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In Memoriam: Prof. Hans W. Baade

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.
Ronen Avraham

Ronen Avraham: Race Influences Tort Damages

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.

In Memoriam: Prof. Loftus C. Carson II

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.

2016 Alumni Awards Announced

Six of Texas Law's most accomplished, illustrious alumni are being honored this September by the Texas Law Alumni Association and Dean Ward Farnsworth.

Sissy Farenthold Website Wins Major Award

Texas Law’s Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice has won an Exceptional Merit in Media Award for its online exhibition, "Frances Tarlton “Sissy” Farenthold: A Noble Citizen."
Gilman and Hines

Immigration Clinic Plays Key Role at Detention Centers

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.
Prof. Sanford Levinson

“The Federalist in the 21st Century” Conference Kicks Off

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.”
Mark Kincaid

In Memoriam: Mark Kincaid ’83

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.

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