Law School News

South Texas College of Law Houston recently earned the title of “Best Moot Court of this Decade” in a ranking published in the fall 2016 issue of preLaw Magazine. In its feature, “Best Schools for Moot Court,” the publication highlighted schools that have excelled in moot court – an extracurricular activity in which law students […]

South Texas College of Law Houston students Brad Eric Franklin, Hayley Hervieux, and Chase Newsom recently won the school’s 123rd national advocacy championship. No other law school in the United States has won half as many. South Texas is one of only three national law schools consistently ranked in the top 10 for trial advocacy […]

Students at South Texas College of Law Houston won two national alternative dispute resolution (ADR) championships in the past month alone. Student Amanda Gordon won first place at the University of Houston’s Jeffry S. Abrams National Mediator Competition, which drew 16 competitors from nine law schools across the country for five rounds of mediation problems. […]

The board of directors of the recently renamed Houston College of Law voted this week to proceed under the name South Texas College of Law Houston, appending the word “Houston” to the school’s former name.

South Texas College of Law Houston student Amanda Gordon won first place at the Jeffry S. Abrams National Mediator Competition, hosted by the University of Houston’s Blakely Advocacy Institute, October 7-8, 2016. Students Lily Kao and Taylor Pound also represented the law school in the competition. Sixteen students from nine law schools across the country […]

With a new $43,000 grant from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), South Texas College of Law Houston recently established a pro bono, Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) to educate Houstonians on tax issues and help them resolve tax problems. The LITC can help a wide variety of people, including those who have a tax question, those […]

A team of civic-minded law students and faculty members from South Texas College of Law Houston recently volunteered their time and expertise to assist veterans at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston. The students, working under the supervision of their professors, advised veterans in a variety of legal areas, including family law disputes, […]