faculty news

Professor Peter Shane testifies at Kavanaugh confirmation hearing


When Professor Peter Shane, Jacob E. Davis and Jacob E. Davis II Chair in Law, was called upon by Democrats to testify at Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing to the U.S. Supreme Court, the hearings were set to begin in just 12 days. Shane had even less time to prepare his testimony: His remarks were due two days in advance, and of course, he still had to teach.

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student news

Chance encounter with alumnus set 2L on the path toward a legal education


An internship at the El Paso City Attorney’s Office inspired 2L Jesus Quintanilla to go to law school.

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