Author: Dale Whitaker

  • Today, we're spotlighting students and alumni with Asian/Pacific Islander roots who are making a positive impact through their work and service.
  • Portrait of Circle Robie
    Rising 2L Circle Robie has won a prestigious Susman Godfrey Prize, a national honor awarded annually to 12 students of color who have demonstrated academic excellence and overall achievement.
  • Mother's Day 2023
    For Mother's Day 2023, Texas Law honors moms everywhere, with a special shoutout going to those who are juggling that vitally important role along with the demands of being a student in law school.
  • The Hon. Eva Guzman encouraged the graduating class to "find the sweet spot where your passion and your craft become one."
  • Jason Onyediri, the permanent class president for the Texas Law Class of 2023, reflected on his classmates' “collective story” at the Sunflower Ceremony on May 6.
  • Kensy's unique path has included military service, motherhood, and successful representation of her client working with Texas Law's Domestic Violence Clinic.
  • Minister Marlene Malahoo Forte and Professor Richard Albert
    Albert will be helping Jamaica in its transition from a constitutional monarchy to a republic as a member of the country's Constitution Reform Committee.
  • Photo of Matthew Zavaro, Brandon Charnov, and Ali Hamza.
    Student excellence in legal writing and advocacy was recognized at the 2023 Beck Center Awards on April 20. The annual event, which is sponsored by The David J. Beck Center for Legal Research, Writing, and Appellate Advocacy recognized “outstanding Texas Law students for their focus on refining exceptional communication skills, as demonstrated in multiple ways.” […]
  • Graduating Student Award winners
    Texas Law’s annual Celebration of Service, the only law school awards ceremony that honors both students and faculty, took place on April 18 in the Susman Godfrey Atrium. The perennial favorite — better known informally as the “Ice Cream Social” — saw a bigger-than-usual crowd, thanks in large part to a bigger-than-usual slate of awards […]
  • Veda Tsai headshot
    For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 1L Veda Tsai! Q: How has your undergraduate mock trial experience at UT Dallas helped you in law school so far?  A: I gained both logical thinking and substantive knowledge from mock trial. Our mock trial program gave us the opportunity to analyze the information and […]
  • Class of 1973 and Dean Chesney
    Texas Law’s 2023 Alumni Weekend celebrations took place on April 14 & 15, bringing alumni from around the country and across the globe back to Austin to reconnect with old friends and relive great law school experiences. The two days of nearly non-stop activity officially kicked off Friday night with the Law School Alumni Association’s […]
  • portrait of Barbara di Castro Young
    For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 3L Barbara Di Castro Young! Q: Where did you do your undergraduate work, and what did you major in? A: I graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas, and my major was International Political Economy. What groups/clubs/internships have you participated in while at Texas […]