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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.


Professor Scot Powe is a featured author at the Humanities Texas Holiday Book Fair, December 11, 2010

Constitutional law scholar Luca A. “Scot” Powe will sign copies of his book, The Supreme Court and the American Elite, at the Humanities Texas Holiday Book Fair on Saturday, December 11, 2010.


Capital Punishment Clinic Director Rob Owen appears before U.S. Supreme Court for Skinner v. Switzer

Clinical Professor Rob Owen, director of the the University of Texas School of Law’s Capital Punishment Clinic, will argue before the the Supreme Court of the United States today, Oct. 13, 2010.


Video: Professor Norma Cantu discusses a U.S. Supreme Court case on the limits of free speech on Fox 7’s Good Day Austin

Professor Norma Cantu was interviewed about the recent U.S. Supreme Court case on the limits of free speech, Snyder v. Phelps, on Fox 7’s Good Day Austin.


Scott Keller, '07

A Supreme Opportunity

Scott Keller, ’07, is the latest Law School alumnus to clerk on the Supreme Court, under Justice Anthony Kennedy.


Opinion: Stefanie Lindquist in the Austin American-Statesman on “Judging the activist label”

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.”


Opinion: “It’s Alive: Can Elena Kagan save the legal left?,” by Justin Driver in the New Republic

Assistant Professor Justin Driver has written an article in the New Republic about the U.S. Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan.


William Peterson, '08

Recent Graduate William Peterson to become U.S. Supreme Court clerk

William Peterson, ’08, has accepted an appointment to serve as a clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas during the Court’s 2010–2011 term.


Capital Punishment Clinic heads back to U.S. Supreme Court for the fourth time in four years

The Supreme Court of the United States agreed on Monday, May 24, 2010, to resolve an important dispute among the lower federal courts over the reach of a federal civil rights statute in a DNA evidence case brought by Texas death row prisoner Hank Skinner. This marks the fourth time in as many years that the Supreme Court has granted plenary review in a case in which the Capital Punishment Clinic of the University of Texas School of Law is serving as counsel to a condemned prisoner.


Opinion: Assistant Professor Justin Driver on “The Stevens Myth,” in the New Republic

Justin Driver, an assistant professor at the Law School, has written an article in the New Republic wondering why everyone has fallen for Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens’s “self-serving narrative.”