The National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild has named Barbara Hines, director of the Immigration Clinic at the University of Texas School of Law, the recipient of its Carol Weiss King Award for excellence in the pursuit of social justice through organizing, litigating and teaching.Read more
The American Society for Law, Medicine and Ethics (ASLME) presented a special lifetime achievement award to Professor John A. Robertson of The University of Texas School of Law during the 33rd annual Health Law Professors Conference in Austin last month.
The award recognizes Robertson, one of the nation's leading experts in law and bioethics, for dedicating his career to the field of health law.Read more
The School of Law is hosting a conference on judicial biography and the Supreme Court in memory of Professor Roy M. Mersky, longtime director of the Tarlton Law Library and Jamail Center for Legal Research, who died in May 2008. Lucas A. Powe Jr., a panelist for the conference, shared his thoughts on judicial biography and the late Mersky.Read more