Texas Law News

Deitch Admitted to Supreme Court Bar

On November 6, Professor Michele Deitch was sworn into the U.S. Supreme Court Bar. Although this great occasion took place in Washington D.C., the spirit of Texas Law was ever-present. Deitch, who holds a joint appointment at the LBJ School and the School of Law, was sponsored for admission by Prof. Lynn Blais, a founder […]

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Forbath Heads to Princeton as LAPA Fellow

Professor William E. Forbath is leaving for Princeton University next year. But there’s no need to panic—it’s only for the Spring 2019 semester! Forbath, who holds the Lloyd M. Bentsen Chair in Law and is the Associate Dean for Research, has been selected for Princeton’s prestigious Law and Public Affairs Fellowship. The program brings outstanding […]

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Mike A. Myers ’63 to Receive Santa Rita Award

Double Longhorn and School of Law alumnus Mike A. Myers ’63 has been announced as the newest recipient of the Santa Rita Award. It is the highest honor that can be bestowed by the University of Texas System. Myers will receive the award at a dinner in his honor in Dallas on December 12. This award […]

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Addison ’76 Appointed to KPMG U.S. Board of Directors

Law School Foundation Trustee Linda L. Addison ’76 has been appointed to the U.S. Board of Directors of KPMG, LLP, the audit, tax, and advisory firm. She will serve as one of the board’s two independent directors. Addison, who is the immediate past U.S. Managing Partner of Norton Rose Fulbright, has long been a highly […]

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Advocacy Program Competes from Coast to Coast

Texas Law’s nationally recognized Advocacy Program sent teams to a total of seven interscholastic mock trial and Alternative Dispute Resolution competitions this fall season. From California to New York City, students competed and achieved for the University of Texas at a level of excellence rarely matched. Read on to learn more about the competitions our […]

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Texas Law Alumni Selected for Disaster Recovery Fellowships

The country is watching with palpable sympathy and dread as Hurricane Florence inflicts catastrophic damage throughout the Carolinas. And, as has been the case with Hurricane Harvey, many communities will be at the beginning of an arduous journey towards recovery, long after the floodwater recedes. These Texas Law alumni believe communities shouldn’t have to go […]

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Texas Law Faculty Among Most-Cited in the Country

From applicants’ LSAT scores to class rankings and beyond, the legal community places serious value on data-driven ordering. It’s thus no surprise that many in the legal academy pay careful attention to University of Chicago Prof. Brian Leiter’s annual lists of “most-cited” law faculty on his website, Brian Leiter’s Law School Reports. Leiter (a former […]

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