Author: Wendy Schneider

  • The University of Texas School of Law is pleased to host the eighth annual Administrative Law New Scholarship Roundtable on May 16-17, 2023. Texas Law’s Prof. Melissa Wasserman and Prof. Wendy Wagner are organizing the event. The Administrative Law New Scholarship Roundtable is an annual event, hosted by a rotating series of law schools, at […]
  • Weil Legal Innovators, photos of two students
    Texas Law’s participation in the Weil Legal Innovators Program (WLI) has led to an exceptional experience for admitted students Brady Miller and Jackson Weihe. They are among 10 students chosen to participate in the 2022-2023 Weil Legal Innovators Class and have deferred their law school starting date to fall 2023 to work in a year-long, […]
  • Darren Walker headshot
    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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • Portraits of 7 alumni
    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 […]
  • Portrait of Mary (Molly) Brownfield
    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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • Roberts, Ken
    C. Kenneth Roberts J.D. ’51, LL.M. ’53, former Chair of the UT Law School Foundation, Life Trustee, colleague and long-time friend of Texas Law, died on Jan. 9, 2022. “Ken was a great friend of the law school and of the Foundation and is counted, along with his wife Cary, among the school’s most generous […]
  • Mechelle Dickerson_2022-The-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, […]
  • WLI Application Announcement
    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 […]
  • Pipeline Program Founding Sponsor Vinson & Elkins
    Texas Law is excited to announce that its new Pipeline Program dedicated to supporting aspiring lawyers — students in high school, college and law school from underrepresented backgrounds — has received a $1 million commitment from law firm Vinson & Elkins as the founding sponsor. The program is a long-term initiative that involves outreach, education, […]