Christopher Roberts

Admiralitas: An Interview with Michael Sturley

The current issue of the Federal Bar Association’s Admiralty Law eNewsletter — Admiralitas — turns its “Member Spotlight” on Texas Law Prof. Michael F. Sturley. Prof. Sturley is a founding member of the Admiralty Section of the FBA, as well as one of the directors on the Board of Directors. The interview below, reprinted with permission, covers Prof. […]

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Commencement 2017: Remarks by Sophia Makris, Class of ’17 Permanent Class President

Texas Law’s annual graduation festivities, known as the Sunflower Ceremony, were held this past Saturday. The Law School graduated 312 J.D.s and 43 LL.M.s. Permanent Class President Sophia Makris addressed her classmates and their guests. Below is a transcript of her remarks: Good afternoon to the administration, faculty, family and friends, and of course the Class […]

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Texas Law Graduates Receive Prestigious Public Service Fellowships

Six graduates of the Texas Law Class of 2017 have received prestigious postgraduate public service fellowships from Equal Justice Works, Gideon’s Promise, as well as the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law at the law school. “These outstanding graduates are committed to serving the public and we are very proud of their many accomplishments,” […]

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Alumni Association Announces 2017 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 Austin lawyer and civic leader Frank Denius ’49 will receive the Association’s Award for Lifetime Achievement. Houston-based JoAnn Lee ’83, an Assistant General Counsel for Exxon Mobil, will be honored as Outstanding […]

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Michele Deitch: Research Says “Raise the Age”

The following article was published by The LBJ School of Public Affairs, with whom the law school shares several faculty members and research projects, a dual-degree program, and the interdisciplinary Robert Strauss Center. It covers the remarkable research conducted by Prof. Michele Deitch, a senior lecturer at the law school and a Soros Senior Justice […]

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Prof. Richard Albert to Join Texas Law Faculty From Boston College

Professor Richard Albert of Boston College has accepted an offer to join Texas Law in January 2018.  Prof. Albert will be teaching a 1L Constitutional Law section, among other courses. His scholarship focuses on constitutional amendment in comparative, doctrinal, historical and theoretical perspectives. He is currently completing a book on constitutional amendment, to be published by Oxford University Press. […]

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