William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law

“That they may truly and impartially administer justice”


Colonias Team

The Contract for Deed Prevalence Study research team

Clockwise from left: Allison Schmitz (Law, ‘12), Professor Lucy Wood (study co-director, Law), Professor Peter Ward (study co-director, LBJ), Lissette Aliaga (Sociology), Noah Durst (LBJ), Molly Powers (Law,‘13), and Professor Heather Way (study co-director, Law)

The Justice Center engages in research on issues that affect underserved individuals and communities and that further access to justice.

The research program

  • undertakes projects,
  • collaborates with partners from across campus and in the wider community, and
  • facilitates research opportunities for students.

Reports and Scholarship: