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  1. 8:00am 2019-10-07T17:00-05:00
    October On-Campus Interviews

    During October On-Campus Interviews, employers may recruit rising 2Ls, 3Ls, domestic and foreign-trained LL.M.s, and recent graduates (up to one year after graduation) for summer clerkships or postgraduate positions. Students may apply at any time during the bidding period.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2019/10/07/46545/

  2. 8:45am 2019-10-07T09:15-05:00
    Townes Hall Monday Morning Coffee

    The Texas Law Alumni Association's Townes Hall Morning Coffee will kick off on the first day of class Wednesday, August 28th, and continue on Mondays through the fall semester. Open to all students every Monday morning! Please bring your favorite travel mug (we are going green, so no paper products will be provided) and enjoy FREE coffee every Monday morning to start your week off right on behalf of the Alumni Association. Coffee will be located at one, large stations located near the 1L Classrooms (by TNH 2.140, TNH 2.319) beginning at 8:45am until it's gone, so get there early!

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2019/10/07/48369/

  3. 11:00am 2019-10-07T14:00-05:00
    Mindfulness Monday

    The Student Bar Association is excited to announce Mindfulness Monday, brought to you by Akin Gump. Join us in the atrium on Monday, October 7th from 11 to 2pm. We'll have a sugar-scrub-making station, coloring pages to color, journals with mindfulness prompts, Tiff's Treats, therapy dogs, and a special visit from Maria Timm (PhD), Texas Law's CARE Counselor (she'll be in the atrium from 12-12:50). Can't wait to see you there!

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2019/10/07/50809/

  4. 12:00pm 2019-10-07T13:00-05:00
    First Monday in October Lunch 2019

    Join Texas Law for the First Monday in October as the Supreme Court starts their new term. Just as they have since 1917, the nine Supreme Court Justices will hold their first oral arguments.

    Enjoy lunch with the University of Texas School of Law Professor Steve Vladeck as he discusses “First Thoughts on First Monday: A Look Ahead to the Supreme Court’s October 2019 Term”.

    Registration is required**

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2019/10/07/49725/

  5. 1:00pm 2019-10-07T14:30-05:00
    Atrium Advising

    Dean Bangs, Brandi Welch and Rick Garza will be available to answer questions about Early Registration requests. Want to make an appointment? Go to https://calendly.com/texas-law-sao/

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2019/10/07/50705/

  6. 3:30pm 2019-10-07T16:30-05:00
    Dean's Meeting Section 2.2

    Dean Farnsworth invites Section 2.2 to join him for ice cream and conversation.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2019/10/07/50205/

  7. 3:30pm 2019-10-07T16:30-05:00
    Atrium Advising

    The Student Affairs Team will be in the Atrium to answer questions about Early Registration requests.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2019/10/07/50765/

  8. 4:00pm 2019-10-07T18:00-05:00
    Untitled event

    The Capital Punishment Center will be reviewing and previewing Supreme Court cases from 2018 and 2019 that touch on capital punishment

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2019/10/07/48065/

  9. 7:45pm 2019-10-07T21:00-05:00
    CLS Bible Study

    Weekly CLS Bible Study

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2019/10/07/49208/

October 8
  1. 8:00am 2019-10-08T17:00-05:00
    October On-Campus Interviews

    During October On-Campus Interviews, employers may recruit rising 2Ls, 3Ls, domestic and foreign-trained LL.M.s, and recent graduates (up to one year after graduation) for summer clerkships or postgraduate positions. Students may apply at any time during the bidding period.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2019/10/08/46546/

  2. 11:30am 2019-10-08T13:00-05:00
    KBH Center Distinguished Lecture Series

    KBH Center Distinguished Lecture Series with David Falck, Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Pinnacle West Capital Corporation

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2019/10/08/45845/

  3. 11:30am 2019-10-08T12:45-05:00
    Clinical Program Info Session

    Clinical faculty and staff will be on hand to discuss Texas Law's clinical program. Lunch provided!

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2019/10/08/47870/

  4. 11:45am 2019-10-08T12:45-05:00
    IPLS Event: Baker & McKenzie

    Baker & McKenzie will come to give a presentation about IP law and the firm to IPLS students.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2019/10/08/49885/

  5. 11:45am 2019-10-08T13:00-05:00
    Texas Federalist Society Lunch Debate

    Join the Federalist Society at Texas Law for a debate on the SCOTUS case Robertson v. US, as we are joined by Mark Miller of the Pacific Legal Foundation and Texas Law's own David Adelman. Chic-fil-A will be served!

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2019/10/08/50065/

  6. 12:00pm 2019-10-08T12:45-05:00
    Law School 301: WHICH BAR?

    Texas will accept UBE scores from other states for July 2020 - will this affect your decision where to take the bar? The UBE is shorter than the Texas bar (2 days instead of 2.5) and taking it could result in you being barred in two states. Come hear about the issues you should consider when deciding where to take the bar exam.

    We'll also review your graduation requirements -- make sure that you have fulfilled everything!

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2019/10/08/50167/

  7. 1:00pm 2019-10-08T14:00-05:00
    Atrium Advising

    Dean Bangs, Brandi Welch and Rick Garza will be available to answer questions about Early Registration requests. Want to make an appointment? Go to https://calendly.com/texas-law-sao/

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2019/10/08/50725/

  8. 3:45pm 2019-10-08T17:45-05:00
    Colloquium on Complex Litigation

    "Politics, Identity, and Class Certification on the U.S. Courts of Appeals" (with Stephen B. Burbank)

    ABSTRACT

    This article draws on novel data and presents the results of the first empirical analysis of how potentially salient characteristics of Court of Appeals judges influence precedential lawmaking on class certification under Rule 23. We find that the partisan composition of the panel (measured by the party of the appointing president) has a very strong association with certification outcomes, with all-Democratic panels having more than double the certification rate of all-Republican panels in precedential cases. We also find that the presence of one African American on a panel, and the presence of two females (but not one), is associated with pro-certification outcomes. Contrary to conventional wisdom in the scholarship on diversity on the bench, such diversity may be consequential to lawmaking beyond policy areas conventionally thought to be of particular concern to women and racial minorities.

    Class action doctrine is a form of trans-substantive procedural law that traverses many policy areas. The effects of gender and racial diversity on the bench, through making more procertification law, radiate widely across the legal landscape, influencing implementation of consumer, securities, labor and employment, antitrust, prisoner’s rights, public benefits, and many other areas of law. The results highlight how the consequences of diversity extend beyond conceptions of “women’s issues” or “minority issues.” The results also suggest the importance of exploring the effects of diversity on trans-substantive procedural law more generally.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2019/10/08/48185/

  9. 5:00pm 2019-10-08T20:00-05:00
    IPLS Event: Baker Botts

    Baker Botts will come to meet with IPLS students. There will be a short presentation and a happy hour to follow.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2019/10/08/49845/

October 9
  1. 8:00am 2019-10-09T17:00-05:00
    October On-Campus Interviews

    During October On-Campus Interviews, employers may recruit rising 2Ls, 3Ls, domestic and foreign-trained LL.M.s, and recent graduates (up to one year after graduation) for summer clerkships or postgraduate positions. Students may apply at any time during the bidding period.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2019/10/09/46547/

  2. 11:00am 2019-10-09T13:00-05:00
    Public Service Expo

    Representatives from dozens of public interest organizations and government agencies will be on hand to answer questions about what they do. Find out about volunteer opportunities, summer internships, and paid positions with a variety of nonprofits, legal services providers, and government agencies. All Texas Law students are encouraged to attend. 2Ls and 3Ls may bring a copy of their resume.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2019/10/09/48965/

  3. 11:30am 2019-10-09T13:30-05:00
    Faculty Lunch

    Note: This event’s full details are restricted to Texas Law faculty and staff members only.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2019/10/09/48808/

  4. 12:30pm 2019-10-09T13:30-05:00
    Atrium Advising

    Dean Bangs and Rick Garza will be in the Atrium to answer Early Registration questions.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2019/10/09/50745/

  5. 2:30pm 2019-10-09T15:30-05:00
    Dean's Meeting Section 3.4

    Dean Farnsworth invites Section 3.4 to join him for ice cream and conversation.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2019/10/09/50505/

  6. 3:30pm 2019-10-09T16:30-05:00
    Atrium Advising

    Dean Bangs, Brandi Welch and Rick Garza will be available to answer questions about Early Registration requests. Want to make an appointment? Go to https://calendly.com/texas-law-sao/

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2019/10/09/50726/

October 10
  1. 8:00am 2019-10-10T17:00-05:00
    October On-Campus Interviews

    During October On-Campus Interviews, employers may recruit rising 2Ls, 3Ls, domestic and foreign-trained LL.M.s, and recent graduates (up to one year after graduation) for summer clerkships or postgraduate positions. Students may apply at any time during the bidding period.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2019/10/10/46548/

  2. 10:00am 2019-10-10T14:30-05:00
    Mental Health Day Massage Break

    Take a break in honor of National Mental Health Day and enjoy a free chair massage!

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2019/10/10/49223/

  3. 11:30am 2019-10-10T13:00-05:00
    Faculty Colloquium - Michael Sturley

    Note: This event’s full details are restricted to Texas Law faculty and staff members only.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2019/10/10/46526/

  4. 12:00pm 2019-10-10T13:00-05:00
    Law School 101: Outlining

    Outlining consists of many different strategies for each law student. Come hear about how you should think about outlining and potential methods to use to attack your courses.

    Lunch will be served. Thanks to our sponsors, Locke Lord LLP!

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2019/10/10/47405/

  5. 1:00pm 2019-10-10T14:30-05:00
    Early Reg Advising

    Dean Bangs, Brandi Welch and Rick Garza will be available to answer questions about Early Registration requests. We'll be outside the big classrooms under the screens by the door to the Breezeway. Can't be in the Atrium because UHS will be offering flu shots. Go get your flu shot!

    Want to make an appointment? Go to https://calendly.com/texas-law-sao/

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2019/10/10/50727/

  6. 3:45pm 2019-10-10T17:45-05:00
    Law & Philosophy Workshop - Liam Murphy

    Note: This event’s full details are restricted to Texas Law faculty and staff members only.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2019/10/10/47887/

October 11
  1. 8:00am 2019-10-11T17:00-05:00
    October On-Campus Interviews

    During October On-Campus Interviews, employers may recruit rising 2Ls, 3Ls, domestic and foreign-trained LL.M.s, and recent graduates (up to one year after graduation) for summer clerkships or postgraduate positions. Students may apply at any time during the bidding period.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2019/10/11/46549/

  2. 8:30am 2019-10-11T13:30-05:00
    UTRGV Prelaw Students Visit

    Note: This event’s full details are restricted to Texas Law faculty and staff members only.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2019/10/11/49385/

  3. 12:30pm 2019-10-11T13:30-05:00
    Atrium Advising

    Dean Bangs, Brandi Welch and Rick Garza will be available to answer questions about Early Registration requests. Want to make an appointment? Go to https://calendly.com/texas-law-sao/

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2019/10/11/50728/

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