The University of Texas at Austin   School of Law

William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law

“That they may truly and impartially administer justice”
Flyer for G. Rollie White Scholar Kathryn Fuller

Partners in Public Service

The Justice Center collaborates on projects with numerous outside organizations that share the Law School's commitment to promoting equal justice for all. The contributions of these organizations are invaluable, and the Justice Center and the Law School community benefit immensely from the resulting partnerships. Past partners include:

Poster for Crime After Crime movie screening
  • Lone Star Legal Aid - co-host of the Access to Justice Internship Program
  • National Association of Women Judges - co-organizer of the annual Color of Justice program
  • National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence - co-sponsor of "Establishing Expertise as an Ethical Expert Witness - Experts and Lawyers Collaborating to Help Victims," Jan. '11
  • South Texas Civil Rights Project - co-host of the Access to Justice Internship Program
  • South Texas College of Law - co-host of the Access to Justice Internship
  • Student Hurricane Network - partner in the winter break pro bono trip, Jan. '08, Jan. '09
  • Texas Access to Justice Commission - co-sponsor of the Access to Justice Internship Program
  • Texas Appleseed - research partner on fair housing issues
  • Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs - co-sponsor of "Race, Place and Fair Housing in Texas: A Statewide Conference," Oct. '10
  • Texas Low Income Housing Information Service - research partner on fair housing issues
  • Texas Permanent Supportive Housing Coalition - research partner on fair housing issues
Poster for Lynching Conference

  • Texas RioGrande Legal Aid - co-host of the Access to Justice Internship Program
  • Travis County Juvenile Court - research partner on issues relating to dually involved youth and youth in permanent managing conservatorships
  • Travis County Women Lawyers' Association - co-organizer of the annual Color of Justice program
  • University Co-op - funder of the University Co-op Summer Fellowships in Public Interest Law and University Co-op Public Interest Awards for Graduating Students
  • UT Austin LBJ School’s Center for Politics and Governance - co-sponsor of City of Austin Demographer’s presentation the latest U.S. Census data for Austin and what it means for historically disadvantaged groups, Apr. ‘11
  • UT Austin School of Architecture's Center for Sustainable Development - co-sponsor of "Race, Place and Fair Housing in Texas: A Statewide Conference," Oct. '10
  • UT Austin Institute for Historical Studies - co-presenter of book talk with author Robert Perkinson on "Texas Tough: The Rise of America's Prison Empire," Nov. '10
  • UT Austin School of Journalism - co-sponsor of book talk with author Dorothy Budd on "Tested: How Twelve Wrongly Imprisoned Men Held Onto Hope" Feb. '11
  • UT Austin School of Social Work's Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault - co-sponsor of "Establishing Expertise as an Ethical Expert Witness - Experts and Lawyers Collaborating to Help Victims," Jan. '11
  • Volunteer Legal Services - funder of the Scott Ozmun Fellowship program.