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Government Drops Key Charges in UT Law Civil Rights Clinic Case

The Civil Rights Clinic at The University of Texas School of Law has been working a high-profile criminal case in Dallas, defending activist-journalist Barrett Brown. In an extremely rare turn of events, the United States government voluntarily dismissed on Wednesday all but one of the 12 charges against Brown in an indictment accusing him 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.