Texas Law News

Portrait of Norma V.  Cantú with pink background.
Prof. Norma V. Cantú to Chair U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

The United States Commission on Civil Rights has confirmed President Biden’s appointment of Texas Law’s Professor of Law and Professor of Education Norma V. Cantú as the new Chair by unanimous vote. The appointment makes her the first Latina to serve as Chair of the commission. The appointment is a six-year term. She succeeds Catherine […]

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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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Portrait of Bola Ibidapo, wearing a white shirt and jacket
🤘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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Prof. Tracy McCormack is Teaching Advocacy In Texas—and Nigeria

Texas Law Prof. Tracy McCormack ’86 is passionate about trial advocacy. She’s been teaching it to generations of Texas Law students, she’s been running the school’s award-wining Advocacy Programs, and she’s written several books and dozens of articles on the subject. Her most recent book even embraces the most current state of advocacy. Remote Advocacy in […]

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