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Law Schools, Lawyers, and the Future of American Law: University of Virginia School of Law 175th Anniversary Celebration recordings

Identifier: RG-32-508

Scope and Contents

This collection includes audio recordings of all the conference panels and addresses.


  • Creation: 2001-10-26 - 2001-10-27

Conditions Governing Access

Researchers may not access and play the recordings on the original audiocasettes due to concerns about their fragility. However, researchers may request and listen to digital copies of the recordings.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection is protected by copyright and/or related rights. You are free to use these materials in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use. For other uses you need to obtain permission from the rights-holder(s).

Biographical / Historical

On October 26 and 27 of 2001, The University of Virginia School of Law celebrated its 175th anniversary by convening the conference "Law Schools, Lawyers, and the Future of American Law." The School hoped that this occasion would be an opportunity for law professors and practitioners to discuss and debate the future of legal education in the United States. It featured four panels and two addresses. Thomas H. Jackson, a former dean of the School of Law, gave one address, and Supreme Court Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist gave the other.


7 audiocassettes

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Michael Marshall, Head of the University of Virginia School of Law Communications Office, transferred these tapes to the UVA Law Library in 2005.

Related Materials

The Spring 2002 issue of UVA Lawyer documents the conference and shares excerpts from the panels and addresses.

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Repository Details

Part of the Arthur J. Morris Law Library Special Collections Repository

Arthur J. Morris Law Library
580 Massie Road
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22903 United States