Old Fights for Equity in Public Schools.” Fifty years ago, the majority of the Supreme Court in Rodriguez rejected the claimRead More »

Interrogating Legal Pedagogy and Imagining a Better Way to Train Lawyers

February 18, 2022

The Virginia Law Review (VLR) Online is thrilled to host its annual Online Symposium, on February 18th, 2022, to discuss what works—and what doesn’t—with current legal pedagogy. The Symposium will explore whose interests legal pedagogy serves, whether legal pedagogy should involve more clinical or theoretical education, whether current legal pedagogy achieves the stated goals ofRead More »

From the Equal Rights Amendment to Black Lives Matter: Reflecting on Intersectional Struggles for Equality

January 29, 2021

Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Race and Law and the Virginia Law Review. Symposium Description The first Equal Rights Amendment was drafted by the National Women’s Party in 1921 to enshrine equality for women in the Constitution. Fifty-one years later, the Equal Rights Amendment won the requisite two-thirds vote in the House of Representatives and passedRead More »

Jurisprudence and (Its) History

September 19-20, 2014

Sponsored by the Program in Legal and Constitutional History and the Virginia Law Review. The Jurisprudence and (Its) History Symposium featured seven invited speakers, who each present a paper, and seven commentators, who introduced each session with a comment on each paper.  Those papers and commentaries have been published in Volume 101, Issue 4 of the Virginia LawRead More »