Richard Smith Whaley
Private practice, Charleston, South Carolina, 1897-1913, 1921-1923
State representative, South Carolina, 1900-1913; speaker, 1907-1910
U.S. representative from South Carolina, 1913-1921
Chairman, District of Columbia Rent Commission, 1923-1925
Commissioner, Court of Claims, 1925-1930
University of Virginia School of Law
Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. Intellectual challenges are met in a spirit of cooperation. Small first-year sections promote individual inquiry while providing support and friendship. Students learn together, reading each other's work and freely sharing course outlines and other materials, confidently relying on the nation's oldest student-run Honor System to maintain the highest ethical standards.