Congratulations to Megan James, the Volume 46 Managing Editor, for receiving the 2014 Distinguished Legal Writing Award from the Burton Awards, in Association with the Library of Congress! This award is only given to 15 law students and selected from entries submitted from the nation’s top law schools. This award honors law school students for clear, concise, and comprehensive legal writing, and the awards are selected by law school professors and judges, including professors from Harvard Law School, Columbia Law School, and Stanford Law School. Megan received the award for her student comment, Checking the Box Is Not Enough: The Impact of Texas Rice Land Partners, LTD. v. Denbury Green Pipeline-Texas, L.L.C. and Texas’s Eminent Domain Reforms on the Common Carrier Application Process, 45 TEX. TECH L. REV. 959 (2013). The award ceremony will be held at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. on June 9, 2014.
The Law Review would like to congratulate Texas Tech Professor Brian Shannon and Houston attorney Dr. Victor R. Scarano for winning the Texas Bar Foundation’s 2014 Outstanding Law Review Article Award. The winning article, Incompetency to be Executed: Continuing Ethical Challenges & Time for a Change in Texas, was published in volume 45 of the Texas Tech Law Review. A full press release is available here.
Mar. 3, 2014 - TTLR announces the Board of Editors for Volume 47
A press release is available, here. Please join us in congratulating these remarkable students!
A full press release is available, here.
Congratulations to these 2L students on this accomplishment! We would like to especially thank our Comment Editors (Jefferson Fisher, Brittany Jenkins, Alecia Mayberry, Lorna McMillion, and Katie Olson) and Angelica Rolong, Student Writing Editor, for her excellent leadership in facilitating the student-writing process throughout the year.
Jan. 8, 2014 - TXSC and CCA blogs now available
The Law Review is proud to present Texas Supreme Court and Court of Criminal Appeals blogs! Our case summaries are posted weekly and cover published opinions from the Texas Supreme Court and Court of Criminal Appeals. The blogs can be accessed from the Resources tab above or here.
Oct. 24, 2013 - Special Thanks to Golf Tournament Sponsors
Oct. 1, 2013 - TTLR Golf Tournament on 8/26
The Law Review will host the 8th Annual Tech Law Golf Tournament on October 26, 2013, at Shadow Hills Golf Course. The entry fee is $60/player for law students and faculty and $75/player for others. Everyone is welcome!
Sep. 23, 2013 - Roberta Cooper Ramo to speak at noon on 9/25
Roberta Cooper Ramo, president of the American Law Institute, will speak on ethics and professional responsibility for this year’s Huffman Distinguished Lecture. The lecture will take place on September 25, at noon, in the Lanier Auditorium.
Sep. 17, 2013 - TTLR Alum to argue before U.S. Supreme Court
William R. Allensworth, the Articles Editor for Vol. 5 of the Texas Tech Law Review, will argue before the United States Supreme Court next month in the case of In re Atl. Marine Const. Co., Inc., 701 F.3d 736 (5th Cir. 2012) cert. granted, 12-929, 2013 WL 1285318 (U.S. Apr. 1, 2013). Allensworth is a senior partner in Allensworth & Porter, an Austin-based construction firm. Click here for the full press release.
Aug. 7, 2013 - Volume 45 is now available online
Volume 45 is now available in the Texas Tech Law Review’s online archives.