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Symposium Discusses Implications of Mexican Energy Reform for the U.S.

WHEN: Friday, Feb. 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. View the full schedule online. WHERE: AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center at The University of Texas at Austin, 1900 University Ave., Austin, Texas 78705 REGISTRATION: $75 per person. Register online. BACKGROUND: The global price of oil has dropped by more than 50 percent since […]


Symposium on “Popular Sovereignty, Self-determination and Secession” to be held at Texas Law Jan. 22-24

A symposium on “Popular Sovereignty, Self-determination and Secession” will be held Jan. 22-24 at The University of Texas School of Law. This year marks the 150th anniversary of Appomattox, the formal end of the attempt of the Confederate States of America to secede from the United States, and the 240th anniversary of the American Revolution. […]


Texas Law Hosts Events to Celebrate National Pro Bono Week Oct. 19-25

The Richard and Ginni Mithoff Pro Bono Program at The University of Texas School of Law, in conjunction with the American Bar Association’s National Pro Bono Celebration, has planned several events for students and the community that highlight the role of Texas Law in delivering pro bono services. The events will take place during the […]


Justice Center Names 2014-15 Public Service Scholars

Four students have been selected to serve as Public Service Scholars with the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law for the 2014-15 academic year. The University of Texas School of Law awards scholarships each year to a group of outstanding students who demonstrate a commitment to studying, promoting and working in public service. […]


“Change It Up!” Event Introduces Students to Lawyering for Social Change

More than 40 1Ls and transfer students gathered Friday, Sept. 5, for Texas Law’s second annual “Change It Up!,” a social justice orientation hosted by the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law, the Capital Punishment Center, the Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, and 25 student groups. The orientation was designed to […]


Students Awarded Equal Justice Scholarship and G. Rollie White Public Service Scholarship

The University of Texas School of Law has awarded its 10th Equal Justice Scholarship to Alexander Stamm. It also awarded the inaugural G. Rollie White Public Service Scholarship to Paige Duggins. Both scholarships are awarded to an incoming first-year student who has a demonstrated commitment to social justice. The students are selected through a competitive […]


Cameras in the Courtroom: Longhorn Network Films Moot Court Competition

Earlier this spring, the Longhorn Network television channel filmed the 2014 Thad T. Hutcheson 1L Moot Court Competition at The University of Texas School of Law. Sixty-four Texas Law students tackled a case that had been set before the Texas Supreme Court. Two currently sitting justices from the court participated in the final-round panel. The […]


Career Services Office Awards 2014 Study Break Public Service Stipends

The Career Services Office (CSO) at The University of Texas School of Law is pleased to announce that second-year students Maritza Sanchez and Jessica Johnson, and first-year student Colleen Murphey are the 2014 recipients of $4,000 Study Break Public Service Stipends. The stipends are donated by sponsors of an annual CSO event called Study Break, […]


Rapoport Center Announces 2014 Summer and Fall Fellows

The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice selected 11 University of Texas School of Law students for summer and fall Rapoport Center fellowships. The fellows will work with non-governmental and inter-governmental organizations in the United States and abroad on a variety of projects including: protecting the fundamental rights of refugees, providing […]


Justice Center Announces 2014 Whitehurst Public Interest Summer Fellows

Six students at The University of Texas School of Law have been selected as the 2014 Whitehurst Public Interest Summer Fellows. The $4,250 fellowships are awarded annually to outstanding students who are committed to public service and are pursuing summer public interest work. The fellowships are made possible by a gift from Bill Whitehurst, ’70, […]