Student Life

The Power of Advocacy

The Law School’s Advocacy Program celebrates twenty-five years of winning and adapts to a changing legal environment.

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Graduating Law School student Andrés Durá awarded Equal Justice Works scholarship

Third-year Law School student Andrés Durá has been awarded a two-year Equal Justice Works fellowship. Durá’s fellowship, which is sponsored by the Texas Access to Justice Foundation, will be spent in San Antonio working for the Equal Justice Center providing legal services to low-income and immigrant construction workers who have not been paid for their labor.

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Capital Punishment Clinic Wins New Penalty Trial for Client

The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals issued an opinion on Wednesday, April 28, 2010, vacating the death sentence of Roy G. Smith. Smith was represented in his appeal by University of Texas School of Law Professors Rob Owen and Jordan Steiker, assisted by the students of the Law School’s Capital Punishment Clinic.

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Out of the Past

A Law School grant helps second-year law student Andrés Durá carry out original research on an 1813 execution for fraudulent bankruptcy in the United Kingdom

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Beyond These Walls

Six Law School students collaborate with Columbia Law School students on the National Black Law Journal

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