Tag: Advocacy

  • 1Ls Jaron Petreas and Hixon Frank
    Jaron Petreas and Hixon Frank took the top prize at the transactional tournament hosted by Fordham University.
  • Morgan Bates
    For this edition of Texas Law's Student Spotlight series, meet 2L Morgan Bates!
  • Woman stands in a classroom instructing two students seen as blurs in foreground
    The assistant professor is co-founder of The Policing Project, which focuses on national police accountability.
  • Justin Atkinson headshot
    Meet five students who benefited from the Summer Public Service Program.
  • Lizeth Badillo Garcia headshot
    For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 2L Lizeth Badillo García!
  • As an empirical scholar on corporate structure and governance, Jens Dammann takes an unbiased deep dive into how – and where – companies operate.
  • The school’s annual Sunflower Ceremony brought together 292 graduates and more 2000 family and friends for a two-hour presentation with spirited reminiscences, inspiring speeches, moving moments, and an awe-inspiring volume of confetti.
  • Photo of Matthew Zavaro, Brandon Charnov, and Ali Hamza.
    Student excellence in legal writing and advocacy was recognized at the 2023 Beck Center Awards on April 20. The annual event, which is sponsored by The David J. Beck Center for Legal Research, Writing, and Appellate Advocacy recognized “outstanding Texas Law students for their focus on refining exceptional communication skills, as demonstrated in multiple ways.” […]
  • Winning team at the UCLA Transactional Competition
    The Texas Law team of 2Ls Erin Johnson and Katherine Rossmiller and 1L Evan Schneeberger took the top prize at the 2023 UCLA Transactional Law Competition, held at the UCLA School of Law on March 3. This year’s event marked a return to in-person competition for the venerable tournament after several years of online events. […]
  • Celebrating Women's History Month
    Observed throughout the United States each March since the 1980s, Women’s History Month honors and celebrates the impact women have made on society. On The Forty Acres, we recognize those students, faculty, staff, and alumnae who have helped shape the history of The University of Texas at Austin and of Texas Law, starting with Ella […]
  • 2022 Legal Paper Chase Winner, Gloria Jones 3L
    Third-year law student Gloria Jones took first place in the 2022 Paper Chase Legal Writing Competition, earning a trophy and a $5,000 prize. Her victory was announced on January 26 in an online ceremony hosted by the event’s three sponsors: the Texas Young Lawyers Association, Baylor Law School, and the Austin-based FVF Law Firm. In […]
  • Jeana Lungwitz
    For victims of domestic violence, one of the most effective legal remedies is a protective order. A recent case handled by Texas Law’s Domestic Violence Clinic enabled a woman and her children to obtain an unusual lifetime protective order thanks to the efforts of 3L Emily Ogden and Daniela Castro, a senior in the Steve […]