The Tarlton Law Library has announced the publication of the oral history interview of William C. Powers, Jr., one of the most important figures in the history of the School of Law and of The University of Texas. William C. Powers, Jr. (1946-2019) was the Joseph D. Jamail Centennial Chair in Law at The University […]
Tarlton Law Library Director Barbara Bintliff is used to monitoring the churn of daily news for stories about the law and the American legal system. That’s because, when a topic reaches the front-page headlines of major news outlets, it’s predictable that Tarlton’s librarians will start getting inquiries—from students, faculty, and even the general public—wanting to […]
Did you know that October is National Archives Month? Organized by the National Archives—the official keeper of our nation’s most important documents and materials—this month of activities is designed to connect citizens to history, and to build the habit of exploring amazing collections in archives of all kinds. Nowhere is the celebration ringing truer than […]
One of the world’s most important legal archives now has a permanent home at one of the world’s premier law libraries. The archives of the Uniform Law Commission are now part of the permanent collection of Texas Law’s Tarlton Law Library. The announcement was made by Tarlton’s Director, Professor Barbara Bintliff. “The Tarlton Law Library has long been […]
For more than half a century, students at the Law School have enjoyed the Hyder Collection—thousands of legal-related art pieces on semi-permanent loan and displayed throughout the school that, in addition to their aesthetic value, have served to provide a social and historical context for the study of the law. Now, thanks to the efforts of many, a large part of that collection has found a permanent home at the school.
In honor of this gift and his past generosity, on May 13, 2010 the University of Texas System Board of Regents named a newly renovated space in the Law School’s Jesse Jones Building the Stephen D. Susman Academic Center.