Clinic News

Three students: Mary Jones, Nicole Shilling, and Brad Steel
Disability Rights Clinic Wins First Trial

The Texas Law Disability Rights Clinic took its first case to trial this fall, walking away with a successful outcome on behalf of its client. 3Ls Mary Jones, Nicole Schilling, and Brad Steel represented a girl with autism, arguing that she had been denied a free, appropriate public education in her sixth-grade year. The three Texas Law […]

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Alyse Munrose
3L Student With Children’s Rights Clinic Wins Case

At Texas Law, students change the world through real-life learning opportunities. Recently, 3L Alyse Munrose – working through the Law School’s Children’s Rights Clinic and under the supervision of Lori Duke ’95 – successfully represented her clients in a five-day trial. The trial culminated nearly a year of working on behalf of siblings who had […]

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SCOTUS - Ramirez v Collier
Texas Law Community Secures SCOTUS Win in Ramirez v Collier

Members of the Texas Law community are celebrating an 8-1 Supreme Court win on behalf of capital inmate John Henry Ramirez. Mr. Ramirez sued the State of Texas for violating his religious-liberty right to have his pastor pray and lay hands on him during his execution (Ramirez v. Collier). Current Texas Law students, faculty, and […]

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Students, Faculty, and Alumni Work Together on Supreme Court Capital-Punishment and Religious-Liberty Case

In a remarkable show of dedication to justice and legal dexterity, the Texas Law community swiftly came together this fall to support petitioner John Henry Ramirez before the United States Supreme Court. Background on Ramirez v. Collier: Petitioner John Henry Ramirez has been sentenced to death for a murder committed in Corpus Christi in 2004. […]

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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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The Bech-Loughlin First Amendment Center Year in Review

With generous donations from Texas Law alumni Doug Bech and Sam Loughlin, The University of Texas School of Law opened the Bech-Loughlin First Amendment Center in the Fall of 2020. The First Amendment Center serves to advance dialogue and scholarship about the First Amendment and foster appreciation of its place in our legal system. Professor Steven T. […]

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