Announcements

March 2021 Notes and Comments Pool

February 22, 2021

The Virginia Law Review will accept submissions for its March Notes and Comments Pool from 8:00 a.m. on Friday, March 12th until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 26th. Late submissions will not be accepted. Students who would like their Note or Comment to be considered for publication in the Law Review should read the following submission instructions. A student submission checklist is available in aRead More »

Accepted Notes from the January 2021 Notes and Comments Pool

February 15, 2021

The Virginia Law Review is pleased to announce it has accepted the following pieces for publication from its January 2021 Notes and Comments Pool:  Erin BrownThe Lost Judicial Review Function of the Speech or Debate Clause Robert Frey  Rebalancing the Scales: The Case for Considering Derivative Benefits in FOIA’s Personal Privacy Exemptions

2021 VLR Personal Statement Prompt

February 5, 2021

Please answer the following two questions to be considered for membership in the Virginia Law Review. Answering both questions by February 18th at 8:00pm is mandatory to be considered for VLR. Your answers will be kept strictly confidential and anonymous and will only be read by the seven members of the VLR Membership Selection Committee.  To preserve anonymity, please do notRead More »

January Notes and Comments Pool

January 7, 2021

The Virginia Law Review will accept submissions for its January Notes and Comments Pool from 8:00 a.m. on Friday, January 22nd until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 5th. Late submissions will not be accepted. Students who would like their Note or Comment to be considered for publication in the Law Review should read the following submission instructions. A student submission checklist is available in aRead More »

Accepted Pieces from the October 2020 Notes and Comments Pool

November 5, 2020

The Virginia Law Review is pleased to announce it has accepted the following pieces for publication from its 2020 March Notes and Comments Pool: Juliet Buesing   From Massive Resistance to Quiet Evasion: The Struggle for Educational Equity and Integration in Virginia, Fifty Years Since the 1971 Virginia Constitutional Revision  Jack Hoover Foreign-Influence Laws  Clay Phillips  SlayingRead More »

Updated Instructions for the October Notes and Comments Pool

October 2, 2020

The Virginia Law Review will accept submissions for its October Notes and Comments Pool from 8:00 a.m. on Friday, October 9th until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 23rd. Late submissions will not be accepted. Students who would like their Note or Comment to be considered for publication in the Law Review should read the following submission instructions. A student submission checklist is available for downloadRead More »

October Notes and Comments Pool

August 19, 2020

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the University’s condensed academic calendar, the Virginia Law Review will host one Notes and Comments Pool, instead of two, this fall. The Pool will take place in October. The Notes and Comments Department will accept submissions for the October Pool from 8:00 a.m. on Friday, October 9th, until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 23rd. LateRead More »

Virginia Law Review Editorial Board Members, Class of 2022

June 30, 2020

The Virginia Law Review is pleased to announce the following members of the Class of 2022 have accepted an invitation to join the Editorial Board: Ida Abhari Elizabeth C. Adler Barrett L. Anderson Rachel T. Anderson Christopher J. Baldacci Niccolo A. Beltramo Allison M. Burns Eunice J. Chu Tyler Demetriou Patrick C. Dever Tenzin Dolkar TaylorRead More »

Call for Submissions for Student Essay Competition

June 24, 2020

Summer 2020: What comes next? The Virginia Law Review (VLR) Online is excited to announce its first-ever essay competition. This competition is open to all current law students (including LLMs) and recent graduates (from the Classes of 2017–2020) from any ABA-accredited American law school. We will choose up to three winning submissions, each of which will be awarded a $300Read More »

Call for Submissions for Annual Online Symposium

June 1, 2020

As part of its fourth annual Online Symposium, the Virginia Law Review (VLR) Online, in collaboration with the Center for the Study of Race and Law, will be publishing pieces and hosting Zoom-based panel discussions on “From the Equal Rights Amendment to Black Lives Matter: Reflections on Intersectional Struggles for Equality.”  The first Equal Rights Amendment was drafted by the NationalRead More »