Powers wrote the highest scoring bar exam of all 2,975 July test takers in the state of Texas. She will have the opportunity to speak at the Texas swearing in ceremony November 21st.
Ms. McGregor is a member of the Firm's Civil Appellate and Commercial Litigation sections.
She was part of a panel presentation by sitting deans and associate deans on legal research and writing leadership in academia.
In partnership with professors at UCLA, Univ. of Michigan, and Denver Sturm College of Law, Andrea Armstrong co-organized the bi-annual Prisoners' Advocates Conference in Los Angeles, CA September 22-24. She also participated as a panelist and a moderator for a panel on Race and Conditions of Confinement.
Finger took part in two panel discussions and introduced the conference's keynote speaker
Professor Emeritus James Klebba traveled to Russia this September to teach a “mini-course” to LL.M. students at Moscow State University. 53 students were enrolled in the course which ran from September 12th through the 20th.
M. Isabel Medina delivered the Fourth Annual Judge Harry J. Wilters Jr. Lecture on Constitutional Law and Professional Ethics at the University of South Alabama on September 20, 2016, on “In Search of the Nation of Immigrants: Balancing the Federal-State Divide.”
Professor R. Judson Mitchell co-presented "Creating a Continuum of Legal Services through Technological Support" at the 2016 Louisiana Justice Community Conference on October 13. The session covered the ways technological advances are increasing access to legal services and resources that not only benefit the public, but also the attorney, resulting in increased access.
The Council considered an ordinance that would have individuals accused of low-level municipal offenses released on their own recognizance, rather than being jailed if they cannot afford a bond.
Professor Wallace participated in a panel discussion titled “Evaluating Tomorrow's Lawyers: Leading the Way to Learning Outcomes”