UTLaw News Masthead 2008

February 2008

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.

Faculty Focus

Each month, we’ll be profiling a member of the UT Law faculty. In January, you learned more about Professor Ernest Smith, renowned energy law scholar, and his first-in-the-nation law course on Wind Energy.

This month, meet bankruptcy law expert Professor Mechele Dickerson at http://www.utexas.edu/law/news/2008/013108_dickerson.html.


Alumni in the News

Duke Ligon, ’69, receives the Ernest E. Smith Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions to the energy industry.

Read more: http://www.utexas.edu/law/news/2008/012508_ligon.html


Save the Dates: Upcoming Events in Spring 2008

UT Law on the Road

Join Dean Larry Sager and members of the law faculty at alumni receptions around the country. No alumni receptions are scheduled for February, but please note these two California receptions scheduled during the first week of March.

Formal invitations will be mailed to alumni in these areas, and RSVP’s are requested. You can check online for details as the dates draw closer at http://utdirect.utexas.edu/localn/cal.WBX?search_audience=A, or contact Maria Allen at mallen@law.utexas.edu.

March 5th Orange County Alumni Luncheon
LA Alumni Reception
March 6th San Francisco Alumni Reception


Upcoming Law School Symposia

February 1-2

Texas Law Review

"Harnessing the Power of Information for the Next Generation of Environmental Law"  Information and registration at: http://www.utexas.edu/law/news/2008/013008_tlr_symposium.html

February 8

Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal & the Intellectual Property Law Section of the Texas State Bar

"The Ninth Annual IP Law Symposium: Bridging the Gap to Future Innovations"  Information and registration at: http://www.utexas.edu/law/journals/tiplj/symposium/


The Annual Fund

Please remember the Law School in your charitable giving.  Donations to the Annual Fund are used to support a host of important student and faculty initiatives and to provide expanded services to our students.  You can learn more about the Annual Fund, other giving opportunities, and make a donation online at: http://www.utexas.edu/law/depts/alumni/.


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