Lawmakers dissatisfied with UVa’s response to Strategic Investment Fund inquiry

State legislators are accusing the University of Virginia of dodging a request for records related to its $2.3 billion Strategic Investment Fund.

A letter signed by 11 lawmakers claims the university’s records dump last week included many omissions, such as responses by UVa President Teresa A. Sullivan. Continue…


“You don’t start a dialogue with FOIA requests”

Some LGBT activists are upset with University of Virginia law professor Douglas Laycock, one of the nation’s foremost law-and-religion scholars. According to the Charlottesville Daily Progress, these activists “believe his writings supporting controversial religious freedom laws are holding back progressive causes such as access to contraceptives and gay marriage.” For instance, Professor Laycock blogged here about Arizona’s SB1062, a bill ultimately vetoed by Gov. Jan Brewer that would have clarified and strengthened the state’s religious freedom laws.