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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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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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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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