2022 Archive

Dean-Designate Chesney Announces New Associate Deans

Texas Law has announced that four current faculty members—Susan Morse, Melissa Wasserman, Shavonne Henderson, and Eden Harrington— have agreed to serve the law school community as Associate Deans, effective July 1. Collectively, this group will form the dean’s senior leadership team, advising the dean while also carrying out the charges described below. “We are all […]

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Greenberg Traurig Commits to Support Pipeline Program

As Texas Law’s Pipeline Program prepares to announce its first cohort class, global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has pledged its support to the program for the next five years as a Partner Sponsor. Demetrius G. McDaniel ’90, president of the Texas Law Alumni Association Executive Committee and co-regional operating shareholder of the law firm’s […]

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Class President Emma Culotta Delivers Remarks at 2022 Sunflower Ceremony

Emma Culotta, permanent class president for the Texas Law Class of 2022, shared inspiring remarks at the Sunflower Ceremony on May 21, 2022. She reflected on the three-year journey that she and her classmates embarked upon in the pre-COVID era, using an analogy of a grueling Ironman competition. Culotta shared experiences of the past three […]

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Bintliff Receives Distinguished Service Award from the AALL

Barbara Bintliff, the Joseph C. Hutcheson Professor Emeritus in Law and former director of the Tarlton Law Library/Jamail Center for Legal Research, has been selected to receive the 2022 Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award by the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL). Bintliff retired in January 2022 after more than a decade with Texas […]

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Texas Law Honors Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

As we recognize Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month during May, we celebrate the historical and cultural contributions of individuals and groups of Asian and Pacific Islander descent to the United States. The AAPI descriptor encompasses millions of people of various cultures who represent many ethnicities, languages and experiences that enrich our nation. […]

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2022 Justice Center Graduating Student Award Winners
Justice Center Honors Three Students with 2022 Graduating Student Awards

William Wayne Justice Center recognized 3Ls Alyssa Gordon, Jacqueline Morales, and Zoraima Pelaez with Graduating Student Awards for their outstanding leadership and contribution to the community. They were honored at the Justice Center and Mithoff Pro Bono Program’s annual Celebration of Service on April 21— which was held in-person for the first time since the […]

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