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  • The establishment of the Rupert and Lillian Radford Chair of Law.
  • The increase of first-year admissions applications to an all-time high.
  • The advancement in faculty publications and service to the profession with a preparation of 18 books and monographs, 31 articles, 19 volumes of teaching materials, and numerous speeches to groups outside the School.
  • The holding of six sessions of the Texas Court ofAppeals at the School in an effort to bring increased realism to the educational program.
  • The endowment by the Hatton W. Sumners Foundation of the Robert G. Storey Fellowship in International and Comparative Law.
  • The creation by the Dallas Bar Association and Dallas Bar Foundation of the Sarah T. Hughes Diversity Law Fellowships for Minority Students at the School.
  • The entry of the first-year class with the highest LSAT score in the School's history.
  • The organization of the School's first conference for prelaw advisers.
  • Continued service to the legal profession through symposia, including those in taxation, air law, and product liability, which attracted national audiences, as well as the holding of the Southern Regional Program of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy.
  • The inauguration by the Placement Office of new counseling services and workshops to assist students in career planning.
  • The completion of successful annual drives for the Law School Fund and the Law Library Fund.

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1981-1982 Report of the Dean