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11:30am1:00pmFaculty Colloquium - David Adelman
(This event’s full information is restricted to Texas Law faculty and staff only.) For more information visit
11:45am12:45pmJudicial Internships: Great Jobs for Fall & Spring
JON 5.200 (Susman Academic Center, Robin C. Gibbs Atrium)

Learn about judicial internships during the fall or spring semester. Even if you attended the previous panel on summer judicial internships, we encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity to visit directly with judges and judicial staff over lunch about why judicial internships are valuable and the opportunities available both for the coming summer and school year.

Please join the following judges and staff attorneys for lunch to learn more about judicial internships at their courts: Kathryn Baffes and Katie Carmona, ‘93, Law Clerks, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas; the Honorable Tony M. Davis, Sarah McHaney, ‘87, and Sarah Darnell Wood, Law Clerks, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas; Sylvia Herrera, Staff Attorney, and Barbara DePena, 2L, Judicial Intern, Supreme Court of Texas; the Honorable Guy Herman, Tom Ruffner, Court Investigator, and Adia Mercado-Montero, 3L, Judicial Intern/Law Clerk, Travis County Probate Court; The Honorable Cindy Olson Bourland, ’94, Jenny Brannen, ‘98, Staff Attorney, and Madeleine Schlesinger, ‘16, Law Clerk, Texas Third Court of Appeals; and the Honorable Craig Bennett, State Office of Administrative Hearings.

RSVP by Wednesday, February 22, on Symplicity by selecting the "Events" tab. Lunch will be served.

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11:45am1:00pmDebate: Scope of Executive Power in Immigration
TNH 2.140 (Wright Classroom)

The Federalist Society presents a debate about the scope of executive power in immigration. Lunch will be served!

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1:30pm2:30pmPopcorn Break
Tom Clark Lounge

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!

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5:00pm9:00pmIn the Winter of Our Discontent: The State of Democracy in the Age of Trump
CCJ 2.300 (Jamail Pavilion)

Professor Samuel Issacharoff will kick off the event with a public lecture on Thursday afternoon/early evening on “Anxieties of Democracy,” followed by a dinner for all of the participants.

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6:00pm7:30pmHouston Alumni Reception
The Houston Club, Bush Ballroom, 910 Louisiana Street, One Shell Plaza, 49th Floor, Houston, TX 77002

The Houston Club

Bush Ballroom

910 Louisiana Street

One Shell Plaza, 49th Floor

Houston, TX 77002

6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

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CANCELEDBoard of Advocates Voir Dire Competition
TNH 3.140 (Jeffers Courtroom)

The Board of Advocates invites all 2Ls and 3Ls to participate in it's annual Voir Dire Competition.

Schedule is as follows:

First Round: 2/21/17 Semi-Finals: 2/23/17 Final Round: 2/24/17

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