Texas Law News
The Texas Law Advocacy Program recently competed in three different advocacy competitions, successfully taking on teams from around the nation and bringing multiple awards back to the law school.
The cover story of this month’s Managed Care Magazine is called “Young Docs: The New Blood That Health Care Needs,” and it builds its profile of a new rising generation of doctors and medical students on a lecture given at Yale Law School last fall by Texas Law Prof. William Sage.
Sunday’s Austin American-Statesman profiles the work of Texas Law’s Immigration Clinic and its leaders: clinic founder Barbara Hines, who retired last year but still maintains a presence in the law school; and, Professor Denise Gilman, who served with Hines for seven years before following in her footsteps as clinic director.
The three-day conference “The Federalist in the 21st Century” gathers more than twenty of the nation’s leading constitutional scholars in Austin for a series of talks and panels inspired by—though not necessarily about—Sanford Levinson’s forthcoming book, “An Argument Open to All: Reading The Federalist in the 21st Century.”
It is with great sorrow that we report the passing of Mark Kincaid. Mark was not only an alumnus (class of 1983) but also an adjunct faculty member here, and known to many of member of the law school community personally and professionally.
Professor Charles Silver has been writing influential articles and books for three decades. Now, he takes on a new writing challenge: social and cultural commentator, looking at the world through a legal lens.
Texas Law is proud to announce that alumnus Darren Walker, ’86, will give the commencement address at the 2016 Sunflower Ceremony on Saturday, May 21.
Michele Deitch argues for independent oversight of New York State's correctional facilities, and national awareness that calling for increased police accountability is incomplete without consideration of what happens in our prisons, in this op-ed for The New York Times.
Attorney and Longhorn philanthropist Joe Jamail, BA ’50, JD ’53, Life Member, Distinguished Alumnus, died Wednesday at age 90.
Professor Melinda Taylor, executive director of the Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Energy, Law & Business
, and one of the nation’s foremost experts on environmental law, is the subject of the latest feature
by UT’s Energy Institute
, in their “Research Spotlight” column.
Every year, class action settlements bring $10-$20 billion into federal courts, and every year, federal judges award billions of these dollars to plaintiffs’ attorneys in payment of fees and reimbursement of expenses. But can we be sure those awards are set correctly? And, if they aren’t, what are the consequences for plaintiffs, attorneys, judges, and those companies committing securities fraud?