Texas Law News

H.W. Perry Wins American Political Science Association Teaching and Mentoring Award

Texas Law Prof. H.W. Perry has been named the recipient of the 2017 Teaching and Mentoring Award from the Law and Courts Section of the American Political Science Teaching Association. The award was announced at APSA’s annual meetings in San Francisco on September 4. The Teaching and Mentoring Award recognizes innovative teaching and instructional methods and […]

Read More
Prof. Willy Forbath Forbath: A New Type of Labor Law for a New Type of Lawyer

Texas Law Prof. William Forbath, who has been writing about law and the American labor movement for over 25 years, has been a close and engaged observer of the monumental change to the nature of work in America and the resulting plight of American workers. This Labor Day, Prof. Forbath and Temple Law School Prof. […]

Read More
Nicole Cásarez Nicole Cásarez ’79 on “The Joy of Lawyering”

The Class of 2020 spent their first morning of law school with an all-star collection of Texas Law luminaries, including Dean Ward Farnsworth and Associate Dean Robert Chesney, and they took the Oath of Professionalism, administered by the Hon. Debra Lehrmann ’82, Associate Justice of the Texas Supreme Court. But the emotional highlight of the […]

Read More
Texas Law Makes New U.S. News Short List

U.S. News and World Report continues to issue so-called “Short List” reports, in which they analyze often overlooked aspects of excellence in quality and value in legal education, and Texas Law continues to show up on those lists. Just yesterday, U.S. News released their list of “10 Law Schools With Small Classes” and Texas Law […]

Read More
Aspiring Lawyers Kick Off First Week of Discover Law

The Law School is currently hosting the 2017 edition of Discover Law, a program to introduce undergraduate students from Huston Tillotson University and UT to the world of law school. This year’s events are the subject of a profile on the website of The University of Texas at Austin’s Division of Diversity and Community Engagement. we […]

Read More
In Memoriam: Professor John A. Robertson

The Law School community is saddened by the sudden passing of Professor John A. Robertson, holder of the Vinson & Elkins Chair and a beloved member of our faculty for over thirty-five years. Professor Robertson, a renowned bioethics scholar, was honored in 2010 with a lifetime achievement award from the American Society for Law, Medicine […]

Read More