At the Law School

A large metal sign explaining Juneteenth's history in front of trees.
Resources to Learn About Juneteenth

This article was first published in 2020. It was updated in June 2021. We are wishing all a meaningful and happy Juneteenth. In that spirit, we are sharing a message sent out to the Texas Law community with links and resources for the Juneteenth holiday. It came from Professor Barbara Bintliff, Joseph C. Hutcheson Professor […]

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Longtime Texas Law Professor Knighted

Professor Philip Bobbitt, Distinguished Senior Lecturer at The University of Texas School of Law, has received an honor shared by very few Americans—an appointment as an honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. The honorary award, recognizing Bobbitt’s services to United Kingdom/United States relations and public life, was conferred by […]

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Eight Members of the Class of 2021 Receive Graduating Student Awards

The William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law honored eight members of the class of 2021 with Graduating Student Awards. This annual award recognizes graduating students for their extraordinary commitment during law school to using the law to serve others and to supporting Texas Law’s public interest community. The faculty selection committee considered the […]

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Tarlton Law Library Wins 2020-2021 AALL Innovations in Technology Award

The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) announced the Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin, as winner of the 2020-2021 Innovations in Technology Award for producing the Thomas Woodward Houghton 50 State Ethics Guide. The award will be commemorated at the Association’s virtual 2021 Annual Meeting. The award recognizes a technological project […]

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🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Emily Bamesberger ’21

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 3L Emily Bamesberger! Q: What has been your inspiration to come to law school? After being a stay-at-home parent, I wanted an intellectually engaging career. I have several lawyers in my life who have shown me the creativity required in many types of legal work, […]

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Texas Law Team Takes Second at National Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition

Texas Law students took second place at the 29th annual Conrad B. Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition, hosted by St. John’s University and the American Bankruptcy Institute, Feb. 27 – March 1, 2021.  The Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition is widely recognized as one of the nation’s preeminent moot court competitions. The second place team […]

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🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Bola Ibidapo ’23

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 1L Bola Ibidapo, Student Bar Representative and member of the Thurgood Marshall Legal Society! Q: What sort of things are you engaged in at law school? I am currently involved in the Texas Student Bar Association as an elected 1L Representative. I am also a […]

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Students Say “Thank You” For Scholarship Supporters

Texas Law continued an old tradition on March 31, but gave it a new twist. Every year, the school invites scholarship supporters to come to campus to meet with students and be recognized by the dean. It’s a chance for those supporters—often alumni or the surviving family and friends of past donors—to learn what scholarships […]

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🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Sarah Propst ’21

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 3L Sarah Propst, EIC of the Journal of Law and Technology and part of Texas Law’s mock trial and moot court teams! Q: What sort of things are you engaged in at law school? I am involved in mock trial, moot court, and EIC of […]

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