Christopher Roberts

Dickerson: The Cost of Emergency Evacuation

Texans watching the news of Hurricane Florence making landfall in the Carolinas can be forgiven for experiencing a severe case of déjà vu. It was just over a year ago that Texans saw themselves in those news stories, and were faced with similar challenges of preparing for a natural disaster. Many of the stories, both today […]

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Upton Kea ’82 Named Chief Operating Officer of the FDIC

Texas Law Alumni Association President Arleas Upton Kea ’82 has been named Chief Operating Officer and Deputy to the Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Her elevation was announced by the FDIC’s Chairman, Jelena McWilliams. The appointment makes Upton Kea the top senior executive of the nation’s primary watchdog of the commercial banking industry. A […]

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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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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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