Previous Conference Events

  1. GRITS is a student-run public interest law conference that focuses on the difficulties and constraints inherent to social justice work in the South
  2. An event for new students exploring lawyering for social change, including an inspiring keynote, a student/alumni panel, and opportunities to connect with like-minded students, faculty, staff and attorneys.
  3. Appellate oral advocacy training presented by the American College of Trial Lawyers and the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers
  4. GRITS is a student-run public interest law conference that focuses on the difficulties and constraints inherent to social justice work in the South
  5. An event for new students exploring lawyering for social change, including an inspiring keynote, small group lunches, a student/alumni panel, and opportunities to connect with like-minded students and attorneys.
  6. This conference examines fundamental changes evolving in contemporary employment relationships and the challenges those changes present for workers’ rights and for labor and employment lawyers.
  7. GRITS is a student-run public interest law conference that focuses on the difficulties and constraints inherent to social justice work in the South.
  8. An event introducing students to lawyering for social change, connecting students with like-minded students and attorneys, and inspiring students to dedicate their careers to social justice.
  9. An Examination of Major Litigation and Advocacy Efforts From the 1980s to the Present
  10. An introduction for incoming students to lawyering for social change in Austin and beyond.
  11. A conference examining the Supreme Court’s decision in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin and exploring contemporary debates involving diversity in higher education.
  12. An introduction for incoming students to lawyering for social change in Austin and beyond.
  13. A conference examining the law as a tool to close the educational achievement gap, with a special focus on Texas.
  14. A conference exploring the historical link between lynching and the death penalty, and the enduring role of lynching and race discrimination in contemporary capital litigation.
  15. A conference examining competing trends in the arena of civil rights damages litigation in the ten years since the attacks of 9/11.
  16. A conference addressing strategies to link housing and transportation, ensuring equal access to both for people of all income levels.
  17. A one-day conference on supporting court-involved youth and students at risk of dropping out of school.