Texas Law News

Ashlie Alaman ’09 – ‘A Heart for Helping People’

Ashlie Alaman graduated from Texas Law in '09 and has spent most of her career providing aid to those in need through pro bono work. Alaman was a finalist for the American Bar Association's 2019 DFW Pro Bono/Public Service Award. Here is an article highlighting Alaman's work, published with permission from The Texas Lawbook.

Black History Month 2020

During Black History Month we are recognizing excellence and the pioneering spirit of Texas Law alumni who changed the world and made history. Read on to meet some of the first African-American graduates of Texas Law.

Lawyers in Love 2020

Texas Law didn’t just give these couples a world-class legal education- it gave them their families! Happy Valentine’s Day from Texas Law and from these lawyers in love!

Justice Center Announces Chris Marshall Scholars

Texas Law is proud to share that the class of 2020 Chris Marshall Endowed Presidential Scholarships were awarded to four outstanding students. These scholarships are given annually to third-year students who have distinguished themselves academically and plan to remain in Texas after graduation to practice public service law in non-profit, government or legislative positions.

Prof. Nelia Robbi Honored at the Austin Bar Foundation Gala

Texas Law Professor Nelia Robbi ’07 has been honored with the 2020 Joseph C. Parker Diversity Award. Prof. Robbi was presented with the award at the Austin Bar Foundation annual gala ceremony on January 25 at the Omni Hotel at Barton Creek Resort.

Rethinking Prisons for Women

Prof. Michele Deitch, a Senior Lecturer at the School of Law and the LBJ School, serves as Chair of the Travis County Sheriff’s Advisory Committee on the Women’s Jail. Her work is now the subject of an extensive, thoughtful profile in the Washington Post Magazine by Houston Chronicle criminal justice reporter and former inmate, Keri Blakinger.

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