2022 Archive

DeMetris Sampson to be Honored by Law School in 2023

DeMetris Sampson ’80, a longtime lawyer and community leader in Dallas, has been named the winner of the Virgil C. Lott Medal for 2023. She will be honored at a ceremony at the School of Law on February 16. Dean Bobby Chesney made the announcement. “The Virgil C. Lott Medal is named after the first […]

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Alia Moses ’86 Makes History in Western District

Alia Moses already made history once, when Pres. George W. Bush nominated her to become the first woman to sit on the bench of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas. The alumna from the Texas Law Class of 1986 made history again last month when she became the court’s first […]

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Associate Dean Shavonne Henderson and guest speaker, Professor Carliss Chatman ’04
Diverse Voices Speaker Series Launches with Legal Scholar Carliss Chatman ’04

This fall, Texas Law’s Pipeline Beyond kicked off its Diverse Voices Speaker Series with guest speaker Carliss Chatman ’04. Professor Chatman, who teaches Corporate Law, Contracts, and Professional Responsibility at the Washington and Lee School of Law, presented on innovative solutions to shareholder recovery in derivative litigation. She also reflected on her experiences both at […]

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Texas Law Faculty and Alumni Elected to Philosophical Society of Texas

Five outstanding members of the Texas Law community have been elected to the prestigious Philosophical Society of Texas. The group, led by Dean Bobby Chesney, includes alumni Linda Addison ’76, John B. Beckworth ’83, and John Schwartz ’83, and adjunct professor Evan Young. They are in elite company, as the Philosophical Society elected only 17 […]

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Connor Madden
🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Connor Madden ’23

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 3L Connor Madden! Q: Tell us about how you’re involved with the Texas Space Law & Policy Society and how you think it might help your career? The Texas Space Law & Policy Society (TXSLAPS) is a perfect example of how Texas Law empowers its […]

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Law Alumnus John Harkey ’86 Inducted into McCombs School of Business Hall of Fame

Texas Law alumnus John Harkey, Jr., BBA ’83, JD ’86, has been inducted into the McCombs School of Business Hall of Fame. The honor recognizes Harkey among those in the Texas McCombs community who display exceptional service to education and human betterment and for distinguished contributions to the university and the business community. He was […]

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Monica Dike

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 1L Monica Dike! Q: As an undergraduate student at Sam Houston State University, you were involved in leadership roles in student organizations. Can you share more about how that experience prepared you for law school? A: Leadership played an integral role during my undergraduate experience. […]

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