Wednesday, May 15, 2013

"Books on Broad" featuring Jonathan Coleman
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Time: 5:30 PM–7:30 PM
Place: Conference Rooms

New York Times best-selling author Jonathan Coleman has collaborated with LA Lakers legend Jerry West (whose NBA-logo silhouette is recognizable to millions) to produce a sports memoir like none other. Coleman's book explores West's difficult childhood in West Virginia through his incredible success as general manager of the Lakers. Reception (wine and cheese) 5:30–6:00 PM, book talk 6:00–7:00 PM, and book signing 7:00–7:30 PM.

  Order the book now through the Virginia Shop

You Have No Right: Law and Justice
Monday, September 24, 2012 — Saturday, May 18, 2013
Place: Exhibition Hall, Free

Using Virginia cases—and the stories of the people behind them—You Have No Right: Law and Justice will demonstrate how the law affects individuals directly and how people have used the law to achieve political and social goals. Using original records and electronic resources to convey the themes of human rights, citizenship, and the rule of law in a lively and engaging presentation, visitors will explore questions about citizenship, marriage rights, eminent domain, and why prosecutors have to prove guilt and defense lawyers don't have to prove innocence.

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