About Us

Christened in honor of the late Supreme Court Justice of the same name who argued on behalf of UT Law’s first African-American law student, Heman Sweatt, The Thurgood Marshall Legal Society (TMLS) serves as the local chapter of the National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA) and is a member of the Southwest Region of NBLSA, SWBLSA. ¬†We were established in 1970 to address the concerns of UT Law’s African and African American community.

We encourage you to get involved in our efforts this year!