Events Calendar

Now viewing: February 12, 2023 – February 18, 2023


Monday, February 13

10:30am11:45amWomen's Law Caucus Galentines Brunch
CCJ 2.300 (Jamail Pavilion)
4:00pm6:00pmConstitutional Studies | Book Launch “Amending America’s Unwritten Constitution” (Cambridge University Press)
4:00pm6:00pmResisting Reparations: The Evasion of Historical Responsibility in the International Climate Regime
TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)

Tuesday, February 14

10:30am2:00pmSBA: Make Your Own Valentine!
TNH 2.100 (Susman Godfrey Atrium)

Join SBA in the atrium this Valentine's Day, February 14th, for cards and goodies. Swing by any time between 10:30 am and 2:00 pm to put together a gift for your friend, your special someone, or yourself! xoxo

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11:45am1:00pmLives in the Law with Adeola Ogunkeyede, Chief Public Defender, Travis County Public Defender’s Office
CCJ 2.306 (Eidman Courtroom)
12:00pm3:00pmTLF Valentine's Day T-Shirt Sale
TNH 2.100 (Susman Godfrey Atrium)
12:00pm1:00pmMake Up Mandatory Write-On Information Session
TNH 2.137 (Gayle Classroom)
12:00pm1:00pmIs Big Tech a Big Problem? A Discussion on how the First Amendment Should Apply Online.
TNH 2.140 (Wright Classroom)
4:00pm5:00pmAn Imperial Genealogy of Minority as a Legal Category: The Making of a Crisis of Citizenship in South Asia
CCJ 2.310 (Jury Room)

Wednesday, February 15

8:00am9:00amChristian Legal Society Bible Study
JON 6.207 (Susman Academic Center, The Judge William W. and Margaret R. Kilgarlin Chambers (6.207 / 6.208))

Christian Legal Society will be hosting a Bible study and meeting for anyone interested in learning more about the Bible or the faith. We encourage all people who are curious about Christianity or want to grow in their faith to join. This a good opportunity to build community and learn more about the Bible!

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3:30pm4:30pmMartinez Society Ice Cream with Dean Chesney
TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
6:30pm8:00pmDorothy Roberts: “The Long Struggle to Abolish Reproductive Slavery”
TNH 2.114 (Francis Auditorium)

Thursday, February 16

11:45am1:00pmFaculty Colloquium - Joyce Sadka //
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12:00pm1:00pmThe Patent Bar Exam and Careers in Patent Law
TNH 3.126 (Ratliff Classroom)
12:15pm1:30pmThe American Imperative: Reclaiming Global Leadership Through Soft Power
SRH 3.122, LBJ School

On Thursday, February 16 at 12:15-1:30pm the Strauss Center in conjunction with the Clements Center for National Security will host international development expert Daniel Runde as he discusses his new book, The American Imperative: Reclaiming Leadership Through Soft Power. Mr. Runde argues that China and Russia fill vacuums—vacuums that are digital, healthcare-oriented, infrastructural, commercial, security-related, value-related, and ones tha

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3:45pm5:30pmThe Shape and Direction of the Death Penalty in Texas and the United States
CCJ 2.306 (Eidman Courtroom)

This event will feature Harvard Law Professor Carol Steiker, as well as UT Law Professors Lee Kovarsky, Jim Marcus, Thea Posel, Raoul Schonemann, and Jordan Steiker. It will examine, from multiple angles, the operation of the modern Texas and federal death penalties. Professor Kovarsky will discuss the thirteen "Trump Executions" that took place during the last six months of his administration. Professors Marcus, Posel, and Schonemann will dis

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4:00pm7:00pmGrits Conference 2023
TNH 2.137 (Gayle Classroom)
6:00pm8:30pmVirgil Lott Award Dinner
TNH 2.100 (Susman Godfrey Atrium)

DeMetris Sampson ’80, a longtime lawyer and community leader in Dallas, has been named the winner of the Virgil C. Lott Medal for 2023. She will be honored at a ceremony at the School of Law on February 16.

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7:00pm10:30pmAssault and Flattery's Main Show

Friday, February 17

9:30am10:30amSutton Society Breakfast with Dean Chesney
TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
10:30amGrits Conference 2023 - All Day Schedule
11:30am12:30pmGRITS 2023 Keynote: Steven Donziger
CCJ 2.306 (Eidman Courtroom)
11:30am1:00pmVirtual Public Service Table Talk
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12:30pm3:00pmSpring 2023 1L Public Speaking Workshop

Professors from the Advocacy Program will offer the Spring 2023 1L Public Speaking Workshop on Friday, February 17th from, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. (with lunch provided beginning at 12:30). You will be taught by successful trial lawyers and talented National Mock Trial Champions; you will be taught by lawyers who are hired to teach experienced lawyers how to be even better.

You will be on your feet. You will be practicing voice and gestures. You wil

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Saturday, February 18

10:30am2:00pmTMLS Black Women's Brunch
CCJ 2.300 (Jamail Pavilion)
2:15pm#FreeTheHair: Locking Black Hair to Civil Rights Movements
CCJ 2.306 (Eidman Courtroom)
4:00pm5:00pmGrits Conference 2023
TNH 2.137 (Gayle Classroom)

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