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Board of Trustees Fall Meeting

The UT Law School Foundation Board of Trustees will meet on October 26 and 27.

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2023 Essential Cybersecurity Law

Essential Cybersecurity Law is a one-day, extensive program designed to walk through key legal issues relating to breach preparedness and response.

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SBA Merch Available by Donation in the Atrium

TNH 2.100 (Susman Godfrey Atrium)

Stop by the SBA table this week in the atrium to make a donation and pick up a new hat, tote, or apparel item from last year's stock. Check out our Canvas and Instagram for more information!

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Bradley Arant Boult Cummings | 1L Lunch Meet & Greet

TNH 2.100 (Susman Godfrey Atrium)

1Ls: Stop by to meet recruiters from Bradley Arant Boult Cummings to learn more about their firm and grab lunch.

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PGLETS Panel with Travis County Probate Court

TNH 3.127 (Roberts Classroom)

Please RSVP by Wednesday, October 25, on Symplicity.

Hosted by PGLET (Probate, Guardianship Law, Estates, Trusts Society). Join attorneys and judges from the Travis County Probate Courts for a mediated discussion on the practice areas of probate, guardianship law, mental health law, and estate planning. Panelists will discuss the kinds of cases they see, their daily work activities, and how they balance their work and home lives.

The discussion will feature Judge Nick Chu, Associate Judge Ruffner of Court No. 1, Staff Attorneys Nolan Bedward and Alexandra Jones-LaFont, Court Investigator Ophelia Enamorado, and the Civil Commitment Docket's Mental Health Public Defender, Jamie MacLean.

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Bound By Red Tape: Chevron Deference and the APA

TNH 2.137 (Gayle Classroom)

Join the Federalist Society for a debate over the judicial deference to the administrative state. Hosting Professor Michael Rappaport and Professor David Adelman, we will explore the controversial Chevron deference and the Administrative Procedure Act.

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TJOGEL Roundtable with Akin Gump

JON 5.257

Join the TJOGEL Society for a Roundtable Luncheon with attorneys from Akin Gump. Please RSVP via the form sent in TJOGEL's weekly announcements.

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Women's Christian Fellowship

TNH 3.129 (Atlas Seminar Room)

Welcome to Women's Christian Fellowship! We gather together for Bible study, fellowship, and prayer. We welcome women at any stage of their faith journey to join us as we grow closer to God together.

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Jocelyn Simonson – Radical Acts of Justice

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)

A Discussion with Professor Jocelyn Simonson, Author of Radical Acts of Justice Join law professors Jocelyn Simonson and Katy Dyer as they discuss Simonson's new book, Radical Acts of Justice: How Ordinary People are Dismantling Mass Incarceration. Please RSVP here:

Note: The first 25 students to register will receive a signed copy of Radical Acts of Justice. Cosponsored by the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law, the Initiative for Law, Societies, and Justice, and the Criminal Defense Clinic.

Student organization cosponsor: Public Defense Group About the book: Radical Acts of Justice tells the stories of ordinary people joining together in collective acts of resistance: paying bail for a stranger, using social media to let the public know what everyday courtroom proceedings are like, making a video about someone’s life for a criminal court judge, presenting a budget proposal to the city council. When people join together to contest received ideas of justice and safety, they challenge the ideas that prosecutions and prisons make us safer; that public officials charged with maintaining “law and order” are carrying out the will of the people; and that justice requires putting people in cages. Through collective action, these groups live out new and more radical ideas of what justice can look like. A former public defender, Jocelyn Simonson is professor of law at Brooklyn Law School and the leading national authority on community bail funds. Her work has been cited by the Supreme Court and discussed in The Atlantic, the New Yorker, and the Associated Press, and she has written for the New York Times, The Nation, n+1, the Washington Post, and others. Radical Acts of Justice (The New Press) is her first book. She lives in New York City.

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Jackson Walker Annual "Wine About Law" with WLC

Antonelli's Cheese House (500 Park Blvd.)

WLC invites you to an evening (6:00-8:00 p.m. on October 26) at Antonelli's Cheese House (500 Park Blvd.) to indulge in wine and cheese while networking with Jackson Walker attorneys. This is a popular and fun event every year! It's a great way to hone your networking skills and make connections with attorneys at a big law firm.

*****As of right now, this event is FULL, but please sign up if you would like to be on the short waitlist, as in years past we have always had a few spots open up the week of.*****

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