2019 Archive

IN MEMORIAM: Richard Page Keeton ’63

Richard Page Keeton ’63, the well-known and much-loved Houston attorney and the son of longtime School of Law Dean Page Keeton, passed away on April 20 at age 81. The news was announced by his son, John Keeton. Richard Keeton was a double Longhorn, receiving his B.A. in 1959. That year, he was the star […]

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Faculty in the News Round Up

Several members of the Texas Law faculty have recently been featured in the national and state press. Bloomberg Businessweek spoke with Professor Henry Hu, a national expert on the law and economics of capital markets, corporate governance, derivatives, and other financial innovations, for a piece on the high-stakes battles over corporate debt currently taking place […]

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Professor David Anderson ’72 Receives Celebratory Resolution

On February 26, beloved Prof. David Anderson ’72 was honored with a celebratory resolution in the Texas House of Representatives, marking his retirement from the faculty of The University of Texas School of Law. The resolution was introduced by his former student, the Hon. Oscar Longoria ’07, Representative for Texas’ District 35. “For many years […]

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Dr. Melynda Price ’02 Named Gaines Center Director

Congratulations are due to Dr. Melynda Price ’02 on her historic appointment to the directorship of the John R. Gaines Center for the Humanities at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Price becomes the first woman and the first African American to lead the center. In addition to her J.D. from Texas Law, the ninth-generation Houstonian […]

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Gary Bledsoe ’76 Awarded Virgil C. Lott Medal

Gary Bledsoe ’76 has been named the winner of the 2019 Virgil C. Lott Medal, an honor presented every two years by the School of Law to recognize those who uphold the values of Virgil Lott ’53, the school’s first African-American graduate. Bledsoe, the longtime president of the NAACP’s Texas chapter, and currently the Dean […]

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IN MEMORIAM: Mary Lou Robinson ’50

Mary Lou Robinson ’50, esteemed judge, women’s rights activist, and civic leader passed away on January 26, 2019. She was 92 years old. The Honorable Judge Robinson met her husband of 42 years, A.J. Robinson, while earning a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin. After graduating from the School of […]

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Bintliff Receives Prestigious AALS Law Libraries Award

Professor Barbara Bintliff received the AALS Section of Law Libraries and Legal Information Award earlier this month at the AALS’s annual meetings in New Orleans. Prof. Bintliff, the Director of the Tarlton Law Library and Jamail Center for Legal Research and Joseph C. Hutcheson Professor in Law, was honored for her contributions to teaching and […]

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