On October 13, the White House will hold a “Champions of Change” event to recognize public interest lawyers’ accomplishments by honoring sixteen exemplary public service champions. The honorees include UT Law alumnus David Hall, ’69, executive director of Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, who will be recognized with the executive director of the Brownsville Community Health Center for their medical-legal partnership.
The event will include a national online conversation among law students and faculty, public service lawyers, and Attorney General Eric Holder, with the goal to engage future lawyers in discussing what lawyers can do to close the justice gap. More than one hundred law schools have committed to host watch parties. Law schools were invited to submit student questions to the attorney general and the honorees, and Law School students have submitted questions.
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