At the Law School
The University of Texas School of Law and the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) in Mexico City have announced a new dual-degree program that will allow students to earn both a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Texas School of Law and a Licenciatura en Derecho (Mexican professional degree in law) from ITAM. Lawrence Sager, dean of the UT Law School, and Jorge Cerdio, dean of the Department of Law at ITAM, signed the agreement at a ceremony in UT Law’s Susman Academic Center on March 5, 2011.
The William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law recently celebrated its fifth anniversary, and the legacy of its namesake, who passed away last year. Richard Mithoff, ’71, looks back on the events that shaped the man.
The University of Texas School of Law will host the 33rd Annual Health Law Professors Conference on June 3–5, 2010.
An international group of scholars, jurists, and practitioners will gather in Houston for the fourth annual International Arbitration Symposium, “Arbitration and National Courts: Conflict and Cooperation,” May 13–14, 2010.
A workshop called “Just Ethics: Topics in Normative Ethics” will be presented on May 1–2, 2010, at the University of Texas School of Law”s Eidman Jury Room (CCJ 2.310).