Guzman to Deliver Commencement Address

Eva Guzman, formerly a Justice of the Texas Supreme Court, and currently a partner at the Houston law firm of Wright, Close & Barger, will deliver the commencement address at Texas Law’s 2023 Sunflower Ceremony. Her selection was announced by Dean Bobby Chesney in a message to the law school community. “Justice Guzman is a […]

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Special Event: Justin Driver on “Schooling Free Speech”

Acclaimed law professor and author Justin Driver, who is in residence at Texas Law the week of March 20 as a Distinguished Scholar, will deliver a public lecture on Tuesday, March 21, titled “Schooling Free Speech.” The lecture takes place at 11:30 a.m. in the law school’s Eidman Courtroom, and light refreshments will be served […]

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Three people at the Mentoring Kickoff Reception
Reception Kicks Off 2023 Alumni Mentoring Program

The Texas Law 1L class and their Austin-based alumni mentors gathered at the Austin Public Library for an evening of conversation and refreshments on January 11. This was the kickoff event for the 2023 Alumni Mentoring Program, one of Texas Law’s distinctive features. With over 325 students and alumni in attendance, the night was a […]

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Discussion of Dobbs Decision, on July 1
Webinar on Dobbs Decision Coming July 1

On Friday, July 1 at 11:30am CST, The University of Texas School of Law is co-hosting a webinar to discuss the historic Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision and its implications for our country. The discussion will be moderated by Steve Vladeck of The University of Texas School of Law. Panelists of the webinar […]

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Headshots of speakers at LevinsonFest6.21.22
Texas Law Constitutional Studies Program Hosts “LevinsonFest 2022”

In honor of Prof. Sanford (Sandy) Levinson’s 40th year at Texas Law, the school’s Program on Constitutional Studies is hosting “LevinsonFest 2022” – an online celebration of his scholarship. As the founding director of constitutional Studies at Texas Law, Levinson has organized innovative scholarly programs, created new platforms to disseminate the ideas of faculty and […]

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Five people honored at Alumni Awards 2022 Dinner
Law School Celebrates 2021-22 Alumni Award Winners with Spring Gala

The Texas Law Alumni Association presented its annual Alumni Awards at a gala ceremony on April 28, 2022 at the Four Seasons Hotel in downtown Austin, following a two-year pause due to the pandemic. Recognized at the event were David Beck ’65 for Lifetime Achievement, Karen Seymour ’86 as the Outstanding Alumna, and the Hon. […]

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Law School Kicks Off What Starts Here Campaign

The University of Texas at Austin launched its most ambitious capital campaign ever on March 4, 2022. As a part of a weekend series of events signaling the public phase of the University’s $6 billion What Starts Here campaign, the Law School celebrated its own kickoff to the campaign by hosting an inspiring look into […]

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The Honorable Brandy Mueller, Travis County Court at Law #6, with award recipient Noorulanne Jan, ‘21 and The Honorable Orlinda Naranjo standing in a courtroom
Noorulanne Jan ’21 Awarded Access to Justice Scholarship

The William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law hosted its annual “Color of Justice” program on Wednesday, February 5 in the Eidman Courtroom. There the National Association of Women Judges, co-sponsor of the program, awarded second-year Texas Law student Noorulanne Jan with the Access to Justice scholarship. The scholarship is awarded annually to a […]

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“The Federalist in the 21st Century” Conference Kicks Off

A three-day conference hosted by Texas Law Professor Sanford Levinson began last night in the Eidman Courtroom. “The Federalist in the 21st Century” gathers more than twenty of the nation’s leading constitutional scholars in Austin for a series of talks and panels inspired by—though not necessarily about—Levinson’s forthcoming book, “An Argument Open to All: Reading […]

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