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April 2015

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    Features

    April 2015

    Crim Symposium

    The Texas Tech Law Review recruited an all-star panel of criminal law experts for the 9th Annual Criminal Law Symposium on April 17. This year’s Symposium explored some of the issues facing the Constitution’s Fourth Amendment in an increasingly-digitized society. Read more…


      Features

      April 2015

      Speaker Spotlight Juan Melendez

      The Tech Law Criminal Law Association, together with the Texas Tech University Cross Cultural Academic Advancement Center and other organizations, welcomed Juan Melendez to the law school on April 22. Read more…


        Features

        April 2015

        Texas Tech Law became the second law school in history to make a third-consecutive national-championship-round appearance at the ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition in Chicago earlier this month.
        Read more…


          Features

          April 2015

          ELLS - Craddick

          The Energy Law Lecture Series finished its inaugural year with a visit from Texas Railroad Commission Chairman Christi Craddick. Craddick stressed the importance of a stable regulatory environment for the oil and gas industry and discussed some of the misinformation surrounding its activity in Texas. Read more…


            Features

            April 2015

            H&A

            Texas Tech Law recognized students for various academic and co-curricular achievements during the April 8 Honors and Awards ceremony.

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              Faculty / Staff

              April 2015

              Professors Bard, Benham, Beyer, and Christopher

              Dr. Jennifer Bard, Professor Dustin Benham, Professor Gerry Beyer, and Professor Cassie Christopher.

              Texas Tech University recognized four law professors during its system-wide Faculty Honors Convocation on April 28. Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer Bard, Barnie E. Rushing, Jr. Outstanding Research Award recipient; Professor Dustin Benham, President’s Excellence in Teaching Award recipient; Professor Gerry Beyer, President’s Academic Achievement Award recipient; and Professor Cassie Christopher, Texas Tech Alumni Association New Faculty Award recipient!


                Faculty / Staff

                April 2015

                DeLeith Gossett

                Texas Tech Law Professor DeLeith Duke Gossett was elected to membership in the Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation, an elite designation granted to less than one-third of one percent of State Bar members each year.


                  Faculty / Staff

                  April 2015

                  Professors Huffman and Rosen

                  Dean Emeritus Walter Huffman (’77) [pictured left] and Glenn D. West Endowed Professor of Law Rick Rosen [pictured right] discussed recent legislative changes to sexual assault statues in the military during a Lubbock Area Bar Association meeting on April 8.


                    Alumni

                    April 2015

                    Congratulations to the 130 alumni who were recognized as 2015 Texas Rising Stars by Super Lawyers Magazine! Texas Rising Stars, an elite membership shared by just 2.5 percent of Texas practitioners, are nominated by fellow attorneys who previously were honored in the Texas Super Lawyers list.

                    Click here for a full list of 2015 Rising Stars.


                      Alumni

                      April 2015

                      Judge Menikos

                      Photo credit: Mayda Arista

                      323rd District Judge Timothy A. Menikos was presented with the Judge Scott Moore Award during CASA of Tarrant County’s 21st annual dinner on Tuesday, April 7,in Fort Worth. CASA of Tarrant County presents the Judge Scott Moore Award to an individual for exemplary efforts advocating on behalf of abused and neglected children in Tarrant County.


                        Alumni

                        April 2015

                        Greg Fouratt

                        Greg Fouratt was unanimously confirmed by the New Mexico Senate to continue as the New Mexico Department of Public Safety Cabinet Secretary. He was appointed by Governor Susana Martinez earlier this year. Read more here.