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10:00am2:00pmASAP_Pumpkins & Poker Ticket Sales
TNH 2.100 (Susman Godfrey Atrium)

The Abuse Survivors Assistance Program will be selling tickets for the annual Pumpkins & Poker tournament in the Tom Clark Lounge or the Atrium every day starting Wednesday, Oct. 2nd until Thursday, Oct. 10th from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.

A $15 ticket ($20 at the door) gets you into the raffle for a bunch of awesome prizes, a free t-shirt, a free drink ticket, and a bag of chips to play your poker heart out. Non-players get a raffle ticket and a t-shirt or drink ticket for only $10 ($12 at the door).

All proceeds go to assisting survivors of domestic violence. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at

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11:30am1:00pmFaculty Colloquium - Paul Woodruff (UT Dept. of Philosophy)
(This event’s full information is restricted to Texas Law faculty and staff only.) For more information visit
11:45am12:45pmInternships at the Texas Office of the Attorney General’s Antitrust Division
Career Services Interview Suite (TNH 3.122)

Mark Levy, '01, will discuss internship opportunities available in the Texas Office of the Attorney General - Antitrust Division, which may qualify for academic credit. Lunch will be served.

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12:00pmFall On-Campus Interviews – Interview Awards Released / Decline Period Opens (Second Round)

The second round of student interview awards are released today at noon (Central) via UT Law Symplicity.

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12:00pm1:00pmPostgraduate Public Interest Fellowships for 2Ls: What You Should Be Doing Now
CCJ 2.306 (Eidman Courtroom)

Are you a 2L thinking of applying for a postgraduate public interest fellowship? Are you a 3L thinking about applying for one after your judicial clerkship? A panel of current fellows will address how you should be preparing now to position yourself as a viable candidate for these highly competitive fellowships. Lunch will be served.

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CANCELEDOriginalism: A Conversation with Maxwell Goss
TNH 3.142 (Walker Classroom)

Originalism: A Conversation with Maxwell Goss. Grab lunch with us as we discuss an often-derided constitutional interpretation framework. Noon, Room 3.142. Lunch Provided.

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1:00pm2:00pmThe Syrian Refugee Crisis: A Panel Discussion
TNH 2.140 (Wright Classroom)

There are currently more than 1.4 million Syrian refugees and 4.5 million internally displaced persons. Many of these refugees live in abject squalor in camps far from their homes. Join us to learn more about the situation and the roles humanitarian, human rights, and immigration law have played in shaping it. Our speakers will include Professor Denise Gilman, former Director of the Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project at the Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs and Director of the Immigration Clinic; Professor Michael Churgin, an expert on immigration law; and Alex McLelland, a graduate student focusing on Syria at the UT Middle Eastern Studies Program. Light refreshments will be served.

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4:00pm5:00pmELS Presents: Pro Tips for New Associates & Ethical Considerations for All Attorneys & Future Attorneys
TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)

The Environmental Law Society presents: Pro Tips for New Associates & Ethical Considerations for All Attorneys & Future Lawyers

Please note NEW LOCATION for Happy Hour at Double Dave's!

Speakers: Tim Wilkins, Vic Ramirez, Katie Bennett, and Martha Landwehr

Tim Wilkins, head of Bracewell & Giuliani’s firm-wide Environmental and Natural Resources practice group, and Vic Ramirez, associate general counsel at the Lower Colorado River Authority, will speak on ethics issues, which may include: professionalism, communications with clients/opposing counsel, confidentiality of information, candor towards the tribunal, and revolving door issues. Katie Bennett, associate at Katten Muchen Rosenman LLP, and Martha Landwehr, general counsel for the Texas Chemical Council, will give practice pointers to new and future attorneys, including tips for communicating with partners and clients, preparing useful work product, navigating law firm/government politics, and interfacing with staff and co-counsel. This is a great opportunity for students to meet environmental lawyers in the Austin area!

Time and Date: Thursday, October 3, at 4:00–5:00 pm followed by Happy Hour at Double Dave's (3000 Duval).

Location: Sheffield Room, TNH 2.111

CLE: 1 hour participatory and 0.5 hour ethics applied for Happy Hour following the meeting at Double Dave's (3000 Duval).

Cost: FREE for all, including sponsored happy hour

RSVP to Phillip Goodwin by September 30, 2013

For more information call: Phillip Goodwin (512) 239-0675

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4:00pm5:00pmFederalist Society: Membership Meeting with Justice Don Willett
CCJ 2.306 (Eidman Courtroom)

It's the Texas Federalist Society's first membership meeting of the semester. Bring your dues, questions, and appetites!

We are honored to have Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett swear us in as members to the society and provide remarks, as well.

Free dinner will follow the meeting.

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