November 7, 2013
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CCJ 2.306 (Eidman Courtroom)
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Workshop / Training Program
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11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. in the Eidman Courtroom and 12:45-1:45 p.m. in the Goodwin Conference Room

Students may attend one or both sessions. East Texas civil rights attorneys, David Guillory and Tim Garrigan, will speak from 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. about their class action against the abusive civil forfeiture practices of the City of Tenaha and Shelby County, Texas, a case that was featured in the recent article “Taken” in The New Yorker. From 12:45-1:45 p.m., they will speak in the Goodwin Conference Room about their lives in the law.

Lunch will be served at 12:45 p.m. outside the courtroom and in the Goodwin Conference Room. RSVP by Wednesday, November 6, on UT Law Symplicity by selecting the 'Events' tab.

Sponsored by the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law and the Career Services Office.

Specific audiences:
  • Texas Law students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
Sponsored by:
  • Career Services
  • William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law

If you need an accommodation to participate in this event, please contact the sponsor listed above or the Texas Law Special Events Office at no later than seven business days prior to the event.