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.
It was just over a year ago that Texans were weighing their options about staying in their homes or evacuating. The common narrative always casts that decision in terms of choice. But what if people have no choice?
For more than a decade after the 9/11 attacks, both the threat of terrorism and the ins-and-outs of U.S. counterterrorism policy dominated American national discourse. But not anymore.
Renowned Constitutional scholar, Professor Sanford V. Levinson believes that The Constitution Needs a Reboot. The Politico op-ed below, reprinted with permission from the author, argues that not enough people connect the dots between today’s political dysfunctions and the 231 year old Constitution.
Texas Law Alumni Association President Arleas Upton Kea ’82 has been named Chief Operating Officer and Deputy to the Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
Double Longhorn— B.B.A. '86 and J.D. ’92— Elizabeth Copeland has been confirmed by the United States Senate to the U.S. Tax Court. Senators approved her appointment on the evening of August 28 in a voice vote.
Last week the summer-quiet halls of Texas Law clamored back to life, echoing with student traffic, chatter, and momentum. Among the seniors, midlaws, and freshlaws are two new students who join us from Mexico for a unique opportunity. Paulina Nenclares and Luis Roberto Leos Yeverino will spend the next two years at Texas Law, after four years of study at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM).
One of the most highly esteemed judges in Texas history, Judge Jack Onion ’50 has died at the age of 93.
Texans have just marked the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey making landfall on the state. While much of what was destroyed has since been rebuilt, many people are still coping with the aftermath of all that Harvey wrought. Among other consequences of the carnage that Harvey left behind has been the realization that Texas is terribly vulnerable to environmental impacts of major storms, and that the burdens of those impacts are unevenly distributed, breaking along lines of economic status and, often, race.