The law school is hosting an alumni reception and Texas vs. Arizona wine tasting on January 9, 2014 for all Arizona alumni from 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.at the home of 1977 alumnus Don Bivens and Trish Refo.
Encompassing all aspects of intellectual property, this event will push the envelope on scholarship that develops and analyzes useful and organized data on how intellectual property actually functions or, as suggested by experimental studies, might function. Various invited scholars will be presenting papers or providing comments, but there will also be significant time for questions and answers involving the more general audience.
For more information and the program go to www.texaslrev.com/Symposium.
Please join us for a talk by Pablo Ceriani, Professor of Law and Coordinator of the Migration & Human Rights Program at the National University of Lanús (Argentina). The talk is entitled "Human Rights and the Politics of Migration: A Latin American Perspective," and is co-sponsored by LLILAS BENSON. Light refreshments will be served.
Prof Heather Gerken presents "The Loyal Opposition" sponsored by the Tom Sealy lecture series
Attend “The Loyal Opposition,” a special presentation beginning at 5:30 p.m. by Heather Gerken, the J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Gerken will discuss her research on democracy, including the importance of constructing institutions that allow for systematic dissent with a focus on American federalism. UT Austin professor of government and law Jeffrey Abramson will also offer comments on the subject. This endowed lecture is co-sponsored by the Department of Government and is preceded by a reception at 5 p.m. In the Jamail Pavilion outside the Eidman Courtroom.
The Law School honors donors and students of endowed scholarships and fellowships on Thursday, January 30, at the Law School in the Robin C. Gibbs Atrium in the Stephen D. Susman Academic Center, 6:00 pm
On Friday, January 31, Heather Jarvis will be speaking about "Public Service Loan Forgiveness in Five Easy Steps" during lunch from noon-1:15 p.m. as part of the Public Service Career Fair. Many government and nonprofit professionals stand to gain tens of thousands of dollars of student debt relief from the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program established by the College Cost Reduction and Access Act. But the program requirements can be confusing. Heather knows how to break it down step-by-step so it makes sense once and for all. She'll also be discussing the Pay As You Earn Repayment Plan.
A former capital defense attorney with law school debt, Heather Jarvis now dedicates her expertise to helping student loan borrowers make better decisions so that higher education can be a reality for all - not just those who can afford it. Specializing in training for high-debt borrowers and the people who love them, Heather has provided guidance and information to thousands of students and alumni.