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Texas Law Alumnus Darren Walker ’86 Receives France’s Highest Cultural Honor

Texas Law alumnus Darren Walker ’86, president of the Ford Foundation, is the recipient of France’s highest cultural honor. Walker was named commander of France’s Order of Arts and Letters for his work in supporting social justice through funding the arts. “Being in this firmament is absolutely humbling,” Walker told The Associated Press upon receiving […]

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Dean-Designate Chesney Announces New Associate Deans

Texas Law has announced that four current faculty members—Susan Morse, Melissa Wasserman, Shavonne Henderson, and Eden Harrington— have agreed to serve the law school community as Associate Deans, effective July 1. Collectively, this group will form the dean’s senior leadership team, advising the dean while also carrying out the charges described below. “We are all […]

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Greenberg Traurig Commits to Support Pipeline Program

As Texas Law’s Pipeline Program prepares to announce its first cohort class, global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has pledged its support to the program for the next five years as a Partner Sponsor. Demetrius G. McDaniel ’90, president of the Texas Law Alumni Association Executive Committee and co-regional operating shareholder of the law firm’s […]

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Seven Alumni Honored with 2022 Texas Bar Foundation Awards

The Texas Bar Foundation announced that seven Texas Law alumni will be honored with 2022 Texas Bar Foundation Awards. The foundation will recognize them at its annual dinner in June to honor lawyers who exhibit the highest traits of the legal profession. The Foundation posted award recipients on their website, along with descriptions of each […]

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Molly Brownfield Named Director of the Tarlton Law Library

Mary (Molly) Brownfield has been named as the Director of the Tarlton Law Library and Assistant Dean for Information Services after serving in prior roles including Interim Director and Deputy Director of Tarlton. Brownfield began her academic law library career at the University of Texas School of Law’s Tarlton Law Library as a Tarlton Fellow […]

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Meet the Constitutional Studies Program’s Inaugural Class of Senior Research Fellows

Texas Law’s Program on Constitutional Studies is pleased to welcome its inaugural, international class of Senior Research Fellows in Constitutional Studies. Each has been selected for their impactful and innovative ideas and advocacy in constitutional studies. The 2022 Fellows are Julie Suk from Fordham University (USA), Cynthia Barrow-Giles from The University of the West Indies […]

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Professor Mechele Dickerson Wins Massey Teaching Excellence Award

The University of Texas School of Law Professor Mechele Dickerson is our newest recipient of the Massey Teaching Excellence Award, which is given to a law professor who “epitomizes the School’s priority of providing the highest quality of teaching to its students.” “Mechele has long been one of our finest classroom teachers. She brings energy, […]

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Partnership with Weil Legal Innovators Program Offers Paid Fellowships to Admitted Students Who Defer

New fellowship enables incoming students to defer their first year to work at a WLI partner nonprofit organization Texas Law is participating in the 2022–2023 Weil Legal Innovators Program (WLI), a paid fellowship that enables incoming students to defer their first year of law school to work at a WLI partner nonprofit organization. Applications are […]

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