2020 Archive

Michael Vance profile picture Michael Vance

The Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic was an awesome experience. It allowed me to develop practical lawyering skills and put into practice a lot of the knowledge I’ve gained from my legal education. I was able to counsel a client on intellectual property, contract, and entity formation matters as well as assist a family in an […]

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Hailey Pulman profile picture Hailey Pulman

The Supreme Court Clinic is one of the most unique and fulfilling experiences Texas Law offers. Not only do you work with some of your brightest peers, but you are led by three brilliant professors who immerse themselves as part of the team, putting in just as much work as you do (if not more). […]

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Elizabeth Jones

The Criminal Defense Clinic is my best law-school experience. I say that for so many reasons. The experience that you get in the Clinic is unparalleled, especially for someone who wants to pursue public defense as a career. My first semester in the clinic prepared me for a summer in a public defender’s office. I […]

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Parker Drilling Mgmt. Servs., Ltd. v. Newton, No. 18-389 (merits brief for respondent filed March 22, 2019)

Question Presented: Should “applicable” and “not inconsistent” in the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act be interpreted according to their ordinary meanings, such that California’s Labor Code, which is both “relevant, suitable, and fit” and not “incompatible” with the Fair Labor Standards Act, applies to employee compensation for drilling activities on the Outer Continental Shelf?

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Ogle v. Texas, No. 18-1182 (cert. petition filed March 8, 2019)

Question Presented: Does a statute criminalizing speech that is both in-tended and reasonably likely to annoy, alarm, or embarrass another person prohibit a substantial amount of protected speech in relation to the statute’s legitimate sweep, thus violating the First Amendment?

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