2020 Archive

šŸ¤˜STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Miatta Echetebu ’21

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 3L Miatta Echetebu, Coordinator of the law school’s Women of Color Collective and a legal clerk for the NAACP Texas State Conference! Q: What is your biggest motivator in pursuing this career? A: My daughter! If it wasn’t for her, I never would have pushed […]

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Tarlton Joins the Celebration of ‘National Archives Month”

Did you know that October is National Archives Month? Organized by the National Archivesā€”the official keeper of our nation’s most important documents and materialsā€”this month of activities is designed to connect citizens to history, and to build the habit of exploring amazing collections in archives of all kinds. Nowhere is the celebration ringing truer than […]

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šŸ¤˜STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Sergio Cavazos

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 2L Sergio Cavazos, who works at the Texas Legislature! Q: Can you tell us about your experience working at the Texas Legislature? Iā€™ve worked at the Texas Legislature since 2013 and currently serve as Director of the House Committee on Insurance. In the past, Iā€™ve […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month 2020

Our celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month at Texas Law is drawing to a close, and though we weren’t able to single out every one of the thousands of outstanding lawyers and leaders of Hispanic heritage who got their start at Texas Law and who have made our community stronger, over the past weeks we […]

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Getting to Know Prof. Lee Kovarsky

Lee Kovarsky joins the Texas Law faculty as the Bryant Smith Chair in Law. A leading scholar of the death penalty and habeas corpus, his teaching and writing focus on civil and criminal procedure, criminal justice, federal jurisdiction, and conflicts of law. A native Texan, Prof. Kovarsky received his B.A. in Political Science and Economics […]

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Texas Law Shines at Austin’s “40 Under 40” Awards Once Again

For 20 years, Austin’sĀ Young Womenā€™s AllianceĀ and Ā Young Menā€™s Business LeagueĀ have partnered to honor the best and brightest of the Capital City’s rising stars, bestowing the “40 Under 40” Awards to “emerging professionals and their mentors who are making an impact in our community.” Many law school alumni have been recipients of the award, beginning with […]

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