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All dayBOA What is Mock Trial?: A Case-building Workshop

Are you interested in learning more about what participating in a "Mock Trial" competition means? Do you want to learn about what it takes to build your case, and what the judges expect from you? This is the first of two workshops tailored for those who are interested in participating in the Foley & Lardner Mock Trial competition. Come join us and learn what this activity is all about!

Zoom link: Meeting ID: 433 970 9050

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11:45am12:45pmIP Law Society Speaker Event - Jackson Walker

Join the Intellectual Property Law Society and attorneys from Jackson Walker for a presentation on their IP Transactions and IP Prosecution practice groups. This is an excellent opportunity for law students interested in Intellectual Property to learn more about the field and to connect with practicing attorneys. Feel free to bring questions for the attorneys as well!

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11:45am12:00pmPanel on Immigration and Asylum Work

WLC is hosting a virtual panel on immigration and asylum work with attorneys from the ACLU and RAICES. This panel will discuss what it is like to be an immigration attorney in Texas and how aspiring law students can begin working toward this career path.

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12:00pm1:00pmTiger Kings and Regulatory Rings: Evaluating the Scope of the Endangered Species Act

The hit Netflix series Tiger King provided a colorful peek into the world of exotic animal collection and the Endangered Species Act and revived congressional interest in expanding federal protections for captive wildlife. Join the Texas Federalist Society and the Baylor Federalist Society as we host Stephanie Clark (Environment & Land Use Group Associate, Nossaman LLP) and Rob Henneke (General Counsel, Texas Public Policy Foundation) for a fun conversation about the Endangered Species Act and federal exotic animal protections as seen through the prism of Tiger King—moderated by Texas Law’s own Professor Melissa Wasserman.

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

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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.

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4:15pm6:15pmAaron Benanav: “Automation and the Future of Work in the Global Pandemic Economy”

This is the first lecture in our Fall 2020 Colloquium, “Inequality, Labor, and Human Rights: The Future of Work in the Age of Pandemic.” It is part of a new inter-disciplinary and cross-campus Pop-Up Institute, “Beyond the Future of Work: New Paradigms for Addressing Global Inequality,” supported by the Office of the Vice President for Research.

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6:30pm7:30pmTexas Law Democrats Townhall with Congressional Candidate Julie Oliver
Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 826 1847 2568

This is a townhall-style event with Julie Oliver, Democratic Nominee for Congressional District 25.

Julie is a Texas Law alum, and her district includes Hyde Park and much more North Campus.

This is a competitive race, and students will have the opportunity to hear directly from Julie and to ask her questions.

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