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South Texas College of Law Houston

Social distancing can be a source of disruption, anxiety, and restlessness — even for those with comfortable, safe living situations. For those experiencing homelessness, a global pandemic presents an even broader range of challenges. South Texas alumnus Marc Eichenbaum ‘08 is Mayor Sylvester Turner’s special assistant for homeless initiatives. In this role, he manages the […]

While web conferencing software has helped to reinvent classroom environments and host workshops and other virtual gatherings, there are some daily rhythms for which technology cannot substitute: running into a friend in the hallway and catching up, scanning the student lounge for someone to eat lunch with, or popping into a staff member’s office for […]

Just weeks before the 2020 Judge John R. Brown Admiralty Moot Court Competition (JJRBAMCC) was scheduled to take place in Portland, Maine— and after months of training and preparation on the part of the student competitors — schools, cities, and other institutions began to restrict travel in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Recognizing a unique […]

When South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) student Jessica Livsey and her fiancé, Paul Ogin, bought their first 3D printer, they looked forward to creating plastic combat robots — known as Battlebots — to compete as a family in national tournaments. Little did they know their hobby would later protect individuals on the […]

South Texas College of Law Houston is many students’ first-choice law school for several reasons: practice-ready training, the winningest Advocacy program in the nation, and a robust, hands-on clinical program, to name a few. Those school hallmarks draw students to its doors. But the strongest factor keeping them at Houston’s oldest law school is more […]

The market for legal jobs in the workplace is trending upward, with projections indicating those who hold a law degree will have plenty of lucrative employment options. The energy sector is only one industry demanding graduates who hold a law degree. The energy and manufacturing sectors will see hundreds of new jobs in 2018, buttressing a […]

When Hurricane Harvey hit Houston in August 2017, it left many people stranded from their pets. Multiple organizations came to the rescue with money, pet food, blankets and offers to shelter animals. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Harris County Judge Ed Emmett pushed for disaster centers to allow pets to accompany their humans. The logistics […]