At the Law School

Environmental Justice and the Anniversary of Hurricane Harvey

Texans have just marked the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey making landfall on the state. While much of what was destroyed has since been rebuilt, many people are still coping with the aftermath of all that Harvey wrought. Among other consequences of the carnage that Harvey left behind has been the realization that Texas is […]

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Incoming Public Interest Scholars, Members of the Class of 2021

This month the law school is thrilled to welcome incoming public interest scholars and members of the Class of 2021, Jill Applegate, David Giannaula, and Melissa Sopher. Meet the scholars in this story, reprinted below, with permission from the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law. Texas Law Welcomes Incoming Public Interest Scholars, Members […]

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VIDEO: Sunflower Ceremony 2018

The Law School celebrated the Class of 2018, their family and friends, and the school’s leadership and faculty, on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at the Gregory Gym, in the heart of the UT campus. The commencement address was delivered by Linda Addison ’76. Watch her remarks here:  

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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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