Student Life

Portrait of Emily Bamesberger outside with trees behind her.
🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Emily Bamesberger ’21

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 3L Emily Bamesberger! Q: What has been your inspiration to come to law school? After being a stay-at-home parent, I wanted an intellectually engaging career. I have several lawyers in my life who have shown me the creativity required in many types of legal work, […]

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Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition, headshots of three winners
Texas Law Team Takes Second at National Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition

Texas Law students took second place at the 29th annual Conrad B. Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition, hosted by St. John’s University and the American Bankruptcy Institute, Feb. 27 – March 1, 2021.  The Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition is widely recognized as one of the nation’s preeminent moot court competitions. The second place team […]

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🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Bola Ibidapo ’23

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 1L Bola Ibidapo, Student Bar Representative and member of the Thurgood Marshall Legal Society! Q: What sort of things are you engaged in at law school? I am currently involved in the Texas Student Bar Association as an elected 1L Representative. I am also a […]

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🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Sarah Propst ’21

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 3L Sarah Propst, EIC of the Journal of Law and Technology and part of Texas Law’s mock trial and moot court teams! Q: What sort of things are you engaged in at law school? I am involved in mock trial, moot court, and EIC of […]

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🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Sheela Ranganathan ’22

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 2L Sheela Ranganathan, Human Rights Scholar at the Rapoport Center, Vice President of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, and Co-Founder of Law Students for Black Lives! Q: What sort of things are you engaged in at law school? As Vice President of the […]

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GRITS 2021: Building Community Online

Launched by a group of students at the University of Texas School of Law in 2015, GRITS (Getting Radical in the South) is an entirely student-run public interest law conference that focuses on social justice work in the South. GRITS emphasizes innovative, progressive, and even radical approaches to building community among students, practitioners, and community […]

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Texas Law 3L student Victoria Fazzino in a burnt orange dress with white flowers, standing outside on a sunny day
A National Championship for Texas Law in Costello Competition

Texas Law 3Ls Victoria Fazzino, Jensen Martinez, and Zachary Dwyer got their Super Bowl celebrations started early on Sunday when they were named the national champions of the 13th Annual John L. Costello National Criminal Law Trial Advocacy Competition, hosted by George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School. “We were proud to represent Texas Law,” […]

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