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”


Colonias Team

The Contract for Deed Prevalence Study research team

Clockwise from left: Allison Schmitz (Law, ‘12), Research Fellow Lucy Wood (study co-director, Law), Professor Peter Ward (study co-director, LBJ), Lissette Aliaga (Sociology), Noah Durst (LBJ), Molly Powers (Law,‘13), and Professor Heather Way (study co-director, Law)

The Justice Center engages in research on issues that affect underserved individuals and communities and that further access to justice.

The research program

  • undertakes projects,
  • collaborates with partners from across campus and in the wider community, and
  • facilitates research opportunities for students.

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