...promotes through philanthropy the rule of law, access to justice, and law-related education.
Our Parent Organizations:
Virginia State Bar
The governmental entity responsible for the regulation of Virginia's legal profession, protection of the public from lawyer misconduct and support for the rule of law.
The Virginia Bar Association
A voluntary organization of Virginia lawyers committed to serving the public and the legal profession by promoting the highest standards of integrity, professionalism and excellence in the legal profession; working to improve the law and the administration of justice; and advancing collegial relations among lawyers.
Rule of Law Project
The Virginia Bar Association’s Rule of Law Project, funded by major grants from the Virginia Law Foundation,
involves lawyers and judges working collaboratively with teachers and administrators in their local school
districts to help students understand and appreciate how and why laws apply equally to everybody. The program
is consistent with Virginia Standards of Learning.
For more information about the Rule of Law Project, visit www.ruleoflaw-vba.org
Nuremberg Courtroom at the Virginia Holocaust Museum (Richmond)
The Virginia Holocaust Museum’s newest exhibit, the Nuremberg Trials Courtroom Exhibit, officially opened May 1, 2008, and is the only existing replica of the famous courtroom that set the standard for modern international law. The Virginia Law Foundation provided $100,000 to support construction of the courtroom exhibit, which promotes understanding of the rule of law to its many visitors. Through tours, programs, lectures, films and other events, the Virginia Holocaust Museum strives to educate the public and promote tolerance towards all, regardless of religion, nationality, race, sex or creed. For more information, please visit their website at www.va-holocaust.com.