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The Societies

The societies are named for individuals who have made a significant impact on the Law School.

Gloria K. Bradford Society, honoring the first African-American female to graduate from UT Law (1954)
Carlos Cadena Society, honoring a summa cum laude graduate of UT Law, a respected judge, and a civil rights crusader
Leon Green Society, a 1915 graduate who was one of the Twentieth Century's most important torts scholars and a leading figure in American Legal Realism
Helen Hargrave Society, honoring UT Law's longtime librarian and the Law School's first female faculty member
Gus Hodges Society, honoring a highly popular professor who used his experience to earn the respect of the legislature, bench, and bar
Charles McCormick Society, honoring a former dean who was nationally known for his contributions in federal procedure, damages, and evidence
Alice Sheffield Society, honoring the successful Gulf Oil attorney who was one of UT Law's first female graduates (1918)
John Sutton Society, honoring a longtime professor of evidence and professional responsibility and former dean known for his collegiality