Member Association American Law Schools (mass communications law section), Order of Coif, Phi Delta Phi.
Reporter, bureau chief United Press International, Austin, Texas, 1963-1969. Chief counsel Texas Civil Judicial Council, 1972. Assistant professor law University Texas, 1972-1975, professor, 1975-1978, Thompson and Knight Centennial professor, 1987—2003, Fred and Emily Wulff Centennial chair in law, since 2005.
Visiting Lee professor William and Mary University, 1983, Queen Mary College University London, 1988, 92. Visiting scholar Trinity College Cambridge University, 1988. Visiting professor University New South Wales, 1998, University College London, 2003.