Upcoming G. Rollie White Scholar in Residence Events

  1. Patrice Simms, Vice President for Healthy Communities at Earthjustice, Co-founder of People over Plastic, and Visiting Professor at Harvard Law, visits Texas Law as the Justice Center's 11th G. Rollie White Public Interest Scholar in Residence.
  2. Environmental attorney Patrice Simms, G. Rollie White Public Interest Scholar in Residence, in conversation with Texas-based community activists.
  3. Environmental attorney Patrice Simms, G. Rollie White Public Interest Scholar in Residence, reflects on his path pursuing social justice in public interest, government, and academic settings.

Previous G. Rollie White Scholar in Residence Events

  1. Demetria McCain, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, will be available to meet with students for office hours and lunch
  2. McCain, HUD Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, will give a talk entitled “Federal Fair Housing Policy in the Biden-Harris Administration.”
  3. Join Lee Gelernt for an informal conversation about his work as a civil rights lawyer
  4. Join the Mithoff Program in a conversation with Lee Gelernt and Steven Herzog about their work to locate migrant parents deported without their children
  5. G. Rollie White Public Interest Scholar in Residence Lee Gelernt speaks on the Biden Administration's immigration policies
  6. Nelson, who will visit Texas Law as a G. Rollie White Scholar in Residence, to speak on "Access to Democracy: Race, Citizenship, & Voting"
  7. Allen will discuss his cutting edge firm practice and how he transitioned from the nonprofit to the for-profit sector, and then meet with students individually in the CSO suite
  8. Address by Michael Allen, G. Rollie White Scholar in Residence
  9. G. Rollie White Scholar in Residence Janelle Orsi, Executive Director & Co-Founder of the Sustainable Economies Law Center, will discuss the rapidly changing state of the sharing economy as well as ways in which the sharing economy could be, and in some cases is already, a truly transformative force for social and environmental justice.
  10. G. Rollie White Scholar in Residence Janelle Orsi, Executive Director & Co-Founder of the Sustainable Economies Law Center, will speak and join a panel discussion with local lawyers whose transactional practices promote social justice.
  11. Christy E. Lopez, deputy chief, Special Litigation Section, Civil Rights Division, Justice Department, on “Policing the Police: The Federal Government’s Role in Reforming Police Practices.”
  12. Battling for Immigrants' Rights: Litigation, Advocacy, and Government Service
  13. Speaker:
    Town of Greece involves legal limits on public prayer in government meetings. Laycock argued before the US Supreme Court on behalf of Galloway last fall.
  14. "How Change Happens: The Fight for Elder Justice in the U.S."
  15. Kathryn S. Fuller, ’76, Chair of the Ford Foundation, Former President and CEO of the World Wildlife Fund, Visits Texas Law as the Inaugural G. Rollie White Public Service Scholar-in-Residence, March 8-10