Events

Energy Center cosponsors international conference in Beijing, August 21, 2012

The law school’s Center for Global Energy, International Arbitration, and Environmental Law will cosponsor a conference in Beijing, China on August 21, 2012, with Peking University Law School.  The topic is “Oil and Gas Development Off-shore: Comparative Legal Approaches to Preventing Spills and Addressing Liability.” Professors John Dzienkowski, Owen Anderson, Melinda Taylor, and Vinson & Elkins […]

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Second annual ice cream social to celebrate public service, April 23, 2012

The William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law will host the Law School’s second annual ice cream social to celebrate public service and to recognize student accomplishments on Monday, April 23, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Sheffield Room (TNH 2.111). The event is open to the entire Law School community and to family and friends of the honorees.

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Chicano/Hispanic Law Students’ Association to host Mexican-American Bar Association of Texas’s Law Student Conference, March 2–3, 2012

The Chicano/Hispanic Law Students’ Association is hosting the annual Mexican-American Bar Association of Texas’s Law Student Conference on March 2 and 3, 2012, at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center. During this event, law students and attorneys from across Texas will attend programming and discussions on professional development and issues affecting Hispanic communities in Texas.

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Law School symposium to address lynching and the death penalty, March 23-24, 2012

“Lynching and the Death Penalty” will be held at the University of Texas School of Law on Friday and Saturday, March 23-24, 2012 in the Eidman Courtroom. The symposium will bring together leading scholars and advocates to explore the historical link between lynching and the death penalty, their similarities and differences, and the enduring role of lynching and race discrimination in contemporary capital litigation.

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