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13 September 14
  1. 11:45am 2020-09-14T12:45-05:00
    Drawing Board: Larry Sager

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

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/14/56305/

  2. 12:00pm 2020-09-14T13:00-05:00
    DACA & the Administrative State

    In a recent 5-4 ruling authored by Chief Justice Roberts, the U.S. Supreme Court in Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California halted President Trump's current efforts to rescind President Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) initiative.

    Join a discussion moderated by Melissa Wasserman (Tilford Professor of Law, University of Texas School of Law), featuring Christopher Walker (Bricker Professor of Law, Ohio State University's Moritz College of Law) and Jennifer Koh (Visiting Professor of Law, UC Irvine and Visiting Lecturer and Director of Immigration Clinic, University of Washington School of Law) as they break down the opinions in the case and consider what the ruling means for DACA recipients going forward.

    The discussion will also explore why the White House has seemed to struggle with implementing policy goals under the Administrative Procedures Act, if the Administration has DACA options remaining before the president's current term ends, and the increasing importance of administrative law questions in adjudicating complex federal policy issues.

    The first 50 Texas Law students to register will receive a $10 redemption code for DoorDash to enjoy a meal during the event.

    Registration Link: https://forms.gle/57Sb1CGaWuWtptp67

    Note: Registration is not required to attend any of the Texas Federalist Society's virtual events this semester; it is only required for each event if you would like to make use of the DoorDash discount.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/14/56806/

  3. 5:00pm 2020-09-14T18:00-05:00
    Public Defenders: Get Paid/Remove Debt

    Learn about how to fully fund your first and second summer internships in public defense, how to receive funding for your dream postgraduate public defense position, and how to get your student loans completely paid off. You will finish the workshop with a four- to five-year plan for paying for living expenses and law school debt while training and working as a public defender. Zoom Link: https://utexas.zoom.us/j/99157074003

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/14/55925/

  4. 6:00pm 2020-09-14T00:00-05:00
    BOA Gibbs & Bruns Moot Court Competition

    The Board of Advocates is happy to announce their first intramural competition of the year will be the 2020 Gibbs & Bruns Moot Court Competition. This competition will be held from September 14-18 over Zoom.

    This year's competition will be using the same problem used by the Spring 2020 Persuasive Writing and Advocacy classes. For this reason, Gibbs & Bruns will be split into two brackets: one for 2Ls, who already have completed a brief for this problem, and one for 1L/3Ls. 2L competitors will be required to use their existing written briefs, without any new edits, for the competition.

    If you are interested in competing, please sign-up via the Google Form below. After you sign up, you will be added to the Board of Advocates page in Canvas and will have access to all competition information and resources. The deadline to sign-up and submit your brief is Monday, September 7.”

    Google Forms Link: https://forms.gle/62gfbqebsfo3TTpv5

    Please note, for this BOA Competition only, anyone is allowed to participate and you do not have to be a BOA member or pay a fee to compete.

    If you have any questions, feel free to contact Jon Molinar, BOA Moot Court Director, jonmolinar@utexas.edu.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/14/56365/

September 15
  1. 12:00pm 2020-09-15T13:45-05:00
    Law and Economic - Tali Regev

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

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/15/55765/

  2. 6:00pm 2020-09-15T00:00-05:00
    BOA Gibbs & Bruns Moot Court Competition

    The Board of Advocates is happy to announce their first intramural competition of the year will be the 2020 Gibbs & Bruns Moot Court Competition. This competition will be held from September 14-18 over Zoom.

    This year's competition will be using the same problem used by the Spring 2020 Persuasive Writing and Advocacy classes. For this reason, Gibbs & Bruns will be split into two brackets: one for 2Ls, who already have completed a brief for this problem, and one for 1L/3Ls. 2L competitors will be required to use their existing written briefs, without any new edits, for the competition.

    If you are interested in competing, please sign-up via the Google Form below. After you sign up, you will be added to the Board of Advocates page in Canvas and will have access to all competition information and resources. The deadline to sign-up and submit your brief is Monday, September 7.”

    Google Forms Link: https://forms.gle/62gfbqebsfo3TTpv5

    Please note, for this BOA Competition only, anyone is allowed to participate and you do not have to be a BOA member or pay a fee to compete.

    If you have any questions, feel free to contact Jon Molinar, BOA Moot Court Director, jonmolinar@utexas.edu.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/15/56385/

  3. 6:00pm 2020-09-15T19:30-05:00
    CLS Bible Study

    Join us for our weekly Bible study through James and the Sermon on the Mount.

    Zoom link: https://utexas.zoom.us/j/92236881234

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/15/56985/

  4. 6:30pm 2020-09-15T20:00-05:00
    OUTLaw General Meeting

    OUTLaw's first general meeting of the semester! We'll be discussing upcoming events plus having some much-needed social time!

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/15/56745/

September 16
  1. 9:00am 2020-09-16T13:00-05:00
    Voter Registration Drive

    Registering Students to Vote in Travis County

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/16/56726/

  2. CANCELED 2020-09-16T15:00-05:00
    UT Marketplace Fall 2020

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. If in doubt, verify with the web-based events calendar.

    As a part of the annual fall UT Marketplace the School of Law will have exhibitors on the South Lawn.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/16/56065/

  3. 12:00pm 2020-09-16T00:00-05:00
    Finding Humanity and Peace in Justice: P

    Finding Humanity and Peace in Justice: Perspectives on Law Enforcement Reform

    Public awareness of recent incidents, including the killing of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, has brought attention to the role of law enforcement and issues of racial profiling, brutality, over-policing, and the militarization of local police departments. As society struggles to address these systemic challenges, we are faced with contrasting arguments – that historically not much has changed, and that law enforcement has made great strides over the last few decades. Calls for reform have ranged from increasing diversity, enhancing training and outreach to defunding entire police departments.

    The Center for Women of Law presents a panel to discuss the legal and practical implications of law enforcement reforms and the critical role that the legal community can play in helping to achieve peace and justice for all.

    CLE Certification Available

    This event is free and open to the public.

    Register for event: https://utexas.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN__vZg8Oq_Qlec-p2BuStn3A

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/16/56546/

  4. 6:00pm 2020-09-16T00:00-05:00
    BOA Gibbs & Bruns Moot Court Competition

    The Board of Advocates is happy to announce their first intramural competition of the year will be the 2020 Gibbs & Bruns Moot Court Competition. This competition will be held from September 14-18 over Zoom.

    This year's competition will be using the same problem used by the Spring 2020 Persuasive Writing and Advocacy classes. For this reason, Gibbs & Bruns will be split into two brackets: one for 2Ls, who already have completed a brief for this problem, and one for 1L/3Ls. 2L competitors will be required to use their existing written briefs, without any new edits, for the competition.

    If you are interested in competing, please sign-up via the Google Form below. After you sign up, you will be added to the Board of Advocates page in Canvas and will have access to all competition information and resources. The deadline to sign-up and submit your brief is Monday, September 7.”

    Google Forms Link: https://forms.gle/62gfbqebsfo3TTpv5

    Please note, for this BOA Competition only, anyone is allowed to participate and you do not have to be a BOA member or pay a fee to compete.

    If you have any questions, feel free to contact Jon Molinar, BOA Moot Court Director, jonmolinar@utexas.edu.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/16/56386/

  5. 6:30pm 2020-09-16T20:30-05:00
    Business Law 101

    Please join us for the first installment of the Texas Business Law Society's Business Law 101 series. The Business Law 101 series is structured to introduce Texas Law students to the practice of transactional law. This week, Haynes & Boone attorneys will present on their practices and answer questions from attendees. A networking opportunity will follow.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/16/56005/

September 17
  1. All day
    BOA Gibbs & Bruns Moot Court Competition

    The Board of Advocates is happy to announce their first intramural competition of the year will be the 2020 Gibbs & Bruns Moot Court Competition. This competition will be held from September 14-18 over Zoom.

    This year's competition will be using the same problem used by the Spring 2020 Persuasive Writing and Advocacy classes. For this reason, Gibbs & Bruns will be split into two brackets: one for 2Ls, who already have completed a brief for this problem, and one for 1L/3Ls. 2L competitors will be required to use their existing written briefs, without any new edits, for the competition.

    If you are interested in competing, please sign-up via the Google Form below. After you sign up, you will be added to the Board of Advocates page in Canvas and will have access to all competition information and resources. The deadline to sign-up and submit your brief is Monday, September 7.”

    Google Forms Link: https://forms.gle/62gfbqebsfo3TTpv5

    Please note, for this BOA Competition only, anyone is allowed to participate and you do not have to be a BOA member or pay a fee to compete.

    If you have any questions, feel free to contact Jon Molinar, BOA Moot Court Director, jonmolinar@utexas.edu.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/17/56387/

  2. 11:45am 2020-09-17T13:00-05:00
    Faculty Colloquium - Fred Smith // Emory

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

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/17/56166/

  3. 12:00pm 2020-09-17T13:00-05:00
    Honorable Garcia-Marmelejo, SDTX

    A talk with Southern District of Texas Judge the Honorable Garcia-Marmelejo about her path to the bench.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/17/55965/

  4. 6:00pm 2020-09-17T00:00-05:00
    Ex Parke

    In lieu of our usual Bar Review, SBA will be hosting a weekly Ex Parke this semester on Thursday evenings! This is a great opportunity to meet students from other 1L sections as well as other class years. Each week we will visit a park for an outdoor, socially-distanced hangout. There will be blankets spread out so students can meet up in groups of no more than 10. We kindly ask that you arrive close to the assigned time for your class year in the schedule below. You are welcome to stay longer than 30 minutes, but this schedule should help keep us from having too many people showing up at once. Although we will be off-campus, City of Austin and Zilker Park rules still apply. This requires wearing a mask, maintaining 6 feet of distance from others, congregating in groups of no more than 10, and no alcoholic beverages. Masks are required at all times unless you are snacking in an area we will designate. Where: Zilker Park near the "Rock Island" (2207 Lou Neff Rd, Austin, TX 78746) When: Thursday, September 10th 6:00pm 1Ls (Sections 1–3) 6:30pm 1Ls (Sections 4–6) 7:00pm 2Ls 7:30pm 3Ls

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/17/56925/

  5. 7:00pm 2020-09-17T21:00-05:00
    Character and Fitness

    Please join the Texas Law Disability Alliance for our Character and Fitness event, now held virtually! C&F is a alcohol-free, family-friendly social event designed for those who prefer a relaxed and sober environment for getting to know other law students and their families. Typically held just before Bar Review at a local coffee shop, C&F will now be held virtually via Google Meets. This event is perfect for those who can't make it to Ex Parke for geographic, health or family reasons! There will be games, fun, and a heck of a good time and we can't wait to see you there!

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/17/57125/

September 18 Today
  1. 1:00pm 2020-09-18T14:30-05:00
    I Can't Breathe

    Given increased tensions over how communities experience criminal justice, questions about the role of police enforcement abound. Join IUPRA’s expert panel as they consider the role of policing and the Black community, and its implications for racial justice.

    Moderator: Dr. Gordon Abner, Assistant Professor, LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin

    Panelists:

    Fatima Mann, Founder & Director, Community Advocacy and Healing

    Chris Harris, Director, Criminal Justice Programs at Texas Appleseed

    Farah Muscadin, Director, Office of Police Oversight, City of Austin

    Dr. Kami Chavis, Professor of Law and Director of the Criminal Justice Program at Wake Forest University School of Law

    Event Co-Sponsored by:

    Thurgood Marshall Legal Society

    Chicano/Hispanic Law Students Association

    Texas Law American Constitution Society Student Chapter

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/18/57205/

  2. 2:00pm 2020-09-18T14:45-05:00
    Law School 101:Effective Time Management

    Effective studying for law school isn't usually about how much; it's about how and when. Brandi Welch will discuss effective time management strategies.

    Join Zoom Meeting https://utexas.zoom.us/j/96745618758

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/18/56685/

  3. 6:00pm 2020-09-18T00:00-05:00
    BOA Gibbs & Bruns Moot Court Competition

    The Board of Advocates is happy to announce their first intramural competition of the year will be the 2020 Gibbs & Bruns Moot Court Competition. This competition will be held from September 14-18 over Zoom.

    This year's competition will be using the same problem used by the Spring 2020 Persuasive Writing and Advocacy classes. For this reason, Gibbs & Bruns will be split into two brackets: one for 2Ls, who already have completed a brief for this problem, and one for 1L/3Ls. 2L competitors will be required to use their existing written briefs, without any new edits, for the competition.

    If you are interested in competing, please sign-up via the Google Form below. After you sign up, you will be added to the Board of Advocates page in Canvas and will have access to all competition information and resources. The deadline to sign-up and submit your brief is Monday, September 7.”

    Google Forms Link: https://forms.gle/62gfbqebsfo3TTpv5

    Please note, for this BOA Competition only, anyone is allowed to participate and you do not have to be a BOA member or pay a fee to compete.

    If you have any questions, feel free to contact Jon Molinar, BOA Moot Court Director, jonmolinar@utexas.edu.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/18/56367/

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