Monday, April 23, 2012

UT to pay outside counsel nearly $1 million By Ralph K.M. Haurwitz AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Published: 8:57 p.m. Saturday, April 21, 2012 The University of Texas has agreed to pay a law firm nearly $1 million to defend its undergraduate admissions program before the U.S. Supreme Court. Latham & Watkins LLP, based in Los Angeles, will receive a flat fee of $977,000, plus up to $10,000 for expenses, for a maximum of $987,000, according to the contract between the university and the firm. The American-Statesman obtained a copy of the contract Friday under the Texas Public Information Act from the state attorney general's office, which approved the agreement. Full Story:

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