Events Calendar

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Monday, February 15

Law and Economic Seminar - Kathy Zeiler // Boston University
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Wednesday, February 17


Thursday, February 18


Friday, February 19

Celebrating Scholarships - Virtual Event

Invitees will join us as we celebrate the gratitude and hope that scholarships inspire. For questions, call 512-232-4604 or email

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Faculty Colloquium - Aziz Rana // Cornell University
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Monday, February 22

Tuesday, February 23

GRITS - Intersection of Disability Rights and Racial Justice

Join Getting Radical in the South for a panel discussion with Talia Lewis, Caren Short, and Lucy Wood

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The UT Law Board of Advocates Presents a Panel Discussion: How to Conduct Difficult Witness Examinations


Join UT Law Board of Advocates as we host a panel discussion with UT Law professors and trial attorneys as they discuss different approaches to conducting difficult witness examinations. Zoom link:

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GRITS 2021 - Environmental Justice in the Southern United States

This panel will explore the work being done by environmental justice lawyers, organizers, and advocates across the South fighting for the right to a safe, clean, and livable environment for their communities.

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Wednesday, February 24

Not Policy, Power! Movement Lawyering in Action

For Movement lawyers, lawyering is a tool to be harnessed and leveraged in support of movements fighting for greater power in a system that disproportionately concentrates power among the white, wealthy, and corporate. In essence, a lawyer is accountable to goals of movements. For these lawyers, organizers and leaders, the primary goal is not to change laws or policies but to change the disproportionate allocations of power that create and rei

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Thursday, February 25

Faculty Colloquium - Leora Bilsky // Buchman Law
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GRITS Public Interest Social Hour

Grab your favorite cocktail or La Croix and join other public interest law students to chat and play some games!

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Friday, February 26

GRITS - Labor Organizing: From the US South to the Global South

Capitalism in the 21st century is accelerating its power. Employers continue to accumulate capital and exploit vulnerable communities, forcing many to relocate to the Global North. But just as the American workforce grows and diversifies, the US government offers workers little to no protection. In Janus v. AFSCME, The United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of right-to-work laws, which are intended to financially weaken unions. While emplo

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GRITS - Organizing in Law School

The traditional law school experience often feels, at best, an inadequate training for social justice-minded students, and at worst, a toxic environment that favors privilege over equity and reinforces oppressive norms. This panel, Organizing in Law School, will highlight the efforts of some law students and groups, who have resisted this traditional experience, by actively engaging in efforts to organize around urgent issues outside and insid

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Saturday, February 27

GRITS - Crimmigration in the Carceral State

Through an expansive network of federal and local policing, the carceral state constantly entraps immigrants, especially immigrants of color. For example, in the past year alone, over 15,000 immigrants in Texas have been detained by the Department of Homeland Security. This panel of legal practitioners and community organizers will discuss the day-to-day havoc the system wreaks in communities of color, especially in the context of COVID-19. Th

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