Alumni News

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Texas Law Celebrates Women’s History Month

As we recognize Women’s History Month during March, we celebrate the outstanding achievements of several Texas Law alumnae whose careers have followed many different paths. This month we highlight 10 women in the legal profession who have had positive impacts in their various roles that include working at law firms, corporate settings, education, healthcare, government […]

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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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Eight Portraits for Black History Month 2022
Texas Law Celebrates Black History Month 2022

During Black History Month, we recognize the excellence and achievements of Texas Law alumni who are impacting society in Texas and around the world. Read to learn more about some of our exceptional alumni who started here and are now changing the world. Ashton Cumberbatch ’82 Ashton Cumberbatch specializes in labor and employment law and currently […]

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Students, Faculty, and Alumni Work Together on Supreme Court Capital-Punishment and Religious-Liberty Case

In a remarkable show of dedication to justice and legal dexterity, the Texas Law community swiftly came together this fall to support petitioner John Henry Ramirez before the United States Supreme Court. Background on Ramirez v. Collier: Petitioner John Henry Ramirez has been sentenced to death for a murder committed in Corpus Christi in 2004. […]

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Jill Applegate ’21 Awarded Skadden Fellowship to Work with the Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem

Jill Applegate ’21 has been awarded a 2022 Skadden Fellowship to work with the Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem in New York. Her fellowship project will focus on providing direct representation for immigrants who have received deportation orders because of criminal convictions but who have the right to remain in the United States due to changes in […]

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