Faculty News

Prof. John Robertson Remembered

Members of the law school community, along with family, friends, and former colleagues, gathered in the Eidman Courtroom on the afternoon of Friday, November 17, to remember Prof. John A. Robertson, who passed away last summer after a brief illness. Robertson was a beloved member of our faculty for over thirty-five years. “John was an […]

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Steiker Wins Hamilton Book Award Grand Prize

Prof. Jordan Steiker, holder of the Judge Robert M Parker Endowed Chair in Law and the co-director of the School of Law’s Capital Punishment Center, has been awarded the Hamilton Book Award, the highest honor for literary achievement given by the university to UT Austin authors. Prof. Steiker’s book, Courting Death: The Supreme Court and […]

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H.W. Perry Wins American Political Science Association Teaching and Mentoring Award

Texas Law Prof. H.W. Perry has been named the recipient of the 2017 Teaching and Mentoring Award from the Law and Courts Section of the American Political Science Teaching Association. The award was announced at APSA’s annual meetings in San Francisco on September 4. The Teaching and Mentoring Award recognizes innovative teaching and instructional methods and […]

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In Memoriam: Professor John A. Robertson

The Law School community is saddened by the sudden passing of Professor John A. Robertson, holder of the Vinson & Elkins Chair and a beloved member of our faculty for over thirty-five years. Professor Robertson, a renowned bioethics scholar, was honored in 2010 with a lifetime achievement award from the American Society for Law, Medicine […]

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Rabban honored with dual fellowships 

Texas Law Prof. David Rabban is wrapping up an extraordinary year in which he was honored with two of the most prestigious fellowships for academics and leading thinkers in the country. Rabban, the Jamail Regents Chair at the School of Law, is the recipient of both a Guggenheim Fellowship, and of a fellowship from the […]

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