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Monthly Update – June 2016

July 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Welcome to the Law Review’s monthly blog post! As a reminder, the purpose of this monthly post is to update our members, alumni, and the community about recent and upcoming events. We want to recognize and appreciate all current and former Law Review members for their many accomplishments throughout their careers; if you would like to share anything in an upcoming post, please do not hesitate to contact the Volume 49 Online Edition Editor, Alicia McCullar (alicia.mccullar@ttu.edu). First, it [...]

Monthly Update – May 2016

June 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

Welcome to the Law Review’s first monthly blog post! The purpose of this monthly post is to update our members, alumni, and the community about recent and upcoming events. We want to recognize and appreciate all current and former Law Review members for their many accomplishments throughout their careers; if you would like to share anything in an upcoming post, please do not hesitate to contact the Volume 49 Online Edition Editor, Alicia McCullar (alicia.mccullar@ttu.edu). On April 30, 2016, [...]

Getting to Know TTLR

April 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

Chase Goetz Chase Goetz is a J.D. Candidate graduating in May 2016. Originally from Lexington, Texas, he is a proud member of the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Class of 2012, with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Aside from being an Associate Editor for Volume 48 of the Texas Tech Law Review, Chase is the Vice-President of Finance for Tech Law’s Student Bar Association where he oversees student organizations’ accounts and spending. Additionally, he is a member of Tech Law’s Board of [...]

Getting to Know TTLR

April 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

C.J. Baker C.J. Baker is a 3L J.D. Candidate graduating in May 2016. He is from Lake Jackson, Texas. After graduating from Texas Tech’s Rawls College of Business in 2009, C.J. worked as a commercial property and casualty insurance agent. Last year, C.J.’s student comment The One, Two, Threes of Involuntary Bankruptcy: Determining Creditor Numerosity in the Fifth Circuit was selected for publication in Volume 48. This year, C.J. serves as an Articles Editor. C.J. spends most of his time [...]

Getting to Know TTLR

April 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

Julio Mendoza Julio Mendoza is a 3L J.D. Candidate graduating in May 2016. He grew up in Wimberley, Texas, near Austin. Julio earned his Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. He also received minors in Speech and Hearing Sciences and Chicano Studies. Julio is an Articles Editor for Volume 48 of the Texas Tech Law Review. As a Staff Member, he was awarded Outstanding Staff Editor for Volume 47.  He has received multiple distinction awards and [...]

Getting to Know TTLR

April 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

Tyler Frankel Tyler Frankel is a 3L J.D. Candidate graduating in May 2016. She is from Fort Worth, Texas and attended undergrad at Indiana University—Bloomington where she earned a BA in Psychology and a minor in Spanish.  Tyler is currently an Articles Editor for the journal, a member of Phi Delta Phi,  has been Teaching Fellow for Assistant Dean Humphrey’s Legal Practice since her 2L year, and was formerly the President of the Organization of Women Law Students (OWLS). After [...]

Court of Criminal Appeals Update: Daniel v. State

April 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Daniel v. State No. AP-77,034 Case Summary written by Luke Luttrell, Staff Member. JUDGE MEYERS delivered the opinion of the court. In February 2014, a jury convicted the appellant of the capital murder of a police officer—Jaime Padron—and the trial judge sentenced the appellant to death. Direct appeal to the Court of Criminal Appeals is automatic. Upon appeal, the appellant raised three points of error. In his first point of error, the appellant asserted that the evidence was insufficient [...]

Getting to Know TTLR

April 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Petrus Wassdorf Born and raised in Austin, Petrus Wassdorf began his undergrad career at the University of Texas studying aerospace engineering.  While there he had the opportunity to work for a year at the Johnson Space Center. Late in his degree he changed majors to political science and transferred to the University of Houston, where he graduated with honors. Upon graduation, Mr. Wassdorf enrolled in a Masters program at Texas State University in political science and began working at the [...]

Getting to Know TTLR

April 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Austin DeBoer Austin DeBoer is a 2L J.D. Candidate graduating in May 2017. He grew up in Austin, Texas, and earned his Bachelor of Arts in Government and History from the University of Texas at Austin in 2012. He also received a minor in American Studies. In 2014 he received his Master of Arts in Legal Studies from Texas State University. In addition to his duties as a Staff Member for the Texas Tech Law Review, Austin is a Teaching Fellow for Professor Nancy Soonpaa’s Legal Practice course [...]

Getting to Know TTLR

April 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Jordan Stevens Jordan Stevens is a 2L J.D. Candidate graduating in May 2017. Jordan is from El Paso, Texas and obtained his Bachelors of Arts and Science in Psychology with a minor in History from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas.  In addition to being a Staff Member on Texas Tech Law Review, Jordan participates in intra-school advocacy competitions. During the first half of the summer, Jordan worked at an insurance defense firm in El Paso, Texas. Jordan spent the second half of the [...]
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