UTLaw News

September 2009

UT Law News is published ten times a year, monthly throughout the academic year and once in the summer.

UT Law welcomes the Class of 2012

Judge Flowers
The Honorable Judge Wilford Flowers, ’76, leads the Class of 2012 in the University of Texas School of Law Professionalism Oath

We are proud to welcome School of Law’s Class of 2012 to campus. This year’s 1Ls have a median LSAT of 167 and a median GPA of 3.71. They are 47% women students, 31% minority students, and 31%  non-Texas residents. (These statistics are based on the first day of class enrollment; official enrollment statistics will not be available until September 12, 2009.)


Energy Law Evolves: Center for Global Energy, International Arbitration, and Environmental Law

The Law School recently launched the Center for Global Energy, International Arbitration, and Environmental Law to help create a new generation of lawyers and scholars to navigate the legal terrain between these three vital fields in a changing world.
http://www.utexas.edu/law/academics/centers/energy/utlaw-feature.html


Law Alumni Association: alumni videos

The Law Alumni Association produced two new video shorts featuring Amanda Arriaga, ’04, and Milam Newby, ’03, in which they discuss their experience at the Law School and the importance of the Annual Fund.


UT Law on the road

The Windy City! Join Dean Sager for an alumni reception in Chicago, Illinois, on September 23, 2009. For more information about this event, please contact Marie Bean.


Human Rights Happy Hours

The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice invites you to join them for Human Rights Happy Hours. There will be two events during the month of September:

These events are held at the School of Law, TNH 3.214, from 3:30-5:30 p.m. For more information, please contact Alia Hasan-Khan.


Call for former Texas Review of Entertainment and Sports Law editors

The current editors of the Texas Review of Entertainment and Sports Law are building a list of former staff. If you served on TRESL, please email the journal or Benjamin Tulis, this year’s editor in chief. Thanks!


Be a Mentor

UT Law students interested in public service need you. Please consider becoming a public service law resource by volunteering your time to be a part of the UT Law Mentor Directory. For more information, please read “Become a UT Law Mentor.”


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