Reagan Robinson

The Bech-Loughlin First Amendment Center Year in Review

With generous donations from Texas Law alumni Doug Bech and Sam Loughlin, The University of Texas School of Law opened the Bech-Loughlin First Amendment Center in the Fall of 2020. The First Amendment Center serves to advance dialogue and scholarship about the First Amendment and foster appreciation of its place in our legal system. Professor Steven T. […]

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Meet the Class of 2024

Texas Law welcomes the Class of 2024 as its newest cohort of future leaders in law, business, and public service! This group of resilient students, bringing together a wide range of ages, backgrounds, and interests, is ready to make their mark on the world. For the first time in Texas Law history, there are more […]

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San Antonio Bar Association
Four Texas Law Alumni to Serve on San Antonio Bar Association Board of Directors

Texas Law alumni Dave Evans ’01, Lorraine Efron ’88, Grant McFarland ’91, and Jaime Vasquez ’08 have been elected to the 2021-2022 Board of Directors for the San Antonio Bar Association (SABA). Pictured above, from left: Dave Evans, Grant McFarland, Jaime Vasquez, Lorraine Efron The association is San Antonio’s largest voluntary bar organization of attorneys and […]

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Headshot of Betty Balli Torres, wearing a bright blue jacket
Betty Balli Torres ’85 Honored with National 2021 Innovations in Equal Justice Award

Betty Balli Torres ’85, executive director of the Texas Access to Justice Foundation (TAJF), won a national award from the National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA) for her work in ensuring access to justice for Texans in creative and innovative ways. Torres was presented with the NLADA’s 2021 Innovations in Equal Justice Award for […]

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Headshot of Neal S. Manne ’80
ABA Honors Neal Manne ’80 with 2021 John Minor Wisdom Public Service and Professionalism Award

The American Bar Association’s Litigation Section honored Neal Manne ’80 with its John Minor Wisdom Public Service and Professionalism Award on May 7 at the organization’s national meeting. The ABA’s award recognizes Manne for his decades of pro bono work on cases seeking equal justice under the law. The award is named for Judge Wisdom, […]

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Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition, headshots of three winners
Texas Law Team Takes Second at National Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition

Texas Law students took second place at the 29th annual Conrad B. Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition, hosted by St. John’s University and the American Bankruptcy Institute, Feb. 27 – March 1, 2021.  The Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition is widely recognized as one of the nation’s preeminent moot court competitions. The second place team […]

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Portrait of Hon. Hilda Tagle, wearing glasses, pearl earrings and a pearl necklace.
Hispanic Heritage Month 2020

Our celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month at Texas Law is drawing to a close, and though we weren’t able to single out every one of the thousands of outstanding lawyers and leaders of Hispanic heritage who got their start at Texas Law and who have made our community stronger, over the past weeks we […]

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Portrait of Prof. Lee Kovarsky
Getting to Know Prof. Lee Kovarsky

Lee Kovarsky joins the Texas Law faculty as the Bryant Smith Chair in Law. A leading scholar of the death penalty and habeas corpus, his teaching and writing focus on civil and criminal procedure, criminal justice, federal jurisdiction, and conflicts of law. A native Texan, Prof. Kovarsky received his B.A. in Political Science and Economics […]

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