Symposia

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

February 17, 2023

Demetrio P. Rodriguez (center), lead plaintiff in San Antonio Independent School District v. Rodriguez. 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,Read 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 »