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”

2004-2005 Programs

 

In 2004–2005, the Justice Center sponsored:

Conferences and Lectures:

  • Civil Rights Litigation Conference, co-sponsored by the Texas Civil Rights Project, Apr.’05
  • Meeting, ABA Task Force on Prison Condition Standards, co-sponsored by the ABA, May ’05
  • Lecture on the value of public service, William O. Whitehurst, Jr. (former president of the State Bar of Texas)

 

 

 

 

Community Service/Pro Bono Education:

  • Fall Public Service Initiative for First Year Students (orientation speaker, special classes on access to justice issues, and service projects), Fall ’04
  • Community Tax Center Project, partnered with the Community Tax Center to provide student volunteers to help low income working families file tax returns, Spring ’05

Curriculum:

Public Service Recognition:

  • Reception to celebrate birthday of Judge William Wayne Justice and thank supporters of the Justice Center, March ’04
  • UT Coop Public Interest Awards to honor students demonstrating an extraordinary commitment to public service, pro bono and public interest law
  • G. Rollie White Public Service Scholar in Residence Program established to bring outstanding legal scholars and advocates from the field of public service to the Law School

Scholarships and Fellowships:

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