Christopher Roberts

Charles Silver: Prolific Opinion Writer

Professor Charles Silver has been conducting groundbreaking research and writing influential academic articles and books for three decades. Now, he takes on a new writing challenge: social and cultural commentator, looking at the world through a legal lens. Two of his opinion pieces have recently appeared on Forbes online. The first, “Tarantino Is Right: The Police Need […]

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Michele Deitch: What’s Going On In Our Prisons?

Professor Michele Deitch co-authored (with Pace Law School’s Michael Mushlin) an opinion piece for The New York Times’ Opinion page, “What’s Going On In Our Prisons?” In it, Deitch and Mushlin make the argument not only for independent oversight of New York State’s correctional facilities, but for a national awareness that a movement calling for increased police accountability is incomplete […]

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Joe Jamail Dies at 90

Attorney and Longhorn philanthropist Joe Jamail, BA ’50, JD ’53, Life Member, Distinguished Alumnus, died Wednesday at age 90. Dean Ward Farnsworth shared these comments after learning the news: I was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Joe Jamail, our wonderful friend and graduate. It is a loss felt keenly by all of us […]

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Melinda Taylor: In The Energy Institute Spotlight

Professor Melinda Taylor, executive director of the Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Energy, Law & Business, and one of the nation’s foremost experts on environmental law, is the subject of the latest feature by UT’s Energy Institute, in their “Research Spotlight” column. It is a well-deserved honor for this veteran of both the National Audubon […]

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