Patricia I. Hansen, the J. Waddy Bullion Professor in Law and the Director of the dual degree program in Law and Latin American Studies, has written a thought-provoking op-ed on the subject of the North American Free Trade agreement.
Professor Barbara Bintliff gave the commencement address at the annual graduation ceremony of Kuwait International Law School on Thursday, February 9, speaking to 2,000 family members and friends gathered to watch 295 students receive their LL.B. degrees and 15 receive LL.M. degrees.
U.S. News & World Report has just released its newest rankings: a list of the "100 Best Places to Live in the USA" and, to the surprise of absolutely no one who already lives in the capital city, Austin took the coveted #1 spot.
The law school is taking an afternoon this week to celebrate Prof. Jordan Steiker, along with his sister and co-author, Harvard Law School Prof. Carol Steiker, and their new book, Courting Death: The Supreme Court and Capital Punishment.
In a Jan. 24 feature by Elizabeth Olsen, The New York Times reports that the School of Law is "among the 10 schools offering the best salary-to-debt ratios," and "grouped with Harvard, Yale and Stanford among the top schools that offered their graduates good value for the substantial debt they incurred while law students."