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Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition, headshots of three winners
Texas Law Team Takes Second at National Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition

Texas Law students took second place at the 29th annual Conrad B. Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition, hosted by St. John’s University and the American Bankruptcy Institute, Feb. 27 – March 1, 2021.  The Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition is widely recognized as one of the nation’s preeminent moot court competitions. The second place team […]

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Portrait of Bola Ibidapo, wearing a white shirt and jacket
🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Bola Ibidapo ’23

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 1L Bola Ibidapo, Student Bar Representative and member of the Thurgood Marshall Legal Society! Q: What sort of things are you engaged in at law school? I am currently involved in the Texas Student Bar Association as an elected 1L Representative. I am also a […]

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Students Say “Thank You” For Scholarship Supporters

Texas Law continued an old tradition on March 31, but gave it a new twist. Every year, the school invites scholarship supporters to come to campus to meet with students and be recognized by the dean. It’s a chance for those supporters—often alumni or the surviving family and friends of past donors—to learn what scholarships […]

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🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Sarah Propst ’21

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 3L Sarah Propst, EIC of the Journal of Law and Technology and part of Texas Law’s mock trial and moot court teams! Q: What sort of things are you engaged in at law school? I am involved in mock trial, moot court, and EIC of […]

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🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Sheela Ranganathan ’22

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 2L Sheela Ranganathan, Human Rights Scholar at the Rapoport Center, Vice President of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, and Co-Founder of Law Students for Black Lives! Q: What sort of things are you engaged in at law school? As Vice President of the […]

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🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Anthony Collier ’22 Elected Chair of National Black Law Students Association

Texas Law 2L Anthony Collier, currently serving the school community as the Student Bar Association President and a member of three student organizations, has been elected to serve as Chair of the National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA), the largest student-run nonprofit in the nation. His term will begin on April 1. Collier has spent […]

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A car covered in snow with the word "Texas" drawn in the snow, taken during Winter Storm Uri in February 2021
Longhorns Helping Longhorns: Texas Law Rises to the Occasion

Last month’s historic Winter Storm Uri plunged millions of Texans into dangerous, emergency situations, with widespread power outages and water service interruptions. At one point, 45% of Austin was without power, leaving hundreds of thousands of Travis County residents without heat during sustained single-digit temperatures. Making matters worse, the record stretch of sub-freezing weather combined […]

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Black and white illustration of an upraised fist in a circle with the first serving as the letter I in the words GRITS
GRITS 2021: Building Community Online

Launched by a group of students at the University of Texas School of Law in 2015, GRITS (Getting Radical in the South) is an entirely student-run public interest law conference that focuses on social justice work in the South. GRITS emphasizes innovative, progressive, and even radical approaches to building community among students, practitioners, and community […]

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An image of the five first women at Texas Law
History-Makers: The First Women At Texas Law

It’s International Women’s Day and at Texas Law we are reflecting on more than a century of women making their mark on our school and on the world. Today, women make up more than 50% of law students nationally and organizations such as Texas Law’s Center for Women in Law are central to the law […]

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