2018 Archive

Incoming Public Interest Scholars, Members of the Class of 2021

This month the law school is thrilled to welcome incoming public interest scholars and members of the Class of 2021, Jill Applegate, David Giannaula, and Melissa Sopher. Meet the scholars in this story, reprinted below, with permission from the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law. Texas Law Welcomes Incoming Public Interest Scholars, Members […]

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Fishkin: Who will count in the 2020 Census?

This week saw the publication of Texas Law Prof. Joseph Fishkin’s latest op-ed, The Right Wing Has Launched an Attack on Representation, in The Washington Post. In it, he addresses the question on immigration status potentially being added to the 2020 census. Prof. Fishkin argues that representation under the Constitution is not just for voters — it […]

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In Memoriam: Frank W. Denius ’49

A Memorial Service will take place at Westminister Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, July 31, at 1 p.m. A reception will follow at Tarry House at 2:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family asks those interested to consider making a donation to the Westminister Presbyterian Church or Hospice Austin. One of the greatest men from […]

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H. W. Perry Jr. Awarded 2018-19 Friar Centennial Teaching Fellowship

Texas Law Prof. H.W. Perry has been awarded the 2018-19 Friar Centennial Teaching Fellowship. The Friar Society, the university’s oldest and most prestigious honor society, awards the Friar Centennial Teaching Fellowship annually to one outstanding undergraduate professor. It is the largest undergraduate faculty award at UT Austin with an annual award of $25,000. Members of […]

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Texas Law Graduates Receive Prestigious Public Service Fellowships in 2018

Twelve graduates of the Texas Law Class of 2018 have received prestigious postgraduate public service fellowships from Equal Justice Works, Gideon’s Promise, If/When/How, the Georgetown University Law Center, the Gallogly Family Foundation, as well as the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law and Institute for Transnational Law at the law school. “The Law […]

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Alumni Association Announces 2018 Alumni Award Honorees

Six of Texas Law’s most accomplished and illustrious alumni are being honored this October by the Texas Law Alumni Association and Dean Ward Farnsworth. Legendary Houston lawyer and civic leader Richard Mithoff ’71 will receive the Association’s Award for Lifetime Achievement. Dallas-based Sandra Phillips Rogers ’91, Group Vice President and Chief Legal Officer for Toyota Motor North […]

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VIDEO: Sunflower Ceremony 2018

The Law School celebrated the Class of 2018, their family and friends, and the school’s leadership and faculty, on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at the Gregory Gym, in the heart of the UT campus. The commencement address was delivered by Linda Addison ’76. Watch her remarks here:  

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