2012-13 Events

Spring 2013
Progressive Lawyering Happy Hour: Celebrate the End of the Year! – Tues. 4/9/2013 5-7pm at Dog & Duck Pub
Co-hosted by ACS Austin Lawyer Chapter, CHLSA, HRLS, PILA, and TMLS.

Executive Power Post-9/11: Torture, Targeted Killing, and Domestic Drone Surveillance – Tues. 3/5/2013 1:10pm in Eidman Courtroom Featuring Shahid Buttar, executive director of the Bill of Rights Defense Committee and the People’s Campaign for the Constitution.

Practicing in Criminal Law & Tiff’s Treats! – Tues. 2/26/2013 3:34pm in Sheffield Room
Co-sponsored by PILA and AJCL, featuring Michelle Fernald (Deputy Chief of the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Austin Office), Pamela Sigman (private practitioner with Sigman & Sigman and Director of UT’s Juvenile Justice Clinic), and Amanda Woog (Law Clerk for Judge Cheryl Johnson, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals).

ACS February Happy Hour – Tues. 2/5/2013 5:30pm at Dog & Duck PubHappy hour with progressive attorneys, law students, and legal workers. Sponsored by Kator, Parks, & Weiser.

Roe v. Wade at 40 – Tues. 1/22/2013 12-1pm in 3.125
Featuring Rebecca Robertson, Legal and Policy Director of the ACLU of Texas.

Fall 2012
Progressive Lawyering in Texas – Panel Discussion – Thurs. 11/14/2012 at 1:10pm in 3.124
Co-sponsored by PILA, CHLSA, and TMLS. Featuring D’Ann Johnson (Austin Branch Manager at Texas RioGrande Legal Aid), Rebecca Robertson (Legal and Policy Director of ACLU of Texas), and David Weiser (partner at Kator Parks & Weiser).

ACS Presidential Debate Viewing Potluck – Wed. 10/3/2012 7:30pm in Hyde ParkNonpartisan potluck to view the presidential debate and engage in meaningful discussion from various perspectives.

Texas and the Voting Rights Act – Thurs. 9/20/2012 1:15pm in 3.125
Featuring Professor Fishkin discussing Texas redistricting and voter ID decisions.

ACS Fall Happy Hour – Wed. 9/12/2012 5:30pm at Scholz GartenHappy hour with progressive attorneys, law students, and legal workers in the Austin area.

ACS Hosts Lunch with Professor Robert Owen – Wed. 9/12/2012 1-2pm in 3.142
Featuring Professor Robert Owen speaking about our school’s Capital Punishment Clinic.