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Prof. Wendy Greene speaking
Diverse Voices Series Speaker Prof. Wendy Greene Wants to #FreeTheHair

As part of Texas Law’s Diverse Voices Speaker Series, Professor Doris “Wendy” Greene spoke about her legal research into combatting natural hair discrimination in a presentation entitled “#FreeTheHair: Locking Black Hair to Civil Rights Movements.” She presented to an engaged audience of students and faculty in the school’s Eidman Courtroom on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023. […]

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Black History Month Spotlight: Thurgood Marshall Legal Society

Today, as part of observing Black History Month, we’re shining a spotlight on the Thurgood Marshall Legal Society, the law student-led social organization committed to supporting and uplifting Black students seeking their legal education at Texas Law. TMLS is driven by a mission “to improve the academic and social climate in Austin for Black law students, […]

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Celebrating Black History Month

As we enter Black History Month, the School of Law and The University of Texas at Austin have planned a wealth of events, workshops, showcases, and celebrations. This range of activity allows all Longhorns to explore the history of Black experience on The Forty Acres, to give a platform to the Black voices of UT […]

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America Law Institute Centennial Display Highlights Connection with Texas Law

The American Law Institute is marking its 100th anniversary in 2023 with four traveling exhibits that highlight the institute’s groundbreaking and impactful work. One of the four is being showcased at Texas Law, hosted inside the Tarlton Law Library. “I am delighted that our school can be a home for this remarkable tribute,” said Dean Bobby Chesney. “Texas […]

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Texas Law Students Dominate White Collar Crime Trial Advocacy Competition

A team of Texas Law students, coached by Texas Law alumni, swept the honors at this year’s White Collar Crime Invitational trial advocacy competition, hosted by the Georgetown University Law Center. The Texas Law advocates were crowned team champions after winning every round on every judge’s ballot throughout the three-day tournament, while Emily Ogden and […]

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Mithoff Program to Expand Title IX Pro Bono Work

Law students participated in a Title IX pilot pro bono program last year that gave them hands-on experience while making a positive impact in the UT community. The 2021-22 pilot program was conducted as a partnership between Richard and Ginni Mithoff Pro Bono Program and the University of Texas at Austin’s Title IX office with […]

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Pipeline Program’s First Cohort Begins Journey

A class of 30 undergraduate students and recent college graduates met for the first time in Townes Hall on June 4 to begin a year-long law school admissions journey together. Together they are the premier Cohort Program class of Texas Law’s new Pipeline Program. Cohort students are current-cycle law school applicants who will benefit from […]

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