Law School News

The Jewish Institute for National Security of America (JINSA) this week announced that South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) Professor Geoffrey S. Corn has joined the organization to serve as a Distinguished Fellow of its Gemunder Center for Defense & Strategy. The Gemunder Center performs in-depth research and education on vital U.S. defense, […]

South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) advocates took home numerous awards at the recent 34thAnnual William E. McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition at Michell Hamline School of Law. Two teams of STCL Houston students traveled to St. Paul, Minn. to compete in the interscholastic appellate moot court competition. The student team […]

The Philanthropy and Alumni Relations Department at South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) recently won accolades for its “Give Day 2018” campaign at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District IV Conference in Grapevine, Texas. The law school tied for Silver in the Annual Giving Category and won Bronze in […]

South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) students Emily Nasir and Casidy Newcomer recently extended the law school’s reputation for excellence in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) with a win at the regional American Bar Association (ABA) Representation in Mediation Competition in Washington, D.C. The second-year students, under the coaching of STCL Houston alumnus Scott […]

Haynes and Boone, LLP and South Texas College of Law Houston are pleased to announce the release of the eighth edition of “Summary Judgments in Texas: State and Federal Practice” by Senior U.S. District Judge David Hittner and Haynes and Boone Partner Lynne Liberato. Published by South Texas Law Review, the latest edition of the popular, […]

Dozens of law students got into the Valentine’s Day spirit early this week with an animal “kissing booth” at South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston), sponsored by the school’s Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF). With dogs and a bunny from Caring Critters Inc. — a nonprofit, volunteer organization in the Greater Houston area […]

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program at South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) will offer free tax return preparation and electronic filing for low- and moderate-income individuals and families in the Greater Houston region, including those in Brazoria, Fort Bend, Harris, and Montgomery Counties. Individuals and families with an annual income of […]

South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) today hosted Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit for a presentation on the underappreciated influence of state courts and state constitutions in protecting individual liberties. Sutton recently published a book on this topic titled, “51 Imperfect Solutions: States and […]

South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) recently hosted the state’s fourth-annual Marshall-Brennan Moot Court Competition, in which high school students from YES Prep West Campus argued a fictional case involving the First and Fourth Amendments in courtrooms throughout the law school. This is the only competition of its kind in Texas. Competition judges, […]

On Saturday, Jan. 26, more than 100 people gathered in the Emilie Slohm Conference Room at South Texas College of Law Houston for the 33rd “Law & the Media” seminar, hosted by the Houston Bar Association, the Society of Professional Journalists, and the Houston Press Club. The annual event brings together attorneys, journalists, and students […]