“JUSTICE IS THE FUNDAMENTAL LAW OF SOCIETY” —THOMAS JEFFERSON TO PIERRE SAMUEL DUPONT DE NEMOURS, 1816.
FOUNDED BY THOMAS JEFFERSON in 1819, the University of Virginia School of Law is a world-renowned training ground for distinguished lawyers and public servants. Located in Charlottesville, just two hours southwest of Washington, D.C., the Law School offers students a unique environment in which to study law.
WITH OVER 20,000 STUDENTS and more than 2,100 faculty members, the University of Virginia has been ranked first or second among the nation’s public universities since 1984. The University’s diverse intellectual life is open to law students: Up to 12 credits from other departments may be counted toward the J.D. degree.
LAW SCHOOL SHOULD BE ABOUT MORE than going to class, reading about cases and writing briefs. It should include collaborative problem-solving, a lively exchange of ideas and a commitment to working as part of a team â€” the same skills required in the legal profession. At Virginia, law students share their experiences in a cooperative spirit, both in and out of the classroom, and build a network that lasts well beyond their three years here.
1,106 students 11.9:1 student-faculty ratio 10 academic journals 70 student organizations Students from the Class of 2013 attended 155 undergraduate institutions and come
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from 42 states, the District of Columbia and seven foreign countries 29 percent of the Class of 2013 identify themselves as minority students
VIRGINIA OFFERS 20 CLINICS that give students access to real-world cases, contact with clients and the experience that gives them a head start as attorneys. Programs such as those offered in law and business, international law, environmental law and human rights make legal studies come to life. Students also benefit from skill-building courses in public speaking, professional ethics and legal writing.
STUDENTS PUT LEGAL THEORY
LAW STUDENTS practice their trial advocacy skills in a mock courtroom.
A federal judge threw out the conviction and death sentence of a Virginia man thanks to the efforts of 12 students (left) in the Law
School’s INNOCENCE PROJECT CLINIC and partnering organizations. Justin Wolfe, who has been on death row since 2002, had been convicted of murder for hire and sentenced to die in a case that received national attention and involved an extensive drug ring run by suburban middle-class youths in Northern Virginia. Clinic students reviewed prosecutors’ files for improperly withheld evidence, a process that culminated in the judge’s July 2011 ruling. “It’s rare to get relief in death penalty cases and rarer still to lay it at the feet of prosecutors,” said Deirdre Enright, director of investigation for the Innocence Project Clinic. “I think we all became incredibly invested in the outcome of this case due to the enormity of the stakes involved and the injustice an adverse decision would have represented,” said Allison Harnack, a student who worked on the case. “The ruling filled me with an indescribable sense of relief.”
Less than 24 hours after ERIN HOULIHAN ’11 wrapped up her last law CLINICS Advocacy for the Elderly Appellate Litigation Capital PostConviction Child Advocacy Criminal Defense Employment Law Environmental Law and Conservation Family Mediation Family Resource First Amendment Law Housing Law Immigration Law Innocence Project International Human Rights Mental Health Law Nonprofit Law Patent and Licensing I Patent and Licensing II Prosecution Supreme Court Litigation CURRICULAR PROGRAMS Program in Law & Business Program in Law and Public Service International Law Legal and Constitutional History Criminal Justice Human Rights Center for the Study of Race and Law Environmental and Land Use Law Immigration Law Intellectual Property Health Law Program in Law & Humanities Animal Law INSTITUTES AND CENTERS Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy John M. Olin Program in Law and Economics Center for Oceans Law and Policy Center for National Security Law Center for the Study of Race and Law
school exam, she was in Iraq discussing women’s rights at an international conference. During her time as a law student, Houlihan began advising Iraqi officials on issues like women’s and minority rights, and traveled to the country four times in the past year as a fellow with the Institute for International Law and Human Rights, an organization based in Washington, D.C. She began building her expertise during a summer internship following her first year of law school. “I work directly with parliamentarians, I’ve sat with ministers, I’ve met the speaker of parliament, I’ve marked up draft legislation — I have direct input, and I can’t see where else I’d ever have the opportunity to do that,” Houlihan said. “I wouldn’t trade it for anything. Who else gets to do something like this? I’m incredibly lucky.”
THE SUPREME COURT LITIGATION CLINIC represented clients in four cases before the Supreme Court this term, and students traveled to Washington, D.C., in March to hear clinic instructors participate in two oral arguments on the same day. WELLS HARRELL ’11 also traveled to hear another case argued in April, Nevada Commission on Ethics v. Carrigan, which the clinic won in a unanimous decision. “Appellate advocacy involves so much solitary work that putting a human face on a given case can be difficult sometimes,” Harrell said. “But seeing our clients face to face and hearing them express praise and appreciation for our work underscored that what we do has real consequences for real people, and that our clients deserve the best of our efforts. I’m glad we were able to deliver for them.”
STUDENTS IN THE VETERANS MEDICAL DISABILITY APPEALS PRO BONO PROGRAM work on the cases of veterans appealing denied disability benefit claims. Volunteers recently helped a disabled Navy veteran suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder appeal his case after he was denied medical benefits. Following the students’ efforts, the veteran’s case was remanded to Veterans Affairs by the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. “The client is going to get another chance to present the record before the agency and present his case,” said KARLA SOLORIA ’11. “Part of our argument was that he didn’t previously have the opportunity to pull together all the evidence that he needed to prove his case.”
As an undergraduate, JAMAR WALKER ’11 was a member of the University of Virginia Mock Trial team that won the 2006 and 2007 national championships. In law school he continued to coach the undergraduate mock trial team alongside law professor Toby Heytens, and also built trial experience through the Criminal Defense Clinic. “Each student in the clinic is assigned three cases per semester. My first case actually went to trial,” Walker said. “Leaving law school with a trial already under my belt will benefit me immensely as I pursue a career in litigation.” After law school Walker plans to clerk for U.S. Judge
COURSE CONCENTRATIONS Business Organization and Finance Commercial Law Communications and Media Law Constitutional Law Criminal Justice Employment and Labor Law Environmental and Land Use Law Family Law Health Law Human Rights and Civil Liberties Intellectual Property International and National Security Law Jurisprudence and Comparative Law Legal History Litigation and Procedure Public Policy and Regulation Race and Law Tax Law
Raymond A. Jackson in Norfolk, Va.
AT VIRGINIA LAW, STUDENTS DESIGN THEIR LEGAL EDUCATION AND THEIR INTELLECTUAL LIFE.
VIRGINIA OFFERS MORE THAN 200 COURSES and seminars each year. Students pursuing interdisciplinary ideas benefit from an environment where nearly half of all law faculty also hold advanced degrees in fields such as psychology, economics, philosophy, history, medicine and theology. Each first-year student takes one “small-section” class of 30 students during the first semester, which helps bond classmates from the start. Outside the classroom, students plan and program many of the conferences, lectures and panels that enrich the school’s intellectual life.
FIRST-YEAR COURSES fall Civil Procedure Contracts Criminal Law Torts Legal Writing spring
Constitutional Law Property Legal Writing 5-7 hours of electives DEGREE PROGRAMS Juris Doctor (J.D.) Master of Laws (LL.M.) Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.) DUAL-DEGREE PROGRAMS J.D.-Master of Arts in English, foreign affairs, government, history or philosophy J.D.-Master of Business Administration J.D.-Master of Planning J.D.-Master of Public Health J.D.-Master of Public Policy J.D.-Master of Science in Accounting J.D.-Master of Public Affairs, through the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University J.D.-Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy, through the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University J.D.-M.A. in International Relations, through the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies STUDY ABROAD Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, Germany Instituo de Empressa, Madrid, Spain Melbourne Law School, Australia University of Auckland, New Zealand University of Sydney, Australia Tel Aviv University Law School, Israel Waseda University, Tokyo Third-year students may obtain a combined degree from University Paris 1 PantheonSorbonne Law School and Sciences Po/Paris. Students may create their own study abroad program and spend one semester studying law in a foreign university law school or law department. The Law School also offers January term courses in Paris and Israel.
AN INTELLECTUAL COMMUNITY Virginia gives students the opportunity to network with practicing attorneys and learn about cutting-edge legal issues by hosting a variety of conferences, symposia, lectures and panels. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder (near right) spoke at graduation in 2011 and remained for the reception to meet students, families and faculty members.
INVESTIGATING HUMAN RIGHTS ON THE GROUND IN MALAWI Students who participate in the Human Rights Study Project (HRSP) journey abroad to study human rights issues in foreign countries. This year’s team found widespread poverty crippling the legal infrastructure of Malawi, which contributed to human rights abuses. “This trip has enabled me to better understand the challenges facing modern African societies, given their colonial and customary legacies,” said Rob Kiss. Past teams of students, called Cowan Fellows, have traveled to countries such as Egypt, Cuba, Lebanon, Syria and China.
VIRGINIA’S PROFESSORS BUILD RELATIONSHIPS WITH STUDENTS. They are leaders in the intellectual life of the community, organizing and speaking at lectures and other events, working with student organizations, volunteering for pro bono service and building new academic programs when they find student interest. They also join students in creating a community outside the classroom by contributing to efforts to raise money for public service grants or other student-run projects.
PROFESSORS from Virginia’s undergraduate and graduate business programs [Darden School of Business, right] teach an accounting and corporate finance course that provides a foundation for students participating in the Law & Business Program.
FACULTY COMMIT TO MORE THAN JUST LEADING CLASSES.
False confessions, invalid forensic analysis, eyewitness misidentifications and other systemic flaws in the criminal justice system contributed to the wrongful conviction of the first 250 people exonerated by DNA tests, PROFESSOR BRANDON GARRETT writes in his book, “Convicting the Innocent: Where Criminal Prosecutions Go Wrong.” “The goal was to see what patterns there are,” Garrett said. “The errors that repeated over and over again across the 250 cases were the result of bad barrels, and not a few bad apples. They resulted from unsound but systemic practices that allowed well-intentioned people to contribute to convicting the innocent.”
PROFESSOR MARGO BAGLEY takes students from her Patent and International Patent Law classes on a field trip to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, where they meet Chief Judge Randall Rader in his chambers. Rader and his clerks brief the students on the morning’s cases, after which they hear the oral arguments. Finally, Rader debriefs the class. “It is a wonderful experience that the students really enjoy,” Bagley said.
Students have the opportunity to take one-credit SEMINARS IN ETHICAL VALUES, which are usually taught from the professors’ homes and resemble a book or film club. REBECCA GANTT ’11 took a seminar offered by Professors Risa Goluboff and Rich Schragger, who are married. The course included material on being a lawyer and balancing work-life issues. “It’s practical in that we discuss what type of life we hope to have, and think about how to balance all of the different things that we might want to do after law school. But it’s also been very interesting on a more theoretical level to read a bit of social science literature that gives some fairly surprising statistics about women in the workplace, including graduates of this law school,” Gantt said. “It was also really special being able to have the class at Professors Goluboff and Schragger’s home. Not only was dinner provided, but it created a wonderful atmosphere.” READING LIST: I Don’t Know How She Does It, BY ALLISON PEARSON Get to Work, BY LINDA HIRSCHMAN “Lawyers at Mid-Career,” BY Virginia Law Professor JOHN MONAHAN AVAILABLE AT: http://bit.ly/mpCbF6 “Rethinking the New Maternalism,” BY NAOMI MEZEY and CORNELIA T.L. PILLARD AVAILABLE AT: http://bit.ly/l42LZE Manhood for Amateurs, BY MICHAEL CHABON Reshaping the Work-Family Debate, BY JOAN WILLIAMS SERVING THE PUBLIC INTEREST: Professor Anne Coughlin [above] hosts a graduation party for
several students and their families, one of several prizes offered at the annual public interest auction. It’s just one of
the many ways students and faculty members work together to advance the goals of the Law School community. The
auction [below] raises about $50,000 each year for students working in public interest jobs over the summer.
PROFESSOR FREDERICK SCHAUER was named by National Jurist magazine as one of the three most influential people in legal education. Schauer was cited for his work in the areas of rules and the First Amendment. “A fair amount of my work over the years has been somewhat skeptical about the unqualified celebration and advocacy of free speech,” Schauer said. “Freedom of speech and freedom of the press have important virtues, but they also bring costs, and some of the standard slogans and advocacy deserve a little closer analysis than we have traditionally gotten from much of the free speech culture.”
GRADUATES ARE READY FOR THEIR CAREERS ON DAY ONE. AFTER LAW SCHOOL, Virginia graduates join the nation’s leading
A NATIONAL LAW JOURNAL SURVEY OF THE TOP 250 NATIONAL law firms’ recent hiring
law firms, clerk for federal and state courts and serve in and even
decisions found that Virginia Law ranked fifth in the number of graduates hired in 2010.
establish nationally recognized public interest organizations. Our alumni are leaders in their fields: Virginia is third among national law schools in the number of graduates who are law firm chairpersons
VIRGINIA IS SECOND ONLY TO HARVARD LAW SCHOOL in the number of alumni serving as general counsel at leading companies. VIRGINIA RANKS SIXTH AMONG LAW SCHOOLS for producing newly hired law teachers, according to the Leiter Report.
and managing partners, according to a survey of 850 U.S. law firms. FOUR VIRGINIA
KRISTIN WEISSINGER ’11 will work at the
Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center in
CLERKING FOR THE
Denver as an Equal Justice Works Fellow.
SUPREME COURT DURING THE 2011-12 TERM. The Law School has had three or more alumni clerk for the Supreme Court each year since 2005. In three of those years,
“UVA is a cheerful and supportive place to go to law school, no matter what area of law you might want to pursue,” she said. “I have had tremendous support pursuing a career in child advocacy. I have seen my peers get the same dedicated support
four alumni clerked
in the areas of immigration law, poverty law,
for the court (2009-10
international law, human rights and criminal
term clerks, right).
law — and they all look happy doing it.”
“The employment law courses I took at Virginia were great preparation for my current job. And now that I live in New York, I really appreciate the opportunity I had to live in Charlottesville for three years. Virginia was a fantastic place to go to school.” —STEPHEN J. MALONE ’97, vice president, employment law, NBCUniversal
KATHLEEN HO ’10 secured a job with Latham & Watkins in New York. TOP JOB LOCATIONS, CLASSES OF 2008-10 Washington, D.C.: 253 New York: 233 California: 68 Atlanta: 41 Boston: 39 Chicago: 32 Richmond: 30 Dallas: 27 Charlottesville: 25 Houston: 23 Philadelphia: 19 Alexandria: 17 FIRMS 75% with firms in American Lawyer’s top 100 by gross revenue 10% with firms ranked between 100 and 200 15% smaller firms PUBLIC INTEREST JOBS 63 postgraduate fellowships 46 federal government 21 state and local government 19 military 12 public interest groups CLERKSHIPS 9 U.S. Supreme Court (alumni clerkships, 2008-10) 37 U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals 91 U.S. District Courts and other federal courts 23 state courts 1 international court
WHERE GRADUATES GO, 2008-10
CAMPUS RECRUITING FALL 2010 More than 630 employers 5,550 interviews of second-year students More than 14 interviews each (secondyear students) FIRST-YEAR SUMMER JOBS More than 98% of the Class of 2012 found lawrelated jobs following their first year. 35% public interest 24% judicial 19% firms 18% academic 4% corporate CONTACT: (434) 924-7349 firstname.lastname@example.org www.law.virginia.edu/ career
WE BELIEVE LAWYERS HAVE AN OBLIGATION TO SERVE. VIRGINIA UPHOLDS THOMAS JEFFERSON’S CONVICTION that lawyers have a special obligation to serve the public interest. Many students at Virginia volunteer their legal services, work in public service jobs over the summer and pursue public interest careers after graduating. Virginia supports these students through the Virginia Loan Forgiveness Program, the Mortimer Caplin Public Service Center, the Pro Bono Project,
FIRM: 70% (814)
fellowships and the Program in Law and Public Service.
PUBLIC INTEREST: 14% (161)
POSTGRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS (63)
CLERKSHIP: 13% (151)
THE VIRGINIA LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM helps repay the loans of graduates earning less than $75,000 annually in public service jobs. Those earning less than $55,000 receive benefits covering
CORPORATE: 2% (21) ACADEMIC: 1% (11) OTHER: 1% (9)
100 percent of their qualifying law school loans. THE MORTIMER CAPLIN PUBLIC SERVICE CENTER provides individual counseling and sponsors events focused on educating students about working in the public sector. THE PRO BONO PROJECT is a voluntary program encouraging all students to complete at least 75 hours of pro bono service during their three years of law school. Opportunities are available locally and nationwide. The center also organizes pro bono projects that focus on areas such as child advocacy, immigration law and veterans’ disability claims.
THE MORTIMER CAPLIN PUBLIC SERVICE CENTER helps students applying for internships and postgraduate fellowships, and provides a number of awards to students. The Law School’s own Powell Fellowship provides a salary to a graduating student or PUBLIC SERVICE 2010-11 249 students logged public service hours 15,502 hours logged 75 third-year law students completed 75 hours of public service in three years $378,000 awarded to 81 students working in public interest jobs over the summer 25 Class of 2011 graduates employed in public service (as of June 2011) 53 students participated in the alternative spring break trip in seven cities
judicial clerk working in public service for two years. The Public Interest Law Association provides more than $350,000 annually to law students
JEREE HARRIS ’11 received a Skadden Fellowship, a nationally competitive honor awarding recipients a salary to work in public interest law jobs. Harris will use her fellowship to work with the Legal Aid Justice Center’s JustChildren Program to help ensure the education rights of incarcerated youth in central Virginia as they transition out of detention centers. “The focus is really getting them equipped while they’re there to be able to successfully re-enter their communities and their schools,” said Harris, who worked with Public Service Center staff to develop the Youth Entry to Re-entry Project as part of her fellowship application.
who accept low-paying or unpaid public service internships during the summer.
THE LAW SCHOOL and the student-run Public Interest Law Association provided about $378,000 to 81 students working nationwide and internationally in public service jobs during the summer of 2011. JAMES ALLRED ’13 received a grant to work with the American Cancer Association’s Cancer Action Network in Washington, D.C., splitting time between their legal and policy arms. He plans to help the legal office draft proposed legislation that would govern cancer treatments
CONTACT: (434) 924-3883 publicservicelaw@ virginia.edu www.law.virginia.edu/ publicservice
and nanotechnology, and to help the policy arm develop amicus briefs related to the assorted judicial challenges to the Affordable Care Act. MORE THAN 50 University of Virginia law students helped qualifying community members file their federal and state tax returns free of charge in 2011.
“It wouldn’t have been possible without the PILA grant,” he said. “It’s so helpful to have a grant that can help support my housing needs while I’m there.”
LAW STUDENTS volunteer for a week each year to help legal aid clients and in government offices across the country through an alternative spring break program, a tradition begun three years ago by the Public Interest Law Association.
PROGRAM IN LAW AND PUBLIC SERVICE The Program in Law and Public Service offers participants a curriculum that includes faculty mentoring, guaranteed funding for summer public service jobs and access to seminars relating to public service
law. Each year up to 20 first-year students and five second-year students are accepted into the program. Genevieve Aguilar ’13 joined the program to help immigrants transition into the United States and plans to work on immigrant policy in
the federal government. Aguilar said she was excited to participate in the program with others who want to serve. “Both the students and professors are extraordinary people who are passionate about public service,” she said. “It’s been
a privilege to have a supportive environment in which to hear about others’ experiences and learn about crucial skills in public interest lawyering.” READ MORE: http://bit.ly/l07L2vS
ACCESS TO 10 ACADEMIC JOURNALS and 70 student organizations, from social clubs to legal aid groups, ensures that students explore the world outside law school and expand their legal experiences while leading well-rounded lives.
YOUâ€™LL FIND A HOME HERE.
EIGHT MEMBERS OF THE BLACK LAW STUDENTS ASSOCIATION traveled to Port-au-Prince in January 2011 to speak to Haitian government officials, the United Nations, international NGOs and grassroots organizations about their efforts to address the high rates of sexual assault in the internally displaced persons camps. They summarized their findings in a report in April.
REBECCA GANTT ’11 was responsible for Tomahawk missiles and missile launchers on a U.S. Navy destroyer before coming to law school. “One big factor for my decision to come here was the impressive statistics on alumni giving rates compared to other top law schools — and after three years, I understand why alumni continue to be so supportive of the school,” she said. “You’ll experience absolutely first-rate teaching here with professors who are truly engaged with students. And the student body makes what has the potential to be a very painful and stressful experience a very enjoyable one instead.”
STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS A’Cappellate Opinions ACLU-UVA Law Action for a Better Living Environment Advocates for Life at Virginia Law American Constitution Society for Law and Policy The Aristotle Society Asian Pacific American Law Students Association Black Law Students Association Child Advocacy Research & Education
Conference on Public Service and the Law Domestic Violence Project Extramural Advocacy Team Extramural Moot Court Federalist Society The Fowler Society First Year Council Feminist Legal Forum Graduate Law Students Health Law Association Human Rights Study Project, Cowan Fellows JD/MBA Society Jewish Law Students Association John Bassett
Moore Society of International Law Lambda Law Alliance Latin American Law Organization Law Christian Fellowship Law Student Advocacy Project (LSAP) Legal Advisory Workshops for Undergraduate Students Legal Assistance Society Legal Education Project The Libel Show Migrant Farmworker Project
Moot Court Board Muslim Law Students Association National Trial Advocacy Team Native American Law Students Association North Grounds Softball League Outdoors at VA Law Peer Advisor Program Phi Alpha Delta Pro Bono Criminal Assistance Project Public Interest Law Association Rape Crisis Advocacy Project Rappahannock Legal
Services Clinic Rex E. Lee Law Society Rivanna Investments St. Thomas More Society Street Law Student Bar Association Student Legal Forum Students United to Promote Racial Awareness Virginia Animal Law Society Virginia Employment and Labor Law Association Virginia Entrepreneurial Society Virginia Environmental
Law Forum Virginia Innocence Project Student Group Virginia Law and Business Society Virginia Law Democrats Virginia Law Families Virginia Law and Graduate Republicans Virginia Law Libertarians Virginia Law Racquet Club Virginia Law Students for Reproductive Justice Virginia Law Rod & Gun Club Virginia Law Veterans
Virginia Law Weekly Virginia Law Wine Society Virginia Law Women Virginia Society of Law & Technology Virginia Sports Law Society Volunteer Income Tax Association Women of Color ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS Journal of Law & Politics Virginia Environmental Law Journal Virginia Journal of Criminal Law
Virginia Journal of International Law Virginia Journal of Law & Technology Virginia Journal of Social Policy & the Law Virginia Law Review Virginia Law & Business Review Virginia Sports and Entertainment Law Journal Virginia Tax Review
CHARLOTTESVILLE’S PLEASURES ABOUND. Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains just two hours southwest of Washington, D.C., Charlottesville is a picturesque and thriving metropolitan area of more than 135,000. Charlottesville’s nightclubs, music venues and festivals create an exceptionally vibrant live music scene. Area restaurants are featured in publications such as Gourmet magazine and the New York Times. Theater, opera and music are community fixtures; each year the city hosts the nationally acclaimed Virginia Film Festival and gathers literary luminaries for the Virginia Festival of the Book. Law students seeking a community in which they can relax, find plentiful entertainment and appreciate abundant natural beauty to balance the rigors of law study will find a home in Charlottesville.
NO. 1 CITY IN AMERICA
LIVING IN CHARLOTTESVILLE
—Frommer’s “Cities Ranked and Rated,” 2004
NO. 4 CITY IN AMERICA —Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, 2009
UVA’S JOHN PAUL JONES ARENA: Named Pollstar’s “Best New Major Concert Venue of 2006,” the arena
LAW STUDENTS can take advantage of the
has already featured such acts as Billy Joel, Muse, Jay-Z, Bruce Springsteen, the Blue Man Group, Eric
University’s arts and entertainment scene,
Clapton and Carrie Underwood. In addition to hosting UVA basketball games, the arena has become the area’s premier venue for concerts, comedy acts (including “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart) and family fare, such as the circus and Sesame Street Live.
SCOTT STADIUM: Home to UVA’s football games, Scott Stadium has also hosted bands such as the Rolling Stones, U2 and the Dave Matthews Band.
from sporting events to concerts and theater venues.
THE PARAMOUNT: Reopened in 2004, Charlottesvilleâ€™s historic Paramount Theater offers an intimate environment for concerts, theater and classic movies.
VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL: Recent featured guests include Morgan Freeman, Liev Schreiber, Sandra Bullock, director Curtis Hanson, Nicolas Cage and Anthony Hopkins.
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