Alumni News

Prof. Tracy McCormack is Teaching Advocacy In Texas—and Nigeria

Texas Law Prof. Tracy McCormack ’86 is passionate about trial advocacy. She’s been teaching it to generations of Texas Law students, she’s been running the school’s award-wining Advocacy Programs, and she’s written several books and dozens of articles on the subject. Her most recent book even embraces the most current state of advocacy: Remote Advocacy […]

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IN MEMORIAM: Teresa Lozano Long Dies at 92

The State of Texas and the School of Law are mourning the loss of Teresa Lozano Long, who, along with husband Joe R. Long ’58, endowed dozens of programs, institutions, and schools throughout a lifetime of philanthropy and good works. The faculty and students of the law school are among the many beneficiaries of Terry […]

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IN MEMORIAM: Albertine Bowie ’56

One of Texas Law’s pioneers, Albertine Bowie, of the Class of 1956, passed away in March 2020 in Oxford, England, her home of many years. Ms. Bowie, whose husband, Yaw B. Turkson, was a Ghanian diplomat with posts across the globe, led an extraordinary life.  The story of those early graduates is the subject of […]

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Alumni Making an Impact: Texas Law’s First Gallogly Family Foundation Public Interest Law Fellows

Texas Law is fortunate to be included in the Gallogly Family Foundation’s Public Interest Law Fellowship program, which provides opportunities for new lawyers to gain experience in public interest work and to improve access to legal services.  Gallogly Fellows work with nonprofit organizations on a project providing direct civil legal services to underrepresented individuals, including […]

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Collage of the four alumni who will be honored by the Texas Bar Foundation.
Four Alumni to be Honored by Texas Bar Foundation

This June, when the Texas Bar Foundation hands out its annual honors to a select group of distinguished lawyers from around the state, four Texas Law alumni will hear their names called and have the chance to bask in the adulation of their peers. The Foundation’s highest honor, the Outstanding 50 Year Lawyer Award, was […]

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History-Makers: The First Women At Texas Law

It’s International Women’s Day and at Texas Law we are reflecting on more than a century of women making their mark on our school and on the world. Today, women make up more than 50% of law students nationally and organizations such as Texas Law’s Center for Women in Law are central to the law […]

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