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Tuesday, October 3

Critical Lives in Red States: Academic Freedom and Cultural Transformation after DEI

Glickman Conference Center, RLP 1.302B

How might we use this moment to rename, refine, and make more publicly intelligible the set of justice concerns – access, historical redress, fairness, equal opportunity – that were in many ways shorthanded by DEI? Please join us for a roundtable discussion on “Critical Lives in Red States.”

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Thursday, October 5

All day
19th Annual Mergers and Acquisitions Institute

UT Law CLE’s Mergers and Acquisitions Institute is the leading private M&A conference of its kind in the U.S. for the latest deal trends, structures, pitfalls and opportunities in M&A. The combination of a cutting-edge program with nationally recognized speakers, prestigious U.S. and international sponsors, the Byron Egan Whiskey Tasting, invaluable networking opportunities, and much more, makes this an event you won’t want to miss!

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Friday, October 6

Monday, October 9

Louise Weinberg Prize - Luncheon and Lecture
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Aziza Ahmed: Rapoport Center Reproductive Justice Colloquium Series

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)

Using the example of the highly controversial forensic method known as the “floating lungs” test in the context of self-induced abortion and stillbirths, Professor Ahmed's will interrogate the relationship between scientific expertise, evidence, and lawmaking, and argue that contestation around medical and epidemiological evidence shapes the regulation and criminalization of pregnancy-related outcomes.

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Wednesday, October 11

All day
57th Annual Mortgage Lending Institute

UT Law CLE's 57th Annual William W. Gibson, Jr. Mortgage Lending Institute presents current developments and industry trends, offers practical information on real estate lending, financing and title issues, and provides a must-have set of materials and resources.

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PALS Happy Hour at Honey Moon Spirit Lounge

Honey Moon Spirit Lounge (624 West 34th)

Thursday, October 12

We, the Parents: Legal Rights and Challenges Facing LGBTQ Families

TNH 2.137 (Gayle Classroom)

Join OUTLaw for a conversation with Professor Sean Williams about legal issues facing queer parents and families. For example, when a lesbian couple asks a male friend to provide sperm, who are the legal parents? Who is listed on the birth certificate? Although the Supreme Court has weighed in on the latter issue, there is still some judicial resistance to the legal claims of queer parents. Professor Williams will address these questions and m

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Friday, October 13

Christian Legal Society Bowling Night at Texas Union Underground

UNB 1.120

Join us for bowling at the Texas Union Underground! Friends, spouses/significant others, and kids are welcome. We hope to see you there!

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Monday, October 16


Wednesday, October 18

Ginsburg Initiative Panel Discussion: The Caregiver Penalty

As part of its Ginsburg Initiative, the Center for Women in Law will host a virtual panel discussion to discuss the caregiver penalty and what legal employers can do to address and remedy the issue in their places of employment. 1 Hour of CLE Ethics Credit. Register Here:

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Renaldo Speaks Toward Decarceration

CCJ 2.306 (Eidman Courtroom)

Thursday, October 19

Before and After Chile 1973: Recovering a More Just Future

LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections, 2300 Red River St, 2nd Floor Conference Room, Austin, TX 78712, USA

Friday, October 20

Monday, October 23

Ji Seon Sung: Rapoport Center Reproductive Justice Colloquium Series

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)

Professor Song's talk examines the extent of hospitals' participation in policing and punishment, arguing that hospitals in the “free world” have become part of the carceral infrastructure, performing functions essential to the operations of mass incarceration by identifying criminals, helping build criminal cases, preparing people for incarceration, and treating and returning people to imprisonment.

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Wednesday, October 25

State Department Explained

SRH 3.122, LBJ School

On Wednesday, October 25, the Strauss Center and LBJ School of Public Affairs will host Ambassador (ret) Larry André, Visiting Professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, as he discusses how the State Department operates. What is an Ambassador? How does someone become an Ambassador? What is a Foreign Service Officer? What is a Civil Service employee? Who are locally recruited colleagues? What is an embassy? How is it organized? Ambassador And

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Out in Law Panel

CCJ 2.306 (Eidman Courtroom)
Out in Law Mixer

TNH PATMAN (Patman Family Plaza)

Thursday, October 26

All day
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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Friday, October 27

All day
2023 Gas and Power Institute

The 2023 Gas and Power Institute, is a one-day program that features timely topics relevant to the gas and power industry in light of the changing landscape of rules, regulation, legislation, and environmental requirements. The Institute also provides essential information and resources on the latest industry and market climate.

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Monday, October 30

9/11: What Happened? What Changed?

SRH 3.122, LBJ School

On Monday, October 30, the Strauss Center welcomes Christopher Kojm, former Deputy Staff Director of the 9/11 Commission, for a fireside chat with Strauss Center Director Adam Klein about “9/11: What Happened? What Changed?” This talk will be held at the LBJ School of Public Affairs and is part of the Strauss Center’s Brumley Speaker Series.

In their wide-ranging conversation, Kojm and Klein will discuss the background and events of Sept

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Tuesday, October 31