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. RSVP on UT Law Symplicity.
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.