Leslie C. Kendrick
Visiting Professor of Law
Leslie Kendrick is Albert Clark Tate, Jr., Professor of Law at the University of Virginia. Her work focuses on torts, property rights, and freedom of expression, particularly the scope and structure of free speech rights. Her work has appeared in the Harvard Law Review, Columbia Law Review, Virginia Law Review, and Legal Theory.
Kendrick is chair of the AALS Section on Torts and Compensation Systems and a member of the Harvard Higher Education Forum. In 2014, she received UVA's Carl McFarland Prize for outstanding scholarship by a junior faculty member.
Kendrick received her B.A. as a Morehead Scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She received her M.A. and D.Phil. as a Rhodes Scholar at the University of Oxford. She received her J.D. as a Hardy Cross Dillard Scholar from the University of Virginia. Before joining the faculty at Virginia, Kendrick clerked for Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and for Justice David Hackett Souter of the Supreme Court of the United States.