Texas Law News
“University of Texas Law School is tops for us,” writes Lawdragon's Katrina Dewey. “It’s at the forefront of the student-centric flip in legal education, there is no law school that can touch it within 1,154 miles in any direction, and it’s #1 in a state that mightily matters, and which it dominates.”
Professor Steve Goode of the UT Law School has been named the winner of the University's Civitatis Award for 2016. The announcement was made this week by President Greg Fenves.
Texas Law Prof. F. Scott McCown, a former judge and longtime advocate for children's rights, and the current Director of the Children's Rights Clinic at the law school, anticipates the need for state lawmakers to look more closely at CPS's budget in a powerful recent opinion piece for Dallas News.
University of Texas Law School graduates have the best salary-to-debt ratio in the country, according to a new ranking by US News and World Report. “Our law school is committed to being the best at what counts the most: producing great outcomes for our students,” said Dean Ward Farnsworth.
Results from this summer's Texas bar examination were released Thursday and The University of Texas had the highest passage rate in the state, with 94% of Texas Law graduates passing the exam on the first try.
Texas Law Professor Stephen Vladeck appeared Monday on Washington Journal, C-SPAN's morning interview program, to discuss the letter submitted to Congress on Friday, October 28, by F.B.I. Director James Comey.
The cover story of Harvard Magazine's November-December is an in-depth look at the research and influence of Texas Law Professor Jordan Steiker and his sister, Harvard Law Professor Carol Steiker.
Texas Law Prof. Susan Morse has penned a new opinion piece for DallasNews, the online presence of The Dallas Morning News.
Several members of the Texas Law faculty have recently been prominently featured in the national press.
In a powerful opinion piece published on the National Law Journal
website, Professor Jordan Steiker calls on the Supreme Court to “declare the obvious” and acknowledge the prejudicial role of race in the sentencing of Duane Buck.
The School of Law reports with sadness the passing of Hans Wolfgang Baade, an emeritus member of the faculty and holder of the Hugh Lamar Stone Chair in Civil Law.
Texas Law faculty members Heather Way and Lucy Wood are writing a book that shows how the concepts in first-year Property courses work in practice.
Most lawyers would say the Constitution forbids the government to discriminate on the basis of race, but Professor Ronen Avraham believes it still happens routinely in the courtroom.
The Law School community is greatly saddened by the passing of Professor Loftus C. Carson II, who served on the Texas Law faculty for more than 20 years.