Category: Feature Stories

  • Lulu Flores, ’80, was recently named National Latina Lawyer of the Year by the Hispanic National Bar Association, a new height in a career defined by public service.
  • Scott Keller, ’07, is the latest Law School alumnus to clerk on the Supreme Court, under Justice Anthony Kennedy.
  • The William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law recently celebrated its fifth anniversary, and the legacy of its namesake, who passed away last year. Richard Mithoff, '71, looks back on the events that shaped the man.
  • Father T.J. Martinez, '96
    As president of Cristo Rey Jesuit, the Rev. TJ Martinez, '96, prepares underprivileged children for a better future
  • Barbara Bintliff, law library director at the University of Colorado at Boulder, accepts position as library director and Joseph C. Hutcheson Professor in Law.
  • This January 11–15, 2010, forty students from the University of Texas School of Law spent part of their Winter Break in Houston and the Rio Grande Valley carrying out pro bono legal work for underserved communities.
  • In fall 2009, the Law School will launch the Center for Global Energy, International Arbitration, and Environmental Law to help create a new generation of lawyers and scholars to navigate the legal terrain between these three vital fields in a changing world.
  • The Tarlton Law Library displays patent models, giving a glimpse into the inventions and copyright law of the past.
  • Six Law School students collaborate with Columbia Law School students on the National Black Law Journal
  • Claude Simmons Jr., center, and Christopher Scott, right, greet family and friends after their exoneration hearing on October 23.
    Actual Innocence Clinic helps exonerate wrongfully convicted men.
  • Over the past two years, the Law School has added twelve new faculty positions, including eight named chairs.