Policy and Law

William C. Powers Jr. appointed as dean of UT Austin School of Law

May 22, 2000

Professor William C. Powers Jr. has been appointed as the new dean of The University of Texas School of Law, UT Austin Executive Vice President and Provost Sheldon Ekland-Olson announced Monday.

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Three UT Austin law students awarded internships at UN tribunals

April 27, 2000

Three students at the University of Texas School of Law have been selected by the United Nation's criminal tribunals for Yugoslavia and Rwanda to serve as interns on their prosecutorial staffs.

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UT Austin Conference on Race, Identity and Representation

April 14, 2000

Scholars from the College of Communication at The University of Texas at Austin will explore Cultures and Contexts in the 4th annual Conference on Race, Identity and Representation on Saturday, (April 15) from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in CMA 4.128.

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Law school exhibit marks 50th anniversary of Sweatt vs. Painter decision

April 6, 2000

A special exhibit celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Sweatt vs. Painter decision will be displayed at The University of Texas at Austin's beginning April 11. Stepping Away from Segregation: Sweatt vs. Painter will remain on view in the Tarlton Law Library through September.

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Environmental lawyer to join UT Austin faculty

April 5, 2000

The University of Texas at Austin School of Law has announced its second major tenured appointment of the academic year. Professor Wendy E. Wagner, one of the nation's top young environmental lawyers, who currently teaches at Case Western Reserve University, will join the UT faculty in fall 2000.

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