2010 Archive

Professor Emily Kadens Awarded Sutherland Prize, Recognizing Best Article in English Legal History

Professor Emily Kadens, Baker and Botts Professor in Law, was been awarded the Sutherland Prize, which recognizes the person or persons who wrote the best article on English legal history published in the previous year. The Prize was awarded to Kadens for her article, “The Puzzle of Judicial Education: The Case of Chief Justice William de Grey,” 75 Brooklyn Law Review 143 (2009).

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Human Rights Happy Hour: Paola Bergallo to speak on “Cycles of Right to Health Litigation: The Elusive Argentine Experience,” November 22, 2010

On Monday, November 22, 2010, the Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice will host the final Human Rights Happy Hour of the fall semester. Professor Paola Bergallo, from the Universidad de San Andrés in Buenos Aires, Argentina, will present a lecture entitled “Cycles of Right to Health Litigation: The Elusive Argentine Experience.”

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General Counsel of the International Monetary Fund to Deliver School of Law’s Fourth Akard Lecture, November 18, 2010

Sean Hagan, the general counsel of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington, D.C., will deliver the University of Texas School of Law’s Akard Lecture at the Four Seasons Hotel Austin on Thursday, November 18, 2010, at 5:00 p.m. Hagan, who is also the director of the IMF’s Legal Department, will speak on “Restructuring Corporate Debt in the Course of a Systemic Crisis.”

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Woman of the Year

Lulu Flores, ’80, was recently named National Latina Lawyer of the Year by the Hispanic National Bar Association, a new height in a career defined by public service.

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Two UT Law graduates earn highest scores on the Texas Bar Exam

Two UT Law graduates, Kathleen Ryan McCabe and Eric Christopher Greig, recently learned from the Texas Board of Law Examiners that they tied for the top score on the July 2010 Texas bar exam. Both earned 863 on the exam, and were recently interviewed about their reactions to their scores in the November 15, 2010, edition of Texas Lawyer.

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