Law School News

Nearly 100 lawyers, activists, government officials, and nonprofit leaders from across the state converged at South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) recently for a conference billed as this year’s most important animal welfare event in Texas: “The Lone Star State Update on Animal Law.” Hosted by the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s (ALDF) Animal […]

Three third-year law students from South Texas College of Law Houston recently joined a group of 42 legal, international relations, and military leaders from around the world who traveled to Israel to meet with high-level experts and officials and to explore the complex issues these officials confront on a daily basis. Through the experience, Nadine […]

South Texas College of Law Houston recently hosted the 32nd Annual Energy Law Institute, presented by the school’s Harry L. Reed Oil & Gas Law Institute, for nearly 100 of the state’s leading oil and gas attorneys and landmen. Sponsored by the Houston Bar Association’s Oil, Gas, and Mineral Section; Gray Reed; and Haynes and Boone, […]

Enterprising students at South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) have launched a new mentorship program for LGBT+students to ease their transition to law school and fully support them throughout their law school experience. AMICUS is calling for both LGBT+student mentors and mentees to join the new program that pairs 1L students with 2L […]

South Texas College of Law Houston’s (STCL Houston) new president and dean, Michael F. Barry, recently addressed the more than 300 students in the law school’s fall 1L class at orientation, providing them with both encouragement and honest feedback on the rigors of law school. He educated the students by telling them they are not […]

Mark your calendars for this year’s most important animal welfare event in Texas! On Friday, Sept. 6, lawyers, activists, government officials, and nonprofit leaders from across the state will converge on South Texas College of Law Houston for “The Lone Star State Update on Animal Law.” Hosted by the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s (ALDF) Animal […]

Nearly 200 attorneys, diversity officers, and business leaders gathered recently at South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) for an interactive discussion on key diversity issues. Among other topics, attendees and panelists discussed implicit bias, understanding the gender spectrum, the business side of diversity and inclusion, the importance of allyship, hiring and retaining a […]

Don Guter, president and dean of South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston), is among Houston’s most admired CEOs, according to the Houston Business Journal. Guter joins 16 other nonprofit leaders and 42 for-profit leaders recognized in this esteemed category for 2019. The Houston Business Journal will host a luncheon Aug. 22 to honor […]

Colleges and universities across the nation lack the diversity needed among faculty to deliver a well-rounded education, says a new study in the recently launched South Texas College of Law Houston Hispanic Journal of Law and Policy. The analysis was authored by Julian Vasquez Heilig, Ph.D., incoming dean of the University of Kentucky College of […]

The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers this week announced the election of South Texas College of Law Houston Professor Richard Carlson as a new Fellow of the 24-year-old nonprofit association. According to the College, “Election as a Fellow is the highest recognition by one’s colleagues of sustained outstanding performance in the profession, exemplifying integrity, […]