Larry Sager, John Jeffers Research Chair in Law and Alice Jane Drysdale Sheffield Regents Chair, resigned his post as dean effective December 9, 2011. A search for the next dean of the University of Texas School of Law is currently underway. Stefanie Lindquist, A.W. Walker Centennial Chair in Law and, previously, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, has been appointed interim dean.
Professor Stefanie Lindquist awarded Best Conference Paper by American Political Science Association’s Law and Courts Section
Stefanie Lindquist, associate dean for academic affairs and A.W. Walker Centennial Chair in Law at the University of Texas School of Law, has been awarded the 2011 Best Conference Paper Award by the Law and Courts section of the American Political Science Association.
Nationally and internationally acclaimed scholars and lawyers will discuss recent significant scholarship on the topic of federalism, both in the United States and abroad, at a three-day conference, “Federalism and Its Future,” hosted at the University of Texas School of Law on February 10–12, 2011.
Stefanie Lindquist, Thomas W. Gregory Professor in Law at the Law School, has written an opinion piece in the Austin American-Statesman on misunderstandings of the term “judicial activism.”