Prof. Nicole Casarez Prof. Nicole Casarez Professor

Nicole Casarez is an attorney and her investigative journalism students investigated many capital and non-capital cases, including the case of Texas death row inmate Anthony Graves. The Graves investigation attracted state-wide and national attention. She can speak on media law, the first amendment, ethics, civil rights and wrongful conviction.

Areas of Expertise
Media Law, Wrongful Conviction, Media Ethics, Public Relations,Civil Rights


  • Master of Arts - Communication - University of Houston (1991)
  • Juris Doctor - University of Texas at Austin (1979)
  • Bachelor of Journalism - University of Texas at Austin