Law School News

South Texas College of Law Houston recently extended its dominance in the field of advocacy with its unprecedented 128th national advocacy championship in Chicago at The Chicago Bar Association National Moot Court Competition. No other law school in the country can claim half as many national championships. Winning students Will Grubb and Ryan Wallace defeated […]

Mark E. Steiner, professor of law at South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston), is recognized in the classroom as a teacher who goes the extra mile to help students. Now, two prominent Houston institutions – Shell Oil Company and BakerRipley – have extended that recognition outside the classroom by honoring Steiner with two […]

Seventy-one newly-minted attorneys accepted their South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) diplomas at the law school’s December 2017 commencement ceremony on Saturday. In front of approximately 1,500 friends and family members, the new alumni celebrated their shared accomplishment at the Hilton, Americas-Houston hotel in downtown just blocks from their alma mater. Donald J. […]

World-renowned experts on the assassination of former President John F. Kennedy convened at South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) recently for the two-day mock trial: State of Texas v. Lee Harvey Oswald – the criminal trial that never occurred. History buffs and fans of courtroom drama witnessed an insightful and entertaining presentation, in […]

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. The school also received top recognition in the magazine’s fall 2017 issue, once again ranking #1 in the nation. In its feature, “Best Schools for Moot […]

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 […]