The Thurgood Marshall Legal Society, Chicano/Hispanic Law Students’ Association, Texas Hispanic Journal of Law and Policy and The University of Texas at Austin chapter of the National Black Law Journal will host a symposium, “Pursuing Justice through Legal Innovation,” on Thursday, Feb. 18, at The University of Texas School of Law.
The Supreme Court of Texas will open the symposium at 9 a.m. with oral arguments held in the School of Law’s Eidman Courtroom. A luncheon will follow at noon with a keynote speech by Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Edward C. Prado, a 1972 University of Texas law graduate. The afternoon session features panels covering civil, criminal and ethical topics, for which attendees can receive up to 3.5 hours of CLE credit.
Oral arguments are free and open to the public. Registration fees are required for the additional events (including the luncheon, which can be attended for $15). There are various levels of registration available, as well as sponsorship opportunities. Attendees can register on the day of the event, but advanced registration is preferred.
For detailed information about registration and sponsorship opportunities, see the “Pursuing Justice through Legal Innovation” (PDF) schedule.
The first event of its kind to be held at the School of Law, the spring symposium will attract attorneys, professors, entrepreneurs, judges, and law students from around the nation in an exchange of ideas and legal experience.