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Kerstin Arnold ’95 Named 2021 Mentor of the Year

The 2021 Texas Law Alumni Mentor of the Year is Kerstin Arnold ’95, recently retired General Counsel with the Texas State Board of Pharmacology. Arnold, whose name was put forth by both of her mentees, Yatika Chaudhri ’23 and Daniel Fox ’20, was selected from a group of nearly two dozen nominees. Pictured above, from […]

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Baker and Avraham: “The Mysterious Market for Post-Settlement Litigant Finance” Highlighted in The ALI Adviser

The Mysterious Market for Post-Settlement Litigant Finance, an article by Professors Lynn Baker and Ronen Avraham, co-authored by Anthony J. Sebok, of Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, was recently selected to appear in The ALI Adviser. The article, soon to be published in the New York University Law Review, demystifies a key facet […]

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The Bech-Loughlin First Amendment Center Year in Review

With generous donations from Texas Law alumni Doug Bech and Sam Loughlin, The University of Texas School of Law opened the Bech-Loughlin First Amendment Center in the Fall of 2020. The First Amendment Center serves to advance dialogue and scholarship about the First Amendment and foster appreciation of its place in our legal system. Professor Steven T. […]

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Meet the Class of 2024

Texas Law welcomes the Class of 2024 as its newest cohort of future leaders in law, business, and public service! This group of resilient students, bringing together a wide range of ages, backgrounds, and interests, is ready to make their mark on the world. For the first time in Texas Law history, there are more […]

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Portrait of Cynthia and Sanford Levinson
Prof. Levinson Establishes Endowment to Celebrate 40 Years on the Forty Acres

This year offered a doubly joyous occasion to Professor Sanford V. Levinson and his wife, Cynthia. They are celebrating both his 40th year of teaching on the Forty Acres and his 80th birthday. To commemorate this special year, the couple has established The Sanford and Cynthia Levinson Endowment for Excellence Scholarship in Law. The Levinson scholarship will […]

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Portrait of Professor Jennifer Laurin
Prof. Laurin Testifies Before House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security

Professor Jennifer Laurin testified during a virtual hearing before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security on July 13, 2021. The hearing, titled “Facial Recognition Technology: Examining Its Use by Law Enforcement,” aimed to generate not only an understanding of facial recognition technology (FRT) but also to proactively engage with […]

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Justice Center Welcomes Incoming Public Interest Scholars, Members of the Class of 2024

The William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law is proud to welcome first year students Araceli Garcia and Courtney Weber – recipients of full tuition scholarships awarded to incoming students who have a demonstrated commitment to social justice. The scholars are selected through a competitive process, including an interview with a faculty selection committee. […]

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