UTLaw News

March 2010

2010 Chancellors

2010 Chancellors

On Wednesday, February 24, 2010, the seventeen students with the highest grade point averages at the end of two years of study were inducted into Chancellors, the Law School’s most prestigious honor society.

Justice Corps Fellows

The Justice Corps Fellows program recently awarded two fellowships to practice public-interest law. Kyle Marie Stock received the George M. Fleming Fellowship in Health Law and Stephanie Kolmar received the Julius Glickman Fellowship in Public Interest Law.

Law School hosts events for Explore UT, Saturday, March 6, 2010

On Saturday, March 6, 2010, the University of Texas at Austin will host “the biggest open house in Texas”—Explore UT. This annual event is a hands-on introduction to the University through a variety of events, performances, lectures, exhibits, and other activities.

The Law School will hold a variety of events, from a treasure hunt sponsored by the Chicano/Hispanic Law Students Association to the trial of Gold E. Locks, presided over by the Honorable Edward C. Prado, ’72, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Information about these events is available on the “Explore UT” page on the Law School’s website.

March Events at the School of Law

G. Rollie White Public Interest Scholar: Kathryn S. Fuller, ’76

The William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law will present Kathryn S. Fuller, ’76, as the Law School’s inaugural G. Rollie White Public Interest Scholar in Residence, March 8-10, 2010. Fuller is the chair of the Ford Foundation and former president of the World Wildlife Fund. During her time as scholar in residence at the Law School, Fuller will make three presentations open to the public:

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:

These events take place in the Faculty Lounge at the School of Law, Townes Hall 3.214. For more information, please visit the Upcoming Events page on the Rapoport Center website.

TRESL Symposium, March 25, 2010

The Texas Review of Entertainment and Sports Law will host its first annual symposium on collective bargaining agreements in the NFL and NBA. The symposium  features Lester Munson, legal analyst for ESPN. Information about the symposium can be found on the journal’s symposium website.

UT Law—On the Road

March 2 - Washington, D.C., Alumni Reception, 6:00 p.m.

March 3 - New York Alumni Reception, 6:00 p.m.

March 11 - Los Angeles CLE, 8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.

March 20 - Houston Young Alumni Crawfish Boil, 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

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

Save the Date: Reunion 2010

The UT Law Alumni Association invites you to “come home” for Reunion 2010 on Friday and Saturday, April 23–24. We will honor those classes ending in “0” or “5” plus the combined group of all pre-1960 classes. Even if you’re not in an honored class this year, we hope you will join us for what promises to be an exciting and memorable Reunion Weekend!

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