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Why Is It So Hard To Sue a Bad Cop?

Professor Steve Vladeck is quoted in an article regarding the lack of efficient redress following a federal officer's unconstitutional actions.

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Longtime Texas Law Professor Knighted

Professor Philip Bobbitt, Distinguished Senior Lecturer at The University of Texas School of Law, has received an honor shared by very few Americans—an appointment as an honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.

Alumni Association Announces 2021 Alumni Award Honorees

Four of Texas Law’s most accomplished and distinguished alumni will be honored this September by the Texas Law Alumni Association and Dean Ward Farnsworth. Texas Law's late trailblazer Julius Whittier ’80 will also be honored with a special memorial tribute.

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