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26 February 27
  1. 8:45am 2017-02-27T09:45-06:00
    Townes Hall Morning Coffee

    Starting on Monday, January 23rd, the Texas Law Alumni Association is pleased to announce that it will kick off its Spring 2017 Townes Hall Morning Coffee for all students every Monday morning. Please bring your favorite travel mug from home (we are “going green,” so no paper products will be provided) and enjoy FREE coffee every Monday morning to start off your week on behalf of the Alumni Association. Coffee will be located at one, large station located near the 1L Classrooms (by TNH 2.140, TNH 2.139, etc.) beginning at 8:45 am. until it's gone, so get there early!

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/02/27/28263/

  2. 11:45am 2017-02-27T13:00-06:00
    Leadership and Advocacy

    Interested in taking on a leadership role with the American Constitution Society? Please join our exec board as we discuss the different roles within ACS, the application process to join the E-Board and any other questions you may have.

    Following the information session, we invite attendees to stay, mingle and discuss areas of activism, programming they would like to see ACS support in the future.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/02/27/28724/

  3. 3:45pm 2017-02-27T17:30-06:00
    Law and Economic Seminar
February 28
  1. 11:30am 2017-02-28T13:00-06:00
    March Clinical Faculty Lunch

    Monthly meeting of the clinical faculty.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/02/28/27825/

  2. 11:30am 2017-02-28T14:00-06:00
    Kirkland & Ellis Presentation

    Kirkland & Ellis will be having a Restructuring Presentation for TBLS.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/02/28/29165/

  3. 11:45am 2017-02-28T12:45-06:00
    1Ls: What Are Judicial Clerkships & Why

    1Ls: Come learn about judicial clerkships - what they are, why you should clerk, and what you need to be doing now to best position yourself to apply during your 2L year. If you are at all interested in a judicial clerkship, you should definitely come to this program. Panelists include the Honorable Gregg Costa, ‘99, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; the Honorable Debra Lehrmann, ‘82, Supreme Court of Texas; the Honorable Sam Lindsay, ‘77, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas; and the Honorable Andrew Austin, ‘85, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas. Moderated by Professor Alex Albright, Judicial Clerkship Advisor.

    Lunch will be served. RSVP by Tuesday, February 21, on Symplicity by selecting the 'Events' tab.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/02/28/26304/

  4. 11:45am 2017-02-28T12:45-06:00
    TMLS General Body Meeting

    general body meeting

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/02/28/28524/

  5. 11:45am 2017-02-28T12:15-06:00
    Student Steering Committee Meeting

    Student Steering Committee Meeting

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/02/28/29084/

  6. 4:00pm 2017-02-28T18:30-06:00
    Screening of "13th" and discussion

    Please join us for a screening of "13th" and a post-film discussion with Texas Law faculty Jennifer Laurin and Jordan Steiker. Co-sponsored by the Human Rights Law Society and the National Lawyers Guild. Dinner will be provided. More on the film can be found here: https://www.netflix.com/title/80091741.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/02/28/28686/

March 1
  1. All day
    Staff March Birthday Celebration

    Note: This event’s full details are restricted to Texas Law faculty and staff members only.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/01/27885/

  2. 11:00am 2017-03-01T13:00-06:00
    Longhorn Run Sign Up

    Representatives of RecSports will be in the Atrium so sign students up to participate in the Longhorn Run. The Longhorn Run is a 5K or 10K race around campus.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/01/28964/

  3. 11:30am 2017-03-01T13:30-06:00
    Faculty Lunch

    Weekly luncheon for Texas Law faculty members

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/01/22484/

  4. 11:45am 2017-03-01T13:00-06:00
    Fish and Richardson Case Study

    The Board of Advocates, in conjunction with The Texas Review of Litigation is pleased to facilitate a case study provided by attorneys from Fish & Richardson, Dallas.

    More details to follow.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/01/27624/

  5. 11:45am 2017-03-01T13:00-06:00
    Sheffield Society Community Fellow Lunch

    Sheffield Society is invited to a lunch with Judge Edward Prado (United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit), Sheffield's Community Fellow. Judge Prado, along with his law clerks, will discuss a case currently pending before the 5th circuit.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/01/29104/

March 2
  1. 9:00am 2017-03-02T12:30-06:00
    State Bar of Texas International Law

    The Fourth Annual “Nuts & Bolts of International Law” Seminar The Austin Edition Current Issues In International Practice: Energy Transactions; Human Rights MCLE 3.00 Hours including 1.5 Ethics Hour DATE: Thursday, March 2, 2017 LOCATION: The University of Texas School of Law 727 E Dean Keeton St - Austin, TX 78705; TNH 3.140 (Jeffers Courtroom)

    8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration and coffee 9:00 – 9:15 a.m. Welcome and Introduction o Kristen Geyer, Culhane Meadows PLLC 9:15 – 10:45 a.m. A Case Study of Asian Investment in Energy (Natural Gas and Power)

    The speakers will provide a review of international investment and development of energy projects, using a case study to highlight key legal issues in the development and structuring of projects, regulatory considerations and market issues. o Lilly Teng, Senior Partner, Orchid Energy Group o Christi Nicolay, Division Director, Legal Risk Management, Energy Markets Division, Macquarie Energy LLC

    10:45 – 11:00 a.m. Break

    11:00 – 12:30 p.m. Panel: How Human Rights Issues Impact All International Practices

    This panel will discuss current international human rights issues and the important impacts of these issues on all aspects of today's international law practice. Topics will include an overview of current international human rights standards, how companies and lawyers can navigate international human rights issues relating to employees and indigenous peoples, an outlook on human rights in the current international immigration environment, and how dispute resolution mechanisms are used to address international human rights issues. The panel will include an introduction to the Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice at Texas Law.

    o Thomas Wilson, Partner, Vinson & Elkins (Moderator)

    o Professor Ariel E. Dulitzky, The University of Texas School of Law, Human Rights Clinic (Director)

    o Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch, Lincoln-Goldfinch Law

    o Eric J. Cassidy, Berg & Androphy

    12:45 – 1:45 p.m. Student Outreach Program – Careers in International Law (TNH 3.142)

    REGISTRATION

    $30 for SBOT-ILS members; $65 for non-members (includes enrollment in SBOT-ILS section); Free to law students. Register Here: http://ilstexas.org Sponsored by: State Bar of Texas International Law Section University of Texas School of Law The Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/02/27484/

  2. 11:00am 2017-03-02T12:30-06:00
    How Human Rights Impact Intl Practice

    This panel will discuss current international human rights issues and the important impacts of these issues on all aspects of today's international law practice.  Topics will include an overview of current international human rights standards, how companies and lawyers can navigate international human rights issues relating to employees and indigenous peoples, an outlook on human rights in the current international immigration environment, and how dispute resolution mechanisms are used to address international human rights issues.

    Panelists: o Thomas Wilson, Partner, Vinson & Elkins (Moderator) o Professor Ariel E. Dulitzky, The University of Texas School of Law, Human Rights Clinic (Director) o Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch, Lincoln-Goldfinch Law o Eric J. Cassidy, Berg & Androphy

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/02/29364/

  3. 11:30am 2017-03-02T13:00-06:00
    Faculty Colloquium -- Richard Hasen

    Note: This event’s full details are restricted to Texas Law faculty and staff members only.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/02/24106/

  4. 11:30am 2017-03-02T13:15-06:00
    International Law Career Panel

    TILJ and the Human Rights Clinic will be hosting a career panel on jobs in international law. This panel will be composed of professors and practitioners discussing their careers and advice on pursuing a career in this field.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/02/28684/

  5. 11:45am 2017-03-02T13:00-06:00
    Board of Advocates Presents: Careers in

    For those students interested in Civil Litigation, the Board of Advocates invites you to join us for a speaker panel with successful civil litigation practitioners who will discuss the value of an education in advocacy, and practical tips for pursuing their career choice.

    Panelists to be announced.

    Lunch will be served.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/02/27305/

  6. 12:30pm 2017-03-02T13:30-06:00
    ASD Public Interest Luncheon

    Note: This event’s full details are restricted to Texas Law faculty and staff members only.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/02/28544/

  7. 12:45pm 2017-03-02T13:45-06:00
    Careers in International Law

    Careers in International Law presented by the State Bar of Texas International Law Section. Snacks will be served.

    RSVP by Wednesday, March 1, on Symplicity by selecting the "Events" tab.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/02/27485/

  8. 1:30pm 2017-03-02T14:30-06:00
    Popcorn Break

    The Texas Law Alumni Association is excited to announce the return of Popcorn Break in Spring 2017! Starting February 2, 2017, Popcorn Break will be every Thursday afternoon from 1:30 – 2:30 pm. The popcorn will be located in the Tom Clark Lounge. We look forward to seeing you there!

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/02/28248/

  9. 3:30pm 2017-03-02T17:00-06:00
    Voting Rights in Trump's America

    Please join UT Law's Chapter of ACS and Professor Rick Hasen for coffee and conversation. The topic today will be Voting Rights in Trump's America.

    Professor Hasen is the Chancellor's Professor of Law at the University of California, Irvine School of Law in Irvine and is a nationally recognized expert in election law and campaign finance regulation, and is co-author of a leading casebook on election law.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/02/28744/

  10. 4:30pm 2017-03-02T17:30-06:00
    ASD Housing Forum

    Note: This event’s full details are restricted to Texas Law faculty and staff members only.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/02/28545/

March 3
  1. 8:00am 2017-03-03T16:00-06:00
    Academic Support Workshop

    The Southwestern Consortium of Academic Support Professionals will host a one-day workshop.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/03/26684/

March 4
  1. 8:00am 2017-03-04T17:00-06:00
    Explore UT - Texas Law

    The Biggest Open House in Texas! For those unfamiliar with the program, Explore UT features close to 400 programs across campus including performances, exhibits, lectures and activities for the entire family.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/04/28044/

  2. 9:00am 2017-03-04T17:00-06:00
    Reproductive Freedom in Action 2017

    Join If/When/How Texas Law, American Constitution Society (ACS) at Texas Law, and the ACLU of Texas for a day-long conference on the state of reproductive rights and access in Texas. The conference is open to undergraduate, law, medical, and social work students from across the state. Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/04/25746/

5 March 6
  1. CANCELED 2017-03-06T18:00-06:00
    Judges in Residence

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. If in doubt, verify with the web-based events calendar.

    Judges and justices hold court (hearings, trials, general dockets, and oral arguments) in the Eidman Courtroom. Specific judicial proceedings details for Spring 2017 Judges in Residence series TBD.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/06/24226/

  2. 8:45am 2017-03-06T09:45-06:00
    Townes Hall Morning Coffee

    Starting on Monday, January 23rd, the Texas Law Alumni Association is pleased to announce that it will kick off its Spring 2017 Townes Hall Morning Coffee for all students every Monday morning. Please bring your favorite travel mug from home (we are “going green,” so no paper products will be provided) and enjoy FREE coffee every Monday morning to start off your week on behalf of the Alumni Association. Coffee will be located at one, large station located near the 1L Classrooms (by TNH 2.140, TNH 2.139, etc.) beginning at 8:45 am. until it's gone, so get there early!

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/06/28284/

  3. 11:30am 2017-03-06T13:00-06:00
    Drawing Board Lunch - paper presented by

    Note: This event’s full details are restricted to Texas Law faculty and staff members only.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/06/26844/

  4. 11:45am 2017-03-06T13:00-06:00
    Hernandez v. Mesa & the Bivens Doctrine

    Join the American Constitution Society at Texas Law for a lunch talk featuring Professor Stephen Vladeck as he discusses the oral arguments in the Supreme Court case Hernandez v. Mesa, involving the cross-border killing of a 15 year old boy by a Border Patrol Agent. The case brings up issues of a cause of action against a federal agent, as established in Bivens v. Six Unknown Named Agents. Lunch will be provided.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/06/28626/

  5. 11:45am 2017-03-06T13:00-06:00
    Community Organizing for the Env.

    Join the Environmental Law Society for this panel discussion with community organizers from Texas Campaign for the Environment, PODER, and the Hill Country Alliance to hear their narratives and insights into the process of community action. Room TBA. Free lunch will be provided.

    Panelists: Susana Almanza, Director, People Organized in the Defense of Earth and her Resources (PODER) Andrew Dobbs, Austin Program Director, Texas Campaign for the Environment Christy Muse, Director of External Relations, Shield Ranch and former Executive Director, Hill Country Alliance

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/06/28804/

  6. 3:45pm 2017-03-06T17:30-06:00
    Law and Economic Seminar

    Quantum Law and Economics

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/06/27647/

  7. 5:00pm 2017-03-06T20:30-06:00
    Expunction Work Session I

    Students will use court records and information provided at expunction intake clinics to draft petitions and orders for expunction or nondisclosure of criminal records. Expunging records allows people to legally deny offenses and erases records from criminal histories, mitigating future harm stemming from arrests that do not result in a criminal conviction. Orders of nondisclosure direct police departments and other agencies not to disclose criminal records on background checks, and allow a person to not disclose offenses on applications for housing or employment

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/06/28645/

March 7
  1. CANCELED 2017-03-07T18:00-06:00
    Judges in Residence

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. If in doubt, verify with the web-based events calendar.

    Judges and justices hold court (hearings, trials, general dockets, and oral arguments) in the Eidman Courtroom. Specific judicial proceedings details for Spring 2017 Judges in Residence series TBD.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/07/24227/

  2. 9:30am 2017-03-07T12:30-06:00
    In-House Coaching Group

    In-House Coaching Group

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/07/22474/

  3. 11:45am 2017-03-07T12:45-06:00
    Practitioner Panel: Indigent Defense

    Learn about careers in indigent defense from Texas Law alumni and friends serving as public defenders. Panelists will discuss their careers and offer advice on how to land a job as a public defender. Panelists include Jessica Brand, Attorney, Fair Punishment Project; Genesis Draper, ’06, Assistant Federal Public Defender, Office of the Federal Public Defender for the Southern District of Texas (Houston); Katy Dyer, Director of Holistic Defense, Capital Area Private Defender Service; and Rhiannon Hamam, ‘16, Attorney, Starr County Public Defender, Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. Moderated by Chris Roberts, Clinical Professor and Director of the Texas Law Criminal Defense Clinic.

    Refreshments will be served. RSVP by Monday, March 6, on Symplicity by selecting the "Events" tab.

    Individual meetings with the panelists will be announced closer to the event.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/07/26984/

  4. 11:45am 2017-03-07T12:45-06:00
    So You Want to be a Tax Lawyer?

    The State Bar of Texas Tax Section will present a discussion about various career opportunities in the area of tax law.

    RSVP by Monday, March 6, on Symplicity by selecting the "Events" tab. Lunch will be served. This program is co-sponsored by State Bar of Texas Tax Section.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/07/29184/

  5. 12:00pm 2017-03-07T12:45-06:00
    Dean's Fellow/Society Coordinator 17/18

    Interested in being a Dean's Fellow or Society Coordinator for the 2017/2018 academic year? Attend this mandatory meeting to hear about the requirements of the positions and details regarding the interview process. This session will repeat on Wednesday, March 8 at 3:30pm.

    Email Brandi Welch at bwelch@law.utexas.edu with questions.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/07/28985/

March 8
  1. CANCELED 2017-03-08T18:00-06:00
    Judges in Residence

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. If in doubt, verify with the web-based events calendar.

    Judges and justices hold court (hearings, trials, general dockets, and oral arguments) in the Eidman Courtroom. Specific judicial proceedings details for Spring 2017 Judges in Residence series TBD.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/08/24228/

  2. 8:00am 2017-03-08T09:00-06:00
    Women's Bible Study with TLWCF

    Please join us for breakfast, fellowship and studying God's Word! This semester, we will be reading through 1 John.

    Our goal is to create a safe space for women interested in learning more about Christ through studying and applying God's Word in law school and beyond. Our Bible study is a place for Christian fellowship and encouragement, and women from all Christian faith traditions and denominations are welcome!

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/08/28326/

  3. 11:30am 2017-03-08T13:30-06:00
    Faculty Lunch

    Weekly luncheon for Texas Law faculty members

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/08/22485/

  4. 3:30pm 2017-03-08T16:15-06:00
    Dean's Fellow/Society Coordinator 17/18

    Interested in being a Dean's Fellow or Society Coordinator for the 2017/2018 academic year? Attend this mandatory meeting to hear about the requirements of the positions and details regarding the interview process. This session is a repeat of the Tue, 3/7 session

    Email Brandi Welch at bwelch@law.utexas.edu with questions.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/08/29004/

March 9
  1. CANCELED 2017-03-09T18:00-06:00
    Judges in Residence

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. If in doubt, verify with the web-based events calendar.

    Judges and justices hold court (hearings, trials, general dockets, and oral arguments) in the Eidman Courtroom. Specific judicial proceedings details for Spring 2017 Judges in Residence series TBD.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/09/24229/

  2. 10:00am 2017-03-09T13:00-06:00
    Law School Survey of Student Engagement

    Stop by the atrium to participate in the school-wide Law School Survey of Student Engagement!

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/09/28764/

  3. 11:45am 2017-03-09T12:45-06:00
    Careers in Environmental Law

    Environmental law is a growing field that covers many different issues and career paths. Come learn more about environmental law from practitioners in the public interest, private, and government sectors. Lunch will be served. Sponsored by the State Bar of Texas Environmental and Natural Resources Law Section, the Environmental Law Society, and the Environmental Law Journal.

    Lunch will be served. Please RSVP by Wednesday, March 8, on Symplicity by selecting the 'Events' tab. Lunch will be served.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/09/29166/

  4. 1:30pm 2017-03-09T14:30-06:00
    Popcorn Break

    The Texas Law Alumni Association is excited to announce the return of Popcorn Break in Spring 2017! Starting February 2, 2017, Popcorn Break will be every Thursday afternoon from 1:30 – 2:30 pm. The popcorn will be located in the Tom Clark Lounge. We look forward to seeing you there!

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/09/28249/

March 10
  1. CANCELED 2017-03-10T18:00-06:00
    Judges in Residence

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. If in doubt, verify with the web-based events calendar.

    Judges and justices hold court (hearings, trials, general dockets, and oral arguments) in the Eidman Courtroom. Specific judicial proceedings details for Spring 2017 Judges in Residence series TBD.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/03/10/24230/

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