Author: Robyn Lindenberg

  • Prof. J. Leon Lebowitz
    J. Leon Lebowitz, the brilliant and well-loved professor of law, passed away peacefully at home on January 11 at age 98. Professor Lebowitz became a member of the Texas Law faculty in 1956. For over four decades he educated and guided thousands of aspiring Texas lawyers on the Forty Acres. Though he formally retired as […]
  • Dustin Farahnak, pictured in front of picnic benches and trees at The School of Law
    Fans of Texas Law’s Instagram and Facebook accounts have already enjoyed getting to know some of our remarkable students through the new Student Spotlight series. Our students have much to say, and, in order to allow them more space than a social media caption, we are bringing the series here to the Texas Law News […]
  • Dr. Teresa Lozano Long
    Long-time friend to the Law School, Dr. Teresa Lozano Long will be honored during a White House ceremony on Thursday, November 21 with the National Humanities Medal. The National Humanities Medal, inaugurated in 1997, honors individuals or groups whose work has deepened the nation’s understanding of the humanities and broadened our citizens’ engagement with history, […]
  • Image of a youtube video of students in the School of Law building.
    A new academic year is underway at Texas Law and we’ve welcomed 288 1Ls and 35 LLMs to The Forty Acres. To mark the occasion, we had cameras rolling during Orientation and have produced this brief video to mark today’s milestone. The video was sent this morning to all 24,000+ Texas Law alumni and shared […]
  • Daniel T. Hodge, pictured with President Fenves during an award ceremony.
    Two Texas Law alumni, Randall H. Erben ’81 and Daniel T. Hodge ’04, were recognized with Presidential Citations by the University of Texas at Austin President Gregory L. Fenves for their notable support of the university. “Our alumni’s talent for bolstering this great university never ceases to amaze me, and these two graduates are prime […]
  • Neal Manne, speaking into a microphone in front of a podium.
    The Law School celebrated the Class of 2019, their family and friends, and the school’s leadership and faculty, on Saturday, May 25, 2019, at the Gregory Gym, in the heart of the UT campus. The student speaker was Permanent Class President for the Class of ’19, Gabriella Oxford, and the commencement address was delivered by […]
  • Gabriella Oxford, speaking into a microphone, standing in front of a podium.
    Gabriella Oxford, Permanent Class President for the Class of 2019, delivered an energizing, whimsical, and touching speech at this year’s Sunflower Ceremony. She began with a vivid tale of the terrors of the first day of civil procedure and concluded with a quotation from the teachings of iconic lawyer Elle Woods. In between were jokes, […]
  • The Texas Law Class of 2019, along with their families and friends and the law school leadership and faculty were treated to an inspiring address from Neal Manne ’80 at the annual commencement ceremony, held on May 25, 2019. Mr. Manne, who serves as a Trustee on the Law School Foundation, received his B.A. with […]
  • Several members of the Texas Law faculty have recently been featured in the national and state press. Bloomberg Businessweek spoke with Professor Henry Hu, a national expert on the law and economics of capital markets, corporate governance, derivatives, and other financial innovations, for a piece on the high-stakes battles over corporate debt currently taking place […]
  • Prof David Anderson
    On February 26, beloved Prof. David Anderson ’72 was honored with a celebratory resolution in the Texas House of Representatives, marking his retirement from the faculty of The University of Texas School of Law. The resolution was introduced by his former student, the Hon. Oscar Longoria ’07, Representative for Texas’ District 35. “For many years […]
  • Join us as we celebrate the life and legacy of former UT President Bill Powers.  Friday, April 12 at 3 p.m. on the Main Mall.  Bill Powers, one of the most important figures in the history of the School of Law and of the University of Texas, passed away on Sunday, March 10. In the words […]
  • Sandra Phillips Rogers ’91 has recently taken on a new role at Toyota Motor North America. In addition to her titles of Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel, Group Vice President, and Corporate Secretary, the legal powerhouse is now TMNA’s Chief Diversity Officer. “I’m honored to be named Chief Diversity Officer and excited to take on […]