Law School News

More than 100 friends, alumni, former advocates, and members of the Houston legal community gathered this week to honor their mentor and colleague, T. Gerald Treece, on his 40th anniversary as the founder and staple of South Texas College of Law Houston’s “Best in the Nation” Advocacy program. Treece, STCL Houston vice president, associate dean, […]

Ninety-five South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) students participated in the law school’s 8th Annual ADR Intramural Tournament, sponsored by Porter Hedges LLP, over the weekend. The students competed for 25 highly selective spots on the school’s 10 ADR teams that will compete in two international tournaments and eight national tournaments in the […]

This week, President Donald J. Trump nominated South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) alumnus Travis A. Greaves ’08 to serve as a judge on the United States Tax Court, a momentous achievement for Greaves and the first nomination of its kind for an STCL Houston alumnus. Greaves currently serves as Deputy Assistant Attorney […]

Alumni of South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) recently answered a challenge by the Beaumont Foundation, matching its $100,000 gift, to establish the T. Gerald Treece Endowed Scholarship at the law school. This scholarship – to be granted annually in honor of T. Gerald Treece, STCL Houston vice president, associate dean, and director […]

The Intellectual Property (IP) Law Section of the State Bar of Texas recently granted Jolene Robin-McCaskill, a second-year student at South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston), with one of its two annual scholarships supporting women and minorities. New Orleans native Robin-McCaskill accepted the award at the section’s diversity scholarship lunch and presentation at […]

South Texas College of Law Houston’s (STCL Houston) moot court program is ranked No. 1 in the nation, according to new data compiled by the University of Houston Law Center’s (UHLC) Blakely Advocacy Institute. Each year, the Institute ranks law schools across the nation using a scoring system that evaluates the quality of the moot […]

Equal Justice Works, the leading nonprofit organization committed to mobilizing the next generation of public interest attorneys, recently announced the launch of the Disaster Recovery Legal Corps – comprised of 23 lawyers hand-selected by the nonprofit from among 200 applicants – to deliver legal and recovery assistance to individuals affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and […]

On Saturday, June 23, three organizations came together to benefit animals across the nation. South Texas College of Law Houston’s (STCL Houston) 19th onsite clinic, the Animal Law Clinic – part of the Randall O. Sorrels Legal Clinics at the law school – combined efforts with the Texas Humane Legislation Network and the Houston Humane […]

The J. William Fulbright Scholarship Board recently granted Christopher S. Kulander, a professor of law at South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston), a Fulbright award to conduct legal research and teach a course titled, “International Energy Law and Economics” at Vytautas Magnus University (VMU) in Kaunas, Lithuania. According to the J. William Fulbright […]

For the first time since the Tax Section of the State Bar of Texas began awarding annual scholarships to law students, new alumni of South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) have earned two of the four coveted prizes for 2018. Adam Bateman ’18, former editor-in-chief of the South Texas Law Review, and Lindsay […]