Texas Law News

🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Amber Magee ’20

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 3L Amber Magee, the current President of the Thurgood Marshall Legal Society! Q: So Amber, what does life after Texas Law look like for you? Leaving Texas Law will be the first time I leave this campus since I started at UT in 2013. I […]

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Noorulanne Jan ’21 Awarded Access to Justice Scholarship

The William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law hosted its annual “Color of Justice” program on Wednesday, February 5 in the Eidman Courtroom. There the National Association of Women Judges, co-sponsor of the program, awarded second-year Texas Law student Noorulanne Jan with the Access to Justice scholarship. The scholarship is awarded annually to a […]

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Ashlie Alaman ’09 – ‘A Heart for Helping People’

Ashlie Alaman graduated from Texas Law in ’09 and has spent most of her career providing aid to those in need through pro bono work. Alaman was a finalist for the American Bar Association’s 2019 DFW Pro Bono/Public Service Award. Below is an article highlighting Alaman’s work, published with permission from The Texas Lawbook.   […]

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Prof. Adrienne Davis
TMLS Symposium: The Case for Reparations in America

The Thurgood Marshall Legal Society at Texas Law hosts its annual symposium on February 21, with panels and discussion on the ethical, political, and legal implications of reparations. The day’s programming, organized by 2019-20 chapter president Amber Magee, will take place in the Sheffield Massey Room and will feature Texas Law Prof. Mechele Dickerson and […]

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Black History Month 2020

During Black History Month we are recognizing excellence and the pioneering spirit of Texas Law alumni who changed the world and made history. Read on to meet some of the first African-American graduates of Texas Law. You can learn about their lives and accomplishments in more detail here.   The case of Sweatt v. Painter […]

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Lawyers in Love 2020

Texas Law didn’t just give these couples a world-class legal education- it gave them their families! Happy Valentine’s Day from Texas Law and from these lawyers in love! Did you meet your significant other at the Law School? Send your story to communications@law.utexas.edu! Ann Gill Howard & John Howard, Class of 1988 We met the […]

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🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Annabeth Reeb ’20

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 3L Annabeth Reeb, who serves as Student Bar Association President! Q: How has serving as the Student Bar Association President impacted your experience in the Texas Law community? I am so incredibly thankful for this position. It has given me the opportunity to get to […]

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Justice Center Announces Chris Marshall Scholars

Texas Law is proud to share that the class of 2020 Chris Marshall Endowed Presidential Scholarships were awarded to four outstanding students. These scholarships are given annually to third-year students who have distinguished themselves academically and plan to remain in Texas after graduation to practice public service law in non-profit, government or legislative positions. We […]

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🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: William Zakhary ’21

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 2L William Zakhary, Society Coordinator for the Martinez Society! Q: So William, why did you choose Texas Law for your degree? When I came onto UT’s campus as a Freshman in 2014, Texas Law seemed like an impossible goal that would never be within my […]

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Prof. Nelia Robbi Honored at the Austin Bar Foundation Gala

Texas Law Professor Nelia Robbi ’07 has been honored with the 2020 Joseph C. Parker Diversity Award. Prof. Robbi was presented with the award at the Austin Bar Foundation annual gala ceremony on January 25 at the Omni Hotel at Barton Creek Resort. “We are so thrilled to see Nelia honored for her commitment to equality […]

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