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  1. 12:00am
    Application due for BOA Alumni Relations

    The Board of Advocates is accepting applications for Alumni Relations Director.

    The Alumni Relations Director is responsible for outreach to BOA alumni for events and support. These events include the alumni happy hour, spring banquet, law firm sponsorships, and continuing legal education opportunities. The Alumni Relations Director has the opportunity to work with local practitioners and judges.

    Those interested in the position should submit a resume as well as a brief statement describing your interest in becoming a member of the BOA Executive Board to Veronicachidester@me.com

    Applications are to be submitted by 11:59pm on Sunday, February 10th.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2013/02/10/16022/

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  1. 3:30pm 2013-02-12T17:00-06:00
    Alien Tort Claims Act:

    Giant multi-national companies are being sued in U.S. Courts for human rights abuses committed against foreign nationals in foreign territories!

    Come learn about this fascinating and controversial topic, currently under review by the U.S. Supreme Court in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Shell. There, Nigerian citizens have sued petroleum giant Shell for damages in connection with the killing and violence in the Ogoni Delta.

    This event will have all sides represented and seek to provide an educational forum for students from all perspectives. The Law School's Professor Derek Jinks, an expert in international law, will be among the panelists.

    Excellent food will be served.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2013/02/12/15957/

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  1. 12:00pm 2013-02-13T13:00-06:00
    Redistricting Panel

    Join us as the Federalist Society and the American Constitution Society host a panel discussion on Section Five of the Voting Rights Act as the U.S. Supreme Court gears up to hear oral arguments in Shelby County v. Holder, a case directly challenging Section Five's constitutionality. Professor Joseph Fishkin will moderate the discussion on Section Five's constitutionality and its implications in election law litigation and legislation. Please invite anyone interested in this relevant subject. The featured speakers are:

    Luis Figueroa, Legislative Staff Attorney, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund; Allison Riggs, Staff Attorney, Voting Rights, Southern Coalition for Social Justice; and Trey Trainor, Of Counsel, Beirne, Maynard, & Parsons LLP

    Chick-fil-A lunch will be provided.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2013/02/13/16031/

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  1. 8:30am 2013-02-15T17:00-06:00
    Environmental Regulation of Fossil-Fuele

    The purpose of the conference is to bring together academics and practitioners who are at the cutting edge of the interface between the environmental laws (and particularly the Clean Air Act) and the electric utility industry.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2013/02/15/14417/

  2. 9:00am 2013-02-15T16:15-06:00
    Constitutional Foundations

    Texas Law Review's 2013 Symposium will take place Friday, February 15, 2013 and Saturday, February 16, 2013 in the Eidman Courtroom. All students, faculty staff are welcome to attend. Focusing on constitutional interpretation, the event will explore the extent to which text, precedent, and doctrine are based on objective norms, relative rights, and social sentiments. We look forward to hosting some of the most renowned constitutional scholars in the US. For more information and a full list of panelists please visit: http://www.texaslrev.com/symposium/.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2013/02/15/15052/

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  1. 8:15am 2013-02-16T14:00-06:00
    Constitutional Foundations

    Texas Law Review's 2013 Symposium will take place Friday, February 15, 2013 and Saturday, February 16, 2013 in the Eidman Courtroom. All students, faculty staff are welcome to attend. Focusing on constitutional interpretation, the event will explore the extent to which text, precedent, and doctrine are based on objective norms, relative rights, and social sentiments. We look forward to hosting some of the most renowned constitutional scholars in the US. For more information and a full list of panelists please visit: http://www.texaslrev.com/symposium/.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2013/02/16/15053/

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