Robyn Lindenberg

Texas Law Alumni Selected for Disaster Recovery Fellowships

The country is watching with palpable sympathy and dread as Hurricane Florence inflicts catastrophic damage throughout the Carolinas. And, as has been the case with Hurricane Harvey, many communities will be at the beginning of an arduous journey towards recovery, long after the floodwater recedes. These Texas Law alumni believe communities shouldn’t have to go […]

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Texas Law Faculty Among Most-Cited in the Country

From applicants’ LSAT scores to class rankings and beyond, the legal community places serious value on data-driven ordering. It’s thus no surprise that many in the legal academy pay careful attention to University of Chicago Prof. Brian Leiter’s annual lists of “most-cited” law faculty on his website, Brian Leiter’s Law School Reports. Leiter (a former […]

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Texas Law Alumnus Receives Outstanding Young Texas Ex Award

Since 1980, the Texas Exes have honored alumni age 39 and younger whose character, professional achievements, and service to the University of Texas are truly exceptional. They have just announced the winners of the 2018 Outstanding Young Texas Ex Awards, and the list includes a Texas Law alumnus, Bryan Jones ’05. From the Texas Exes announcement: Bryan Jones, BS […]

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Chesney: Nation’s Focus Shifting Away from Terrorism

In the nearly two decades since 9/11, terrorism and counterterrorism have occupied center stage of the nation’s politics, media, and attention. For many years now on-screen villains, both factual and fictional, have been terrorists, while our heroes fight to dismantle and disempower them. Professor Bobby Chesney, Director of UT-Austin’s interdisciplinary research center the Robert S. […]

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Politico: The Constitution Needs a Reboot by Sanford V. Levinson

On September 17 the nation will observe Constitution Day to recognize those who have become U.S. citizens and the adoption of the United States’ supreme legal document. It was around this time (in 1787) that Benjamin Franklin addressed the convention saying, “There are several parts of this Constitution which I do not at present approve, […]

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Two Students Pursue Texas Law-ITAM Joint Degree

Last week the summer-quiet halls of Texas Law clamored back to life, echoing with student traffic, chatter, and momentum. Among the seniors, midlaws, and freshlaws are two new students who join us from Mexico for a unique opportunity. Paulina Nenclares and Luis Roberto Leos Yeverino will spend the next two years at Texas Law, after […]

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In Memoriam: Judge John F. “Jack” Onion, Jr. ’50

A celebration of life will be held Friday, September 7 at 2:00 p.m. at Westlake Presbyterian Church in Austin, Texas. A private burial will take place in the Texas State Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to a charity of your choice. One of the most highly esteemed judges in Texas […]

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Environmental Justice and the Anniversary of Hurricane Harvey

Texans have just marked the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey making landfall on the state. While much of what was destroyed has since been rebuilt, many people are still coping with the aftermath of all that Harvey wrought. Among other consequences of the carnage that Harvey left behind has been the realization that Texas is […]

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Incoming Public Interest Scholars, Members of the Class of 2021

This month the law school is thrilled to welcome incoming public interest scholars and members of the Class of 2021, Jill Applegate, David Giannaula, and Melissa Sopher. Meet the scholars in this story, reprinted below, with permission from the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law. Texas Law Welcomes Incoming Public Interest Scholars, Members […]

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