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Features

June 2014

Bob Black ('80)

The Litigation Section of the State Bar of Texas inducted Robert A. “Bob” Black (’80) as a Texas Legal Legend on Friday, June 27, during the State Bar’s Annual Meeting in Austin. Read more…


    Features

    June 2014

    AA awardees

    During the law school’s alumni reception, held in conjunction with the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting in Austin on June 26, 37 alumni and friends of Texas Tech Law were recognized for their contributions to the School of Law, public service, and the general community. Read more…


      Features

      June 2014

      Guanajuato

      The Summer Law Institute in Guanajuato, Mexico, celebrated its 25th anniversary this month. Read more…


        Features

        June 2014

        Lithuania

        The Inaugural Texas Tech Law Summer Law Program in Kaunas, Lithuania, was a tremendous success. During the program, 16 Texas Tech Law students studied with 28 Lithuanian honors law students at Vytautas Magnus University (VMU). Read more…


          Alumni

          June 2014

          Roger Key Swearing-In

          Photo credit: Lowell Brown

          Texas Tech Law School Foundation President Roger A. Key (’76) was sworn-in as chairman of the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors at the State Bar’s annual meeting in Austin on June 26.


            Alumni

            June 2014

            Kem Frost

            Congratulations to Kem Thompson Frost (’83), Chief Justice of the 14th Court of Appeals in Houston, on receiving the Judge Merrill Hartman Pro Bono Judge Award during the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting in Austin! The award honors a judge, sitting or retired, who has provided exceptional pro bono service.


              Faculty / Staff

              June 2014

              Outstanding Law Review Article Award

              Congratulations to Charles “Tex” Thornton Professor of Law Professor Brian Shannon, who received the Texas Bar Foundation’s 2014 Outstanding Law Review Article award! Shannon, who co-authored the winning article “Incompetency to Be Executed: Continuing Ethical Challenges & Time for a Change in Texas” with Dr. Victor R. Scarano, a psychiatrist and attorney in Houston, accepted his award on June 27 at the Bar Foundation’s annual dinner, which took place during the State Bar of Texas annual meeting in Austin. The article was published in the Texas Tech Law Review in 2013.


                Faculty / Staff

                June 2014

                Professor Jennifer Bard

                Professor Jennifer Bard has been elected to serve a two-year term as one of the American Public Health Association’s Ethics Section Governing Councilors.


                  Faculty / Staff

                  June 2014

                  Julie Doss '99

                  Congratulations to Associate Dean for External Affairs Julie C. Doss (’99) on her appointment as Vice-Chair of the State Bar of Texas standing committee on Public Affairs!