At the Law School

Budd Innocence Center Launches

Thanks to a gift from a former prosecutor and her husband, The University of Texas School of Law is opening the Budd Innocence Center to educate law students and improve the criminal justice system by enabling students and faculty to help Texas prisoners seek exoneration for crimes they did not commit. The Budd Innocence Center […]

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Nicole Cásarez
Nicole Cásarez ’79 on “The Joy of Lawyering”

The Class of 2020 spent their first morning of law school with an all-star collection of Texas Law luminaries, including Dean Ward Farnsworth and Associate Dean Robert Chesney, and they took the Oath of Professionalism, administered by the Hon. Debra Lehrmann ’82, Associate Justice of the Texas Supreme Court. But the emotional highlight of the […]

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Aspiring Lawyers Kick Off First Week of Discover Law

The Law School is currently hosting the 2017 edition of Discover Law, a program to introduce undergraduate students from Huston Tillotson University and UT to the world of law school. This year’s events are the subject of a profile on the website of The University of Texas at Austin’s Division of Diversity and Community Engagement. we […]

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Texas Law Graduates Receive Prestigious Public Service Fellowships

Six graduates of the Texas Law Class of 2017 have received prestigious postgraduate public service fellowships from Equal Justice Works, Gideon’s Promise, as well as the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law at the law school. “These outstanding graduates are committed to serving the public and we are very proud of their many accomplishments,” […]

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Bookfest: Celebrating Jordan Steiker’s Newest Publication

The law school is taking an afternoon this week to celebrate Prof. Jordan Steiker, along with his sister and co-author, Harvard Law School Prof. Carol Steiker, and their new book, Courting Death: The Supreme Court and Capital Punishment. A gala barbeque lunch (with veggie options) will be held this Friday, with special guests David Sklansky, of […]

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