The Texas Law Review is holding a symposium entitled “Reshaping Capital Markets and Institutions: Twenty Years On” at the University of Texas School of Law on Friday, February 24, and Saturday, February 25, 2012. The event will bring together an exceptional lineup of legal and finance academics, practitioners, and regulators.
A panel discussion entitled “Cutting Edge Issues in Immigration Law: State Anti-Immigrant Statutes and Litigation” will be held at the Law School on Monday, February 13, 2012, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm in the Sheffield Room.
The Thurgood Marshall Legal Society will present their 2012 Spring Symposium, which will feature oral arguments to the Supreme Court of Texas, on Thursday, February 9, 2012 at the University of Texas School of Law.
Linda Mullenix, Morris & Rita Atlas Chair in Advocacy at the University of Texas School of Law, was recognized as a “2012 Pathfinder” by the Travis County Women Lawyers’ Association (TCWLA).
To honor our scholarship donors and recipients, the Law School hosts an annual event at which our students, and those whose charitable giving has helped them, can become acquainted. This year’s Scholarship and Fellowship Reception was held on January 26, 2012.
Allison Lerner, ’89, inspector general for the National Science Foundation, has found meaning in a legal career that’s taken her from Washington, D.C., to Antarctica and back.
The Law School’s William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law and Career Services Office will present speaker Charles E. Di Leva, chief counsel at the World Bank, on Monday, February 6, 2012, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Sheffield Room at the Law School.
“Barriers and Innovations in Civil Rights Litigation Since 9/11: Practical and Theoretical Perspectives” will be held at the University of Texas School of Law on Friday, February 3, 2012. The conference will bring together leading scholars and advocates in civil rights, criminal justice, racial justice, immigration, and national security to discuss legal barriers to constitutional litigation in these arenas.
Oliver Luck, ’87, earned his JD while playing professional football with the Houston Oilers before going on to politics and a business career and finally returning to West Virginia to head its athletics department.
U.S. District Judge Royal Furgeson Jr., ’67, has been appointed founding dean of the University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law, which is scheduled to open in August of 2014. Furgeson is currently a judge at the United States District Court, Northern District of Texas. Furgeson will begin his deanship at the law school in April 2013, after he retires from the bench.