Texas Law Senior Lecturer Ronen Avraham has just completed the first large-scale empirical study of consumer third-party litigation funding in the United States, along with colleague Anthony J. Sebok of Yeshiva University's Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.
Double-Longhorn Belinda Johnson — BA '88 and JD '91 — was announced today as the first-ever Chief Operating Officer of Airbnb, the global start-up superstar currently valued at $31B.
Charles Silver has co-written a new op-ed for The New York Post applauding New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's recent decision allowing pharmacists to give flu shots to children, arguing that retailers such as Walmart and CVS should be allowed to operate medical clinics in their stores.
Texas Law Emeritus Professor Robert W. Hamilton passed away on January 12. Retired since 2004, Prof. Hamilton had taught at the law school for forty years and held the Minerva House Drysdale Regents Chair in Law.
Prof. Stephen I. Vladeck delivered the first oral argument of his career on Monday, January 16, in the United States Supreme Court. Audio of the oral arguments, including a linked transcript, is now posted by Oyez. We spoke with Prof. Vladeck about the experience.