Policy and Law

UT Austin files petition for rehearing en banc in Hopwood case

Jan. 5, 2001

The University of Texas at Austin today (Jan. 5) announced that it has filed a petition for a rehearing en banc with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in the case of Cheryl J. Hopwood vs. the State of Texas, asking the full 14-member court to review the case.

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UT Austin School of Law launches Institute of Transnational Law

Nov. 21, 2000

The Institute of Transnational Law, which will serve as a bridge for students from Latin America and Europe to come together for graduate studies in North American law and European law, has been created at The University of Texas at Austin School of Law.

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Fostering diversity in public policy conference to be held at UT Austin's LBJ School of Public Affairs on Friday (Nov. 17)

Nov. 16, 2000

Policy issues relevant to communities of color will be the focus of a one-day conference at The University of Texas at Austin on Friday (Nov. 17). Registration for the conference at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs is free and open to the public.

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UT Austin Mock Trial Team wins national championship

Nov. 15, 2000

The University of Texas at Austin School of Law mock trial team won first place this weekend at the National Tournament of Champions, the premier mock trial tournament in the United States.

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Ben Barnes endowment to foster public leadership at LBJ School

Nov. 8, 2000

A new endowed fellowship program has been created in honor of former Lt. Gov. Ben Barnes at The University of Texas at Austin's LBJ School of Public Affairs. The endowment recognizes Barnes' leadership and interest in higher education.

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