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42nd Annual Jay L. Westbrook Bankruptcy Conference

Now in its 42nd year, UT Law CLE's Jay L. Westbrook Bankruptcy Conference is one of the premier bankruptcy programs in the nation. The conference attracts a stellar national faculty of prominent judges, academics, and practitioners. This year’s conference will be a day and a half and provides an in-depth focus on current topics in business and consumer bankruptcy.

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Judicial Clerkship Applications: Getting Started (Makeup)

JON 5.206 (Susman Academic Center, Bryan and Michelle Goolsby Conference Suite (5.206 / 5.207))

Did you miss one of the introductory clerkship sessions designed to help you get your clerkship application started? Don’t worry – this is a makeup session during which the Judicial Clerkship Program will introduce you to the resources and support available to apply to judicial clerkships as well as detailed instructions on how to begin the application process for 2025-term clerkship positions. For 2Ls and 3Ls only. The program will not be recorded. Please RSVP on Symplicity– if no one has RSVP’d the program will be cancelled.

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Intellectual Property Law Society Mid-Sized Firm Panel

TNH 2.123 (Beck Classroom)

IPLS is hosting a panel of attorneys from several Texas-based mid-sized law firms. The attorneys will provide insight into their firms, work-life balance, and recruiting cycles at mid-sized/boutique firms.

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Scales & Savasana - Yoga w/ Dr. Timm

TNH 3.140 (Jeffers Courtroom)

Scales and Savasana - Balancing Bodies and Minds at Texas Law

Free all-level flow yoga class for law students hosted by CMHC / Texas Law CARE Counselor, Maria Timm, PhD, RYT-200

Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m. (8/30-12/6, no class on 11/1 and 11/22)

TNH 3.140 (Jeffers Courtroom)

To register, email Dr. Timm at or call 512.232.2295

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STEPHEN BRIGHT: The Fear of Too Much Justice

CCJ 2.306 (Eidman Courtroom)

Join the longtime director of the Southern Center for Human Rights as he discusses his work in capital punishment, indigent criminal legal defense, racial discrimination in the criminal legal system, conditions and practices in prisons and jails, judicial independence, and his new book (with co-author James Kwak), The Fear of Too Much Justice: Race, Poverty, and the persistence of Inequality in the Criminal Courts (2023).

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2023 John C. Akard Lecture: Coerced Debt: New Data on Debt and Domestic Violence

Professor Littwin presents brand-new data from her National Science Foundation study of coerced debt, which occurs when the batterer in an abusive relationship uses fraud or coercion to incur debt in his partner’s name. New findings will include the eligibility of participants’ coerced debts for relief under bankruptcy and other debtor-creditor law as well as the effect of coerced debt on participants’ credit scores.

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