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March 26, 2008

Federal Judge Hilda G. Tagle, ’77, to give keynote at 2008 CHLSA banquet, March 29, 2008

U.S. District Judge Hilda G. Tagle will deliver the keynote speech at the Chicano/Hispanic Law Students’ Association’s 33rd Annual Cultural Celebration and Awards Banquet, which will be held Saturday, March 29, 2008.

The Honorable Judge Tagle is a U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Texas, Brownsville Division. She is also a 1977 UT Law and CHLSA alumnus. To read more about Judge Tagle go to:

The event will be held in the Grand Lobby and Rotunda of the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum at 7 p.m. The Museum’s first floor exhibit of the early history of Texas will be open to all guests.

The banquet enables CHLSA to function as a support network for Hispanic students and to award its members scholarships, such as the Textbook, Bar, Public Interest, and Summer School stipends.  In addition, proceeds from the silent auction will help to endow the Dean Aleman Scholarship.

Individual sponsorships are $65 and table sponsorships and program advertising are also available. To sponsor the event, donate to the silent auction, and/or to RSVP for the event, contact Micah Miller at (915) 241-9225 or

Related Link: CHLSA

Event contact: Micah Miller, (915) 241-9225 or

Press contact: Kirston Fortune, Assistant Dean for Communications, (512) 471.7330 or