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A Youth Court bailiff swears in the jury while Emma Quintero, ’12, looks on.

Peer Review

Students at Austin’s Webb Middle School set up their own dispute resolution forum with the help of Law School students and professors.


Six Law School students receive Justice Center Graduating Student Awards

Six graduating students at the University of Texas School of Law have been honored by the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law for their extraordinary commitment during Law School to using the law to serve others.


Claire Rodriguez, '11

Third-year law student awarded Julius Glickman Fellowship to pursue worker rights project

The University of Texas School of Law’s Justice Corps program recently awarded the Julius Glickman Fellowship in Public Interest Law to third-year student Claire Rodriguez. The two-year fellowship provides $45,000 per year for full-time legal work on a project sponsored by an existing public-interest legal organization and supervised by a licensed attorney.


Jonathan Rapping, founder and CEO of the Southern Public Defender Training Center, to speak on reforming indigent defense

The Law School’s William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law and Career Services Office will present speaker Jonathan Rapping, founder and CEO of the Southern Public Defender Training Center, on Tuesday, February 14, 2011, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Sheffield Room at the Law School.


UT Law Pro Bono Program Sends Thirty-Three Law Students to the Rio Grande Valley

On January 9–14, 2011, thirty-three students and four faculty members from the University of Texas School of Law spent the last week of their winter break in the Texas Rio Grande Valley helping to provide pro bono legal assistance in underserved communities.


Three UT Law Students Receive Baron & Budd Public Interest Scholarships

Three students at the University of Texas School of Law have been selected to receive Baron & Budd Public Interest Scholarships for the 2010–2011 academic year.


Five Students Named Public Service Scholars with the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law

Five students have been selected to serve as Public Service Scholars for 2010–2011 with the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law at the University of Texas School of Law.


A Tribute to Judge Justice

The William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law recently celebrated its fifth anniversary, and the legacy of its namesake, who passed away last year. Richard Mithoff, ’71, looks back on the events that shaped the man.


Sixth Equal Justice Scholarship Awarded to Erin Gaines

The University of Texas School of Law has awarded the sixth Equal Justice Scholarship to Erin Gaines, an incoming first-year law student. The scholarship covers tuition and fees for three years of legal study.


Graduating Law Students Receive University Co-op Public Interest Awards

Five students at the University of Texas School of Law have been awarded University Co-op Public Interest Awards in honor of their extraordinary commitment to public service.