UTLaw News

October 2009

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

UT Law mobile web app for the iPhone

UT Law launches mobile web app for the iPhone. Keep up with School of Law news and events on your iPhone or iPod Touch.

New faculty

Read profiles of new Law School academic and clinical faculty members.

Events at the School of Law

Human Rights Happy Hour
The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice invites you to join them for Human Rights Happy Hours. On Monday, October 26, 2009, from 3:30–5:30 p.m., Murhabazi Namegabe, Director, Bureau pour le Volontariat au Sevice de l’Enfance et de la Santé, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and recipient of the Rothko Chapel’s 2009 Oscar Romero Award, will discuss child soldiers. The lecture will take place in the Eidman Courtroom (CCJ 2.306). For more information, please contact Alia Hasan-Khan.

Faculty news

Professor Henry Hu named first director of the SEC's new Division of Risk, Strategy, and Financial Innovation

United States signs United Nations convention that UT Professor Michael Sturley played a key role in negotiating and drafting

National Security Clinic obtains release and resettlement for Guantanamo client

UT Law on the road

October 15 - Fort Worth Alumni Reception

October 28 - South Texas Alumni Reception

For more information about these events, please contact Marie Bean.

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 the TRESL journal, please email the journal or Benjamin Tulis, this year’s editor in chief. Thanks!

Be a Mentor

UT Law students interested in a variety of practice areas need you. Please consider taking a moment to give advice and share your insights 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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