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Linda Mullenix, Morris & Rita Atlas Chair in Advocacy

Professor Linda Mullenix previews American Express class-action appeal before Supreme Court arguments

Professor Linda Mullenix, Morris & Rita Atlas Chair in Advocacy, has written an article in the American Bar Association’s Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases previewing the issues and arguments in American Express Corp. v. Italian Colors Restaurant, et al. (PDF link), for which the Supreme Court will hear arguments on February 27, 2013.


Linda Mullenix, Morris & Rita Atlas Chair in Advocacy

Professor Linda Mullenix reviews class action fairness case before Supreme Court

Professor Linda Mullenix has written a commentary on Standard Fire Ins. Co. v. Knowles—argued before the Supreme Court on January 7, 2013—in Preview of Supreme Court Cases. The case concerns the removal of a state class action into federal court and addresses the issue of whether state court plaintiffs may stipulate to damages below the federal jurisdictional threshold to evade removal under the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA).


Linda Mullenix, Morris & Rita Atlas Chair in Advocacy

Professor Linda Mullenix previews two class action cases before the Supreme Court

On November 5, 2012, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral argument in two cases dealing with appeals in class action litigation: Amgen Inc. v. Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds, and Comcast Corp. v. Behrend. Professor Linda Mullenix has written analyses of each of these appeals for the ABA Preview of Supreme Court Cases.


Linda Mullenix, Morris & Rita Atlas Chair in Advocacy

Professor Linda Mullenix recognized as a 2012 Pathfinder by the Travis County Women Lawyers’ Association

Linda Mullenix, Morris & Rita Atlas Chair in Advocacy at the University of Texas School of Law, was recognized as a “2012 Pathfinder” by the Travis County Women Lawyers’ Association (TCWLA).


Linda Mullenix, Morris & Rita Atlas Chair in Advocacy

Professor Linda Mullenix analyzes Mims v. Arrow Financial Services

Linda Mullenix, holder of the Morris & Rita Atlas Chair in Advocacy at the Law School, has written an analysis of Mims v. Arrow Financial Services in the recent edition of the American Bar Association’s Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases. The case is expected to be heard at the U.S. Supreme Court in December 2011. Mullenix’s preview is available on the Law School’s website as a PDF.


Linda Mullenix, Morris & Rita Atlas Chair in Advocacy

Four Law School faculty members elected as fellows of the American Bar Foundation

The Law School’s Alex Albright, Barbara Bintliff, Linda Mullenix, and Michael Sturley have been elected as fellows of the American Bar Foundation.


Linda Mullenix, Morris & Rita Atlas Chair in Advocacy

Linda Mullenix to participate in panels on legacy of 9/11 for mass torts and the jurisprudence of Judge Jack Weinstein

Linda Mullenix, Morris & Rita Atlas Chair in Advocacy, will participate in a roundtable discussion at New York City’s Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law on September 12, 2011, on “The Lessons of 9/11 for Mass Torts.” The discussion will focus on the U.S. Congress-created September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001 and how it has helped shape our response to mass disaster and whether it provides a useful template for the future.


Professor Linda Mullenix analyzes Fund Inc. v. Halliburton Co.

Linda Mullenix, the Morris & Rita Atlas Chair in Advocacy at the Law School, has written an article in ABA Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases previewing Erica P. John Fund, Inc. v. Halliburton Co. The case will be argued before the United States Supreme Court on April 25, 2011.


Professor Linda Mullenix analyzes Wal-Mart v. Dukes

Linda Mullenix, the Morris & Rita Atlas Chair in Advocacy at the Law School, has written several articles analyzing Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, which was argued before the United States Supreme Court on March 29, 2011.


Professor Linda Mullenix analyzes cases for Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases

Professor Linda S. Mullenix of the University of Texas School of Law has written articles in the Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases on four cases argued before the Court in January.