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Winter 2009


Model History

The Tarlton Law Library displays patent models, giving a glimpse into the inventions and copyright law of the past.

Jack Borden, '36

Seventy-three Years in the Law

Centenarian Jack Borden, ’36, continues to practice law in his home town.

Diana Saldaña, '97

A Dream Made Real

U.S. Magistrate Judge Diana Saldaña, ’97, first envisioned a legal career while traveling the country with her family as a migrant worker.


East Texas Legal Outreach Program, James I. Perkins Fellow

Through a generous gift by Jim Perkins, ’63, the Law School will offer two fellowships to qualifying graduates this year to work in East Texas.


Stephen L. Tatum Visiting Scholar in Constitutional Law

The Law School has expanded its visiting scholars program to include a constitutional scholar who will teach and conduct research for one year.


Edward S. Knight Professorship in Entrepreneurialism and Technology

With a gift of $ 300,000, Ed Knight, ’76, has established the Edward S. Knight Professorship in Law, Innovation, and Entrepreneurialism, which will be used to support the scholarly research of a member of the faculty at the intersection of law and capital markets.


UT Law’s Center for Women in Law Welcomes Seven New Founders

Seven women have recently signed on as founders of the Law School’s Center for Women in Law, with each making a gift to the Center’s work of $50,000.

David J. Beck, '65

Legal Writing Revised

A generous gift from David J. Beck, ’65, establishes David J. Beck Center for Advocacy and allows the Law School to make its legal writing program stronger

From left to right, Catherine Moran, ’10; Tiffany Johnson, ’10; and Jessica Kemp, ’10. Not pictured are Britney Harrison, ’10; Ja-Mes Sloan, ’10; and Sheria Smith, ’10.

Beyond These Walls

Six Law School students collaborate with Columbia Law School students on the National Black Law Journal

Farheen Jan, ’08, Elise Harriger, ’08, Immigration Clinic Director and Clinical Professor Barbara

A Family Victory

The Immigration Clinic’s work proved instrumental in the decision to end imprisonment of immigrant families at an Austin-area detention center.