Daniel Watkins

  • Crime, Law Schools, Minority Issues, Police, Racism, UVA Law

    UVA Law Student Cleared of Assault and Stalking Charges

    Back in May, we wrote about stalking and assault charges leveled against UVA law student Daniel Paul Watkins. An ex-girlfriend and female classmate claimed that Watkins assaulted and threatened her. At the time, we quoted a friend of Watkins who counseled caution in reacting to the charges. As it turns out, these words were prescient. A judge just dismissed all of the charges against Watkins….

    51 Comments / / Aug 31, 2011 at 11:48 AM
  • Crime, Law Schools, Minority Issues, Police, Racism, UVA Law

    More Drama From UVA Law School

    Just out of curiosity, I took a look at the academic calendar for UVA Law School. It turns out that they’re right in the middle of spring exams (which started on Monday, May 2, and finish on Friday, May 13). I can’t imagine trying to study for or take exams amidst this kind of upheaval. […]

    234 Comments / / May 10, 2011 at 7:12 PM