Professor William E. Forbath is leaving for Princeton University next year. But there’s no need to panic—it’s only for the Spring 2019 semester!
Double Longhorn and School of Law alumnus Mike A. Myers ’63 has been announced as the newest recipient of the Santa Rita Award. It is the highest honor that can be bestowed by the University of Texas System. Myers will receive the award at a dinner in his honor in Dallas on December 12.
Law School Foundation Trustee Linda L. Addison '76 has been appointed to the U.S. Board of Directors of KPMG, LLP, the audit, tax, and advisory firm. She will serve as one of the board's two independent directors.
Texas Law's nationally recognized Advocacy Program sent teams to a total of seven interscholastic mock trial and Alternative Dispute Resolution competitions this fall season. Read on to learn more about the competitions our students attended, team members and coaches, and individual awards won.
Alumni, whether they are legends of the bar with 50-plus years of practice behind them, or recent graduates just a few months removed from passing the bar, are the heart and soul of any law school. This past October 12, the heart and soul of Texas Law gathered for the Alumni Association's 2018 awards dinner - an event designed to celebrate six exceptional members of the extended law school family.
Julius Whittier, whose life was long enmeshed with the University of Texas at Austin — integrating the football team in 1969 as a freshman undergraduate; earning a B.A. in Philosophy and a Masters in Public Policy with the inaugural class of the LBJ School; later returning to Austin to attend the School of Law — died last week at the age of 68.
For twenty years Eduardo Rodriguez has spearheaded the Alumni Tailgate Extravaganza. Learn more about how Texas Law recognizes his contributions in this story, reprinted here, with permission from the Alcalde.
Rachel Zummo, Hannah Dyal, and Chase Porter were selected for the Equal Justice Works Disaster Recovery Legal Corps, a two-year Fellowship program that places 18 lawyers in Texas and 3 lawyers in Florida, where they work with established nonprofit legal services organizations to serve the highest-need communities in disaster-affected areas.
Texas Law faculty members are well represented on professor Brian Leiter’s annual lists of “most-cited” law faculty.
Since 1980, the Texas Exes have honored alumni age 39 and younger whose character, professional achievements, and service to the University of Texas are truly exceptional. They have just announced the winners of the 2018 Outstanding Young Texas Ex Awards, and the list includes a Texas Law alumnus, Bryan Jones ’05.