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UT Law Joins in National Celebration of Pro Bono Service Oct. 20-26

The University of Texas School of Law’s Pro Bono Program, in conjunction with the American Bar Association’s National Pro Bono Celebration, has planned several events for students and the community Oct. 20 to 26, that emphasize the role of UT Law in delivering pro bono services. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Clinic UT Law’s Immigration […]


Texas Assessment Team Releases Report on State’s Death Penalty System, Cites Urgent Need for Reform

The Texas Capital Punishment Assessment Team, organized by the American Bar Association (ABA), today issued a comprehensive report with recommendations to help ensure fairness and accuracy in the state’s death penalty system. “Evaluating Fairness and Accuracy in State Death Penalty Systems: The Texas Capital Punishment Assessment Report” is the culmination of a two-year review of […]


UT Law to Host Conference to Develop Revised Standards for Criminal Justice Practitioners, November 19, 2010

The American Bar Association is in the process of revising its Prosecution Functions Standards and Defense Functions Standards, two influential documents that established a set of goals for criminal defense practice nationwide. On Friday, November 19, 2010, the University of Texas School of Law will host a conference to discuss the ABA’s proposed revisions to these documents.