Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Belonging at Texas Law
At Texas Law, we are committed to fostering an academic and professional community that values diversity, multiculturalism, inclusion, and equity. We aim to provide our students, faculty, and staff with extensive resources related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.
The Texas Law Disability Rights Clinic took its first case to trial this fall, walking away with a successful outcome on behalf of its client. To learn more about the work of the clinic and third-year law students Mary Jones, Brad Steel and Nicole Shilling's work in the case, read here.
Celebrating Native American Heritage Month
November is National Native American Heritage Month, a time to reflect on the immeasurable contributions made by the first stewards of our nation. Listed here are some campus events, reading materials, and stories that honor and celebrate the rich history and legacy of Indigenous peoples.
Texas Law is Well-Represented in ABBJ Awards
Several Texas Law faculty members and alumni have been chosen to receive 2022 Austin Black Business Journal awards. The awards recognize Black professionals in the legal field who have achieved professional excellence and have actively paved the way to success for others.
“Texas Law has been well-represented in the Black Business Journal awards in recent years, which is a testament to the ongoing success of our alumni and the excellence of our faculty,” said Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Shavonne Henderson ’05. “These individuals are shining examples of achievement in the legal field and they serve as inspiration to our current students.” Read more here.
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