Author: Reagan Robinson

  • Three photos in wall plaque honoring Virgil C. Lott '53
    Many in the Texas Law community are familiar with Virgil C. Lott’s story. In 1953, Lott became the first African American to graduate from The University of Texas Law School and was the first African American to sit on the bench of an Austin court. Today the law school honors Lott’s achievements and memory by […]
  • Graphic with three women fists on the right and the phrase "To the firsts, the nows, and the nexts..." written in dark blue cursive on the top left, and a Texas Law logo on the bottom.
    As this year’s Women’s History Month comes to an end, we reflect on the remarkable women who shaped and continue to shape Texas Law. Check out this presentation to learn about and celebrate just a few of our many accomplished alumnae and students who continue to raise the bar for excellence in the legal world […]
  • Professor Nelia Robbi, holding an award
    Texas Law Professor Nelia Robbi ’07 has been honored with the 2020 Joseph C. Parker Diversity Award. Prof. Robbi was presented with the award at the Austin Bar Foundation annual gala ceremony on January 25 at the Omni Hotel at Barton Creek Resort. “We are so thrilled to see Nelia honored for her commitment to equality […]
  • Prof. Richard Albert, wearing a blue and white striped tie
    Professor Richard Albert has begun his term as the elected Chair of the Section on Scholarship in the American Association of Law Schools (AALS). He recently completed his term as Chair of the Section on Comparative Law. The Section on Scholarship promotes scholarly research and dialogue among members of the Association, and seeks to create […]
  • Corner of the Law School with plants, blue chairs, a purple couch, and a shelf of books. This is the John A. Robertson "alcove".
    There is a newly designed space for Texas Law students, staff, and faculty to relax and recharge on the 5th floor of Jones Hall: the John Robertson Alcove, created in memory of the longtime and beloved professor who passed away in the summer of 2017. “John loved art, music, books, and sunlight, all things he […]
  • A stack of the blue Texas International Law Journal books, with a world map hanging on the wall behind them
    The Texas International Law Journal (TILJ) has taken fourth position on the newly-released Washington & Lee Journal Rankings. This represents a 12-spot jump on the specialty listing, the largest move of any of the top-ranked publications. The W&L rankings, considered the world’s premier listing of law journals, considers the top 300 U.S.-published journals and 50 […]