2011 Archive

Interview with Professor Barbara Hines to air on KLRU TV, November 20, 2011

An interview with Professor Barbara Hines, codirector of UT Law’s Immigration Clinic, will air on Sunday, November 20, 2011, at 1:00 p.m. on KLRU’s Access News. Professor Hines will discuss United States immigration policy and the Dream Act with host Tamara Suiter-Ocuto. More information is available on the Access News website.

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2012 Chancellors announced

The University of Texas School of Law is pleased to announce members of the centennial class of Chancellors, the Law School’s most prestigious honor society. Since 1912, Chancellors has recognized the law students who have achieved the sixteen highest grade point averages in their class through their second year of school. The most recent Chancellors will be installed as part of a one hundredth anniversary celebration in March 2012, to which all of the nine hundred living Chancellors will be invited.

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Human Rights Happy Hour: Henry Steiner to discuss “Muslims in Europe: Multiculturalism, Cultural Clash, Human Rights,” November 14, 2011

On Monday, November 14, 2011, the Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice will host a Human Rights Happy Hour featuring Professor Henry Steiner of Harvard University. Steiner will present a talk entitled “Muslims in Europe: Multiculturalism, Cultural Clash, Human Rights.” The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Sheffield Room (TNH 2.111) at the University of Texas School of Law.

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Karen Lash, senior counsel at the U.S. Department of Justice, to speak on federal efforts to increase access to justice, November 7, 2011

The University of Texas School of Law’s William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law and Career Services Office will present speaker Karen A. Lash, senior counsel for access to justice at the U.S. Department of Justice, on Monday, November 7, 2011, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Sheffield Room (TNH 2.111) at the Law School.

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Human Rights Happy Hour: Professor John Ciorciari to discuss “Archiving Memory after Mass Atrocities,” October 31, 2011

On Monday, October 31, 2011, the Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice will host a Human Rights Happy Hour. Professor John Ciorciari of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor will present a talk entitled “Archiving Memory after Mass Atrocities.” The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place from 3:30 p.m.–5:30pm, in the Sheffield Room (TNH 2.111) at the University of Texas School of Law.

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National Pro Bono Week at UT Law: Spotlight on Brandi Weaver, ‘05

In recognition of National Pro Bono Week (October 23–29), the UT Law Pro Bono Program celebrates the pro bono efforts of members of the Law School community. Recently the Pro Bono Program spoke with Brandi Weaver, director of Student Services in the Law School’s Student Affairs Office, about her work representing clients in divorce cases through Volunteer Legal Services.

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