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Tuesday, September 1

4:30pm5:30pmNot Your Father's Swing Vote: John Roberts's Role in the SC 2019 Term

Thursday, September 3

11:45am1:00pmFaculty Colloquium - Katie Eyer // Rutgers
(This event’s full information is restricted to Texas Law faculty and staff only.) For more information visit https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/03/56165/
5:00pm6:00pmBeyond Bostock: Future Applications of and Challenges to LGBTQ+ Protections Under Title VII
6:30pm7:30pmCLS Bible Study
Zoom
6:30pm7:30pmWhat To Do About Qualified Immunity? Options for US Police Reform
Zoom

Friday, September 4

2:00pmPro Bono Project Fair
3:00pm3:45pmLaw School 101: Wellness and Performance

Taking care of yourself while in law school is so important. Wellness feeds performance; if you're paying attention to your mental and physical health in law school, your performance as a law student will benefit. In this session, we'll talk about law school and profession specific wellness considerations and how to keep yourself on track for fantastic semester. You'll leave the session with info and strategies to help you along!

For more information visit https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/04/56665/

Tuesday, September 8

9:00am1:00pmVoter Registration Drive
Outside the Atrium
4:00pm6:00pmStudent Organization Fair

Wednesday, September 9

5:00pm6:30pmJOLTT Meet and Greet

The Journal of Law and Technology at Texas welcomes you to a brand new school year! We invite you to come hang out with us and meet other students interested in the intersection of law and technology. Whether you're a current JOLTT member or an interested student, this event is for you. We look forward to meeting you!

For more information visit https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/09/56465/
5:00pm6:30pmThe Eviction Crisis and its Impact on BIPOC Communities

This event will examine the eviction crisis in America with a focus on its disproportionate impact on black and brown communities and the way the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated this already existing crisis.

For more information visit https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/09/56805/
5:30pm6:30pmTLWCF Wednesday Bible Study
6:00pm7:00pmIntellectual Property Law Society - Welcome Event
Zoom

Thursday, September 10

11:45am1:00pmFaculty Colloquium - Zachary Clopton // Northwestern
(This event’s full information is restricted to Texas Law faculty and staff only.) For more information visit https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/10/56146/
5:30pm6:30pmIf/When/How 1L Welcome & Happy Hour
Zoom

Introducing the If/When/How Executive Board and Members.

For more information visit https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/10/56505/
5:30pm6:30pmTrump & The Federal Courts: Hype, Reality, and In Between
6:00pmEx Parke: ZILKER

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 ye

For more information visit https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/10/56885/
7:00pm8:00pmTexas Law Democrats 2020 Kick-off w/ Special Guest Sen. Wendy Davis
Zoom

Friday, September 11

2:00pm3:30pmChange It Up! Lawyering for Social Change Part II
3:00pm4:30pmBusiness Law 101: Introduction to Corporate Law & Associate Panel

Saturday, September 12

All dayTrail Advocacy Program

The Trail Advocacy Program will meet every other Saturday morning for hiking some of the greatest vistas ATX has to offer. The first Trail Advocacy hike will be at Town Lake on Saturday, September 12th. In accordance with City of Austin standards, we will hike in groups of no more than 10 and adhere to the current social-distancing guidelines. To join our first hike, please sign up on the SBA lawmail.

For more information visit https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/12/56905/

Monday, September 14

11:45am12:45pmDrawing Board: Larry Sager
(This event’s full information is restricted to Texas Law faculty and staff only.) For more information visit https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/14/56305/
12:00pm1:00pmDACA & the Administrative State: What's Next for Recipients and Policy-Makers?
5:00pm6:00pmWorkshop: Get Paid and Forgive Debt as a Public Defender

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:

For more information visit https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/14/55925/
6:00pmBOA Gibbs & Bruns Moot Court Competition

Tuesday, September 15

12:00pm1:45pmLaw and Economic Seminar - Tali Regev // IDC Herzliya
(This event’s full information is restricted to Texas Law faculty and staff only.) For more information visit https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/15/55765/
6:00pmBOA Gibbs & Bruns Moot Court Competition
6:00pm7:30pmCLS Bible Study
Zoom
6:30pm8:00pmOUTLaw General Meeting

Wednesday, September 16

9:00am1:00pmVoter Registration Drive
Outside the Atrium
CANCELEDUT Marketplace Fall 2020
12:00pmFinding Humanity and Peace in Justice: Perspectives on Law Enforcement Reform

Mark your calendars for 12 pm CT, Wednesday, September 16th. Join us for Finding Humanity and Peace in Justice, a discussion that will feature Vera Bumpers, Chief of the Houston Metro Police; Danielle Outlaw, Chief of the Philadelphia Police Department, and UT Law Professor Jennifer Laurin. This event is free and open to the public.

For more information visit https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/16/56546/
6:00pmBOA Gibbs & Bruns Moot Court Competition
6:30pm8:30pmBusiness Law 101: Presented by Haynes & Boone and the Texas Business Law Society

Thursday, September 17

All dayBOA Gibbs & Bruns Moot Court Competition
11:45am1:00pmFaculty Colloquium - Fred Smith // Emory University
(This event’s full information is restricted to Texas Law faculty and staff only.) For more information visit https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/17/56166/
12:00pm1:00pmPath to the Bench: Honorable Garcia-Marmelejo, SDTX
Zoom
6:00pmEx Parke: ZILKER

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 ye

For more information visit https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/17/56925/
7:00pm9:00pmCharacter and Fitness

Friday, September 18

1:00pm2:30pmThe Institute for Urban Policy and Analysis (IUPRA) in partnership with UT Opportunity Forum presents, I Can’t Breathe: Approaching Police Brutality in the Black Community

The Institute for Urban Policy and Analysis (IUPRA) in partnership with UT Opportunity Forum presents, I Can’t Breathe: Approaching Police Brutality in the Black Community, a forum on race and the justice system.

For more information visit https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/18/57205/
2:00pm2:45pmLaw 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.

For more information visit https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/18/56685/
6:00pmBOA Gibbs & Bruns Moot Court Competition

Monday, September 21

All dayBOA What is Mock Trial?: A Case-building Workshop
11:45am12:45pmIP Law Society Speaker Event - Jackson Walker
https://utexas.zoom.us/j/97569493380
11:45am12:00pmPanel on Immigration and Asylum Work
12:00pm1:00pmTiger Kings and Regulatory Rings: Evaluating the Scope of the Endangered Species Act
4:15pm6:15pmAaron Benanav: “Automation and the Future of Work in the Global Pandemic Economy”
6:30pm7:30pmTexas Law Democrats Townhall with Congressional Candidate Julie Oliver
Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 826 1847 2568

Tuesday, September 22

8:00am8:45amTLWCF Tuesday Bible Study
12:00pm1:45pmLaw and Economic Seminar - Rosa Ferrer // U Pompeu Fabra
(This event’s full information is restricted to Texas Law faculty and staff only.) For more information visit https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/22/55766/
12:00pm1:00pmCLE Webinar: The Evolving Landscape of Wealth Management
Zoom

Our three expert panelists will discuss the future of wealth management and provide you with key takeaways for how to apply these insights in your own work. Our conversation will explore: 1. New challenges the industry faces and how the McCombs Wealth Management Center plans to address those challenges 2. Industry insights from leaders in the field right here in Austin 3. Going beyond the tax efficient transfer of financial wealth: interge

For more information visit https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/22/57285/
5:30pm6:30pmTJOGEL Roundtable Luncheon
6:00pm7:30pmCLS Bible Study
Zoom
8:00pm9:30pmSBA Trivia Night

The Student Bar Association is excited to announce our first trivia night of the semester! In teams of 3-6, students will be competing for gift cards to Texas Law Fellowships' upcoming auction on October 1st. TLF Annual Fall Auction raises funds for Texas Law Fellowships to allow us to provide fellowships to public interest students each summer.

1st place team will receive a $150 gift card to the Auction, 2nd team will receive a $100 gift car

For more information visit https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/22/57185/

Wednesday, September 23

11:45am12:45pmU.S. Army JAG Informational Session with Q&A
5:00pm6:15pmIP Law Society Speaker Event - Baker Botts
https://utexas.zoom.us/j/96916395535
7:00pm8:30pmBusiness Law 101: Presented by Bracewell and the Texas Business Law Society

Thursday, September 24

9:00am1:00pmVoter Registration Drive
Outside the Atrium
11:45am1:00pmFaculty Colloquium - Curtis Milhaupt // Stanford University
(This event’s full information is restricted to Texas Law faculty and staff only.) For more information visit https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/24/56147/
12:15pm1:30pmReproductive Rights at SCOTUS
Zoom

Join us for a conversation with the ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project about the repro cases before the Supreme Court last term.

For more information visit https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/24/55945/
12:15pm1:15pmReproductive Rights at SCOTUS
5:30pm6:30pmTJOGEL Roundtable Luncheon
5:30pm6:30pmRegulatory Capture and Crony Capitalism
6:00pmEx Parke: ZILKER

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 ye

For more information visit https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/24/56926/

Friday, September 25

12:00pm1:00pmInterscholastic Moot Court Information Session

Monday, September 28

All dayBOA Speeches and Examinations Workshop
11:45am12:45pmIP Law Society Speaker Event - Baker McKenzie
https://utexas.zoom.us/j/94732449054
1:00pm4:00pmVoter Registration Drive
Outside Atrium

Tuesday, September 29

5:00pm6:00pmPILA Cafecito Series: So 1L is rough, huh?
https://utexas.zoom.us/j/96148986054?pwd=VGZ0ZnhUbFBNU1hGRy95a1pqODROZz09

One month into law school, how are you doing? Check in with PILA and other 1L students interested in Public Interest! Get to know other PILA members, while we share some insight on how we survived our first year (academically and emotionally), how to stay motivated, and how to stay close to the causes you care about.

For more information visit https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/09/29/57465/
5:30pm6:30pmTJOGEL Roundtable Luncheon
6:00pm7:30pmCLS Bible Study
Zoom

Wednesday, September 30

12:00pm1:00pmDistinguished Lecture Series: “An Oil & Gas Company’s Perspective on Environmental Compliance & Sustainability”
7:00pm8:30pmBusiness Law 101: Presented by Kirkland & Ellis and the Texas Business Law Society

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