Virginia Law Weekly

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Virginia Law Weekly
TypeWeekly newspaper
Owner(s)University of Virginia School of Law
Editor-in-chiefJansen VanderMeulen (2018-2019)
HeadquartersCharlottesville, Virginia

Virginia Law Weekly is a weekly newspaper published by students at the University of Virginia School of Law each Wednesday[1] of the school year, excluding breaks and exam periods. In 2006, 2007, 2008, 2017, and 2018, the Law Weekly was recognized as Best Law School Newspaper by the Law Student Division of the American Bar Association. [1] [2]

Virginia Law Weekly was first printed in 1948 and has been cited by several courts in published judicial opinions, including the U.S. Supreme Court (Patterson v. New York (1977)), the Fifth Circuit (Thermo King v. White's Trucking Service, 292 F.2d 668 (5th Cir. 1961)), and numerous state courts.

Virginia Law Weekly was first published online in the late 1990s, providing a downloadable PDF version of each week's edition. Features Editor Joey Katzen '07 relaunched the website as a full-featured interactive newspaper site in the spring of 2005. Technology Editor David Markoff '17 redesigned the website in 2016.


  1. ^ "About Virginia Law Weekly". Virginia Law Weekly. Retrieved 2017-02-12.

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