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TJOGEL Roundtable Luncheon

CCJ 2.306 (Eidman Courtroom)

Join the TJOGEL Society for a Roundtable Lunch with partners and associates from national law firms. Please RSVP via a form that will be sent out about a week before each Roundtable to TJOGEL Society Members.

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Faculty Colloquium // Payvand Ahdout // University of Virginia
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Law School 101 - Effective Time Management (Lunch Provided!)

TNH 2.114 (Francis Auditorium)

SAO Presentation on Time Management. Pizza provided!

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Study Abroad Information Session

TNH 2.137 (Gayle Classroom)

Are you interested in studying abroad your 3L fall? Join the upcoming info session and get your questions answered! Bring your lunch, a friend, and your sense of adventure! Thursday, September 22 12:00-1:00pm In person: TNH 2.137 Via Zoom: (will be recorded) Any question? Email

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The CIA and Your Rights

LBJ School, SRH 3.122

On Thursday, September 22, the Strauss Center and Intelligence Studies Project are excited to welcome Kristi Scott, the Chief Privacy and Civil Liberties Officer at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and Jackie Acker, CIA’s Deputy Privacy and Civil Liberties Officer for a public talk on “The CIA and Your Rights.” They will discuss how the CIA protects the rights and privacy of Americans as it recruits spies, collects intelligence, conducts covert action, and analyzes information to inform policymakers. The event will also cover how the CIA and other intelligence agencies account for civil liberties when they deploy emerging technologies like artificial intelligence. Adam Klein, Director of the Strauss Center, will moderate this discussion.

Lunch will be served. For more information, contact Ali Prince at


Jacqueline “Jackie” Acker serves in the Central Intelligence Agency’s Office of Privacy and Civil Liberties as the Deputy Privacy and Civil Liberties Officer. She advises clients across CIA on a variety of privacy and civil liberties issues as well as ethical artificial intelligence development. Ms. Acker is a Certified Information Privacy Professional through the International Association of Privacy Professionals and an adjunct professor at American University Washington College of Law.

Ms. Acker graduated from the University of Tulsa in with a Juris Doctorate with a Health Law Certificate after receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Texas at Austin in Theater with a focus in scenic design.

Kristi Scott is the Privacy and Civil Liberties Officer at the Central Intelligence Agency. In this role, Ms. Scott serves as an independent, primary advisor to the CIA Director and other senior Agency officials to ensure that privacy and civil liberties are integrated into the day-to-day conduct of the Agency’s mission and prepares reports for oversight and the American public. Ms. Scott also served as the Acting Director and Deputy Director at the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Privacy and Civil Liberties. During her long service at DOJ, Ms. Scott also was an Assistant United States Attorney and a Special Assistant United States Attorney prosecuting federal crimes in the District of Arizona and the Eastern District of Virginia.

Ms. Scott graduated from Penn State University Dickenson School of Law and received a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Rhetorical Studies from the University of Pittsburgh and has multiple certifications from the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

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Business Law 101: What is Transactional Law?

TNH 2.114 (Francis Auditorium)

The Texas Business Law Society is hosting lawyers from Haynes Boone for the first panel in TBLS's Business Law 101 series. For our first event, lawyers from Haynes Boone will be discussing the different types of corporate and transactional law. This event is specifically targeting 1L's who are asking themselves "What is corporate law?"

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Texas Law Art Association Welcome Lecture and Q&A

TNH 3.125 (Denius Classroom)

Art law lecture and Q&A with Professor Sokolow and Professor Fielder.

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“So You Want to Be a Public Defender”

TNH PATMAN (Patman Family Plaza)

Join PDG for pizza and meet like minded students who have interned at public defender offices around the country! Get advice on the application and interview process, learn about specific office cultures, and find out more about the field of public defense.

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FGLS Cidercade Happy Hour

All FGLS members are invited to join us at Cidercade Austin for a fun night with arcade games and drinks! The first 40 to RSVP will have admission covered. After that, admission is $10/person. To join FGLS, please reach out to If you are in our GroupMe, you are considered a member. Members can RSVP here:

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WLC Welcome Back Happy Hour

All WLC members are invited to Love Supreme Pizza Bar for pizza, apps, and drinks to celebrate the start of the new school year! Members can RSVP here:

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