A Guide to the Barbara Hines Papers, 1972-1974
A professor in the law school at the University of Texas at Austin since 1999, Barbara Hines (b. 1947) received her B.A. degree from UT and her J.D. from Northeastern University. While a student at UT, she was employed by the Internal Revenue of Service as a clerk and was also a member of the Texas Women’s Liberation organization, serving as the group’s spokesperson from 1969 through 1971. After passing the Texas State Bar in 1975, Hines worked as an attorney for the Legal Aid Society of Central Texas until co-founding the law firm Hines & Leigh in 1982. Specializing in immigration law and immigrant rights, she co-directs the immigration clinic at UT and has received numerous awards for her work, including a 1996 Fulbright scholarship to research Argentine immigration law and the 2010 National Lawyer’s Guild Carol King Award. Additionally, she co-directed the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law of Texas, Immigrant and Refugee Rights Projects and serves on the Board of Directors for the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild.
"Barbara Hines." University of Texas at Austin School of Law. Accessed April 20, 2011. http://www.utexas.edu/law/faculty/profile.php?id=bhines.
Comprised of photocopies and originals of government records, the Barbara Hines Papers, 1972-1974, document the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s examination of Hines’ activities as a clerk working for the Internal Revenue Service. Specifically, the records highlight her involvement in the Women’s Liberation organization in Texas and her interest the Women’s Abortion Coalition while a student at University of Texas at Austin.
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Barbara Hines Papers, 1972-1974, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
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