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Prof. Richard Albert, wearing a blue and white striped tie
Prof. Richard Albert Will Lead Texas Law’s Program on Constitutional Studies

Richard Albert, the William Stamps Farish Professor in Law as well as a Professor of Government, is taking on an additional role: Director of the Program of Constitutional Studies. The Program brings together scholars across the University in the world’s leading center for the study of constitutionalism, which Prof. Albert describes below as “a multidisciplinary, […]

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Archive of a passport that was issued less than a year after the birth of the Republic of Texas.
Tarlton Joins the Celebration of ‘National Archives Month”

Did you know that October is National Archives Month? Organized by the National Archives—the official keeper of our nation’s most important documents and materials—this month of activities is designed to connect citizens to history, and to build the habit of exploring amazing collections in archives of all kinds. Nowhere is the celebration ringing truer than […]

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Texas Law Shines at Austin’s “40 Under 40” Awards Once Again

For 20 years, Austin’s Young Women’s Alliance and  Young Men’s Business League have partnered to honor the best and brightest of the Capital City’s rising stars, bestowing the “40 Under 40” Awards to “emerging professionals and their mentors who are making an impact in our community.” Many law school alumni have been recipients of the award, beginning with […]

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The Honorable Reynaldo Guerra Garza ’39

It’s National Hispanic Heritage Month through October 15, when Americans honor the cultures and contributions of both Hispanic and Latino Americans and the heritage rooted in all Latin American countries. Although we aren’t able to single out every one of the thousands of outstanding lawyers and leaders of Hispanic heritage who got their start at […]

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History Made 70 Years Ago This Week: Heman Sweatt Enrolls

The story begins on a Tuesday: February 26, 1946, when Heman Marion Sweatt appeared at the Office of the Registrar of The University of Texas at Austin, seeking admission to the School of Law. Sweatt, a native of Houston’s Third Ward, had been a standout student at Wiley College, the historically black, private college in […]

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