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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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Emma Edmund '24
🤘 STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Emma Edmund ’24

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 1L Emma Edmund! Q: How did your time as Editor In Chief of The Daily Northwestern help prepare or inspire you for law school? My time as editor of The Daily helped me develop and refine my writing skills, which I think is critical to […]

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Portrait of Jason Oyediri
Texas Law Review Elects First Black Editor-In-Chief, 2L Jason Onyediri

As the prestigious Texas Law Review journal begins its second century of publication, it does so under the leadership of the first Black editor-in-chief in its history: Jason Onyediri. A second-year law student, Onyediri recently was selected to lead the Law Review for 2022. A 2020 graduate of UT Austin, he earned undergraduate degrees in […]

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🤘 STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Sarah Gaucher ’24

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 1L Sarah Gaucher! Q: What was the main inspiration for you to become the Founder of Aggie Minority Women in Law? Being a first generation American and also being the first person in my family to pursue law school, I was inspired to start Aggie […]

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New Courtyard and Plaza Give the Law School a New Look

This article is reprinted with permission from the Alcalde, the official publication of the Texas Exes. Not so long ago, driving along the northeastern corner of campus, it was easy to miss the brutalist white stone structure at 727 East Dean Keeton. That’s Townes Hall, home of The University of Texas School of Law. However, thanks to last […]

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🤘 STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Blake Cleary ’24

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet the class of 2024’s Blake Cleary! Q: What inspired you to pursue a legal education? Weirdly, I was teaching English in Turkey and was going through conversation practice with one of my students who told me about the day to day life her father had […]

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The exterior doors of Townes Hall at the University of Texas School of Law, with an inscription chiseled above: "That they may truly and impartially administer justice."
Texas Law Announces Guaranteed Summer Funding

In Spring 2022, Texas Law will launch the Summer Public Service Program (SPSP), which will provide a stipend to every student working in an unpaid summer internship in the public sector, including nonprofits, government organizations, and legislative offices in the U.S. and abroad. Students will receive full fellowships of $5,000 for ten weeks of work with […]

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New Report from The Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic

A new report from The Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic reveals that San Antonio vacates and demolishes occupied homes at an exponentially higher rate than the other major Texas cities combined. Professor Heather Way, the co-director of The Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic, is the study’s lead author. The report, titled “Ousted: The City of […]

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🤘 STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Natalia Arizmendi ’24

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 1L Natalia Arizmendi! Q: What has been the best surprise about your law school experience? The people have been the best surprise in law school. Law school is challenging and requires constant adjustments and exposure to experiences that are at times uncomfortable, but UT has […]

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