Welcome to UT Law News, our monthly electronic newsletter. The News is sent to help keep you informed about current events at the University of Texas School of Law.
402 first-year law students, representing the Class of 2010, arrived in Austin in late August for two days of orientation. The first-year class represents thirty-one states and 129 undergraduate institutions.
Daniel B. Rodriguez, former dean of University of San Diego, has joined the UT Law faculty full-time. Rodriguez, who has also taught at UC-Berkeley’s Boalt Hall, is a nationally-recognized expert in law and public policy.
Learn more about Dan Rodriguez: http://www.utexas.edu/law/news/2007/090407_rodriguez.html
Kristine Huskey joins the faculty as the director of UT Law’s new clinic on National Security Law and Human Rights, founded by Professor Derek Jinks.
Read more about the new clinic: http://www.utexas.edu/law/news/2007/090407_nationalsecurity.html
Barbara Hines, director of the Law School’s Immigration Law Clinic, and UT Law students, prevail for clients, including women and children, at immigration detention center.
Sarah Buel, founder of UT Law School’s Domestic Violence Clinic and a clinical professor at the Law School, received the Rule of Law Award from the American Bar Association.
Friday, September 28, 2007
Mark McLaughlin, a rancher, banker, and lawyer from San Angelo has been named a Distinguished Alumnus of the University of Texas at Austin for 2007. McLaughlin, a 1954 graduate of the Law School, is a longtime member and past president of the Law School Foundation Board of Trustees. In addition to the festivities surrounding the presentation of this award, the Law School is hosting a reception for McLaughlin on Friday, September 28, 2007. The reception will begin at 4:00 p.m. in the Jamail Pavilion at UT Law School. For more information and to RSVP for the reception, please contact Teri Raeke at (512) 232-1221 or email@example.com.
For more information on the 2007 Distinguished Alumnus Awards: http://www.texasexes.org/news/recent_news.asp?id=268#item
UT Law on the Road: Upcoming Alumni Reception
Wednesday, October 10, 2007
Dean Larry Sager and other members of the faculty and administration will be in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, October 10, 2007 for a D.C.-area alumni reception. The reception will be held at The Oval Room, 800 Connecticut Avenue, from 6:00 until 7:30 p.m. All UT Law alumni and friends who live, or who will be, in the area are encouraged to attend.
For more information and to RSVP, contact Teri Raeke at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, October 27, 2007
The Law School’s annual tailgate party will take place on the South Lawn of the Law School before the UT v. Nebraska football game on Saturday, October 27, 2007. Eduardo Rodriguez, ’68, and his merry band of cooks will once again provide outstanding barbecue. The tailgate party begins two hours before kick-off (visit http://www.mackbrown-texasfootball.com/ for updates on game times).
For more information and to RSVP, contact Maria Allen email@example.com.
Comments? Suggestions? Please email Tom Henninger, UT Law Communications, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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