Events

Fair housing conference to address recent legal developments

“Race, Place, and Fair Housing in Texas: A Statewide Conference” will be held at the University of Texas School of Law on October 15, 2010. The conference will bring together top national experts and leading local practitioners to discuss how recent legal developments affect Texas cities’ obligations to create inclusive housing opportunities for persons of color.

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Human Rights Happy Hour: Daniel Brinks and Varun Gauri to speak on “Assessing the Distributive Impact of Social and Economic Rights in Litigation: More Litigation = More Inequality?” September 27, 2010

On Monday, September 27, 2010, the Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice will host Professor Daniel Brinks, associate professor of government at the University of Texas at Austin, and Varun Gauri, a World Bank senior economist, at the first Human Rights Happy Hour of the Fall 2010 semester. Brinks and Gauri will co-present a lecture entitled “Assessing the Distributive Impact of Social and Economic Rights in Litigation: More Litigation = More Inequality?”

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Shakespeare and the Law: Scenes and a Panel on Legal Issues from A Midsummer Night’s Dream, September 22, 2010

Actors from Spirit of Shakespeare, a University of Texas student organization, will perform scenes from A Midsummer Night’s Dream as part of a panel discussion titled “According to our Law: Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” on Wednesday, September 22, 2010, in the Eidman Courtroom at the University of Texas School of Law from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

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