Texas Law Fellowships hosts the Excellence in Public Interest Awards (EPIA) annually to honor individuals who have made outstanding contributions in the public interest law field. This year, TLF will be hosting EPIA at the home of Bill and Stephanie Whitehurst on Sunday, March 26, 2023. Attendance is free and open to the Texas Law community.
Students, faculty, and staff can nominate individuals for all five categories: (1) Student; (2) Professor; (3) UT Staff; (4) Public Interest Attorney; (5) Private Attorney. Nominees should demonstrate a strong commitment to serving the public interest community.
Join us Monday, March 27th at 12pm for a lunch and learn session with Professor Aziza Ahmed, R. Gordon Butler Scholar in International Law and co-director of the Boston University Law Program in Reproductive Justice. Professor Ahmed with discuss the current crisis of crisis pregnancy centers. Lunch will be provided for attendees, register here: bit.ly/3mQysBh
This roundtable will feature Dr. Raj Patel and Dr. Erin Lentz of the LBJ School of Public Affairs, Dr. Alex Racelis of UTRGV, Carolina Mueller of the National Young Farmers Coalition, and Doris Brown and Ben Hirsch of West Street Recovery (Houston).
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!
The new book El “Tri”: Deportes, Derechos Humanos y Violencia (The “Tri”: Sports, Human Rights, and Violence) written by Ariel Dulitzky in collaboration with Texas Law alum Clarissa Iglesias Torres and published by the Instituto de Estudios Constitucionales del Estado de Querétaro (The Institute for Constitutional Studies of Querétaro State) will be presented March 30. Ariel is a Clinical Professor and Director of the Human Rights Clinic at Texas Law and also teaches the course International Sports and Human Rights Law. Clarissa Iglesias Torres practices law in New York City. Dulitzky, Iglesias Torres, and Rogelio Flores Pantoja, Director of Institute for Constitutional Studies will all participate in the presentation.
Live interpretation into English will be provided for those portions of the discussion which are in Spanish.
Water and light refreshments will be provided.
Join us remotely: https://utexas.zoom.us/j/92510937780