UTLaw News Masthead 2008

April 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

Meet Professors John Dzienkowski and Robert Peroni:
http://www.utexas.edu/law/news/2008/040108_faculty_focus_dzienkowski_peroni.html

Alumni Awards

The University of Texas Law Alumni Association honored its 2008 alumni award recipients at a gala dinner in Austin on February 29, 2008. Jonathan Day, ’65, received the Lifetime Achievement Award; Linda Addison, ’76, received the Outstanding Alumnus Award; Mike McCullough, ’63, received the Distinguished Alumnus Award for Community Service; and Bob Estrada, ’83, was inducted into Honorary Order of the Coif. Learn more about these impressive folks at http://www.utexas.edu/law/depts/alumni/recipients.html.

UT Law in the News

UT Law’s Henry T. C. Hu and Bernard Black featured in The Economist: http://www.economist.com/business/displaystory.cfm?story_id=10925548

UT Law’s Immigration Clinic and its work on behalf of families and children detained at the Don C. Hutto federal detention facility in Texas (see UT LAW, fall 2007, pp. 16-19) are featured in The New Yorker. Read the article: http://www.utexas.edu/law/news/2008/030308_new_yorker_the_lost_children.pdf.

UT Law on the Road

Join Dean Larry Sager and members of the law faculty at these two upcoming alumni receptions in April.

April 3 Dallas Alumni Reception
April 16 Houston Alumni Reception

Find details for these events on the UT Law Calendar or write to events@law.utexas.edu.

Upcoming Events in Austin

April 3 and 7 The Texas International Law Journal presents a lecture series on international insolvency. For more information and to register: http://www.utexas.edu/law/news/2008/033108_insolvency_lectures.html.
April 4

OUTLaw, UT Law’s organization for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered students and their allies, will present its annual legal advocacy conference. For more information about the conference and the work of OUTLaw generally, visit www.utexas.edu/law/orgs/outlaw.

April 4  Eighth Annual Dispute Resolution Symposium: http://www.utexas.edu/law/news/2008/032508_dispute_resolution_symposium.html.
April 12

Reunion 2008 at the Law School
Visit the Reunion 2008 website at: http://www.utexas.edu/law/depts/alumni/reunion/

NOTE: Special Reunion Alumni Panel Discussion:
My Life Outside the Law
Join us for a panel discussion of UT law grads happily living outside the law.  Our panelists, John Massey, '66, Chairman of the Lehman Private Equity Funds Group in Dallas, Regina Rogoff, '73, Executive Director of People's Community Clinic in Austin, Kathryn Holt Richardson, '95, owner of HR Legal Search in Austin, and Lowell Feldman, '96, a successful entrepreneur and an adjunct professor at the Law School, will discuss the importance and value of their law degrees in their professions outside the practice of law.

April 30

Dean Sager to give religious freedom lecture at Austin Seminary
Learn more: http://www.austinseminary.edu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=353&Itemid=615

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