UT Law School

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2014

    Two Legislative Hacks Are Bragging They Will Scare Off Witnesses in UT Law School Probe

    You have to take a deep breath first. Anchor yourself. Pinch your nose. Then you might be ready to contemplate the sheer unadorned shamelessness of the Texas Legislature in its confrontation with University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall of Dallas. See also: Wallace Hall Was Right. Back stor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2014

    Wallace Hall Was Right About UT All Along

    Maybe the University of Texas at Austin and its many passionate defenders had reason to beware of Wallace Hall when Governor Rick Perry appointed him to the UT System board of regents in 2011. Perry was pushing some plan he got from a rich oilman to eliminate research as a criterion for granting pro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2014

    A Former Texas Inmate Is Suing the State for Roasting Him in an AC-less Prison

    Texas, as you may have intuited, is hot, but Texas prisons, as you may have heard, are hotter. Since 2007, 14 inmates, including nine in 2011 alone, have died from heat-related illnesses, according to a 2014 report from UT Law School's Human Rights Clinic. Larry McCollum's death received most of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2014

    What if Wallace Hall, the Crazy Bad UT Regent, Isn't? Crazy or Bad?

    Whoa. Wait up. Take five. Let's take another look at that Wallace Hall narrative. He's the University of Texas regent from Dallas who is supposed to be a crazy, nuts, Tea Party, Rick-Perry-buddy, off-the-wall, Neanderthal education-hater who needs to be impeached, criminally prosecuted and generall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2013

    Anonymous Hacktivist Barrett Brown Can Use Money His Supporters Raised for His Defense

    Barrett Brown's had a rough few months, each one a little worse than the last. In September, he was raided, arrested and ultimately charged with threatening an FBI agent on YouTube and Twitter. In December the feds threw some more charges at him, this time for sharing a link related to the hack of ... More >>

  • News

    August 13, 1998

    Toxic Justice

    Lawyer Fred Baron says he's one of the good guys, fighting a war against evil asbestos manufacturers. But some former employees claim his firm is a factory that mass-produces lawsuits by implanting memories and inventing testimony.