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  1. 9:00am 2014-02-03T17:00-06:00
    Law Week Blood Drive

    Blood Drive in the Atrium

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/03/18385/

  2. 11:45am 2014-02-03T13:00-06:00
    Law Week: Meet and Greet with the Deans

    Kick off Law Week by grabbing some snacks and visiting with the Law School deans, sharing your concerns and ideas, and hearing what's going on a the Law School.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/03/18449/

  3. 3:45pm 2014-02-03T17:45-06:00
    Approaches to Counter-terrorism

    Please join us for the inaugural event in the Rapoport Center’s 2014 Colloquium on Comparing European and North American Approaches to Human Rights, organized in collaboration with the Center for European Studies and funded in part by a grant from the European Union. The first event, co-sponsored by the Strauss Center for International Security and Law, will focus on “Approaches to Counter-terrorism.” Light refreshments will be served.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/03/17577/

  4. 4:00pm 2014-02-03T18:00-06:00
    Memorial Service for John Sutton

    UT Law will celebrate the life of John Sutton, our former dean and a long time colleague. Friends and colleagues are welcome to join the UT Law family in this event. A cocktail reception will take place from 4:00-4:30 p.m. Remarks will then be given on Sutton's life and impact on UT Law from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m, with a reception to follow.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/03/18252/

  5. 9:00pm 2014-02-03T00:00-06:00
    1L Etiquette Dinner Sign Up

    1L sign-up is on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 9:00 p.m. this evening on UT Law Symplicity. Space is limited! Learn the finer points of business dining and protocol over a three-course seated dinner presented by Mary Crane. This free 1L Etiquette Dinner is generously sponsored by Locke Lord who will be hosting a cocktail reception prior to dinner from 6:15-7:00 p.m. for the 1Ls attending. All guests should be seated for dinner promptly by 7:00 p.m. Dress is business casual.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/03/18341/

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  1. 11:45am 2014-02-04T12:45-06:00
    Wellness and Health in legal profession

    This program will feature a speaker from the Dave Nee Foundation, the Texas Lawyers Assistance Program, and a representative from the Counseling and Mental Health Center. Lunch and conversation about health and wellness in the legal profession.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/04/17743/

  2. CANCELED 2014-02-04T13:00-06:00
    Judicial Clerkships: Preparing On-Plan

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. If in doubt, verify with the web-based events calendar.

    TBD

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/04/17868/

  3. 11:45am 2014-02-04T12:45-06:00
    Arts Clinic Planning

    Members of Law Students for the Arts will meet to kick-off the spring semester. We will begin planning our annual Arts Clinic, distribute T-shirts, and discuss leadership positions available for next year.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/04/18467/

  4. CANCELED 2014-02-04T13:00-06:00
    Energy Issues in Latin America

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. If in doubt, verify with the web-based events calendar.

    Andres Jana, a partner at the law firm Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana, will discuss energy issues in Latin America.

    Lunch will be provided.

    Please RSVP to Gena Dawson at gdawson@law.utexas.edu or 512-475-9328.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/04/18051/

  5. 6:00pm 2014-02-04T00:00-06:00
    Washington DC Alumni Reception

    WASHINGTON, D.C. ALUMNI RECEPTION Tuesday, February 4 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Baker Botts L.L.P. The Warner 1299 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20004-2400

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/04/18430/

  6. 7:00pm 2014-02-04T21:00-06:00
    PILA Potluck

    Join the Public Interest Law Association Tuesday, February 4th at 7:00PM for our monthly Potluck. We will hear from professors and practitioners about their public interest career paths as well as from representatives from other public interest student organizations.

    There is no better way to get plugged in to the public interest community than to attend PILA Potlucks!

    This month we'll be focusing on the government side of public interest work, and our guests will include: Amanda Arriaga, Chief Administrative Officer at the Department of Public Safety; Susan Nold, General Counsel to Senator Kirk Watson; Kasey Feldman-Thomason, General Counsel for the Public Utility Commission; and Shannon Edmonds, Director of Governmental Relations for the Texas District and County Attorneys Association.

    PILA will provide the main meal and drinks. Please bring an additional side dish or dessert to share.

    Need a ride? We are setting up a carpool for those of you who don’t have transportation from and back to campus. Contact sarahpbryant@gmail.com to get your name on the carpool list.

    Location: 1701 Maple Ave, Austin, TX 78702

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/04/17511/

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  1. 10:30am 2014-02-05T11:30-06:00
    Texas Office of the Attorney General

    Mark Levy, '01 and Kayna Stavast-Piper will discuss fall internship opportunities available in the Texas Office of the Attorney General - Antitrust Division, which may qualify for academic credit. Please bring your lunch and the CSO will provide drinks. RSVP by Tuesday, February 4, on UT Law Symplicity by selecting the 'Events' tab.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/05/18525/

  2. 12:00pm 2014-02-05T13:00-06:00
    Lunch: Taking Rites Seriously

    Join the Texas Federalist Society in hearing from scholar Francis Beckwith. Professor Beckwith will discuss the manner in which some courts and legal scholars misconstrue religion and its role in society and law. Professor Beckwith, a philosopher and Resident Scholar at the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor University, regularly teaches in the areas of politics, jurisprudence, religion, and applied ethics.

    Texas Federalist Society Francis Beckwith: Taking Rights Seriously Wednesday, February 5th | Noon Room 3.142 | Free lunch will be provided

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/05/18516/

  3. 5:15pm 2014-02-05T18:45-06:00
    TMLS Meeting

    General body meeting for the Thurgood Marshall Legal Society.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/05/18561/

  4. 6:30pm 2014-02-05T00:00-06:00
    New York Alumni Reception

    NEW YORK ALUMNI RECEPTION Wednesday, February 5 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Cravath, Swain & Moore LLP Worldwide Plaza 825 Eighth Avenue New York, New York 10019-7475

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/05/18429/

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  1. 11:30am 2014-02-06T13:00-06:00
    Faculty Colloquium - Lawrence Solum

    Note: This event’s full details are restricted to UT Law faculty and staff members only.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/06/17478/

  2. 11:45am 2014-02-06T13:00-06:00
    Professional Development Institute

    The UT Law Professional Development Institute: Prepared For Practice will be taught by industry experts and practicing attorneys, covering facets of new attorney professionalism most sought after by legal employers. It is promoted widely to employers, many of whom contributed to the content of this program. This program is open to all UT Law J.D. students. Lunch will be served.

    Law Firm Track will be held on Thursdays, January 23-February 27, 2014 from 11:50 a.m.-12:50 p.m. in the Francis Auditorium.

    Public Service Track will be on Saturday, February 1, from 9:00 a.m.-3:45 p.m. in the Eidman Courtroom / Jamail Pavilion.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/06/17906/

  3. 12:00pm 2014-02-06T13:00-06:00
    FedSoc Membership Meeting

    Join the Texas Federalist Society this Thursday for a membership meeting and lunch from Fricano's. We'll be discussing the perks of membership and the National Symposium which is being held in Florida this year.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/06/18555/

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  1. All day
    Judicial Clerkship Workshop

    UT Law is hosting federal and state court judges to talk to UT Law students about clerking. Every student who is applying for a judicial clerkship is required to attend at least one of the small group discussions; 1Ls are also encouraged to attend.

    The following judges will be participating in the Workshop: Judge James E. Graves, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; Judge Marina Garcia Marmolejo, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas; Judge Gregg Costa, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas; Justice Jeff Boyd, Supreme Court of Texas; and Justice Brett Busby, Texas 14th Court of Appeals.

    For a complete agenda, which includes the panel “Creating Your Strongest Clerkship Application,” from 9:00-10:00 a.m. in the Eidman Courtroom followed by small group discussions with the judges from 10:30-11:30 a.m., please visit the Judicial Clerkship Workshop webpage.

    Please RSVP to the panel and small group discussions by Thursday, February 6, on UT Law Symplicity by selecting the 'Events' tab.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/07/18332/

  2. 11:30am 2014-02-07T13:00-06:00
    Faculty Colloquium

    Note: This event’s full details are restricted to UT Law faculty and staff members only.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/07/17391/

  3. 1:00pm 2014-02-07T14:30-06:00
    Prof. Yankah Discusses Trayvon Martin

    American Constitutional Society (UT Chapter) in conjunction with the UT Law Civil Rights Clinic will be hosting an event on Friday February 7th at 1:00p.m to discuss the reality that in the United States specifically in the Trayvon Martin case, race and laws are inextricably intertwined. We will be discussing the role of race in the murder,trial and national discussion about the case. Speaking on the issue is Professor Yankah of Cardozo School of Law, he is a Professor of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure and is featured in op-ed pieces in the New York Times and HuffingtonPost discussing some of these issues.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/07/18208/

  4. 4:30pm 2014-02-07T18:00-06:00
    Chancellors Installation

    Installation of the 2014 Chancellors

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/07/18336/

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  1. 10:30am 2014-02-10T14:00-06:00
    ASAP_Bake Sale

    Valentine's Day is near, and that means it's time to SHARE THE LOVE!!!

    All next week, the Abuse Survivors Assistance Program will be holding a bake sale to raise funds for survivors of domestic violence.

    Please drop by the Atrium anytime between 10:30 AM to 2 PM from Monday through Friday and purchase some delicious baked goods for yourself or a loved one!

    If you have any questions or would like to help, please contact us at asapsunflower@gmail.com.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/10/18575/

  2. 11:30am 2014-02-10T13:00-06:00
    Faculty Colloquium - Daniel Sharfstein

    Note: This event’s full details are restricted to UT Law faculty and staff members only.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/10/18207/

  3. 3:30pm 2014-02-10T17:45-06:00
    The Law, Business and Economics Workshop

    The Law, Business, and Economics Workshop Series serves as an important focal point at the University of Texas for research on the economic analysis of law and business. The workshop generally involves presentations by guests from outside the University community. Students can take the workshop as a course, which focuses on their presentation of written critiques of each of the papers presented in the workshop series.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/10/17767/

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  1. 10:30am 2014-02-11T14:00-06:00
    ASAP_Bake Sale

    Valentine's Day is near, and that means it's time to SHARE THE LOVE!!!

    All next week, the Abuse Survivors Assistance Program will be holding a bake sale to raise funds for survivors of domestic violence.

    Please drop by the Atrium anytime between 10:30 AM to 2 PM from Monday through Friday and purchase some delicious baked goods for yourself or a loved one!

    If you have any questions or would like to help, please contact us at asapsunflower@gmail.com.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/11/18576/

  2. 11:45am 2014-02-11T13:45-06:00
    Lives in the Law: Vincent Warren

    Vincent Warren is the Executive Director of the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) in New York, a national legal and educational organization dedicated to advancing and defending the rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

    11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. and 12:45-1:45 p.m. in the Sheffield Room

    Warren will speak from 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. about the CCR’s work leading the New York stop-and-frisk case. From 12:45-1:45 p.m., he’ll speak more informally about his life in the law. Attend one or both sessions. Lunch served at 11:45 and 12:45.

    RSVP by Monday, February 10, on UT Law Symplicity by selecting the 'Events' tab.

    Warren oversees CCR's groundbreaking litigation and advocacy work which includes using international and domestic law to hold corporations and government officials accountable for human rights abuses; challenging racial, gender and LGBT injustice; and combating the illegal expansion of U.S. presidential power and policies such as illegal detention at Guantanamo, rendition and torture.

    For more information, see http://ccrjustice.org/about-us/staff-board/warren%2C-vincent.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/11/18166/

  3. 11:45am 2014-02-11T12:45-06:00
    Careers in Transactional Law

    The State Bar of Texas Business Law Section will present a program about careers in transactional law in both the private and public sectors. Panelists will discuss the various career options in transactional law, the market for transactional lawyers, the skills and training that are important, and how to enter the field. Panelists include Frank Ruttenberg, Haynes & Boone (San Antonio); Christina Marshall, Haynes & Boone (Dallas); Al Harrison, Harrison Law Office, PC (Houston); and Andrea Harrington, ’03, Texas RioGrande Legal Aid - Legal Assistance to Microenterprises Project (LAMP).

    Lunch provided by the State Bar of Texas Business Law Section. RSVP by Monday, February 10, on UT Law Symplicity by selecting the 'Events' tab.

    Part of the Career Exploration Series, which offers students an opportunity to learn more about different areas of the law and network with leading practitioners in these areas.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/11/18278/

  4. 11:45am 2014-02-11T12:45-06:00
    Green Society 1L Lunch

    Professor Guy Wellborn will join the first-year students from the Green Society for lunch and conversation.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/11/18570/

  5. 12:00pm 2014-02-11T13:00-06:00
    Sutton Society 1L Lunch

    Sutton Society Faculty Advisor David Anderson will join first-year students for lunch and conversation.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/11/18586/

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  1. 8:00am 2014-02-12T17:00-06:00
    Spring Symposium

    The Spring Symposium is an event that will attract attorneys, judges, professors, entrepreneurs, and law students from all over the country. This Biennial event will be hosted by the Thurgood Marshall Legal Society. For this event we are honored to have the Third Court of Appeals joining us. This event will begin with oral arguments, followed by a luncheon, and then a series of panels covering civil, political, and ethical topics. The Symposium is a distinctive event, and we look forward to having you join us.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/12/18255/

  2. 8:15am 2014-02-12T10:30-06:00
    Breakfast Tacos with Andrews Kurth LLP

    Andrews Kurth LLP invites all 1L students to join them for breakfast and coffee in the Law School Atrium. The Austin, Dallas and Houston Hiring Partners and Recruiters will be in attendance to answer questions about the Firm. Please be sure to stop by on your way to class!

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/12/17885/

  3. 10:30am 2014-02-12T14:00-06:00
    ASAP_Bake Sale

    Valentine's Day is near, and that means it's time to SHARE THE LOVE!!!

    All next week, the Abuse Survivors Assistance Program will be holding a bake sale to raise funds for survivors of domestic violence.

    Please drop by the Atrium anytime between 10:30 AM to 2 PM from Monday through Friday and purchase some delicious baked goods for yourself or a loved one!

    If you have any questions or would like to help, please contact us at asapsunflower@gmail.com.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/12/18577/

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  1. 10:30am 2014-02-13T14:00-06:00
    ASAP_Bake Sale

    Valentine's Day is near, and that means it's time to SHARE THE LOVE!!!

    All next week, the Abuse Survivors Assistance Program will be holding a bake sale to raise funds for survivors of domestic violence.

    Please drop by the Atrium anytime between 10:30 AM to 2 PM from Monday through Friday and purchase some delicious baked goods for yourself or a loved one!

    If you have any questions or would like to help, please contact us at asapsunflower@gmail.com.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/13/18578/

  2. 11:30am 2014-02-13T13:00-06:00
    Faculty Colloquium - Bill Sage

    Note: This event’s full details are restricted to UT Law faculty and staff members only.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/13/16705/

  3. 11:45am 2014-02-13T13:00-06:00
    Professional Development Institute

    The UT Law Professional Development Institute: Prepared For Practice will be taught by industry experts and practicing attorneys, covering facets of new attorney professionalism most sought after by legal employers. It is promoted widely to employers, many of whom contributed to the content of this program. This program is open to all UT Law J.D. students. Lunch will be served.

    Law Firm Track will be held on Thursdays, January 23-February 27, 2014 from 11:50 a.m.-12:50 p.m. in the Francis Auditorium.

    Public Service Track will be on Saturday, February 1, from 9:00 a.m.-3:45 p.m. in the Eidman Courtroom / Jamail Pavilion.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/13/17907/

  4. 11:45am 2014-02-13T12:45-06:00
    Equal Justice Works Info Session

    Come learn about Equal Justice Works’ public interest programs and initiatives. Equal Justice Works’ Associate Director, Isaac Bowers, will discuss both summer and postgraduate opportunities with Equal Justice Works and options for relieving educational debt after you graduate.

    Lunch will be served.RSVP by Wednesday, February 12, on UT Law Symplicity by selecting the 'Events' tab.

    Topics to be discussed include:

    *Equal Justice Works’ postgraduate fellowship programs (AmeriCorps Fellowships and Equal Justice Works fellowships): how they work; why, how and when to apply; what works; and more.

    *The expansion of the SummerCorps program - AmeriCorps JD. Students can work either over the summer or during the semester and earn an educational award while getting valuable public interest experience and do direct legal services.

    *The annual EJW Conference and Career Fair, which provides a great opportunity to network with fellow students and employers from across the country, as well as obtain a job.

    *The new Student Engagement program and how it is connecting public interest law students across the country.

    *Student debt legislation that EJW is working on in Congress and the introduction of the new Student Borrowers’ Bill of Rights.

    *How you may become a member of the EJW National Advisory Committee.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/13/18559/

  5. CANCELED 2014-02-13T18:30-06:00
    Human Rights Constitutionalism

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. If in doubt, verify with the web-based events calendar.

    This year's conference will explore the political and historical currents that led to the current focus on rights in today's constitutionalism, and the effects of this focus on the human rights agenda in different regions of the world.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/13/17105/

  6. 6:00pm 2014-02-13T20:30-06:00
    1L Etiquette Dinner

    1L sign-up is on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 9:00 p.m. on MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3 on UT Law Symplicity. Space is limited! Learn the finer points of business dining and protocol over a three-course seated dinner presented by Mary Crane. This free 1L Etiquette Dinner is generously sponsored by Locke Lord who will be hosting a cocktail reception prior to dinner from 6:15-7:00 p.m. for the 1Ls attending. All guests should be seated for dinner promptly by 7:00 p.m. Dress is business casual.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/13/18274/

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  1. 8:00am 2014-02-14T17:30-06:00
    Human Rights Constitutionalism

    This year's conference will explore the political and historical currents that led to the current focus on rights in today's constitutionalism, and the effects of this focus on the human rights agenda in different regions of the world.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/14/17106/

  2. 9:00am 2014-02-14T16:00-06:00
    9th Annual TJOGEL Symposium

    Thursday and Friday, February 13th and 14th, the Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, and Energy Law will be hosting our annual Energy Law Symposium at the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center.

    The Symposium will feature an all-star cast of oil, gas, and energy law practitioners from across the state giving talks on a wide breadth of energy topics.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/14/18568/

  3. 10:30am 2014-02-14T14:00-06:00
    ASAP_Bake Sale

    Valentine's Day is near, and that means it's time to SHARE THE LOVE!!!

    All next week, the Abuse Survivors Assistance Program will be holding a bake sale to raise funds for survivors of domestic violence.

    Please drop by the Atrium anytime between 10:30 AM to 2 PM from Monday through Friday and purchase some delicious baked goods for yourself or a loved one!

    If you have any questions or would like to help, please contact us at asapsunflower@gmail.com.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/14/18579/

  4. 12:00pm 2014-02-14T13:30-06:00
    Safe Homes, Safe Neighborhoods

    Crime tends to concentrate heavily in a relatively few neighborhood "hot spots," including convenience stores, budget motels, and poorly-managed apartment complexes. Hear from a panel of experts how Texas cities are utilizing collaborative, problem-oriented strategies that involve teams of police, prosecutors, government agencies, and other stakeholders to combat crime at these "hot spots" and create safer neighborhoods. This forum is the third event in the Opportunity Forum series on Accessing Safe and Healthy Communities in Austin.

    Attendance is free, but seating is limited. An RSVP is required.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/14/16867/

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