Events Calendar

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Monday, February 13


Tuesday, February 14

SBA: 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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TLF Valentine's Day T-Shirt Sale

TNH 2.100 (Susman Godfrey Atrium)

Wednesday, February 15

Christian 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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Thursday, February 16

Faculty Colloquium - Joyce Sadka //
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The 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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The 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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Grits Conference 2023

TNH 2.137 (Gayle Classroom)
Virgil 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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Friday, February 17

Sutton Society Breakfast with Dean Chesney

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
GRITS 2023 Keynote: Steven Donziger

CCJ 2.306 (Eidman Courtroom)
Spring 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

TMLS Black Women's Brunch

CCJ 2.300 (Jamail Pavilion)
Grits Conference 2023

TNH 2.137 (Gayle Classroom)