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November 16, 2022
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CCJ 2.306 (Eidman Courtroom)
Event type:
Panel Discussion / Speaker Series

Melissa Murray will give an address entitled “Race-ing Roe and Woke Warriors: Weaponizing Racial Justice at the Supreme Court.”

Professor Melissa Murray of New York University School of Law is a leading expert in family law, constitutional law, and reproductive rights and justice. Murray’s award-winning research focuses on the legal regulation of intimate life and encompasses such topics as the regulation of sex and sexuality, marriage and its alternatives, the marriage equality debate, the legal recognition of caregiving, and reproductive rights and justice. She is also a cohost of the podcast Strict Scrutiny. For more of her complete biography, visit:

This event has been accredited by the State Bar of Texas for 1.00 hour of CLE credit.

This event is open to the public. Professor Murray’s talk in the Eidman Courtroom will be followed by a reception in the Jamail Pavilion.

Hosted by the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law. Her address is cosponsored by the Center for Women in Law and Texas Law’s Office for Equity and Inclusion, along with the American Constitution Society Austin Lawyer and Texas Law Chapters, the Chicano/Hispanic/Latino Law Students Association, If/When/How, Law Students for Black Lives, the Public Interest Law Association, and the Thurgood Marshall Legal Society.

Specific audiences:
  • Texas Law students
  • Prospective students
  • Texas Law alumni
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • General public
Sponsored by:
  • William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law

If you need an accommodation to participate in this event, please contact the sponsor listed above or the Texas Law Special Events Office at no later than seven business days prior to the event.