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Tech Tech Law Professors Honored for Teaching and Research Excellence

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February 2019

Two Texas Tech law professors added the Texas Tech University System’s highest faculty honor to their list of accolades. Read more…


    First Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Commemorative Event

    Features

    February 2019

    Sponsored by the Texas Tech University School of Law Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, Mr. Arturo S. Bagley was a guest speaker at the Law School’s first annual MLK luncheon on Monday, January 28.

    Mr. Bagley spoke on the “Instigators of Change” celebrating the role of young people in the Civil Rights Movement.

    Mr. Bagley holds degrees for Emory University, Yale Law School, and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was also nominated for an Emmy for his outstanding research for the documentary film, “W.E.B. DuBois: A Biography In Four Voices”


      Texas Tech Law Celebrates December Graduates at Reception

      Features

      December 2018

      Texas Tech Law hosted a reception on December 17 to celebrate the accomplishment of our December graduates.

      Dean Jack Wade Nowlin welcomed the graduates and their guests, who were then greeted by Associate Dean for Student Life Sofia Chapman, and 3L Student Bar Association President Spencer Young (’19). Spencer shared fun personal stories he’s had with each of the nine graduates.

      These graduates are invited to return for the formal hooding ceremony on Saturday, May 18, 2019. Chancellor Emeritus Kent Hance will deliver the commencement address. We look forward to all the exciting things these graduates will accomplish and are excited to welcome them back to Lubbock in May.


        15th Annual Scholarship Gala Sponsorship Opportunities

        Features

        December 2018

        The Annual Scholarship Gala is just around the corner on March 2, 2019, at the Overton Hotel & Conference Center. We invite you to join us and reconnect with old friends, meet the new generation of Texas Tech law students, and honor the excellence and achievements of fellow alumni. Read more…


          Dean Nowlin Delivers Commencement Address at Angelo State University

          Faculty / Staff

          Features

          December 2018

          Dean Jack Wade Nowlin, a San Angelo native and Angelo State University alumnus, delivered the commencement addresses during ASU’s fall graduation ceremonies on Saturday, December 15, in the Junell Center/Stephens Arena. Read more…


            Tech Law Student Successful at Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

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            Students

            November 2018

            This summer, third-year Texas Tech law student Tashika Curlee accomplished a feat that has eluded even seasoned criminal defense attorneys: she won a case at the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. While interning at the Federal Public Defender’s Office in Lubbock, she and Assistant Federal Public Defender Brandon Beck (’12) appealed a restitution award imposed by a federal district court in Dallas. Although their client had pleaded guilty to defrauding the Grand Prairie Independent School District of nearly a million dollars, the court’s restitution award included not only what the client had embezzled but also repayment of the school district’s attorney fees and costs associated with a private internal audit. Trial counsel had objected to the latter amounts but were overruled. Read more…