Law School News

South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) recently launched Texas’ first and only Animal Law Clinic (ALC) – the 19th specialized clinic of the school’s onsite Randall O. Sorrels Legal Clinics. STCL Houston’s Animal Law Clinic serves as a resource for students, professors, attorneys, organizations, media, and individual clients on animal rights law and […]

Students from the Frank Evans Center for Conflict Resolution at South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) recently won first and second place at the Jeffry S. Abrams National Mediator Competition at the University of Houston. Third-year student Mildred Scott won first place, and third-year student Ashley Thomas won second place at the competition. […]

True to the South Texas College of Law Houston mission, one accomplished alumna is “serving the community and the profession with distinction” – in addition to serving her country and leading her fellow soldiers from halfway across the globe. U.S. Army JAG Captain Barkley Bryant ’15 recently enjoyed the privilege of administering the reenlistment oath […]

South Texas College of Law Houston again defended its title as the best advocacy law school in the United States with its unprecedented 127th national advocacy championship win at the 10th annual National Latina/o Law Student Association (NLLSA) Moot Court Competition in Atlanta over the weekend. No other law school in the country can claim […]

Students from South Texas College of Law Houston recently experienced a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: learning from a justice of the nation’s High Court in an intimate, one-on-one setting. The Honorable U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg taught during the third session of STCL Houston’s study abroad program at the University of Malta’s Valletta campus the […]

HOUSTON (June 9, 2017) – The Texas Bar Foundation recently awarded South Texas College of Law Houston a nearly $6,000 grant to enhance the delivery of legal services to low-income Houstonians. The grant will fund the purchase of seven iPads for use by staff attorneys, law professors, and students in the school’s Randall O. Sorrels […]

In the arena of law school advocacy championships, South Texas College of Law Houston stands alone in the United States, as evidenced by its 126th national advocacy title recently earned at the 41st Annual Robert F. Wagner National Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Competition in New York. No other law school in the country […]

South Texas College of Law Houston board members, faculty, administrators, and staff – and an auditorium full of friends and family – proudly supported more than 200 graduates as they collected their diplomas at the school’s May 2017 commencement ceremony held at the George R. Brown Convention Center this week. The graduates were inspired by […]

Maria Castillo Valle – an immigrant from Guatemala, award-winning community service advocate, and daughter of a prominent immigration attorney – will follow in her mother’s footsteps this Monday, May 15, earning her legal degree from South Texas College of Law Houston. Her mother, South Texas alumna Silvia Mintz ’08, will place the honorary graduation hood […]

Despite exhaustive study for the February 2017 Texas bar exam, treating test preparation like a full-time job, new alumna Michelle Haws experienced the significant anxiety of any first-time bar exam applicant. All this angst ended for the recent graduate with one phone call from Justice Don Willett. “I was just hoping I had passed the […]