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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.
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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."
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Advocacy Teams Sweep Competitions

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.
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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.
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“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.”
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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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