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March 2, 2007

Press Contact: Kirston Fortune, Assistant Dean for Communications, (512) 471.7330 or kfortune@law.utexas.edu

UT Law Opens its Doors to Thousands of Visitors at Explore UT 2007, March 3

Photo of the mock trial of Gold E. Locks
The UT Law School holds a mock trial based on the storybook tale of Goldilocks, but with a twist: Gold E. Locks is the defendant. Judge Ed Prado, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, presides. Children selected prior to the trial serve as the jurors.

Photo from Explore UT 2006: Sasha Haagensen

AUSTIN, Texas—On Saturday, March 3, the Law School opens its doors to thousands of visitors as they explore every corner of the University of Texas at Austin campus for the eighth annual “Explore UT: The Biggest Open House in Texas!”

More than 30,000 people are expected to visit the University from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. to take part in more than 300 hundred free hands-on activities, performances, demonstrations, and lectures. Activities are featured in one of six categories—arts and adventures, cultural crossroads, engineering expeditions, public service passageway, science safari, and Longhorn trail.

Visitors to Explore UT will discover treasures throughout campus including at the Law School.

A complete schedule of Law School events is available in PDF format. UT Law programs will take place, rain or shine, between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 3, at the Law School (727 E. Dean Keeton St.).

Check out the Explore UT Web site at http://www.utexas.edu/events/exploreut/ for a complete schedule of all programs offered throughout campus, including times and locations, directions to campus, and parking.