Upcoming Events

LEAP Center's Upcoming Events - Spring 2021

January 11-21: Civil Rights Tour of the American South

February 3: Jane Harper discusses "The Survivors"

February 13: Sarah Pearce discusses "The Sanatorium"

February 16: (5:00pm) Judge Jed Rakoff, "Why the Innocent Plead Guilty and the Guilty Go Free"

February 23: (6:00-7:00pm) "Biden and the Mexico-US Border," with Alan Bersin (Former Asst Sec of Homeland Security)

February 24: (6:00-7:45pm) Pre-Law Society Meeting (Deadline for dues)

February 25: (5:00-6:00pm) Author Ioan Grillo discusses his new book, "Blood Gun Money" 

March 2 (2:00-2:50pm): LEAP LIVE with Veronica Lockett (https://www.facebook.com/SHSULEAP). 

March 3 (3:00-5:00pm): Mock Law Class (Professor Val Ricks--preference given to PLS members)

March 4 (5:00-6:00pm): The Rise of AntiSemitism Around the World--ADL's Sharon Nazarian (WAC Event)

March 11: Rothko in Jazz, by the Maris Briezhalns Quintet (6:00-7:00pm, WAC)

March 16: (7:00-8:00pm) Melissa Ginsburg and Ace Atkins (Murder by the Book)

March 18: Portugal's President of the Council of the European Union--Ambassador Domingos Fezas Vital (5:00-6:00pm, WAC)

March 18: Harlan Coben with Michael J. Fox (7:00pm, Murder by the Book)

March 24: Pre-Law Society Meeting

March 24: Walter Isaacson discusses, "The Code Breaker" (WAC)

March 27 (3pm): Heather Ellett discusses "Ain't Nobody Nobody" with Mike Yawn, as part of the "Dallas Literary Festival"

March 31: Dennis Lehane discusses the 20th Anniversary of "Mystic River" with Gillian Flynn

April 1: Applications for LSAT Prep Course due for PLS Members

April 1: Authors Elliot Ackerman and Admiral James Stavridis discuss their thriller, "2034: A Novel of the Next World War"

April 6: LEAP Live with Dr. Christine Blackburn (4:00pm)

April 6: Author Catharine Arnold discusses her book, "Ship of Death," a non-fiction accounting of the 1918 Flu Pandemic

April 9: Judge Alberto Gonzales

April 10: Mock LSAT (preference given to PLS members)

April 13: Immigration Attorney Ginger Jacobs discusses "Myth Busting Around Immigration and Asylum"

April 13: Author John Sandford discusses his new book "Ocean Prey"

April 16: FB Live: Author Jeff Guinn discusses his career and new book, "The War on the Border" 

April 16-18: Austin Intern Trip

April 20: 10th Court of Appeals

April 20: Author (and lawyer) Robert Dugoni discusses his new book, "In her Tracks"

April 21: 10th Court of Appeals Q & A

April 21: Pre-Law Society Meeting (Mock Trial)

April 22: John Boehner (Zoom Presentation via WAC)

April 28: Voir Dire Simulation

May 28-30: Campaign Bootcamp