Actors from Spirit of Shakespeare, a University of Texas student organization, will perform scenes from A Midsummer Night’s Dream as part of a panel discussion titled “According to our Law: Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” on Wednesday, September 22, 2010, in the Eidman Courtroom at the University of Texas School of Law from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Professor Dan Rodriguez, Minerva House Drysdale Regents Chair in Law, has written an article on the legal and political struggle over same-sex marriage rights in the Sept. 19, 2010, edition of the Austin American-Statesman.
Five students have been selected to serve as Public Service Scholars for 2010–2011 with the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law at the University of Texas School of Law.
Robert Brothers, a third-year student at the University of Texas School of Law, has been selected to receive the first Scott Ozmun Fellowship to work on pro bono cases through Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas (VLS).
William Forbath, Lloyd M. Bentsen Chair in Law at the University of Texas School of Law and a professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin, will be a guest blogger at Legal History Blog during September 2010.
The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) has named Professor Henry Hu, holder of the Allan Shivers Chair in the Law of Banking and Finance at the University of Texas School of Law, as one of the one hundred most influential people in corporate governance.
Sanford Levinson, a professor at the University of Texas School of Law and the University of Texas at Austin, received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Law and Courts Section of the American Political Science Association on September 3, 2010, during its annual meeting in Washington, D.C.
Professor William Sage, holder of the James R. Dougherty Chair for Faculty Excellence at the Law School, and two other researchers have been awarded a $1.8 million grant under a new federal program intended to improve patient safety and the medical malpractice system.
The Summer 2010 issue of the Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics includes the papers delivered at the “Law, Science, and Innovation: The Embryonic Stem Cell Controversy” conference, held at the Law School in May 2009. Professor John A. Robertson, holder of the Vinson & Elkins Chair, served as guest editor for the issue.
Professor Linda Mullenix of the University of Texas School of Law has been elected to the newly-created Board of Directors of the Austin Chapter of the Fulbright Association.