Skip to main content

The Tarlton Law Library’s physical facility, including Special Collections, is closed until further notice. Tarlton’s librarians and staff remain actively engaged in providing library services. Student tech support (techdesk@law.utexas.edu) and faculty and student reference assistance (https://tarlton.law.utexas.edu/email) will be available during business hours. Students can also consult our Library and Technology Support FAQ (https://tarlton.law.utexas.edu/student-remote) for most frequently needed information.

Tarlton Law Library logo Texas Law Home Tarlton Law Library Home
Today's Operating Hours:

Hopwood v. Texas

Population by Percentage

State of Texas Selected Minority Population and UT School of Law Selected Minority Population

 

According to the State Bar of Texas, .3% (1/3 of 1%) of Texans are lawyers.

African-American

  State of Texas Population

11%

  Law School with affirmative action

3-9%

  Law School without affirmative action

1-4%

Mexican-Americans

  State of Texas Population

31%

  Law School with affirmative action

8-14%

  Law School without affirmative action

5-8%

All Others

  State Population

58%

  Law School with affirmative action

80-87%

  Law School without affirmative action

89-94%


Sources:   Enrollment data from opinion of U.S. District Court, Hopwood v. Texas, 861 F. Supp. 554 (W.D. Tex. 1994); The University of Texas Law School Admissions Office for later years.  Population data from Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts. Compiled by Douglas Laycock, October 2002.