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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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  1. 10:30am 2014-02-17T11:30-06:00
    Cadena Event with Judge Atlas

    Judge Nancy Atlas will join the students in the Cadena Society for breakfast tacos and a talk about her most interesting cases; how to be an effective advocate; and mistakes lawyers commonly make and how to avoid them.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/17/18536/

  2. 12:00pm 2014-02-17T13:00-06:00
    Bradford lunch w/ Judge Rosenthal

    Bradford Community Fellow Judge Lee Rosenthal will join the Bradford Society for lunch and conversation.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/17/18537/

  3. 3:45pm 2014-02-17T17:45-06:00
    Race, Citizenship and Immigration

    Please join us for the next 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. This event is co-sponsored by Ethnic and Third World Literatures and will focus on “Approaches to Race, Citizenship and Immigration.” Light refreshments will be served.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/17/17578/

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  1. 11:30am 2014-02-18T13:00-06:00
    Drawing Board Luncheon

    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/2014/02/18/18334/

  2. 11:45am 2014-02-18T12:45-06:00
    Sheffield Society lunch with Judge Prado

    Sheffield Society Community Fellow Judge Edward Prado and his clerks will join the Sheffield Society for lunch from 11:45 until 12:45 in room 2.124.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/18/18468/

  3. 12:00pm 2014-02-18T13:00-06:00
    Judge Edith Jones

    Join the Texas Federalist Society in welcoming Judge Edith Jones back to campus. A UT Law Alum, Judge Jones currently serves on the 5th Circuit and was previously Chief Judge until September 2012. Judge Jones will discuss the interplay between the rule of law and wealth creation.

    Free Torchy's Tacos will be provided.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/18/18527/

  4. 3:00pm 2014-02-18T20:00-06:00
    Moot Court Practice

    practicing for national competition. they are leaving the next day.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/18/18607/

  5. 4:30pm 2014-02-18T17:30-06:00
    Youth Court General Meeting

    Monthly general meeting for Youth Court members

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/18/18597/

  6. 8:00pm 2014-02-18T23:00-06:00
    Moot Court Practice

    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/2014/02/18/18599/

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  1. 12:00pm 2014-02-19T00:00-06:00
    El Paso Alumni Lunch

    EL PASO ALUMNI LUNCHEON, hosted by Dean Hester (Class of ‘66) and Debbi Hester

    Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 12:00 noon

    The El Paso Club Chase Building 201 West Main Street Suite 800 El Paso, Texas 79901

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/19/18431/

  2. 1:00pm 2014-02-19T14:00-06:00
    McCormick lunch:U.S. Atty. Robert Pitman

    Community Fellow U.S. Attorney Robert Pitman will join the McCormick Society for lunch and conversation.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/19/18538/

  3. 3:30pm 2014-02-19T17:00-06:00
    Human Rights & LGBTs in Russia

    Given the international attention drawn to Russia during the Olympics, the time may be ripe to apply international pressure to put an end to the country's human rights abuses, especially towards the LGBT community. A panel of three speakers will discuss the ongoing dangers and challenges faced by the LGBT community in Russia, including the impacts of the recent anti-gay "propaganda" law. The panel will also discuss the potential avenues to alleviate these abuses, considering both legal and non-legal means.

    Dr. Thomas Garza is an expert on Russian culture, history, and youth movements at the UT Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies.

    Dr. Mark Hopkins, also of the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, recently pursued doctoral research in Russia and experienced first-hand the intolerance suffered by the LGBT community there.

    Denise Gilman is an expert on international human rights law.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/19/18609/

  4. 6:30pm 2014-02-19T22:00-06:00
    Moot Court PMoot Court Practiceractice

    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/2014/02/19/18600/

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  1. 11:30am 2014-02-20T13:00-06:00
    Faculty Colloquium - David Adelman

    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/2014/02/20/17443/

  2. 11:45am 2014-02-20T13:00-06:00
    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/2014/02/20/17908/

  3. 3:30pm 2014-02-20T17:00-06:00
    Tenth Tarlton Annual Rare Book Lecture

    The Tarlton Law Library will present its tenth annual rare book lecture “A Rooster, a Monkey, and a Snake: Changing Methods of Execution in Roman Law” on February 20, 2014, at 3:30 p.m. The talk features Dr. Melissa Dowling, Associate Professor of History, Southern Methodist University.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/20/17553/

  4. 5:00pm 2014-02-20T19:00-06:00
    Screening of "Fire from the Mountain"

    Screening of "Fire from the Mountain"

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/20/17758/

  5. 6:00pm 2014-02-20T19:30-06:00
    Houston Alumni Reception

    The law school will be hosting a reception at the Houston Club on February 20, 2014. The Houston Club 910 Louisiana Street One Shell Plaza, Suite 4900 Houston, TX 77002

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/20/18049/

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  1. 8:00am 2014-02-21T18:30-06:00
    Ms. JD Conference

    Ms. JD's annual conference represents the marquee event of the year for women in law. In addition to getting the opportunity to interact with and learn from one another, the conference gives students and young lawyers opportunities to meet top lawyers, hear from incredible and inspiring speakers, and plan for a year ahead working together! In sum, the Ms. JD Conference will present students and attorneys with a meaningful and valuable opportunity to connect to the nation's most talented people in the law.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/21/16699/

  2. 8:45am 2014-02-21T17:45-06:00
    TIPLJ Symposium

    FRAND and the Antitrust/Intellectual Property Interface

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/21/18540/

  3. 10:00am 2014-02-21T15:00-06:00
    Water Conservation and Reuse Projects

    There are many challenges and opportunities associated with funding water conservation projects using revenue bonds financed by the newly-created State Water Implementation Fund for Texas(SWIFT). H.B. 4, which created SWIFT, includes a requirement that 20% of the $2 billion fund be spent on “conservation and reuse” projects in the state water plan. This workshop will feature experts on water law and policy who can explain the questions and challenges associated with implementing the 20% requirement. Speakers will also focus on the most important opportunities presented by the new funding.

    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/2014/02/21/18261/

  4. 12:00pm 2014-02-21T13:30-06:00
    Social Justice in Underserved Areas

    Please join a panel of practitioners and students as they discuss social change work in underserved areas, including the benefits and challenges of venturing beyond major urban centers for summer internships and to start a career.

    Panelists include James McDermott, who began his career as a public defender in Del Rio, Texas, and Emily Rickers, who started her career as a legal aid attorney in the Texas Rio Grande Valley.

    Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by noon on Wednesday, February 19 to Rachel Sidopulos, RSidopulos@law.utexas.edu.

    Sponsored by the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/21/18333/

  5. 1:00pm 2014-02-21T19:00-06:00
    Spring Trial Academy

    Trial skills workshop for 2L interscholastic mock trial team

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/21/18345/

  6. 2:45pm 2014-02-21T18:00-06:00
    ALSA-JacksonWalker Mock Interview Progrm

    2:45 Welcome/Registration 3:00-3:30 Presentation: The Business of Law 3:30-4:00 Panel Discussion: The Importance of Networking 4:00-5:00 Mock Interviews 4:00-6:00 Cocktail Reception All ALSA Members (1L, 2L, 3L, LLM) are encouraged to attend.

    The Business of Law (3:00 – 3:30) + Matt Dow, Managing Partner of JW’s Austin office, will give a presentation to provide students with an understanding of law firm economics, and how these economics shape decisions made by law firms + All law students – 1L, 2L, 3L, and LLM – should benefit from this presentation

    Panel: The Importance of Networking (3:30 – 4:00) + Moderated panel will include Jackson Walker Attorneys (including Asian-American attorneys) and AAABA Volunteers + Discussion will cover tips for effective networking, including do’s and don’t’s + A topic that should be relevant to law students of all levels

    Mock Interviews (4:00 – 5:00) + Interviews will conducted by teams of two attorneys, with at least one AAABA member (contingent on number of AAABA volunteers) + 20 minutes of interview followed by 10 minutes of feedback from interviewers + Not limited to 1Ls – anyone interested may interview

    Cocktail Reception (4:00 – 6:00) + All members of ALSA and AAABA as well as JW attorneys (including Asian-American attorneys from offices outside Austin) are invited + Overlaps with mock interviews, so that those interviewing at 4:30 need not be idle while waiting for their interview

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/21/18571/

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  1. 9:00am 2014-02-22T18:15-06:00
    Women in Law Institute

    The 2014 Women in Law Institute is an all-day, intensive workshop for second and third-year law students, judicial clerks, and LL.M.'s. Participants can look forward to expert presentations on the essential skills for navigating a successful career in law: effective communication, self-promotion, and networking. Following each lecture, students work in small groups led by distinguished practitioners to perfect these skills through practice and individualized critiques.

    Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2014/02/22/17877/

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