Every summer, UT Law students carry out public-interest legal work thanks to fellowships funded by donations to the Law School and administered by the Law School’s William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law. We will be adding more stories about our Summer 2012 Fellows and the work they did over the coming weeks.
Each summer, a large contingent of UT Law students take to the courts, interning with state appellate and federal judges in Texas and across the country.
Next week at orientation, the UT Law Pro Bono Program will introduce the Pro Bono Pledge to its third entering class. The first class to sign the pledge, the class of 2013, will graduate next May. Last year over 80% of the 1L class signed the pro bono pledge, committing to perform 50 hours of […]
The University of Texas School of Law has awarded the eighth Equal Justice Scholarship to Christopher Larson, an incoming first-year law student. The scholarship covers tuition and fees for three years of legal study. Larson has committed to working after law school on a full-time basis for three years providing direct legal services to low-income individuals or groups at a nonprofit organization in the U.S.
As the world becomes ever more interconnected, Law School students are globalizing their educations through exchange programs all over the world.
Sunflower Ceremony and Commencement to take place Saturday, May 19, 2012, with keynote address from Joseph D. Jamail, ’53
The 2012 Sunflower Ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. at the Frank Erwin Jr. Special Events Center on the University of Texas at Austin campus. Degree candidates, their families, and friends are invited to celebrate the accomplishments of the graduating class of 2012.
Seven graduating students at the University of Texas School of Law have been honored by the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law for their extraordinary commitment during Law School to using the law to serve others.
The UT Law Career Services Office (CSO) has announced the recipients of the 2012 UT Law CSO Study Break Public Service Stipends. They are: Joanne Heisey and Aaron Tucker, Class of 2013; and Ashley Steele, Class of 2014.
On Tuesday, May 8, 2012, beginning at 7:30 p.m., the University of Texas Tower was illuminated in burnt orange with lit windows spelling out a “No. 1″ in recognition of the School of Law’s national championship at the twentieth annual Conrad B. Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition, held at St. John’s University in Queens, New York, March 9-12, 2012.
Five students at the University of Texas School of Law have been selected to receive Baron & Budd Public Interest Summer Fellowships for the coming summer. The program will provide each fellow with a $4,250 stipend to work fulltime for at least ten weeks providing legal services to underrepresented individuals or communities.