Policy and Law

Laycock presents lecture to members of U.S. Supreme Court

Oct. 7, 1999

Professor Douglas Laycock of The University of Texas at Austin School of Law presented a lecture Wednesday (Oct. 6) to members of the United States Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on "Free Speech: The Clear and Present Danger Test, 1917-1953."

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Sharlot announces resignation as dean of UT Austin School of Law

Oct. 4, 1999

Sharlot said he considers his greatest accomplishment at the law school to be the improvement of the curriculum and being able to implement a small class experience for every first-year student.

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Study indicates lack of uniformity among local juvenile courtsin conducting and interpreting mental health assessments

Sept. 27, 1999

A new study has found dramatic disparities in the way mental health assessments are performed on offenders within Texas' juvenile justice system, and has recommended ways to improve the process.

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Hispanic Business gives top rating to UT Austin School of Law

Sept. 15, 1999

The School of Law at The University of Texas at Austin has been named in the September issue of Hispanic Business as the nation's number one law school for Hispanics in its 1999 Directory of Top 10 Law Schools.

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Judicial finance campaign reform to be discussed in public forum at UT Austin sponsored by ABA

Aug. 26, 1999

A public forum on judicial campaign finance reform, sponsored by the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Judicial Independence, will be conducted Wednesday (Sept. 1) at The University of Texas at Austin School of Law.

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