William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law

“That they may truly and impartially administer justice”
Photo of Morris Dees

Morris Dees, Southern Poverty Law Center, speaking to students and alumni

2006–2007 Programs

In 2006–2007, the Justice Center sponsored:

Conferences and Lectures:

  • "Gender and Labor: What's Working," conference co-sponsored with the Center for Women's and Gender Studies at The University of Texas, Oct. 19-20, ’06
  • "Guantanamo, the Supreme Court, and the Rule of Law, a lecture by Professor Neal Katyal of Georgetown Law Center, co-sponsored with the Marvin K. Collie Lectureship Series, Nov. 2, ’06
  • Capital Representation in Transition, co-sponsored with the Capital Punishment Center at Texas Law and the American Journal of Criminal Law, Feb. 8, ’07
  • Pressing Legal Issues Affecting Low-Income Persons, and Strategies to Address Them, co-hosted with Texas Appleseed, Feb.16, '07
  • "With Justice for All," a lecture by the Morris Dees, founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, Mar. 1, '07
  • "Re-Examining Incarceration Symposium," co-sponsored with the Texas Journal on Civil Liberties and Civil Rights, Apr. 17, '07
McCormick Society and Capital Area Food Bank

McCormick Society volunteering at the Capital Area Food Bank as part of the Public Service Initiatives Program

Community Service/Pro Bono Education:

Photo of panelist Firestein and Professor Ritter at Gender and Labor Conference

Panelist Netsy Firestein and Professor Gretchen Ritter, Gender and Labor Conference




Photo of Hon. Aboussie and Hon. Smith

The Hon. Marilyn Aboussie and the Hon. Bea Ann Smith at a reception honoring Justice Smith for her career in public service

Public Service Recognition:

Scholarships and Fellowships: